Fight Song Tweet-A-Long

Sparty stands with the marching band

On September 2, in celebration of College Colors Day, several university Twitter accounts had a Fight Song Tweet-A-Long. We've gathered their messages below so you can see the full conversation.

Trained to Jump Out of Airplanes... and to Carry the Burden of Care

Skip Shipley in an operating room

Spartan Nurse Skip Shipley (Captain, U.S. Army Reserve) graduated from the ROTC in 1993, and later returned to MSU for his MSN. Scholarship and fellowship support helped him along the way.

Throwback: What Is In Linton Hall Tower?

Linton Hall depicted on a postcard from 1910

An article originally published in fall 1993 shares the secrets of the tower perched atop Linton Hall.

Campaign Progress

Students gathered under trees on campus. Photo courtesy of MSU Communications and Brand Strategy

As you may have heard, MSU raised a record $271.9 million during our last fiscal year, breaking previous records set in 2014 and 2015. This is all due in part to your support of the the Empower Extraordinary capital campaign efforts.

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.

Devon Brenner: Changing the Literacy Conversation at the National Level

Devon Brenner standing in front of the seal of the State of Mississippi

Devon Brenner, 1994 University Distinguished Fellow, is now helping shape education with the Every Student Succeeds Act

Tom Ryan ('79, '82, '85): From Food Science to Serial Entrepreneur

Tom Ryan, photographed at Tom's Urban at L.A. Live in Los Angeles, CA

Post-graduate life is a series of left-hand turns. At least, that’s how Tom Ryan describes it.

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.

PhD Student Receives TIAA-CREF Fellowship

TIAA-Cref reception

David M. Walton is the recipient of the Ruth Simms Hamilton Graduate Merit Fellowship, made possible through a generous donation from TIAA-CREF in honor of the late Dr. Ruth Simms-Hamilton.

Building a Tradition of Supporting Non-Traditional Students

Students waiting for commencement to begin

A recent report highlights non-traditional students' success in the state of Michigan when compared to students from other states. Few scholarships exist to specifically help this student population.

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.

A Look at Campus, Circa 1899, Through Modern Technology

Linton Hall circa 1910

Josh Schnell took full advantage of a research opportunity as a freshman. Now, as a junior, he has contributed to the collection of data about Linton Hall and MSU's archaeological past.