Fragrant cherry blossoms flower near Mayo Hall. Photo by Derrick L. Turner.
A mighty magnolia blooms outside Cowles House, MSU’s official presidential residence and one of the oldest buildings on campus. Photo by Derrick L. Turner.
The branches of an anise magnolia tree near Cowles House invoke the image of Van Gogh’s “Almond Blossom.” Photo by Derrick L. Turner.
Interim president Theresa K. Woodruff, Ph.D., presented new members of the MSU Tower Guard with roses at an induction ceremony on April 14. Tower Guard is a student organization dedicated to serving the Resource Center for Persons with Disabilities at MSU, with a prestigious history of service stretching back to 1934. Students accepted into the guard collaborate with the RCPD to help scribe for exams, create more accessible textbooks, hold one-on-one tutoring and build a more inclusive environment for all Spartans. Photo by Derrick L. Turner.
Sunny days bring extra energy to MSU, in more ways than one. Solar carports that stretch over five parking lots soak up the sun and produce efficient, sustainable energy that powers campus without relying on fossil fuels. This is only one of the ways MSU is working towards climate-neutral operations. Photo by Derrick L. Turner.
Campus felt like summer last week as temperatures rose and students enjoyed the sunshine. Photo by Derrick L. Turner.
Calves were the stars of the show on Friday, April 14, as part of an event lead by the MSU Dairy Cattle Teaching and Research Center. Students had the opportunity to brush and interact with a group of adorable calves while learning about dairy and the center’s resources. Photo by Derrick L. Turner.
Students gathered to share their research and creative works at the 25th annual University Undergraduate Research and Arts Forum. Through UURAF, students have the opportunity to showcase their research, scholarship and creative works through posters, oral presentations and exhibition with the larger academic community. Photo by Derrick L. Turner.
A student shares their research with a faculty judge at the University Undergraduate Research and Arts Forum. Judges evaluate the work, ask questions and provide feedback to student presenters, helping them gain experience presenting their projects outside the classroom. Photo by Derrick L. Turner.