Iceland to California, a Summer Story

Jaaz and his friends in Iceland

This post comes from Jaaz Catterall, a student staff member in our office. Jaaz is studying at MSU on a generous full-ride scholarship. This financial freedom allowed for some very interesting summer adventures, which we've asked him to share. Enjoy!

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.

Matthew Wigglesworth: Doing It His Way

Matthew Wigglesworth in front of Beaumont Tower. Wigglesworth is a junior in the College of Communication Arts and Sciences and the Honors College.

Matthew Wigglesworth was given the freedom to create his own path with the support of the STARR Scholarship.

Seth Rowles: Shaping His Community

Seth Rowles in the lobby of Phillips Hall, where he is a resident assistant. Rowles is a junior in the College Social Science and the Honors College.

Seth Rowles has been able to work with at-risk youth, disabled children, and juvenile offenders on his path to discovering his future career.

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.

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.

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

SXSW Logo

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.

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.