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Hoping to foster entrepreneurship in Michigan, Michigan State University College of Law and Brooks Kushman, a Southfield-based intellectual property law firm, have partnered to provide legal support to students in The Hatch, MSU's student technology incubator.
Michigan State University has earned a $5 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy to better understand how biofuel crops acquire nitrogen, insights that could help maximize yields while minimizing fertilizer use.
MSU students who use wheelchair-accessible seating can now cheer on the football team from the Spartan Stadium student section thanks to the recent installation of new viewing platforms.
A team of researchers, including some from MSU, is making a smart material smarter.
MSU jumped 10 spots in the latest U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges ranking, to No. 75, while MSU's undergraduate business programs continued to rank among the nation's best.
For some outsiders, Detroit neighborhoods appear burdened, disheartened and broken. But Michigan State alumnus Anthony Hatinger knows otherwise, and has joined the movement to empower opportunity within Detroit communities using his determination, knowledge, and passion.
MSU's Department of Media and Information will soon be the first at the university to offer online courses through Coursera, an open online education provider.
On Tuesday, MSU Press released "Privilege and Prejudice," an autobiography of former MSU president Clifton Wharton Jr.
Here's today's Michigan State University High 5 - a morning hello and the fastest way to get you up to speed with what's happening at MSU.
Don't skip class. Do your homework. Set your alarm. Be careful. Have fun. Make friends. Get a fan. Make good choices. Buy a bus pass. Pick a good major. Get good grades. Don't take early classes. The regular advice goes on and on for new college students. (But seriously, get a fan...it's really hot this week.)
Today marks the day the new Spartan freshmen start classes - and I'm sure each one has heard a lot of advice from family and friends. I'm also sure it is pretty good advice too. While I don't have a student starting classes today, I thought I might as well jump on the bandwagon and offer some advice of my own.
Be grateful. This isn't just college. This is one of the most incredible opportunities ever presented to you. There are many young people around the world who would give anything to go to school and will never be able to. Never, ever forget how fortunate you are and remember to thank those who helped you get here. Don't ever take being a Spartan for granted.
Make the most of it. This is a very special place. You could simply go to class, do your work and earn your degree - but you would be missing out on so much more that's offered here.
Many of you have already experienced the network of pathways that figure prominently throughout the MSU campus. It is no wonder that so many students value, treasure, and remember our beautiful campus after they graduate.
Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections and the MSU Retirees Association will host a free public preview and discussion of the documentary "Through the Banks of the Red Cedar" on Sept. 10 at Conrad Hall, 888 Wilson Road.
This summer - between my junior year of college and my senior semester - I carried out a research project in Malawi with Robert Richardson as part of an Undergraduate Research Scholarship I received.
The Spartans open their 119th season of football against Western Michigan Sept. 4 at Waldo Stadium, with kickoff slated for 7 p.m. on ESPNU.
MSU has partnered with a growing university in Azerbaijan to improve training for that nation's education leaders.
MSU psychology professor Rebecca Campbell has been honored again for her groundbreaking research on violence against women
During Move-In Day on Aug. 30, President Lou Anna K. Simon visited the Bailey Bee Project hives located on the roof of Bailey Hall. The project is funded by the Office of Campus Sustainability Be Spartan Green Grant, and is a collaboration between students in the RISE program and Meghan Milbrath from the Pollinator Initiative Project at MSU.
The Department of Education's Office of Civil Rights, investigating Michigan State University since 2011 for its handling of student Title IX complaints, has found the university was not timely enough in resolving two of the cases, an issue OCR acknowledges MSU has improved significantly since the investigation began.
The simple parenting strategy of helping toddlers understand emotion may reduce behavioral problems later on, finds a federally funded study led by an MSU researcher.
Here's today's MSU High 5 - a morning hello and the fastest way to get you up to speed with what's happening at MSU.