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Michigan heats up this December as a second prominent voice in jazz visits the MSU College of Music for a weeklong residency made possible by a $1 million endowment from the MSU Federal Credit Union.
John Shinsky knows first-hand the importance of creating opportunity for children. As a child, the MSU alumnus and former Academic All-American Spartan football defensive tackle was orphaned and lived in foster care before being adopted and eventually receiving a scholarship from Michigan State. Today
Audiences from the late 18th-century Vienna to present day Mid-Michigan can relate to Mozart's comic masterpiece with the timeless theme of testing lovers' fidelity when the MSU Opera Theatre brings "Cos`i Fan Tutte" to East Lansing.
MSU's Environmental Science and Policy Program will host a panel of experts that will discuss what environmental communicators have learned from the climate change debate and what are the best methods to explain complicated scientific issues.
With sizeable advantages in every department and a triple-double by junior guard Denzel Valentine, MSU concluded the exhibition portion of its schedule with a 101-46 domination of St. Cloud State Friday night in the Breslin Center.
Behind all five starters scoring in double-figures with three posting double-doubles, No. 14/15 MSU women's basketball routed Grand Valley State, 70-51, Sunday afternoon at the Breslin Center.
No. 8 MSU (7-1, 4-0 Big Ten) will play host to No. 14 Ohio State (7-1, 4-0) in a matchup of Big Ten East Division leaders Nov. 8 in the first-ever November night game in Spartan Stadium history
One of MSU's most historic buildings has undergone a major renovation and is housing a new tenant. The building is Chittenden Hall, built in 1901. The new tenant is the MSU Graduate School, now marking the 20th anniversary of its existence in its current organizational structure.
Poet George Ellenbogen and his late partner, Evelyn Shakir, have created the Skeen-Ellenbogen-Shakir Center for Poetry Fund Endowment for the Residential College in the Arts and Humanities Center for Poetry at MSU as an estate gift.
Helping to ensure the future success of MSU athletics, alumni Peter and Joan Secchia have made a $3 million gift that is being directed toward the endowment of the defensive coordinator position with the MSU football team and capital improvements for the MSU men's basketball program.
Farm manager of Swine Teaching and Research Center Kevin Turner grew up raising both pigs and cattle, but has always had a warm spot in his heart for pigs.
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.
Just the other night I curled up on the couch with my daughter (who is an adult) and a bowl of popcorn to watch our favorite show, "The Walking Dead." I realized that also within that week we had watched some of our other favorites-"American Horror Story," "Sleepy Hollow" and "Gotham." We also love "Bates Motel" but that season hasn't started yet. Not to mention, we had gone all out for Halloween with decorations and intricately carved scary pumpkins. I swear I am not a dark and twisted person and neither is she. Really. We're actually pretty upbeat and sunny on most days.
So, why all the interest in zombies, horrifying clowns, ghosts, headless horsemen and evil characters? As someone in my office recently asked me, "Why in the world would I want to watch something that scares me?"
Death is a difficult process for anyone to reconcile, but I think it may be even more so for those who choose careers that deal with death, in some form, on a routine basis.
Inland fish have to make a bigger splash.
This Friday MSU will celebrate the renovation of one its more historic buildings - Chittenden Hall.
Sherronia Dorsey-Walker is a junior studying social work at MSU thanks to the Steve Smith/Pershing High/MSU Scholarship for Academic Achievement. She loves to help others. And being a Spartan is enabling her to do exactly what she loves.
MSU Honors College members Irina Pushel and David Zoltowski have been nominated for a Churchill Scholarship.
The U.S. Capitol Christmas tree will make a stop at MSU Nov. 14 on its way to Washington, D.C. It will be on display for visitors and hosted by the MSU Department of Forestry and the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources.
ESPN College GameDay, celebrating its 28th season, will make its seventh appearance in East Lansing for Saturday's Michigan State-Ohio State game (8 p.m., ABC).