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Spartan Reads: Airplane Reads

Cynthia Jackson-Elmoore

Dr. Cynthia Jackson-Elmoore was named Dean of the Honors College in fall, 2007. she first came to MSU in 1994, and has had appointments in the urban affairs program, the Department of Political Science, and the School of Social Work.

The Faces of Scholarship Support – 10th Annual Spring Scholarship Luncheon

Scholarship program cover - Beaumont Tower photo

Friday, March 30, was the 10th Annual Spring Scholarship Luncheon, hosted by the University Scholarships & Fellowships Development Office.

Spartan Reads: Little Spartans

Matt Helm

So far the books we’ve featured in Spartan Reads have been for current Spartans. But what about Future Spartans?

Research Assistant Law Clarification

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With the recent passing of a State of Michigan law impacting the unionization rights of some graduate student groups, Dean Klomparens would like to clarify a few things for our students.

Spartan Reads: Digging Through History

Linton Hall with flowers

This edition of Spartan Reads brings recommendations from Deanne Hubbell. Deanne graduated from MSU (“many years ago,” by her own account) with a degree in English and a minor in history.

Featured Fellow: Chris Richardson, FAST Fellow

Chris Richardson

Chris Richardson is a fourth year PhD student in Astrophysics at Michigan State University.

Spartan Reads: Success and Failure

Karen Klomparens

In this week’s Spartan Reads feature, Karen Klomparens recommends a book for her colleagues, and for others.

Spartan Reads: Great Books, Great Genres

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In this edition of Spartan Reads, Bill Beekman features three of his favorite books from three unique genres.

Introducing Spartan Reads

Sparty reading a book

This week marks the start of “March is Reading Month,” that time of year when schools across the country plan activities and competitions to encourage students to read.

Spartan Reads – Work It!

Katie with Sparty

In this edition of Spartan Reads, Katie Kelly features books helpful to both students and alumni who are (or plan to) be working in the business world.

Read Across America Day – Dr. Seuss’ birthday is Friday!

Dr. Seuss book covers

Friday, March 2 is Read Across America Day.

Did You Know? – State of the University Edition

State of the University infographic excerpt

Interesting facts from the 2012 State of the University address