Michigan State University

Tens of thousands of Michigan State University students are a few days into the new academic year.  

At the university's engineering school, administrators contend with one of MSU's highest transfer and dropout rates.  But they're hoping a program that combines class work with non-curricular activities will help more students stick with the major.

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A Jewish student at Michigan State University says his jaw was broken in an attack by two assailants who he says displayed "religious hatred."

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Tens of thousands of school teachers are preparing to make their way back to Michigan classrooms. A growing number of them are adding something new to their skill sets. Advocates of “formative assessment” say it’s important to continually track whether students are learning material—not just at test time.

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Michigan State this basketball season plans to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the groundbreaking 1963 NCAA regional game between Loyola and Mississippi State.

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The state Supreme Court has struck down a Michigan State University ordinance that’s supposed to protect employees from harassment as a violation of the First Amendment.

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A new opening date has been set for the Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum on the campus of Michigan State University.

President Simon Expects F-RIB Strategy in 2-3 Weeks

Jul 3, 2012
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Michigan State University President Lou Anna Simon says she expects to announce a strategy for the school's much anticipated F-RIB project in two to three weeks.

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Today marks the 150th anniversary of a landmark law that revolutionized American education.  As WKAR’s Mark Bashore reports, the Morrill Act traces its roots to mid-Michigan.

MSU Colleges Look Ahead to Shared Space

Jun 26, 2012
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Michigan State University officials say they're excited to be moving ahead on a building that will be shared by its schools of engineering and human medicine.

MSU Trustees Approve Budget, Tuition Rates Rise

Jun 22, 2012
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Michigan State University officials have approved a 2012-2013 budget that includes a 3.5% increase in undergraduate, in-state tuition rates.  Out-of-state students will pay 5% more.

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The Michigan State University Board of Trustees will meet Friday. Higher room and board rates, and a strategic clean energy plan, are on the agenda.

First Tedx MSU Gathering Explores “Glocal”

Mar 30, 2012

For going on three years, local organizers have exposed cutting edge ideas in technology, entertainment and design at TEDx Lansing.  Now, for the first time, East Lansing organizers are hosting a TED event. 

A new policy at Michigan State University is generating heat at the state capitol.  

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Michigan State University's December commencement ceremonies will include two prominent Detroiters.  Newspaperman, author and broadcaster Mitch Albom will address undergraduates on Saturday, December 10th.  The author of "Tuesdays with Morrie" will also receive an honorary doctorate of humanities. 

Detroit Public Schools emergency manager Roy Roberts will speak to undergraduates that afternoon.  Roberts will be awarded an honorary doctorate of business.