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A Busy Time for the National & International Fellowships and Scholarship Office

A globe in the business library

The NIFS has been busy this winter. They assist students with nationally competitive scholarship applications. Several MSU students have been nominated and/or named as finalists so far this semester.

Undergraduate Research at MSU

A student working in a lab with a microscope

Many opportunities are available for students to participate in undergraduate research. See a video of current student researchers, and learn about efforts to increase this number.

Students Impact Developing Countries Through Donor-Provided Grant

Elizabeth Brajevich

The Schoenl Family Undergraduate Grant for Dire Needs Overseas is allowing Honors College students to have a real and immediate impact on the lives of individuals in developing countries.

MSU Student’s Blog Post On Study Abroad Featured in Huffington Post

A globe in the business library

Freshman Breana Brill's post on how study abroad "ruined her life" (in a good way!) was picked up by the Huffington Post. Read about how MSU's Freshman Seminar Abroad program changed her life.

Introducing Samantha Ward

Samantha Ward

We're welcoming Samantha Ward to the USF staff. Hear more about her in her own words.

Linton Hall: A History

Linton Hall circa 1910

Linton Hall, the historic building we call "home", is the oldest standing building on campus. It has a long and varied list of former occupants (including a mammoth skeleton!)

#Run4RCPD - Alex Powell's Great State Race

Alex Powell

ROTC members will run the game ball from Ann Arbor to East Lansing on the Friday before the MSU/UM football game, raising awareness for the Resource Center for Persons with Disabilities along the way.

Scholarship Luncheon 2014

Students in MSU shirts stand on a campus bridge

Our annual scholarship luncheon was held on September 26 (Homecoming Weekend) this year. View photos and video from the event, which was held to celebrate student scholarship recipients & donors.

Lessons from Listening

A West Circle dormitory

An overheard discussion reveals one of the best lessons MSU may offer.

Throwback Thursday: Teddy Roosevelt at MSU

Teddy Roosevelt in a car at MSU

In 1907 President Theodore Roosevelt spoke at the semicenntenial celebration of the founding of agricultural colleges in the United States.

We've been busy!

Linton Hall viewed through trees

Our apologies on taking an unannounced break from the blog. Read on for an update on our happenings this summer.

Interview: June Pierce Youatt

Spartan Statue at dusk

MSU Provost June Pierce Youatt recently was intervieed on WKAR radio's Current State program.