The reflecting pond in the Philippa Webb English Garden is the perfect place to relax on a hot summer day. Photo by Derrick L. Turner.
Members of MSU Landscape Services add mulch to beds of grass in the MSU Horticulture Gardens. Photo by Derrick L. Turner.
Members of the Capital Area Down Syndrome Association joined Head Tennis Professional Diane Selke at the MSU Tennis Center for a lesson on Aug. 1. CADSA tennis courses have been held at the facility since 2018, and students work weekly with Selke to learn tennis skills and develop a love for the game. Photo by Derrick L. Turner.
Anibal Bher, a post-doctoral fellow in the Auras lab in the School of Packaging, examines samples in a biodegradation experiment. The lab, led by Rafael Auras, develops sustainable packaging systems from renewable resources to mitigate the effects of packaging once it is discarded. Photo by Derrick L. Turner.
Abbey Yager, a student in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, conducts research in the Biomechanical Design Research Laboratory, led by Tamara Reid Bush. The Bush lab seeks to develop engineering techniques that can be applied to the human body, improving daily life for individuals with disabilities and in medical settings. Photo by Derrick L. Turner.
Students Drew Cook (game designer, right) and Eli McArdle (programmer, left) develop a video game in the Games for Entertainment and Learning Lab, part of GameDev@MSU. Cook and McArdle are part of a team of student lab staff that design innovative prototypes, develop new techniques and complete games to advance state-of-the-art digital gaming. Photo by Derrick L. Turner.
The MSU Department of Police and Public Safety joined members of the campus community for some summer fun last week during a “Community Cool Down” near the STEM Teaching and Learning Facility. Participants enjoyed some cool treats and yard games while connecting with fellow Spartans ahead of the upcoming fall semester. Photo by Derrick L. Turner.
The Beal Botanical Garden is stunning at every angle, making it the perfect selfie spot. Photo by Derrick L. Turner.
Lush ferns give a tropical feel to campus, perfectly matching the humid August weather. Photo by Derrick L. Turner.