Amanda Rigterink has always had an interest in behavior when it comes to animals and a passion to share her knowledge with others. Rigterink, MSU’s first veterinary behavior resident, started seeing exclusively behavior cases at the MSU Veterinary Teaching Hospital, or VTH, in June. “My overall goal with the behavior service is to enhance the human/animal bond and to teach students about behavior,” she said. Chairperson of the Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences Charles DeCamp said having an animal behaviorist resident is significant.
Benjamin Cuddeback started visiting the MSU Horticulture Gardens on the corner of Bogue Street and Wilson Avenue during his breaks from classes. Cuddeback, a horticulture senior, said he liked the gardens so much he decided he wanted to become a summer intern.
After being a member of the East Lansing Public Library, or ELPL, for the past 20 years, Elise Harvey was delighted to be able to learn how to read books on her computer at the monthly e-book clinic held at the library Monday night.
For the past few months, Tom March has helped collect usable school supplies left behind in desks and file cabinets from MSU’s campus.
In 2010, Google’s Fiber for Communities project aimed to provide ultra-fast Internet connectivity to communities across the nation but only chose one location. With commercial providers having no plans to provide ultra-fast Internet to communities, a new team of universities have come together to pick up where Google left off.