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Nine reasons to be Spartan proud

There are countless reasons to take pride in being a Spartan. Here are just a few accomplishments of those who make MSU a place where all belong, all can excel, and all can make a difference.

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Campus updates

Learn more about all COVID-19 and campus precautions on the Together We Will website.

FRIB's scientific mission

Opening the doors to discovery

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.

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Latest news

Historic confirmation

MSU economist and professor Lisa D. Cook was confirmed by the Senate Banking Committee to the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System. Cook is the first Black woman to serve on the board in its 108-year history.


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American Academy of Arts and Sciences

MSU President Samuel L. Stanley Jr., M.D., was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences — one of the country’s leading and most historic honorary societies.

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FRIB grand opening

FRIB, a user facility for the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science, opened its doors to discovery with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on May 2. 

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May 23, 2022

The week in photos: May 16–22, 2022

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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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Important info

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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Have you already applied to be a Spartan? See where you stand in the admissions process and keep it moving forward.

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Want to find out more about what life is like as a Spartan? We have the most up-to-date information you need on your journey to become a Spartan and join the MSU community. We're always happy to help! 

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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

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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Conversations with leaders

Check out the fifth installment in a series of podcasts with MSU leaders who are advancing implementation of the university’s strategic plan. This edition focuses on the diversity, equity and inclusion theme of the plan with its executive sponsor, Vice President and Chief Diversity Officer Jabbar Bennett.