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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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5 new isotopes

In creating five new isotopes, an international research team working at the Facility for Rare Isotope Beams, or FRIB, at MSU has brought the stars closer to Earth.

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Black History Month events

Per national tradition, every year MSU celebrates Black History Month throughout the month of February. Colleges, units and student organizations across campus will be hosting events throughout the month.

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Fulbright Scholars

MSU once again has been recognized as one of the colleges and universities with the highest number of faculty and administrators selected for the Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program. MSU has the distinction of being the only doctoral institution in the nation to achieve top-producer status for the past 10 consecutive years.

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MSU in the news

USA Today

Moms and babies were struggling in Flint, Michigan. Cash offers a lifeline of hope.: Mona Hanna-Attisha, associate dean for public health and C. S. Mott Endowed Professor of Public Health in the College of Human Medicine, discussed the launch of Rx Kids program in Flint, thenation’s first citywide cash prescription program for pregnant moms and infants.

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Scientific American

Farmers in crisis, long overlooked, are finally getting mental health support: Chris Bardenhagen, farm business management educator with MSU Extension, reflected on mental health challenges in the farming industry.

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Detroit Free Press

Ford engineer’s daughter inspired unique sketch app feature that encourages creativity:  Claire Vallotton, professor and director of graduate studies in the Department of Human Development and Family Studies in the College of Social Science, shared insight on how parents can engage their children without technology to reduce screen time.

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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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