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Empowering excellence

From MSU's beginnings to today

Members of the MSU community — representing leaders, students, faculty, staff and graduates — describe the vision animating the university from its beginnings to the current day.


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Super Bowl ads

For the 26th year, faculty in MSU’s College of Communication Arts and Sciences will gather on Super Bowl Sunday to determine the big game’s best ads. As we look toward Super Bowl LVII between the Kansas City Chiefs and the Philadelphia Eagles on Feb. 12, Robert Kolt discusses the high stakes of Super Bowl ads.

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Black History Month events

Each year, MSU celebrates Black History Month throughout the month of February. This month is dedicated to highlighting the history of Black, African American and African people throughout the United States. Units across MSU will be hosting events on campus and virtually throughout the month.

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5 faculty are AAAS fellows

MSU researchers Evangelyn Alocilja, Andrea Case, James Fairweather, William Lovis and Shin-Han Shiu were recognized as fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. The fellows represent five colleges and have been selected for advancing a breadth of research.

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Feb. 6, 2023

The week in photos: Jan. 30–Feb. 5, 2023

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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

The New York Times

How to become a morning exercise person: To wake up earlier and start a morning exercise routine, “what we’re trying to do is not just shift your bedtime, but actually shift your entire circadian clock to be earlier,” said Kimberly Fenn, a cognitive neuroscientist who studies sleep and learning at MSU. “That’s the ultimate goal.”

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Fast Company

The chumbox is still the dirty design secret of the internet: María D. Molina is an assistant professor in the advertising and public relations department at MSU. As a child of the ’90s, Molina says chumboxes have always been a reality of her internet life.

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A ‘horror movie’ come to life: Workers are using TikTok to broadcast their layoff: “People go online because they want to have this sense of camaraderie or connection with other people,” says Angela Hall, a professor of human resources and labor relations at MSU.

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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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