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From the moment the members of the class of 2021 stepped onto campus, they forever became part of MSU. It’s where they made friends for life, spent late nights at the library and sang the fight song with thousands of other Spartans. Watch some of these defining and memorable moments from the past few years, and join us as we celebrate this graduating class. MSU will be forever part of them. Your guide to commencement

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Five tips for going back into the real world

Claudia Finkelstein, associate professor of family medicine, offers tips on how each of us can reenter “normal” life.

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Building better beans

Researchers at MSU are building better beans crucial to human nutrition by tapping into the genetics of the more heat-resistant tepary bean.

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Nanoscale tunneling microscopy goes contact-free

A new microscopy technique lets researchers characterize materials with incredible precision while keeping its distance.

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In-person fall semester

The university is planning for a more typical fall with students on campus, residence halls fully open and the majority of classes in person. Some classes will still be offered online to provide flexibility many students need.

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Take a virtual tour

Welcome to the home of generations of Spartans. Until we can meet in person, take some time to virtually explore the beautiful, legendary MSU campus and learn more about iconic points of interest. It will already start to feel like home. 


Campus Initiatives

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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MI Spartan Impact

MSU and partners across the state are working even harder to share free resources to support individuals, families, communities and businesses adapt during the COVID-19 health crisis.

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Strategic Plan

MSU is using 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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