Social and economic disadvantages play a significant role in why blacks face a much higher risk than whites of developing cognitive impairment and dementia later in life, indicates a national study led by an MSU sociologist.
While endowed chairs distinguish top faculty, the impact of these positions goes far beyond a title. Endowed chair holders are established leaders who squarely look the world's most vexing problems in the eye and see a way through.
MSU will travel to Duke for the 2016 ACC/Big Ten Challenge. The Spartans and Blue Devils will meet Nov. 29 at Cameron Indoor Stadium in Durham, North Carolina.
Twenty-three incoming MSU students will receive either a University Distinguished Scholarship or an Alumni Distinguished Scholarship - considered among the most competitive awards in the country.
Project 60/50 met May 20 for "Quilted Conversations: Materializing Civil and Human Rights," an event that featured historic and locally made quilts to educate and inspire conversations on civil and human rights.
A researcher in the Michigan State University College of Engineering will use a $413,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health to explore why devices implanted in the brain lose their efficacy over time.
Rachel Croson has been recommended to serve as the new dean of MSU's College of Social Science.
MSU professor and researcher Andr'e Bachmann is collaborating on cancer-fighting research that could change the way we treat the illness.
Merchant announced gift at Spartan Fund Event for women.
Burnham recorded the lowest single-season scoring average in school history in 2015-16.
For men, an unhappy marriage may actually slow the development of diabetes and promote successful treatment once they do get the disease, finds a national study led by an MSU sociologist.
Five-run sixth inning propels MSU to victory in the first round of the Big Ten Tournament.
The roots, the rhythms and the richness of music, dance, arts and culture are returning for the annual Great Lakes Folk Festival.
One of the undeniable powers of social media is its ability to influence people and their behaviors. This is especially true, an MSU study finds, when it comes to alcohol use.
MSU's College of Human Medicine and Broad College of Business will begin a Doctor of Medicine and Master of Business Administration joint degree in fall 2016.
WHOMP! That was the sound the soccer ball made hitting my daughter's face on a cold October morning. First there was a look of surprise, then a flood of tears. Just like that, my kid was absolutely done with soccer. She was five years old but there was no way we were getting her out on the field again. Ever. Luckily, she wasn't really injured. In fact, we were lucky throughout her childhood that sports injuries weren't anything we had to deal with - mainly because my daughter is not exactly an athlete. (By the way, she gave me permission to say that.)
We live in a pretty athletic school district so she tried to like sports, but she really wasn't a fan. She tried softball. While she loved to hit, she took to picking dandelions out in the field. She tried out for volleyball, but only scored high on positive attitude. Everyone was joining track and she really wanted the shirt so she joined. Then promptly claimed she was going to be sick so she could stop running during the first meet. She is a demon on ice skates though - even as her father yells at her to protect her head if she falls.
Instead, she dove into other interests - the performing arts. I have to say, watching other parents sitting out at a soccer field in the rain while I made my way into a temperature-controlled auditorium; I was totally fine with her pursuits. Plus, it's pretty hard to hurt yourself in a musical. (Well, there was one time a sandbag fell from the ceiling, but I digress.) Like I said, we were lucky. She escaped childhood with nary a broken bone, stitch or concussion.
The gravity of the moment hit me, a few seconds after I walked into the dramatic grand main hall of the University of Zurich's Student Union. It was the first week of December 2015, and I was far from Michigan State University and my sports journalism students.
No. 7 MSU takes on No. 2 Nebraska in tournament opener.
A total of six Spartans earned All-Big Ten honors as the conference announced its all-league teams Tuesday afternoon.
Spartans and Blue Devils will meet on Nov. 29.