Two Students Named Finalists for Rhodes Scholarship

Sarah Kovan and Irene Li

Sarah Kovan and Irene Li have been named finalists in the Rhodes Scholarship competition.

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.

T-Summit 2014: Cultivating Tomorrow’s Talent Today

Globe in the business library

MSU President Lou Anna K. Simon and Douglas Estry, Assoc. Provost for Undergraduate Education, spoke at the first ever T-Summit, an event co-sponsored by MSU and IBM.

Inspiration Comes In Many Forms, Even Floating Garbage

Globe in the business library

Many students participate in study abroad programs while at MSU, including some outside their own major. Read about one political science student's research on pollution & see what inspired his work.

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.

Spartans Taking Texas by Storm


Spartans will be all over Austin, Texas for the South by Southwest conference this week, as attendees, presenters, contest participants and all-around awesome people.

Introducing: MSU's Featured Fellows

Linton Hall circa 1910

A new website features profiles of distinguished graduate students and the bold research they are conducting.

Featured Fellow: Sarah Kopper

Sarah Kopper

Experience serving in the Peace Corps and living in Senegal led Sarah Kopper to study food security at Michigan State.

Featured Fellow: Steven Stradley

Steven Stradley

Steven Stradley graduated with his master of fine arts degree in May 2013.

Red Cedar Undergraduate Research Journal - Volume 4

ReCUR Journal Cover

The fourth volume of ReCUR is now available online. This journal highlights some of the outstanding student research at MSU.