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No words. Once again, I was at a loss for words. My brain was swirling with a million thoughts and feelings, yet I found it hard to turn them into words that made any sense. I had been working long hours on some important projects and found it hard to wind down at home. All day and night my mind had been ...
As the academic coordinator for the Social Science Scholars Program, I do a lot more than simply tell students what classes to take, as the name might seem to imply. My job encompasses a large range of responsibilities, including connecting students with on-campus resources, working with ...

Robert Ofoli, Michigan State University associate professor of chemical engineering and materials science, has been elected a fellow of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers or AlChE. Fellowship in AlChE represents the highest grade of membership among the organization's 60,000 members in ...
The rock n' roll lore says that once a bandmate gets married, the party's over for the group. But recently published Michigan State University research says that the blended mix of married and unmarried bandmates improves creativity, innovation and collaborative thinking (and, that the same goes for ...
Studying abroad with Michigan State University has been the best learning experience of my college career so far. Last summer, I traveled with the Social Science Scholars Program to various parts of England, beginning in London's busy streets and ending in the serene Lake District. One of my best ...
Michigan State University's Office of Communication and Brand Strategy previously had been doing the work, which also included collecting and evaluating news articles, and some of its employees continued to do so in January. The work by Weber Shandwick, a New York-based firm, totaled $517,343 for ...

From April 6 to 22, Michigan State University's science community will host more than 20,000 visitors for the sixth annual MSU Science Festival. The festival is the largest free science festival in the state of Michigan, and offers 250 events and activities for science, technology, engineering, arts and math.
A former Michigan State University medical school dean who supervised notorious sports doctor Larry Nassar is facing criminal charges over allegations that he failed to protect women and ... He was dean of the College of Osteopathic Medicine at Michigan State University where Nassar worked for years.
Michigan State University scientists are testing a promising drug that may stop a gene associated with obesity from triggering breast and lung cancer, as well as prevent these cancers from growing. These findings are based on two studies featured in the latest issue of Cancer Prevention Research. The first ...
Shortly after the release of a preliminary report evaluating the effectiveness of Title IX-related education and prevention programs, and based on recommendations from the Relationship Violence and Sexual Misconduct Expert Advisory Workgroup, Michigan State University Interim President John Engler is ...
The Michigan State football team held its first scrimmage of spring practice on Thursday afternoon under sunny skies and temperatures in the low-40s at Spartan Stadium. The scrimmage, which utilized a modified scoring system, was 60 plays long (including special teams) and won by the defense, 12-3.
Michigan State baseball opens Big Ten Conference action this weekend with a three-game away--home-away series with in-state rival Michigan. The Spartans and Wolverines open the series on at 4 p.m., March 23 at UM's Wilpon Complex in Ann Arbor, then return home to McLane Stadium at Kobs Field ...
Michigan State University's Department of Theatre welcomed a five-day performance of “Thus with a Kiss, I Die,” an immersive theater piece that follows the days and hours leading up to a performance of “Romeo and Juliet” at a small southern university in 1958, where a progressive director has cast a ...
The Eli Broad College of Business will pilot an admissions initiative, targeting dynamic candidates with professional experience. For the first time, starting with the class of 2021, the Full-Time MBA will accept a select number of candidates without a standardized test score. "We will launch this pilot to give ...
Michigan State University's College of Nursing and the School of Social Work will jointly provide a workshop for healthcare professionals that focuses on poverty in the Lansing area. The event, Poverty: A Call to Action for the Greater Lansing Community, will be held on April 27 from 1 to 5 p.m. at the MSU ...
Expect to see budding game designers from across the country vying for the opportunity to study at Michigan State University. In its latest ranking of top game design programs, Princeton Review has MSU's program in the top ten not once, but twice. The game design and development program, housed in ...
Spearheaded by the Michigan State University College of Music, the sixth annual Latin IS America Series of music will feature national and internationally renowned guests in performances, workshops, scholarly discussions and film. Events will take place on MSU's campus from March 25 through April 23.

Michigan State University advertising and public relations students triumphed at the 2018 Michigan ADDY Awards on March 14, walking away with a total of 55 ADDYs in the student category. That total includes 13 gold, 15 silver and 27 bronze awards. Henry Brimmer, MSU professor of practice in the ...
Christine Greenhow is an associate professor of educational psychology and educational technology and the 2018 recipient of MSU's Teacher-Scholar Award for excellence in scholarship and teaching informed by research. She is currently the principal investigator of research funded by the Bates-Byers ...
Michigan State University St. Andrews, the MSU science, technology, engineering and mathematics, or STEM, learning facility in Midland, recently announced the application process for summer research internships is now open. This will be the third consecutive year for the program, which began as an ...
Participants practice fish printing, or Gyotaku (a traditional Japanese method), before learning how to prepare fish. Photo: Mark Stephens, Michigan State University. Recently teachers, 4-H program coordinators, and informal educators gathered at Michigan State University to participate in Project F.I.S.H.
Depending on the player's level of knowledge, instruct students on basic financial concepts before game play begins. Michigan State University Extension provides numerous financial instructional resources through 4-H youth development and family programming. Comic books can also be used to provide ...
It's not often that I feel absolutely confused at work. Yet, there I was, feeling completely lost – hopelessly, utterly lost. The good news is I wasn't the only one. Two of my talented colleagues were right alongside me feeling like we had landed on some other planet where everything was completely different.
Mechanical engineering doctoral student Berk Can Duva (right) and his adviser, assistant professor Elisa Toulson, designed and constructed a constant volume combustion chamber for use in MSU's Alternative Fuels and Combustion Lab. The equipment investigates combustion characteristics of potential renewable and ...
The robots, which consist of video screens that sit atop mobile machines, allow distance learners to control each movement of the robot by using keyboard arrows or a game console. This gives them the opportunity to interact with classmates and the professor in an authentic way—as if they were attending class in person.
Jessica Gonzalez, a James Madison College senior majoring in social relations and policy, was one of only 268 students from across the nation selected to join Campus Compact's 2018 cohort of Newman Civic Fellows. The Newman Civic Fellowship honors students who have demonstrated profound ...
When I got to Michigan State my freshman year, I knew that I was interested in health care. Part of the reason that I chose to come to MSU in the first place was because our cohort's focus was on global health care in a social science context. Spending time learning about methods of healthcare delivery ...
The chairman of Michigan State University's Board of Trustees said he had to get something off his chest. It was the board's first regularly scheduled meeting following the criminal-sentencing hearings of the former sports-medicine doctor Larry Nassar. And Brian Breslin, facing an overwhelming vote of no ...
The Breymanns make regular visits to the Michigan State University's Horse Teaching and Research Center. “MSU is just so wonderful allowing the public to participate in all this,” said Mary Breymann, who came to visit the horse barn with her husband on Jan. 28. “It's one of the hidden treasures of the ...
Jiayu Zhou of the Michigan State University College of Engineering is the newest Spartan Engineer to be awarded a National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development Award. The assistant professor of computer science and engineering will use a five-year, $551,600 award to research ...
Warmer temperatures and strong rains are leading to flooding on MSU's campus along the Red Cedar River, causing some road and parking lot closures. The melting snow and ice pack and rains are pushing the Red Cedar River to rise about 5 feet with a predicted crest of about 9.5 feet Friday afternoon.
Michigan State University scientists have produced experimental and modeling results that shed light on how a particular type of enzyme functions during spore formation, potentially advancing human health and disease research. The work, published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Science ...
Michigan State University announced today a new legal team as Bob Noto announced his retirement as MSU's vice president for legal affairs and general counsel, effective March 5, 2018. Noto had served as MSU's general counsel since 1995. Along with duties at MSU, Noto also chaired the principal legal ...
The 13th-ranked Michigan State women's golf team shot a 4-under-par 284 in the opening round of the Allstate Sugar Bowl Intercollegiate on Sunday at the English Turn Golf and Country Club in New Orleans, Louisiana. The Spartans are just one stroke behind first-place and 18th-ranked Florida.
Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence Legal Director Laura Cutilletta discusses gun control after the tragic shooting in Florida. George Mason University Professor Emeritus James Finkelstein discusses Michigan State University President Lou Anna Simon's resignation over the Larry Nassar sex ...
In just 12 days as interim president, John Engler made five high-level appointments and added three major contracts as he attempts to move Michigan State University past the Larry Nassar scandal. Engler created three new positions of assistant provost or higher and hired a public relations firm, a law firm ...
Michigan State University is accepting nominations for the Richard Lee Featherstone Endowed Prize, which is an award given to an outstanding senior, to be used for future growth and development, travel, graduate study or meditation. The award (approximately $4,000) was established in 1986 by alumni ...
Sophomore guard/forward Miles Bridges hit a 3-pointer with 2,7 seconds left and No. 4 Michigan State held on to beat No. 3 Purdue, 68-65, in a Big Ten Conference men's basketball game at the Breslin Center Saturday afternoon. Read more at msuspartans.com.
EAST LANSING (WKZO AM/FM) -- Michigan State University has reportedly turned over 45,000 pages to the Attorney General's office so far, in compliance with their criminal investigation into the Larry Nassar scandal to date. 25,000 pages were seized during a raid on February 5th, targeting Dean William ...
Michigan State University says it is turning over 45,000 pages of material to a special independent counsel investigating if the school mishandled sexual assault allegations against former doctor Larry Nassar. Pat Fitzgerald, a former Chicago federal prosecutor hired by the university, sent a letter to ...
Spending too much time in dimly lit rooms and offices may actually change the brain's structure and hurt one's ability to remember and learn, indicates groundbreaking research by Michigan State University neuroscientists. The researchers studied the brains of Nile grass rats (which, like humans, are ...
In a scathing press conference on Saturday, Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette, who is running for governor, said, "It is abundantly clear that a full and complete investigation of what happened at Michigan State University from the president's office down, is required." The probe will seek to uncover ...
As tragedies are politicized, blame is inevitable. As president, it is only natural that I am the focus of this anger. I understand, and that is why I have limited my personal statements. Throughout my career, I have worked very hard to put Team MSU first. Throughout my career, I have consistently and ...
President Trump said on Wednesday he is "looking forward" to speaking under oath with Special Counsel Robert Mueller as part of his investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election. Speaking to reporters as he prepared to leave for the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Trump also said ...
Michigan State University Extension and the American Heart Association reminds us that there are simple tips to help keep our hearts healthy. Reducing Sodium (Salt) in our diets is key to this. So heed the message that is given by the American Heart Association which recommends people aim to eat no ...
(AP) — Another member of Michigan State University's governing board is calling for school President Lou Anna Simon to resign over criticism that the university mishandled complaints that former campus doctor Larry Nassar was sexually assaulting athletes. Dianne Byrum on Wednesday became the ...
The university's response to this crisis simply hasn't been good enough, and I hope that changes going forward for the sake of both the victims and the entire Michigan State University community," Leonard said. Sterling Riethman, a former collegiate diver who was one of Nassar's victims, said she hoped ...
John Luginsland, professor of electrical and computer engineering and computational mathematics, science and engineering at Michigan State University, has been named a fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, or IEEE, the world's largest professional organization for the ...
LANSING, Mich. - The NCAA sent a letter of inquiry to Michigan State University about the school's handling of the Larry Nassar case. Nassar, a former sports doctor who has admitted to sexually abusing young girls, spent decades working for the university. Nassar is accused of abusing more than 100 ...
Syrovy, a former club gymnast who was treated by Nassar at a Michigan State University facility, said the school did nothing to stop his crimes there and she called on its president to resign. "I would like to call out Lou Anna Simon, for her cowardly behavior," Syrovy said in court. "She ... doesn't deserve to ...


 

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