As summer days fade away, a monarch butterfly enjoys one of the last clusters of blooms on a “Miss Violet” butterfly bush. Photo by Derrick L. Turner.
The limbs of a tree bend into squiggly lines near the MSU Museum. An iconic hidden gem on campus, the MSU Museum is an innovative and experimental space that invites visitors to explore, experiment and delve into discovery through exhibitions inspired by the arts, sciences, culture and technology. Photo by Derrick L. Turner.
Homecoming brings Spartans together each year, reminding us that no matter how far we roam, we’ll always have a place at MSU. Photo by Derrick L. Turner.
The Spartan Marching Band provides the score for homecoming festivities, demonstrating marching prowess and filling campus with powerful music. Photo by Derrick L. Turner.
Homecoming Grand Marshal Molly Brennan waves to Spartans at the 2023 Homecoming parade. A Spartan leader in sustainability, academics and athletics, Brennan was a two-time All American in women’s Track and Field for MSU, received a Rhodes Scholarship to Oxford University, set world records in solar and electric land speed through her work with General Motors and has generously contributed to advance university efforts. Photo by Derrick L. Turner.
The MSU Cheer team shines with poms and pep at the Homecoming parade. Photo by Derrick L. Turner.
Sparty makes a grand entrance at the Sept. 23 Homecoming football game. Photo by Derrick L. Turner.
Bursts of red hydrangeas give Benefactor’s Plaza a magical feel on an early autumn day. Photo by Derrick L. Turner.
Spartans with electric vehicles can power up faster than ever with new fast-charging EV stations near campus. Made possible through a partnership with the MSU Department of Police and Public Safety, the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes and Energy, Consumers Energy and the Capital Area Transportation Authority, the two chargers will help drive the future of transportation and help make carbon-free energy and electric vehicles more accessible. Photo by Derrick L. Turner.
A student finds a peaceful study spot among roses in the Biomedical and Physical Sciences Building’s courtyard. Photo by Derrick L. Turner.
Kelly Bohan, a senior majoring in music performance, rehearses on the organ in the MSU Alumni Chapel with instructor Hae Won Jang. Photo by Derrick L. Turner.
Golden autumn leaves give a timeless look to trees lining East Shaw Lane. Photo by Derrick L. Turner.