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Latest news

7 new AAAS Fellows

In April, Christina Chan, Sean Crosson, Kevin Elliott, Katharine Hunt, Julie Libarkin, Cheryl Sisk and William Taylor were recognized as fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, or AAAS.

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Juneteenth celebration

Preparations are underway for the fourth annual MSU Juneteenth Commemorative Celebration on Friday, June 14. Juneteenth is a federal holiday commemorating the emancipation of enslaved African Americans on June 19, 1865, in Galveston, Texas.

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Banding peregrine falcons

Researchers from MSU's College of Agriculture and Natural Resources and the Michigan Department of Natural Resources partnered to place unique identification bands on peregrine falcon chicks to monitor their movements and to help the species recover.

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MSU in the news

USA Today

The Age of the Rhinestone Cowgirl: How Beyoncé brings glitz to the Wild Wild West: Kinitra Brooks, associate professor and the Leslie Endowed Chair in Literary Studies in the College of Arts and Letters, commented on race and pop culture, after the release of new music.

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Associated Press

They’re big. They’re colorful. But Joro spiders aren’t nightmare fodder: Hannah Burrack, professor and chair of the Department of Entomology in the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, discussed the Joro spider and the larger threat of invasive species to agriculture and health.


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Michigan Advance

Michigan university presidents talk higher education’s role in building the state’s economy: Kevin Guskiewicz, president of MSU, discussed the university’s role in promoting state economic development at the 2024 Mackinac Policy Conference.

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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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