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In Honor of Flag Day

Giant US flag

Today is Flag Day.

Featured Fellow: Craig Merow, University Distinguished Fellow

Craig Merow

Craig Merow is a doctoral student studying bioethics and philosophy at MSU. The University Distinguished Fellowship made it possible for him to relocate from his home in Pennsylvania to East Lansing.

Beneath the Pines: New Museum Exhibit Opens May 29

Silent Spring advertisement

‘ECHOES OF SILENT SPRING: 50 YEARS OF ENVIRONMENTAL AWARENESS’ In the modern, human-dominated world, a wide variety of pests threaten our environment, agriculture, and health, and must be controlled.

Comic Book Event at MSU Museum

Comic book covers

Looking for something fun to do this weekend? Check out this great event offered by the MSU Museum – fun for all ages!

An Important Message for Students

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As of July 1, 2012, the federal government is changing financial aid regulations. The changes will apply to all students at Michigan State University.

Be a Tourist in Your Own Town!

Lansing Capitol

MSU welcomes hometown tourists for Be a Tourist in Your Own Town 2012

The Modern College Student: An Infographic

College technology infographic

This infographic from Presta Electronics, shared by the folks at Mashable, shows how the college experience has changed due to technology.

Tree to be Planted in Honor of 140th Arbor Day

Linton Hall with flowering tree

Our very own Linton Hall will be the site of a commemorative tree that will be planted on Thursday in honor of the 140th anniversary of Arbor Day.

Spartan Reads: Books for Stressed-Out Students (and Alumni too!)

Megan  Gebhart

Megan Gebhart is a recent Marketing graduate who embarked on the “52 Cups of Coffee” project. A year-long series of interviews of people from every walk of life.

Featured Fellow: Will Cicola, University Distinguished Fellow

Will Cicola

Will Cicola is a third year student in the doctorate of musical arts program, majoring in clarinet performance.

Spartan Reads: A Pick from the MSU Museum

Silent Spring book cover

Gary Morgan, director of the MSU Museum, recommends a book that is 50 years old this year, but as relevant as the day it was published.

Featured Fellow: Emily Altimare, RCAH Fellow

Emily Altimare

Emily Altimare is a fifth year PhD student in Anthropology at Michigan State University.