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Jessica Bell Rizzolo: Preventing elephant abuse

June 15, 2016 - 6:16am
Elephant riding is a popular tourist attraction in India and Thailand, but it comes at a cost for the animals. Understanding and preventing the abuse elephants suffer to satisfy tourists is the goal of MSU student Jessica Bell Rizzolo.
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Bee vampire picks the right host to suck

June 14, 2016 - 11:24am
New insights into the reproductive secrets of one of the world's tiniest and most destructive parasites - the Varroa mite - has scientists edging closer to regulating them. "If you know your enemies better, you can come up with new ways of controlling them," said Michigan State University entomologist Zachary Huang, whose research explores the fertility of the notorious mite, a pest that is devastating honeybee populations worldwide. The mite sucks the blood of honeybees and transmits deadly viruses.
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Helping co-workers can wear you out

June 14, 2016 - 9:13am
Helping your co-workers too often can lead to mental and emotional exhaustion and hurt your job performance, indicates a new study co-authored by an MSU business scholar.
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Spartans, cyclists and skin cancer advocates gear up for fourth annual MSU Gran Fondo

June 13, 2016 - 4:28pm
An anticipated 2,000 participants will bike through scenic West Michigan on June 25 for the fourth annual MSU Gran Fondo. The non-competitive cycling event benefits MSU College of Human Medicine's skin cancer awareness, prevention and research.
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Alumnus gives back to RCPD

June 13, 2016 - 2:48pm
Making campus universally accessible is a long-term, dream-big goal that the MSU Resource Center for Persons with Disabilities is able to work toward thanks to donors like alumnus Greg Fowler.
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Legendary MSU hockey coach Ron Mason passes away

June 13, 2016 - 12:24pm
Ron Mason, the second-winningest coach in college hockey history, passed away Monday. He was 76.
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Three Spartans selected on day two of the MLB Draft

June 13, 2016 - 10:24am
The Michigan State baseball program had three players chosen on day two of the 2016 Major League Baseball Draft on Friday, June 10.
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MSU Board of Trustees to meet Wednesday

June 13, 2016 - 10:13am
The MSU Board of Trustees will meet at 11 a.m. Wednesday in the Board Room of the Hannah Administration Building.
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MSU student team competing in national drone competition

June 10, 2016 - 2:45pm
A group of MSU engineering students is among 17 teams taking part in a national drone competition June 15-19 in Maryland.
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MSU coaches' playbook: How to build a winning team

June 10, 2016 - 11:38am
Ask any athletic coach from MSU and they will tell you that building an exceptional team isn't just about recruiting and training strong individual players. That's just the beginning. Building a winning team takes strategy, trust, continual collaboration and feedback, and development and execution of smart decisions. It starts at the top, but involves an "all in" approach to chasing the same goals, supporting one another, and communicating constantly about progress. The same goes for building winning business teams in business.
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MSU Olympic experts available to talk Zika, water and other concerns

June 10, 2016 - 10:11am
This year will mark the 2016 Rio Summer Olympics and with it comes several public health concerns for athletes and spectators alike.
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