A student takes a walk through the W.J. Beal Botanical Garden. As home to one of the world’s longest-running plant biology experiments, the Beal Botanical Garden is part of a recently-discovered seed mystery — a hybrid plant accidentally included in the 144 year-old Beal Seed Experiment, discovered through molecular genetic testing. Photo by Derrick L. Turner.
Honoring those who serve our country, students from Michigan State University’s U.S. Air Force and Army Reserve Officers’ Training Corps hosted a Veterans Day ceremony on Nov. 9, ahead of the holiday. Starting at the MSU Alumni Memorial Chapel and ending with a Ceremony of Retreat in Hannah Plaza, Air Force and Army ROTC members were joined by veterans, members of the military and the MSU community to remember the veterans and active members who put service above self. Photo by Derrick L. Turner.
Members of the Michigan State University U.S. Air Force ROTC fold the American flag after a Veterans Day ceremony on campus. Photo by Derrick L. Turner.
Golden autumn leaves dazzle against a bright blue sky. Photo by Derrick L. Turner.
Perfectly punctual students take attendance as class begins in the College of Engineering. Photo by Derrick L. Turner.
Symbolizing the MSU community’s commitment to combating sexual assault and supporting survivors, students were invited to add their handprint to a banner as part of It’s On Us Week of Action. It’s On Us is an initiative started in 2014 by the administration of former President Barack Obama. Each year, a “week of action” is held in both the fall and spring, inviting students and university units to participate in events that encourage taking a stand against sexual violence. Photo by Derrick L. Turner.
Students and members of MSU Prevention, Outreach and Education help assemble self-care kits for Lansing-based organization End Violent Encounters with students in Brody Square as a part of It’s On Us Week of Action. Photo by Derrick L. Turner.
A stretch of trees along West Wilson Road provides the perfect opportunity to take in fall colors. Photo by Derrick L. Turner.
Interim President Teresa K. Woodruff, Ph.D. (center-right) joined Bruce Wharton (center-left), son of Clifton and Dolores Wharton, and Brianna Scott, MSU Board of Trustee member, and Thomas O'Halloran, Woodruff's husband, to unveil a portrait of Dolores Wharton at Cowles House. Through Clifton Wharton’s time as MSU president, the pair left a deep impact on MSU’s visual and performing arts legacy through their efforts on campus and the creation of the Wharton Center for Performing Arts. Photo by Derrick L. Turner.
Sunrise over campus brings glowing clouds and vibrant hues to the beginning of a chilly autumn day. Photo by Derrick L. Turner.
Leaves fall from trees along the Red Cedar, revealing a network of bare branches — a sign that winter weather isn’t far away. Photo by Derrick L. Turner.
International students pose for a selfie with Sparty at a gala that celebrated 150 years of International Spartans on Nov. 10. Photo by Dane Robison.
International Spartans pose for a photo at the Global Festival, held Nov. 11 at the International Center. The event is part of International Education Week at MSU. Photo by Dane Robison.
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