See-and-Do at MSU: May 2016 Edition

Students pose for graduation photos with Sparty at The Spartan Statue

Each month we curate a list of events and opportunities that may be of interest to you. This is your guide to things to see and do on campus (or online!) during the month of May.

Max O'Connor: a Lot to Be Thankful For

Max O'Connor

Max O'Connor, once a homeless high school student with big dreams, was able to come to Michigan State University with the help of scholarship support.

MSU's First Donor-Funded University Distinguished Fellowship

Blake and Mary Krueger

The Blake and Mary Krueger University Distinguished Fellowship, a lead gift in the Empower Extraordinary capital campaign, helps support the next generation of researchers and problem solvers at MSU.

Life Lessons Made Possible

Mario Gutierrez

Mario Gutierrez will be graduating this weekend. After obtaining his degree in chemical engineering, he's learned a lot. But many of his greatest lessons at MSU were outside the classroom.

The MSU Student Experience - From the Inside Out

Student graduating

The 2014 President's Report shares the MSU student experience by following the daily lives of nine students throughout a semester.

An Xbox Unites Undergraduate Students with Doctoral Research

Student studying in the stacks of the main library

Many undergraduate students conduct research projects under the supervision of graduate students. It's a win-win situation for all our Spartans. Read about students studying avatars and exercise.

Student Startup Madness at SXSW!

MSU In The News

A team of MSU students has been invited to participate in the final round of the Collegiate Digital Media Entrepreneurship Tournament at the South By Southwest (SXSW) Interactive Conference in March.

Featured Fellow: Brendan Klare, University Distinguished Fellow

Brendan Klare

After serving four years as an Army Ranger and three deployments to Afghanistan, Brendan attended the University of South Florida to study computer science & engineering and then came to MSU.

Year-End Messages from Colleges

Engineering holiday card

Here are some links to the various year-end messages we’ve seen from MSU’s colleges.

MSU Scholarship Students - West Coast Council 2011

Globe in business library, courtesy MSU Communications and Brand Strategy.

Los Angeles and Orange County area alumni clubs and the West Coast Development Council support various MSU scholarship funds.

Stepping Up to the Spartan Scholarship Challenge

Students under trees on campus

MSU staff, friends and alumni join the call for increased financial support of MSU students.