“Aabiji Bidemigan Bimaadiziwin” peers through the window of Cook-Seevers Hall. The limestone sculpture was created by artist Jason Quigno, an Anishinaabe artist whose works tell the stories of his people through stone, with the intention to keep their memory alive for thousands of years. Photo by Derrick L. Turner.
Future Spartans who attended Green and White Day made their first mark on MSU via a campus favorite — decorating the MSU Rock. Green and White Day is one of MSU’s biggest open house events for prospective students, where students considering applying to MSU can get a taste of Spartan life. Photo by Derrick L. Turner.
While a birds-eye view of MSU is always stunning, a hawk decides to get a closer look by taking a campus tour on foot. Photo by Derrick L. Turner.
MSU’s solar carport array soaks in early morning light after a cloudy evening. The array covers five of MSU’s largest commuter parking lots and covers 5,000 parking spaces, providing an energy output large enough to power approximately 1,800 Michigan homes. Photo by Derrick L. Turner.
Fresh red flowers spring anew from an old stump in the W.J. Beal Botanical Garden. Photo by Derrick L. Turner.
Former director of the W.J. Beal Botanical Garden Frank Telewski admires the living laboratory he helped cultivate for nearly 29 years. Telewski retired in 2021, with director of the MSU Herbarium and associate professor in plant biology Alan Prather serving as interim director. Photo by Derrick L. Turner.
“Capture the flag” is taken to a whole new level as a vibrant cardinal claims its spot atop a Block S flag. Photo by Derrick L. Turner.
Patterns in shadow make their way across the surfaces of the Urban Planning and Landscape Architecture building. Photo by Derrick L. Turner.
On a campus of more than 20,000 trees it’s not easy to stand out, but the distinctive hanging branch on the walnut tree in Marshall-Adams Field has earned some time in the spotlight. Photo by Derrick L. Turner.
Beaumont Tower stretches over the tree line to catch some golden hour light. Though the first days of August feel like the last call of summer, the chimes of Beaumont Tower hardly resemble the final bell. The Muelder Summer Carillon Concert Series still has two public performances to enjoy at 6 p.m. on Aug. 3 and Aug. 10. Photo by Derrick L. Turner.