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Fan Faves & Raves: Spiked Fruit Salad

Bob Benenson

Here's a tailgate recipe for the grownups, courtesy of MSU alumnus Bob Benenson (1977, Communication Arts & Sciences).

Featured Fellow: Derrick Fox

Derrick Fox

Derrick Fox (DMA, '13) was a University Enrichment Fellow at Michigan State University. His fellowship allowed him to continue his studies, despite personal hardship caused by the 2008 recession.

Fan Faves & Raves: Asian Slaw

Cowles House

For this week's game, we're featuring MSU's Cowles House recipe for Asian Slaw, recommended by Executive Sous Chef Patrick Merz.

Featured Fellow: Gail Robertson

Gail Robertson

Gail Robertson is a University Distinguished Fellow, studying euphonium performance. She's been performing for many years, including in the Tubafours of Walt Disney World.

Fan Faves & Raves: Hot Bacon Cheese Dip

Jennifer Bertram and her daughter

For this week's game, we're featuring Hot Bacon Cheese Dip, recommended by Jennifer Bertram.

Introducing: Fan Faves & Raves

I heart MSU pin on tree by Spartan Stadium

Announcing our new blog series, featuring Spartan recipes perfect for tailgate time!

Spartan Innovations

Spartan Innovations logo

We were able to get a tour of Spartan Innovations and learn about this program that brings Spartan-generated ideas to fruition.

In Memoriam: Stanley Idzerda

Stan Idzerda and his daughter Ann

Stanley Idzerda, the founding director of the MSU Honors College, passed away on August 6, 2013, at the age of 93.

The Hatching - Going to the Dogs

The Hatching logo

MSU's Spartan Innovations co-sponsored an event to encourage entrepreneurial thought and creative business in the Lansing area.

Chittenden Hall: The Future of the Graduate School

Chittenden Hall classroom

Chittenden Hall is slated to become the future home of the Graduate School at Michigan State University. It will provide a neighborhood home for graduate and graduate professional students.

Weekend Update at MSU

Broad Art Museum with flowering tree

Looking for something to do this weekend? Come to campus! There are plenty of family-friendly activities for you to enjoy.

June Youatt on Giving Back to MSU

June Youatt

“The definition of being a Spartan is giving.” – Acting Provost June Youatt