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Project 60/50 represents an institutional commitment to a year filled with open dialogue related to civil and human rights in honor of the 60th anniversary of the 1954 Supreme Court decision in Brown v. Board of Education and 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
When W. Bruce Erickson created an endowed faculty chair at MSU, he knew putting additional funds in the hands of faculty would empower bold ideas. Growing up the son of Clifford Erickson, the former dean, he recognized the quality of the research and teaching in the College of Education. And he believed there was untapped potential to achieve his mother's mission: to help more people, especially non-traditional students, attain a higher education.
The sun peeks through cycling snow squalls on an MSU farm on Jan. 9, 2015. Photo by Kurt Stepnitz
MSU, which capped off an 11-2 season with a dramatic comeback win over No. 5 Baylor in the 2015 Cotton Bowl Classic, is ranked No. 5 in the final Associated Press and USA TODAY/Amway Coaches Polls, released Jan. 13.
Tickets are still available for the MSU baseball program's 10th Annual First Pitch Dinner Jan. 24 at the Kellogg Center.
MSU senior guard Travis Trice was named Big Ten Player of the Week by the conference office on Monday
Despite support from both Republican and Democratic officials, the May ballot proposal to boost funding for Michigan's deteriorating roads could face an uphill battle, says an MSU political scientist.
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.
MSU Community Music School invites Greater Lansing residents to attend its open house from 3 to 5 p.m. Jan. 18 to enroll or learn more about the classes and lessons offered to students of all ages, birth through adulthood.
MSU will mark its 2015 Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration by commemorating the one-year anniversary of a major campus and community initiative - Project 60/50.
To help students during emergencies on campus, the MSU Police Department is posting new classroom emergency guidelines across campus.
Violinist Johnny Gandelsman will be performing Sonatas and Partitas for solo violin, the complete set of six works by Johann Sebastian Bach at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 16 at Cook Recital Hall
The College of Natural Science's Neuroscience Program will hold its fifth annual Brain Bee at MSU competition for Michigan high school students on Jan. 31 in the Radiology Building.
Two cars designed and built by students from MSU's College of Engineering will be showcased at this year's North American International Auto Show.
Six MSU faculty members have made a national list of scholars recognized for having the greatest influence on public debates about education.
Graffiti is slowly starting to be seen as an art form for the disenfranchised, yet you'd never know it by reading the news, an MSU sociologist argues in a new study.
Mary Finn has been named the new director of the MSU School of Criminal Justice. She has been a professor in the Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology at Georgia State University and brings a research background in criminal justice policy with a focus on domestic violence, human trafficking and community supervision.
With more than 25 years of research excellence in the field of composite materials, MSU today was tapped by President Barack Obama to be a core partner in a national consortium designed to advance research and development in this all-important field.
After a pair of home games, MSU travels to Iowa for its first conference road game of the season at 7 p.m. Jan. 8.
MSU head coach Mark Dantonio, who led the Spartans to an 11-2 record including a dramatic comeback win over No. 5 Baylor in the Cotton Bowl Classic, will join ESPN in Arlington, Texas, for coverage of Monday's College Football Playoff National Championship, appearing across multiple network programs and platforms during a 6 1/2-hour period.