Feed aggregator

$1M gift supports expansion of MSU music facilities

MSU News - November 14, 2017 - 9:19am
A $1 million gift from alumni Byron and Dolores (Dee) Cook will help build a Music Pavilion for Michigan State University's College of Music.
Categories: MSU News

Can tablets help kindergartners learn math?

MSU News - November 14, 2017 - 9:08am
By the end of December, all kindergartners in the Lansing School District - more than 1,000 - will receive a PBS KIDS Playtime Pad thanks to a partnership between PBS, MSU, WKAR and the Lansing School District.
Categories: MSU News

Getting excited to give back

MSU News - November 13, 2017 - 4:49pm
Tom Benner stayed up past midnight to make a $50 gift to the St. Louis alumni club scholarship fund just minutes after the Give Green Day festivities kicked off. Later in the day, he made a second $50 gift to the Student Emergency Assistance Fund. Tom has seen, firsthand, how both of these scholarship funds make a difference in students' lives.
Categories: MSU News

No. 2 Michigan State beats North Florida, 98-66

MSU News - November 13, 2017 - 10:25am
Sophomore guard/forward Miles Bridges scored 20 points and had 10 rebounds to lead five players in double figures as No. 2 MSU beat North Florida, 98-66, in the season opener for both schools on Friday night at Breslin Center.
Categories: MSU News

George wins No. 251 at MSU as Spartans sweep Northwestern

MSU News - November 13, 2017 - 9:29am
MSU head coach Cathy George became the winningest coach in program history, recording her 251st victory as the Spartan mentor with a 3-0 win (25-18, 26-24, 25-9) over visiting Northwestern on Saturday at Jenison Field House.
Categories: MSU News

Student veteran chosen to attend leadership institute

MSU News - November 10, 2017 - 2:36pm
Scott Askew, an MSU student veteran, was selected as one of 100 students from across the country to attend the Student Veterans of America, or SVA, Leadership Institute in Dallas Oct. 19-22.
Categories: MSU News

MSU team on target for another strong season

MSU News - November 10, 2017 - 1:58pm
MSU's archery team was recently named one of the top five schools in the nation for archery. MSU's shooting team, as a whole, continues to prove they are a force on the collegiate shooting circuit.
Categories: MSU News

MSU dean honored for championing women in economics

MSU News - November 10, 2017 - 1:45pm
Rachel Croson, dean of the College of Social Science and Foundation Professor of Economics at MSU, is the 2017 recipient of a national award honoring individuals who have furthered the status of women in the economics profession.
Categories: MSU News

Historic tree to be substantially trimmed

MSU News - November 10, 2017 - 1:29pm
MSU arborists are planning on significantly trimming a historic tree on campus in an effort to preserve it.
Categories: MSU News

First-place matchup: No. 12 Spartans, No. 13 Buckeyes to meet on Saturday

MSU News - November 10, 2017 - 10:20am
No. 12 MSU travels to No. 13 Ohio State on Sat., Nov. 11 in a battle for first place in the Big Ten East Division.
Categories: MSU News

No. 2 Michigan State opens season on Friday against North Florida

MSU News - November 10, 2017 - 10:07am
MSU's men's basketball team opens the 2017-18 regular season on Fri., Nov. 10, hosting North Florida at the Breslin Center. Tipoff is slated for 8 p.m.
Categories: MSU News

Spartan Marching Band Africa halftime show rescheduled

MSU News - November 10, 2017 - 10:01am
The Spartan Marching Band's Africa halftime show, which was originally planned for Nov. 4, has been rescheduled to Nov. 18.
Categories: MSU News

Wharton Center seeking playwrights for Young Playwrights Festival

MSU News - November 9, 2017 - 4:40pm
High school students across the state are invited to submit a one-act play to be juried in the 22nd annual Young Playwrights Festival, a collaboration between Wharton Center Institute for Arts and Creativity and Department of Theatre.
Categories: MSU News

MSU welcomes Illinois, Northwestern for weekend matches

MSU News - November 9, 2017 - 3:31pm
MSU volleyball will host Illinois at 6:30 p.m., Fri., Nov. 10 and Northwestern at 6:30 p.m., Sat., Nov. 11. Both matches will be held at Jenison Field House on MSU's campus.
Categories: MSU News

Could the air you breathe be a factor in Parkinson's?

MSU News - November 9, 2017 - 2:07pm
Could the air you breathe, specifically through your nose, be a factor in the development of Parkinson's disease? That's a question a Michigan State University researcher is looking to answer in a new federally funded study.
Categories: MSU News

MSU faculty member receives Lifetime Achievement Award

MSU News - November 9, 2017 - 12:27pm
The Macomb Immigrant Service Center will present its 2017 "E Pluribus Unum" Lifetime Achievement Award to Joe Grimm, an MSU School of Journalism editor in residence, at its annual dinner gala on Friday.
Categories: MSU News

MSU to host inaugural roundtable discussion on food access

MSU News - November 8, 2017 - 4:03pm
Food access will be the topic of discussion as Michigan State University hosts its first "Our Table" event from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Nov. 16 at Cristo Rey Community Center.
Categories: MSU News

Should exercise be what the doctor orders for depression?

MSU News - November 8, 2017 - 2:01pm
MSU and University of Michigan researchers asked 295 patients receiving treatment at a mental health clinic whether they wanted to be more physically active and if exercise helped improve their mood and anxiety. They also asked if patients wanted their therapist to help them become more active.
Categories: MSU News

Senior Spotlight: Rebecca Hannon

MSU News - November 8, 2017 - 9:18am
MSU swimming and diving will feature Senior Spotlights throughout the 2017-18 season.
Categories: MSU News

Spartans jump to No. 12 in College Football Playoff rankings

MSU News - November 8, 2017 - 9:07am
Following its win over No. 7 Penn State last Saturday, MSU made the biggest one-week jump in the four-year history of the College Football Playoff rankings by moving up 12 spots from No. 24 to No. 12, the CFP committee announced Tuesday night.
Categories: MSU News

Pages