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Former President Bill Clinton, the first recipient of the Spartan Statesmanship Award for Distinguished Public Service, will be the keynote speaker at the Governor Jim Blanchard Public Service Forum on Nov. 18 at MSU.
America's colleges and universities need to transform not only how but what they teach in introductory science courses, a group of MSU scholars argues in Science magazine.
Jeff Grabill, chairperson of the Department of Writing, Rhetoric and American Cultures, has been appointed associate provost for teaching, learning and technology, effective Oct. 15.
In a room decked out in Spartan flags, I watched my two interns talk with an alumnus who graduated decades before they were even born and has achieved tremendous success in his field. I watched them, on the cusp of their careers, use their best journalism skills to get their story. They were professional; he was charming and humble. I observed the two students work together seamlessly and immediately connect with a gentleman from a different world and age. All were enjoying the conversation and I was reminded just how vast and varied our Spartan family is yet how we are all bound together.
I stepped outside and into the middle of the Homecoming parade lineup. There were bands, dancers, students, administrators, athletes, sororities, fraternities, extra-curricular clubs and more. Each group was distinctly different, but all Spartans. The following day, I sat in the cold rain at the football game watching thousands of people from all backgrounds cheer on our team.
The next Monday, I attended a beautiful concert put on by MSU's College of Music at the Fairchild Theatre. I saw deans, young students, older community members, international students, administrators, researchers, faculty and staff. Again, I sat in a diverse crowd brought together as Spartans. We watched an incredible group of individually talented faculty performers collaborate on stage to create an incredibly powerful piece that moved us to deliver a standing ovation.
MSU's annual Midnight Madness event to tip-off the 2015-16 basketball season will be held Oct. 23.
The following are Wharton Center events throughout the end of Nov. 2015.
MSU will accelerate key research areas through the recruitment of 100 new faculty members as part of the newly launched Global Impact Initiative.
MSU travels to Ann Arbor Oct. 17 to face Michigan at 3:30 p.m. in Michigan Stadium. The Spartans and Wolverines are meeting for the 108th time in series history.
MSU College of Osteopathic Medicine alumnus Gregory Marcoe, along with his family, have created an endowed scholarship in honor of his parents, Joanne M. and Rene A. Marcoe. The scholarship will support students to enhance the possibility of producing good physicians to serve northern Michigan and the Upper Peninsula.
A laboratory housed at Michigan State University that literally grows diamonds, gems that are not used for jewelry but rather for industrial purposes, is expanding thanks to a $5 million investment by MSU and corporate partner Fraunhofer USA.
Matt Grossmann, a nationally known political scientist and associate professor at MSU, will become the next director of MSU's Institute for Public Policy and Social Research.
Innovate State Speaker Series at MSU is a collaborative program designed to connect forward-thinking speakers with students and professionals interested in innovation and entrepreneurship.
MSU advanced its influence in the growing area of open science with the announcement of Christie Bahlai being selected as one of the first Mozilla Fellows for Science.
The MSU hockey team picked up its first win of the season on Saturday, defeating Lake Superior State, 4-1, in its second game of the Ice Breaker Tournament at Cross Insurance Arena in Portland, Maine.
Freshman LJ Scott scored on a 3-yard run with 43 seconds to play, as Michigan State finished off another victory, beating Rutgers 31-24 on Saturday night.
Two MSU researchers have been awarded a five-year, $4.15 million grant to examine how a high-fat diet interacts with a common chemical found in sunscreen and what effect it has on breast cancer risk.
The 2015 Homecoming theme "Spartans Take the World Stage" put a spotlight on the intellect, talent and strength of Spartans all over the world Sept. 28-Oct. 3.
The job market for college graduates is poised for a third straight year of explosive growth, as companies in most industries seek new talent, according to MSU's annual Recruiting Trend survey.
MSU College of Human Medicine has announced the expansion of its Rural Community Health Program in mid-Michigan and the Thumb area.
MSU will play its first road game since beginning the season at Western Michigan when it travels to Piscataway, New Jersey, to face Rutgers at 8 p.m. Oct. 10 in High Point Solutions Stadium.