On Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2021, Associated Student of Michigan State University, or ASMSU, partnered with TRIO Student Support Services, or SSS, hosted a First Generation Panel featuring MSU staff, graduate students and alumni that identify as first-generation or allies.
Following a pilot fall break from Oct. 25-26 during fall semester 2021, Michigan State University announced today that the break will become a permanent fixture in the academic calendar going forward.
The general assembly also heard from university vice president and chief diversity officer Jabbar R. Bennett and Open Educational Resources librarian Regina Gong.
These benefits were originally cut in September 2020 following a university estimation that predicted approximately $300 million in losses for the 2020-21 fiscal year.
The initiatives include the Police and Public Safety Advisory Committee, which will develop a new “strategic outlook” for the department to address the specific safety needs of MSU’s campus and the SafeMSU application.
Tanya Jachimiak previously held two positions, the title IX coordinator and the associate vice president. Her role as coordinator was replaced temporarily by Nicole Schmidtke Oct. 1 until Krohnfelt took over the associate vice president role in early November.
Researchers spanning a wide range of disciplines have been working together to transform MSU’s campus into a live, connected network ideal for studying all areas of autonomous mobility. The most recent addition to MSU’s growing autonomous ecosystem is an electric autonomous bus.
It was an eerily lonely fall night in the maternity ward at Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak. Soon-to-be parents Jeff Zydeck and his wife Royal Zydeck arrived at the hospital shortly after noon and were eager to meet their first child on October 9, 1999. Both Big Ten ranked and undefeated teams versed each other to ultimately end in MSU defeating U of M: exactly something that happened 22 years ago when Grant was born.
At least six Sparty’s on campus are still closed, including some high-traffic buildings such as the Engineering Building and the Main Library.
Cudney’s primary role will be to act as a liaison between the MSU’s agricultural programs and the state and federal legislature.
In addition to the installation of new cameras, Stanley wrote there are ongoing improvements to campus outdoor lighting and a campus safety app that will be rolled out soon.
The water softener system failed in Yakeley Hall last Friday, causing a mineral buildup that clogged some fixtures. The water needed to be turned off over the weekend to make necessary repairs.
In addition to Clyburn, the night’s speakers included Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, 45th Michigan Gov. Jim Blanchard, Michigan State’s Department of Political Science chair Corwin Smidt and urban and regional planning senior Wisdom Henry.
MSU Live On announced, at the moment, upperclassmen are unable to live on campus next year. The reinstatement of the two-year live-on requirement is contributing to the high demand for housing.
MSU Foundation Director of Real Estate Jeff Smith accepted the award at the AURP 2021 International Conference in Salt Lake City.
Sixteen students have been suspended due to a lack of compliance with COVID-19 directives. Two employees also no longer work for the university.
Rivera was named their new Associate Dean for Diversity, Inclusion and Organizational Development. This new role will incorporate both inclusion efforts and organizational changes outlined in the Libraries’ 2019 strategic planning session.
The episode was a part of U.S. Farm Report’s College Roadshow, a series highlighting current agricultural research and news at top agricultural schools across the country.