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Brad Willcuts: A show-stopping collaboration

MSU News - October 4, 2017 - 12:34pm
They say it takes 10 hours of rehearsal for every minute on the theatrical stage. Ten hours of practice, refinement, reconstruction, deconstruction, devising and revising. For those of you who have enjoyed a 150-minute piece of musical theater, you can do your own math and try to imagine that amount of work on something that hopefully seems effortless. Therein lies the rub.
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Alison Dobbins: Bringing the stage to life

MSU News - October 4, 2017 - 12:11pm
Alison Dobbins, an associate professor of integrated performance media design in the College of Arts and Letters, is at the forefront of a new frontier in theatre - one that integrates digital media, lighting and theatrical production to provide magical effects for the stage. A motion graphics artist, Dobbins designs special effects for theatre performances using digital media and state-of-the-art projections.
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MSU ranks among best globally for education

MSU News - October 4, 2017 - 10:00am
MSU's education programs have been ranked #10 in the world by Times Higher Education, a London-based publication.
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MSU debate team finishes in top 16 of tournament

MSU News - October 3, 2017 - 11:05am
The Michigan State University debate team has finished in the top 16 at its second competitive tournament on Monday at the University of Kentucky.
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MSU College of Music to perform concert in remembrance of the Holocaust

MSU News - October 3, 2017 - 10:24am
The Michigan State University College of Music will perform "I Never Saw Another Butterfly, Music of the Holocaust" at 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 16 at the Fairchild Theater in the MSU Auditorium. As part of the Joanne and Bill Church West Circle Series, this concert will feature music of and inspired by the Holocaust.
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Spartans score first conference win over Iowa, 3-2

MSU News - October 3, 2017 - 9:35am
MSU women's soccer picked up its first Big Ten Conference win, 3-2, over Iowa on Sunday afternoon at DeMartin Stadium.
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Felton Davis III named Big Ten Co-Offensive Player of the Week

MSU News - October 3, 2017 - 9:23am
MSU junior wide receiver Felton Davis III has been named the Big Ten Co-Offensive Player of the Week for his career performance in MSU's 17-10 win over Iowa.
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Spartans in the top three at the Windy City Collegiate heading into final round

MSU News - October 3, 2017 - 9:15am
The MSU women's golf team is in third place after two rounds at the Windy City Collegiate Championship in Highland Park, Illinois.
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Students earn 2017 Board of Trustees' Awards

MSU News - October 2, 2017 - 2:03pm
Six students were recognized with the Board of Trustees' Awards for having the highest scholastic average at the close of their last semester in attendance at MSU.
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MSU names five Foundation Professors

MSU News - September 29, 2017 - 4:11pm
MSU recently named five new Foundation Professors, a designation given to outstanding faculty who demonstrate excellence in research and teaching, while enhancing the prominence of the institution.
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MSU Bakers' Gwen's Bagels supports Breast Cancer Awareness Month

MSU News - September 29, 2017 - 4:01pm
MSU Bakers, the on-campus bakery at MSU, is celebrating its ninth consecutive October of supporting National Breast Cancer Awareness Month with Gwen's Bagels.
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MSU report details relationship violence, sexual misconduct complaints

MSU News - September 29, 2017 - 10:20am
Michigan State University's second annual Title IX report highlights continued progress in addressing and preventing relationship violence and sexual misconduct, including the timeliness of the investigative and student conduct processes and an increase in the number and type of education and prevention programs.
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NASA grant funds research on global change, land-use legacies in the Great Lakes Basin

MSU News - September 28, 2017 - 3:12pm
The impact of global change and land-use legacies on fresh water systems in the Great Lakes Basin is the focus of a three-year, $1.5 million National Aeronautics and Space Administration, or NASA, grant. Michigan State University hydrogeologist David Hyndman is a co-investigator on the grant.
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2018 MSU Benefits Open Enrollment is Oct. 1-31

MSU News - September 28, 2017 - 2:15pm
The Michigan State University Benefits Open Enrollment for the 2018 benefits plan year will be held from Oct. 1 to Oct. 31.
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MSU returns to East Lansing for Big Ten home opener

MSU News - September 28, 2017 - 11:51am
The MSU field hockey team returns home to Ralph Young Field Sept. 29 to host No. 4-ranked Penn State in a 6 p.m. match in Big Ten play.
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MSU Music presents top ensembles

MSU News - September 28, 2017 - 11:46am
The Wind Symphony and Symphony Orchestra offer their first concerts of the season through Michigan State University's College of Music.
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Abusive bosses experience short-lived benefits

MSU News - September 28, 2017 - 9:17am
Being a jerk to your employees may actually improve your well-being, but only for a short while, suggests new research on abusive bosses co-authored by an MSU business scholar.
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Dinosaur Dash will be held Sunday

MSU News - September 27, 2017 - 3:54pm
The 32nd annual MSU Federal Credit Union Dinosaur Dash, a 5K run/walk, is set for 10 a.m. Sunday at the Michigan State University Museum.
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Four academic advisers recognized for excellence

MSU News - September 27, 2017 - 2:24pm
Advisers from across campus gathered on Sept. 21 at the Kellogg Center to honor four of their colleagues at the inaugural MSU Advising Excellence Awards recognition event.
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Brian Allen named semifinalist for William V. Campbell Trophy

MSU News - September 27, 2017 - 1:55pm
Senior center Brian Allen has been named a semifinalist for the William V. Campbell Trophy, which is awarded annually by the National Football Foundation to the nation's top scholar-athlete.
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