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University announcement

MSU leadership transition

On Oct. 13, 2022, President Samuel L. Stanley Jr., M.D. submitted a letter of resignation to the Michigan State University Board of Trustees. During a special meeting on Oct. 31, trustees appointed Teresa K. Woodruff, Ph.D. as interim president.

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Explore over 200 undergraduate, certificate and graduate programs across our 17 degree-granting colleges.


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FRIB's scientific mission

Opening the doors to discovery

The Facility for Rare Isotope Beams will be the preeminent user facility of its kind in the world — and home to the world’s most powerful heavy-ion accelerator — funded by the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science, the state of Michigan and MSU.

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Latest news

Making fusion energy a reality

MSU is leading a $15 million project to help make fusion energy a reality. The DOE-funded collaboration will help make computer modeling more potent and actionable for the future of plasma science and sustainable energy.

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A new space

The College of Arts and Letters held an official opening for a new space dedicated to the Department of African American and African Studies — the first of its kind at MSU.

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Mobility research journey

I really started my journey in the field of computer science and mobility during my first year at MSU. I was awarded a professorial assistantship and got the opportunity to work on the MSU SOAR team under Hayder Radha.

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Dec. 5, 2022

The week in photos: Nov. 28–Dec. 4, 2022

No. 1

nuclear physics graduate program for past 13 years


MSU programs ranked in the top 25 nationally

Culture of Support

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MSU in the news

Washington Post

Are real or artificial Christmas trees better for the environment?: ...real trees may be the preferred choice over artificial ones when it comes to overall sustainability, which also takes into account economic and social impacts, says Bert Cregg, a professor of horticulture and forestry at MSU.

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Do expired COVID tests work? Here’s the deal, according to experts: If the test has truly expired “you are more likely to get a false negative,” says Jamie Alan, associate professor of pharmacology and toxicology at MSU.

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The Conversation

‘Black Panther: Wakanda Forever’ continues the series’ quest to recover and celebrate lost cultures: As someone who teaches and writes about Afrofuturism, I’ve been eagerly awaiting the release of “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever.” I’m particularly excited about the introduction of Namor and the hidden kingdom of Talokan, which he leads. Julian Chambliss is a professor of English at MSU.

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Important info

Get vaccinated

Making sure this school year is a healthy and safe one takes the entire MSU community working together. All students, staff and faculty members are required to be vaccinated. By getting a COVID-19 vaccine, Spartans can protect themselves, each other and our communities. We are all in this together and, together, we will keep campus safe.


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Campus Initiatives

Strategic Plan: MSU 2030

MSU used an inclusive and comprehensive strategic planning process to create a shared vision for the future and a common set of principles and values to guide our work.

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Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Plan

To recognize the importance of diversity, equity and inclusion as a foundation for university, MSU is using a comprehensive DEI planning process focusing on those values and working in collaboration with the overall strategic planning process.

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Relationship Violence and Sexual Misconduct Plan

The RVSM Strategic Plan stems from work by leading researchers and experts in the field to develop a plan for survivor services, prevention efforts, and climate and culture change initiatives.

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