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MSUToday Weekly Update Archive

The MSUToday Weekly Update is an email newsletter that goes out once a week, usually on Wednesdays. It contains the best of Spartan research and academic stories, the latest in MSU campus updates, and views from Spartans both on-campus and abroad.

Below are links to online versions of recent Weekly Update emails. 



Dec. 22, 2023

Your favorites from this year

Dec. 20, 2023

A look back at 2023: The year in photos

Dec. 13, 2023

Spartan to Spartan: notes of encouragement

Dec. 8, 2023

Kevin Guskiewicz is MSU’s next president

Dec. 6, 2023

Fall commencement speakers announced

Nov. 29, 2023

MSU is Michigan’s only university in the ‘Top 50 Green Colleges’

Nov. 22, 2023

Thankful for our Spartan community

Nov. 15, 2023

3 MSU disciplines rank in the top 10 globally

Nov. 8, 2023

A 144-year-old seedy mystery

Nov. 1, 2023

Spartan expertise helps bring your morning coffee to you

Oct. 25, 2023

Spartans are part of something bigger

Oct. 18, 2023

Spartans lead the way in tackling global water issues

Oct. 11, 2023

Enjoy a look at fall on campus

Oct. 4, 2023

Breaking new ground on campus

Sept. 27, 2023

MSU’s FRIB awarded $115 million to increase scientific impact

Sept. 20, 2023

MSU earns highest U.S. News ranking yet

Sept. 13, 2023

More than 51,000 students are Spartans this fall

Sept. 6, 2023

Spartan-led initiative secures $26 million NIH grant

Aug. 30, 2023

Go behind the scenes at Spartan Marching Band practice

Aug. 23, 2023

Welcome back, Spartans

Aug. 16, 2023

Top-ranked residential colleges

Aug. 9, 2023

Sights and sounds: Spartan summertime

Aug. 2, 2023

Unearthing campus history

July 26, 2023

MSU and the US Army work to advance autonomous vehicles

July 19, 2023

The week in photos: Animals that call campus home

July 12, 2023

How memories are made

July 5, 2023

60 seconds of summer on campus

June 28, 2023

Photo gallery: 150 years of the Beal Botanical Garden

June 21, 2023

Celebrating 94 years of Beaumont Tower

June 14, 2023

Cultivating belonging, MSU in Detroit and more

June 7, 2023

Michigan’s state university, sustainability honors and The Spartan statue’s birthday

May 31, 2023

Did you know Spartans are serious players in the video game industry?

May 24, 2023

Sights and sounds: Springtime on campus

May 17, 2023

A prestigious scholar, a top ROTC cadet and a record year in research expenditures

May 10, 2023

Commencement, ChatGPT, Sparty reveals and more

May 3, 2023

Forever a Spartan: Celebrating the class of 2023

April 26, 2023

Graduate programs earn top national rankings

April 19, 2023

Going green: Celebrating MSU’s sustainability achievements

April 12, 2023

Spartan proud: A place to make a difference

April 5, 2023

How Spartans are growing the future of agriculture

March 29, 2023

Spring commencement speakers announced

March 22, 2023

The Sweet 16, a new butterfly garden and more

March 15, 2023

The week in photos, the beauty of Beaumont Tower, Izzo’s 25th trip to the tourney and more

March 8, 2023

The sights and sounds of campus

March 1, 2023

Our campus

Feb. 22, 2023

Spartans coming together.

Feb. 15, 2023

We are MSU.

Feb. 8, 2023

Sights and sounds: Snowy Spartan skies.

Feb. 1, 2023

A civil rights leader’s legacy at MSU.

Jan. 25, 2023

3 MSU online grad programs are in the top 10.

Jan. 18, 2023

Campus photos, State of the University, “Ask the expert” and more.

Jan. 11, 2023

Starting off 2023 with even more Spartans Will.


Dec. 21, 2022

The year in photos.

Dec. 14, 2022

Congratulations, fall graduates!

Dec. 7, 2022

Fall commencement speakers named.

Nov. 30, 2022

Spartans are supporting Michigan's high-tech industries.

Nov. 23, 2022

Celebrations, campus snowfall and more.

Nov. 16, 2022

Sights and sounds: Spartan Marching Band.

Nov. 9, 2022

Honoring those who served.

Nov. 2, 2022

Sights and sounds: Campus from above.

Oct. 26, 2022

Spartans drive the future of mobility.

Oct. 19, 2022

Hard cider apples, MSU drumline and more.

Oct. 12, 2022

Homecoming week, Zeke mic’d up and more.

Oct. 5, 2022

Student success, best photo spots in East Lansing and more.

Sept. 28, 2022

There is nothing like fall at MSU.

Sept. 21, 2022

Bringing better cancer diagnosis and treatment to Michigan.

Sept. 14, 2022

Top-ranked programs at MSU.

Sept. 7, 2022

Behind the scenes: Making campus feel like home.

Aug. 31, 2022

Sights and sounds: Beaumont Tower.

Aug. 24, 2022

Welcome back and welcome home, Spartans.

Aug. 17, 2022

The Spartan Marching Band’s latest adventure.

Aug. 10, 2022

Sniffing out cancer?

Aug. 3, 2022

Top broadcast talent gets its start here.

July 27, 2022

The vibrancy of East Lansing.

July 20, 2022

Outstanding students, Spartan Marching Band in Austria and more.

July 13, 2022

Scenes of summer on campus.

July 6, 2022

“Stranger Things,” campus photos and more.

June 29, 2022

Spartans use artificial intelligence to stay ahead of COVID-19.

June 22, 2022

Spartans help peregrine falcons take flight!

June 15, 2022

The art of campus.

June 8, 2022

Sustainability gold.

June 1, 2022

How can we make our roads safer?

May 25, 2022

Sights and sounds: Campus calm.

May 18, 2022

Campus is blooming!

May 11, 2022

Spartans for life.

May 4, 2022

Nine reasons to be Spartan proud.

April 27, 2022

Did you know MSU has more than 20,000 trees across campus?

April 20, 2022

How is MSU making the world a more sustainable place?

April 13, 2022

Important innovations, springtime on campus and more.

April 6, 2022

How will FRIB accelerate scientific breakthroughs?

March 30, 2022

Grad rankings, Goldwater Scholars, the metaverse and more.

March 23, 2022

How is MSU helping Michigan producers grow and thrive?

March 16, 2022

Are the Great Lakes getting saltier?

March 9, 2022

MSU and Detroit, a tiny fish, photos and more.

March 2, 2022

New health care campus, a big gift, new leaders, photos and more.

Feb. 23, 2022

Climate change questions answered, better helmets, photos and more.

Feb. 16, 2022

Super Bowl ad winner, impactful research, photos and more.

Feb. 9, 2022

Famous voices, historical photos and more.

Feb. 2, 2022

It’s a winter wonderland.

Jan. 26, 2022

Plants, masks, volcanos, rankings, photos and more.

Jan. 19, 2022

A major nomination, nighttime photos, hallucinating drones and more.

Jan. 12, 2022

New year. Same Spartans Will.


Dec. 22, 2021

Cool photo and video highlights of 2021, booster requirements, a new IM facility and more.

Dec. 15, 2021

Commencement, new spaces, Netflix movie, astronomy and physics.

Dec. 8, 2021

Expert advice, photons and French fries, awards, photos and more.

Dec. 1, 2021

Autonomous cars, COVID boosters, medical breakthrough, ‘green’ ranking, photos and more.

Nov. 23, 2021

New buildings, chemotherapy and climate change research, a campus safety app, photos and more.

Nov. 17, 2021

Campus safety, sea lions, gentle nuclear reactions, Spartan pride, photos and more.

Nov. 10, 2021

Honoring veterans, autumn sights and sounds, plans for spring semester, important research and more.

Nov. 3, 2021

Bringing art to life, photos, the Spartan Marching Band, important research, a first for Impact Radio and more.

Oct. 27, 2021

A presidential update, organizing oceans of data, artists from men’s basketball, campus photos and more.

Oct. 20, 2021

Supply chain problems, COVID in pets, entrepreneurs, medical advances, faculty excellence and more.

Oct. 13, 2021

Space-age materials, an Apple partnership in Motown, important research, photos and more.

Oct. 6, 2021

The body’s ‘second brain,’ pandas, Homecoming photos and more.

Sept. 29, 2021

Are you ready to celebrate Homecoming Spartan style? Read the MSUToday Weekly Update.

Sept. 22, 2021

Take a tour of the newest building on campus. That and more in the MSUToday Weekly Update.

Sept. 15, 2021

Are you planning for the year 2030? We are. Read the MSUToday Weekly Update to learn how and catch up on all the latest news, photos and Sparty’s birthday gallery.

Sept. 8, 2021

What’s happening on campus? Read the MSUToday Weekly Update to get all the latest news.

Sept. 1, 2021

What did you do this summer? Learn how some Spartans spent theirs.

Aug. 25, 2021

Lake trout, butterflies, solar energy, photos and Spartan voices.

Aug. 18, 2021

Get ready for fall. Info, updates, photos, research and more.

Aug. 11, 2021

Summer sights and sounds, important mandate FAQs, cool research and more.

Aug. 4, 2021

Campus mandates, digging into archaeology, a $10.8M gift, photos and more.

July 28, 2021

Protecting the Great Lakes, flying quantum bits, chatbots, photos and more.

July 21, 2021

A marvelous success, hyenas, butterflies and beautiful photos.

July 14, 2021

Summer photos, research news, 25 years of MRULE and more.

July 7, 2021

2020 commencement ceremonies, blueberries, campus updates, new photos and GOGREEN.