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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FRIB's scientific mission
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.
Distinguished scholars, leaders and MSU graduates will join in celebrating the accomplishments of more than 5,000 Spartan graduates during the fall semester commencement ceremonies Dec. 16 and 17.
New research from MSU shows that in 2022, more students scored low enough in reading to be held back in third grade under the state’s early literacy law, but school districts promoted the majority of these students to the fourth grade.
Late MSU researcher Min Chen contributed to new seismic tomography of the magma deposits underneath the Yellowstone volcano.
Dec. 5, 2022
MSU in the news
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.
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.
‘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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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.
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.
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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