Kessler Jones, a student in the Department of Theatre, prepares costumes for Summer Circle Theatre’s upcoming season. Summer Circle, which presents free outdoor performances featuring MSU students and faculty, will run June 15-25, with productions of “Schoolhouse Rock Live!” and “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.” Photo by Derrick L. Turner.
Department of Theatre students Kamryn Sarratt (left) and Reese Martin prepare some conjunction-themed props for the Summer Circle Theatre production of “Schoolhouse Rock Live!,” which will be performed at Summer Circle from June 15–18. The musical brings the “Schoolhouse Rock” cartoon to life with songs that entertain, and educate, all ages. Photo by Derrick L. Turner.
Sustainably-minded Spartans can bring their recyclables to the public drop-off center of the MSU Surplus Store and Recycling Center, which offers an array of recycling bins for public use. To learn more, check out the public drop-off center recycling guide on the MSU Recycling website. Photo by Derrick L. Turner.
A set of chairs near West Circle Drive make the perfect place to watch the sun set over campus. Photo by Derrick L. Turner.
IPF workers Nathan Oswald and Tyler Bogner put in the Radiology Healing Garden’s first commemorative bench. They invited the donor, Ruth Mendel, to participate in the installation of the bench, which is in memory of her late husband, Thomas Mendel. Photo by Careen Loos.
Two Spartans take a summer stroll near Cowles House, the oldest extant building on campus and the official residence of the university president. Photo by Derrick L. Turner.
Colorful yarn-wrapped branches decorate the entrance to W.J. Beal Botanical Garden. The branches were decorated by student interns in the Beal Scholars Internship Program, a mentored experience for MSU undergraduate students from any discipline to gain professional experience in botanical garden operations and project management. Students in the program develop projects that help further the garden’s mission, and work closely with mentors, garden staff and the MSU community to achieve their goals. Photo by Derrick L. Turner.
It’s often joked that there are two seasons in Michigan — winter and construction. While we would argue that our state has four stunning seasons to enjoy, it’s undeniable that there’s a lot of big changes coming to campus this summer. Currently underway is maintenance on Farm Lane and construction of the new Multicultural Center. Photo by Derrick L. Turner.
A small but mighty sprig of a fir tree makes its home in the base of a silver maple tree along West Circle Drive. Photo by Derrick L. Turner.