University administrators sent a preemptive response to MSU faculty, staff and students Friday, Jan. 15, outlining policy and procedure changes surrounding relationship violence and sexual misconduct three years after 204 women provided nine days of impact statements in Ingham and Eaton Counties in the wake of Larry Nassar's abuse.
A majority of the training will most likely be held virtually up until Resident Assistants (RA) are able to move onto campus in the summer. Furthermore, RA fall training is scheduled to occur Aug. 15-27 in person.
Despite the pandemic, the Prevention, Outreach and Education department is still working hard to promote a safe campus culture free of relationship and sexual violence.
Michigan State announced a partnership with Henry Ford Health System in order to increase Michigan's status as a premier location for healthcare.
The full 2021-22 season will likely be announced in late spring, at which point tickets will become available by subscription, Wharton Center Marketing and Group Sales Manager Tara Peplowski said.
Second-year medical student Michelle Walls won the "Diversity in Medicine" scholarship and was featured on "The Dr. Oz Show." She talked about how the scholarship has influenced her journey in the medical field so far.
"Trustee Scott has failed survivors and in doing so, Trustee Scott has failed Michigan State," Alyssa Gorsling said. "This healing fund she is supposed to oversee is an absolute mess. Nobody deserves the nightmare of abuse Brianna Scott has put these survivors through."
Former Michigan State University diver and member of the 1992 U.S. Olympic team Julie Farrell-Ovenhouse will speak during public participation at the Board of Trustees meeting on Wednesday, addressing the elimination of the men’s and women’s swimming and diving programs after the 2020-21 season.
The university is working to transition the semester start date; however, it is unclear if the pushback will only apply for classes being held in person, or those entirely online as well.
It was originally reported that there were 6,000 documents held onto by the university, while Trustee Renee Knake discovered there to be 9,769, nearly 4,000 more.
Assistant Vice President for Research and Innovation Doug Gage will present the Gift, Grant and Contract Report. Between Aug. 14 and Nov. 16, there were 767 gifts, grants and contracts in addition to 11 consignment and non-cash gifts that total over $193 million.
The participating schools — Indiana University, University of Maryland, Michigan State University, University of Nebraska, Ohio State University, Pennsylvania State University and Rutgers University — are coming together to offer up to 18 credits free of tuition and fees as part of this course sharing opportunity.