EAST LANSING, MI – The Michigan State women's basketball team lost at Iowa on Sunday afternoon, 77-66, to end its four-game winning streak. The Spartans (15-8, 6-6) were led by 13 points from senior Allyssa DeHaan, who also posted four blocks to pull within one of tying the NCAA Division I all-time blocked shots record.
Michigan State Athletic Director Mark Hollis says the school plans to keep its current Spartan logo design.
A redesign of the Spartan helmet emblem used on Michigan State uniforms had been contemplated as part of an overall branding update the university plans to roll out in April. But the revised logo sparked an Internet protest among the university's fans who liked the current version better.
LANSING, MI – Michigan University Research Corridor presidents laid out future economic goals at its new home office in Lansing Friday. The URC is made up of Michigan State University, The University of Michigan and Wayne State University. It was organized three years ago to help improve the state's status as a hub for scientific and technological research.
Lansing Mayor Virg Bernero is expected to jump into the race for governor of Michigan next week.
AUDIO: Bernero is expected to make stops in Detroit, Lansing and Grand Rapids Monday to announce he is seeking the Democratic nomination. He formed a campaign committee a couple weeks ago and has been talking to Democrats around the state about fundraising and organization. He has also set up a campaign headquarters.