Larry Nassar

Michigan State University outdoor sign
File photo / WKAR-MSU

A woman who says Michigan State University ignored her sexual assault complaints is considering a run for the school’s board of trustees.


Rachael Denhollander speaking to the media.
Katie Cook / WKAR-MSU

 

Time magazine released their list of 100 most influential people of the year last week, and Rachael Denhollander is on it. Denhollander was the first woman to publicly accuse Larry Nassar of sexual abuse. WKAR’s Katie Cook reports.

 


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Lawmakers continue to focus on bills aimed at sexual assault prevention in response to Larry Nassar. Nassar is the former doctor who told patients he was treating them, when he was actually sexually assaulting them. 


Bonnie Knutson and Michael Kaplowitz
Eli Broad College of Business - MSU and MSU College of Agriculture of Natural Resources

Michigan State University has named two new faculty athletic representatives.  


Bonnie Knutson and Michael Kaplowitz
Eli Broad College of Business - MSU and MSU College of Agriculture of Natural Resources

Michigan State University has named two faculty athletic representatives, replacing one who resigned over the school's handling of a sexual abuse scandal involving disgraced ex-sports doctor Larry Nassar.

Carol Viventi
MSU Today

A Michigan State University official is apologizing after emails show her criticizing a Larry Nassar victim who had accused the school's president of trying to pressure the woman to settle a lawsuit.

Morgan McCaul speaks to MSU Trustees photo
Scott Pohl / WKAR-MSU

The MSU Board of Trustees meeting today saw an hour of public comment, with protesters loudly and repeatedly criticizing the board and interim President John Engler.


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The Michigan State University Board of Trustees will meet again today. The top item on the Trustees agenda is setting housing and dining plan pricing for the 2018-19 academic year.


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File Photo / WKAR-MSU

State lawmakers want to hit universities in their pocketbooks if they don’t follow certain sexual assault policies. 


Michigan State University outdoor sign
File photo / WKAR-MSU

The MasterCard Foundation says it will stop supporting programs with Michigan State University as the school deals with fallout from a former sports doctor convicted of molesting athletes.

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Michigan lawmakers voted Thursday to threaten a 10 percent state funding cut for any university that fails to comply with proposed new requirements prompted by the Larry Nassar sexual assault case at Michigan State.

MSU sign
Reginald Hardwick / WKAR-MSU

Michigan universities might have to report all campus sexual assaults to their governing boards.


Tess Nurenberg (L) and Jamie Tomlinson inthe MSU Student Union
Katie Cook / WKAR-MSU

Take Back the Night is a national movement with the mission of ending sexual, relationship, and domestic violence in all forms. WKAR’s Katie Cook went to the MSU Student Union to talk with organizers of this year’s Take Back the Night on campus.

 


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A Michigan State University student is suing the school for how she says she was treated after she reported being raped by three MSU basketball players in 2015.


On this edition of Current State: Michigan lawmakers findings on MSU/Nassar; the "seduction of an unmarried woman law" in Michigan; Personal memories of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.; Preparing for Severe Weather Season and getting rid of stink bugs!

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