In an effort to increase student events and bring larger acts to campus, the Union Activities Board and the Campus Center will merge this fall.The new organization, called University Activities Board, will combine the efforts of the Union Activities Board and the Campus Center to provide more weekend entertainment for students as well as increase the number of social events at the Union.We started looking at Union Activities Board and Campus Center, and realized we were both planning many fun events, Union Activities Board director Jodi Roberto Hancock said.
A team of MSU professors is getting up close and personal with diabetes.L. Karl Olson, assistant professor of physiology, is part of the study on campus attempting to research possible treatments for diabetes - a disease which has either claimed or complicated the lives of millions of people across the world.What we are interested in doing is coming up with alternative sources for producing insulin, Olson said.
The Department of Residence Life has a new director but its heading in the same direction, officials say. Cindy Helman became acting director of Residence Life in January, following the death of former director Ann Bolger. We are all grieving the loss of Bolger, which was quite a shock for all of us, said Kate Murphy, assistant director of Residence Life.
A temporary hotline for college students with questions about financial aid was announced Monday. The new hotline, intended to make filling out forms for financial aid a little easier, the has opened up with special hours to ensure that questions can be answered.
During his years in the Peace Corps, Roy Robinson was accustomed to waking up to a series of claps followed by questions such as How is your family? or How are the crops? Because there was no electricity for clocks or doors to knock on, clapping woke up the villagers in F
Nationally known political commentators will attempt to make sense out of the 2000 elections through the MSU Department of Political Sciences 12th annual lecture series.This years lecture series, Politics After the Election of 2000, kicks off at 8 p.m.
William Coté shares his insight as a journalist and a teacher in his new book Covering Violence. Its a nonfiction book written especially for journalists, students or anybody in the public whos concerned about media coverage and victims, said Coté, who has coordinated MSUs Victims and the Media Program since 1991. Coté, co-author and MSU professor of journalism, visited Barnes and Noble Booksellers, 5132 W.
Two Breslin Student Events Center workers were recognized Sunday for their efforts in saving a womans life at a November concert.Ron Hanson, a Breslin Center ticket taker, and Jason Lilly, who worked as a student usher, were given the MSU Department of Police and Public Safetys Life Saving Award and made honorary members of the department.
Just three weeks after her retirement as ASMSUs longtime business office manager, Jeanne Fancher is returning to the position - in a more part-time capacity.The ASMSU Student Assembly passed a bill Thursday that reinstates Fancher as an interim business office manger until a full-time replacement is hired.
Those interested in the Revolutionary War can stop by the Main Library to observe letters from former President George Washington and other historical documents. The library is holding an exhibit titled History Through the Eyes of Congress: Soldiers of the Revolutionary War, which will be displayed until Feb.
A group of students plans to resurrect a campus activist group to fight for lesbian, bisexual, gay and transgendered rights. Interdisciplinary studies in humanities senior Carrie Copeland and journalism junior David Warden are the founders of Denouncing Ignorance Through Vigilant Activism, also known as DIVA. Warden, the groups public relations coordinator, said the name reflects the duos vision of the group. We wanted something that was in your face and gay-related, he said.