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University Mission, Community Engagement Guide Restructuring of Public Safety at MSU

This is episode two of Chopping It Up with the Chief, the chief being Marlon Lynch, MSU's vice president for public safety and chief of police. With Chief Lynch today is Daryl Green, chief of staff for the MSU Police and senior advisor to the chief.

MSU President Stanley’s November 2021 Spartan Community Letter

I'm Russ White. This is MSU Today. I’m back in the company of Michigan State University President Samuel L. Stanley Jr., M.D. to talk about some of the topics he covered in his November 2021 Spartan Community Letter. Happy Holidays President Stanley.

Food Justice and Sustainability Activist Advocates Food Sovereignty and Urban Farming in Detroit

Shakara Tyler earned her PhD from MSU from the Department of Community Sustainability in 2019. She’s currently the board president of the Detroit Black Community Food Security Network and a co-founder of the Detroit Black Farmer Land Fund. And she works with several Black agrarian organizations around the country.

MSU Health Care Gastroenterology Clinic Opens to Serve Greater Lansing

After practicing medicine together for over two decades, Dr. Catherine Kerschen, Dr. Lisa Oliveri-LePain and Maria Reed, PA-C, have formed the MSU Health Care Gastroenterology clinic.

MSU Student Veterans Resource Center Helps Military Veterans and Their Families Achieve Academic and Personal Success

On this edition of MSU today, we're going to talk about Michigan State University's Student Veterans Resource Center. We're going to do that with three individuals.

MSU President Stanley’s October 26, 2021, Spartan Community Letter

Michigan State University President Samuel L. Stanley Jr., M.D. talks about topics he covered in his October 26th, 2021, Spartan Community Letter.

Retention and Recruitment Drive Advocate for Michigan Broadcasters

Sam Klemet is a Michigan State University alumnus, and he's the President and CEO-Elect of the Michigan Association of Broadcasters (MAB).

Renowned MSU Health Care “Plumber for the Body” Treats Vascular Disease in the Lansing Area

Judith C. Lin M.D. is Professor of Surgery and Chief of Vascular Surgery at MSU Health Care.

Technology's impact on our daily lives subject of new podcast from WKAR at Michigan State University

WKAR Public Media at Michigan State University has launched Life, Meet Tech, a new weekly podcast exploring the ways in which our daily lives intersect with technology, and the impact technology has on us.

Focus, Structure of MSU Department of Police and Public Safety Adjusts to Better Represent Priorities of Spartan Community

Under the direction of Marlon Lynch, Michigan State University Vice President for Public Safety and Chief of Police, and with approval of MSU President Samuel L. Stanley Jr., M.D., the focus and structure of the MSU Department of Police and Public Safety has been adjusted to better represent the priorities of the Spartan community.

A Conversation on Climate Change with MSU Geographer Jeff Andresen

Jeff Andresen is a professor in MSU’s Department of Geography, Environment, and Spatial Sciences. And he is the state climatologist for Michigan. He studies climate change and its impact on our daily lives. Andresen talks about the difference between weather and climate. And he describes his role as state climatologist.

Michigan State University President Stanley’s September 30, 2021 Letter to the MSU Community

Well, it's always a pleasure to catch up with Michigan State University President Samuel L. Stanley Jr., M.D., and particularly today on a beautiful fall day where we're sitting in the backyard at Cowles House to catch up on some things and have President Stanley elaborate on some of the topics in his September 30th, 2021, letter to the community.

Michigan State University officially unveils its new STEM Teaching and Learning Facility

Michigan State University President Samuel L. Stanley Jr., M.D., and other university leaders officially introduced the new STEM Teaching and Learning Facility on the East Lansing campus to the community with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on September 10, 2021.

Michigan State University Athletic Director Alan Haller’s Introductory Press Conference

Michigan State University introduced its new athletic director Alan Haller at an event at MSU's Breslin Center on September 7, 2021.

Covid Vaccination Town Hall for MSU Faculty and Staff

Leaders from Michigan State University gathered together for a podcast to help answer questions about MSU’s vaccination requirements for the fall semester and to share additional information on plans to help keep Spartans safe this fall.

Michigan Higher Education Funding 101

How much do you know about how Michigan funds its public universities and institutions of higher education and about how much it funds those institutions? David Bertram is associate vice president for state relations for Michigan State University and Jeremy Reuter is director of statewide advocacy. MSU is a publicly funded university, which means it receives state funds for operations.

How can I make a smooth return to in-person work?

As COVID-19 restrictions lift, many people are finding themselves getting called back to in-person work environments after several months in remote settings. To help those grappling with anxiety and uncertainty surrounding this return to normal, Angela Hall, associate professor in Michigan State University's renowned School of Human Resources and Labor Relations offers tips for making the transition as smooth and stress free as possible.

New Director Wants to Take a “Truly Relevant” MSU Museum to the Campus and Community

MSU alumnus Devon Akmon is the new director of the MSU Museum. He’s also the director of Science Gallery Detroit. Devon has come full circle as he’s an alumnus of MSU who spent time as a student working at the Museum.

Space and Grace: Mitigating Bias as Spartans Return to Campus

As more and more Spartan faculty, staff, and students return to campus for what we hope will be a more traditional in-person experience, let's discuss mitigating bias in that return to campus. We have a distinguished panel to help us do that on this edition of MSU Today.

MSU releases diversity, equity, and inclusion framework to inform strategic planning efforts

Michigan State University has released its Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Steering Committee Plan, culminating 18 months of review, stakeholder input, and development. The plan was designed as a framework of recommendations to improve the culture around DEI and collaborate with overall strategic planning efforts across the university.

Cancer Survivor and MSU Alumna Judith Pearson Shares Stories That Inspire

Judy Pearson's career began in a tree, a wonderful old maple in her parents’ backyard with a perfect branch on which to sit and write. Now, hundreds of thousands of words later, this South Haven, Michigan native's voice is still inspiring. She's a best-selling author and accomplished presenter and a graduate of Michigan State University. She explains why her favorite title is storyteller.

Packaging leader Amcor makes transformative gift to Michigan State University School of Packaging

A $10 million gift from Switzerland-based packaging innovator Amcor to the Michigan State University School of Packaging will establish an endowed faculty position focused on sustainability, and support renovations to the school of packaging building. The contribution is the largest corporate gift in history for the College of Agriculture & Natural Resources, home to the School of Packaging.

President Stanley Reflects on Two Years in Office and Looks Ahead to MSU’s Vibrant Future

August 1, 2021, is the second anniversary of Michigan State University President Samuel L. Stanley Jr., M.D. taking office as president of America's premier land grant institution. It’s a great time to catch up with him to look back a little bit, but more importantly, look ahead to MSU's vibrant future.

A Conversation with Spartan Football Director of Player Engagement Darien Harris

Darien Harris is director of player engagement for Spartan Football. Harris is a former Michigan State student athlete and football player. He talks about his role with Spartans Athletic Director Bill Beekman in this episode of the MSU Today podcast.

A Conversation with Spartan Athletics’ Chief Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Officer

Dr. Ashley Baker is chief diversity, equity, and inclusion officer for Spartan Athletics. She joins Spartans Athletic Director Bill Beekman on this edition of MSU Today.

Dignity and Respect Drive Alumnus’ Desire for Corporate America to ‘See and Hear’ Everyone

Michigan State University College of Social Science and School of Criminal Justice alumnus Carlos Cubia is senior vice president and global chief diversity officer for Walgreens Boots Alliance.

My Spartan Story Helps Spartans Codify Their Out-of-Classroom Experiences

“My Spartan Story is Michigan State University's new co-curricular record, formally recognizing and supporting student learning beyond the classroom,” says program director Sarah Schultz.

Legendary MSU President’s Great Granddaughter Following in His Footsteps

Hannah Zimmerman is a Stanford undergraduate who balances time between serving as New York's youngest elected official and the founder and director of TICO, The Institute for Civic Organizing. She loves to teach, organize, and research community resilience, domestically and abroad.

Schupan COO Tom Emmerich Looks to the Future of Recycling in Michigan

Tom Emmerich is the chief operating officer of Schupan and the president of Schupan Recycling. Schupan is a supporter of Spartan Athletics and MSU Today.

A Conversation on Student Success at MSU with Associate Provost and Dean Mark Largent

Spartans Athletic Director Bill Beekman welcomes Mark Largent to this edition of MSU Today. Largent is the associate provost for undergraduate education, dean of undergraduate studies, and a professor in the Department of History at Michigan State University.