A Michigan State University professor in the Broad Business College has been charged with six counts of “child pornography-related allegations,” according to the Ingham County Prosecutor’s Office.
Michigan State University has begun the release of thousands of long-withheld documents relating to the university’s handling of years of sexual abuse by disgraced ex-MSU doctor Larry Nassar. The university hopes to have all documents transferred by the end of March.
An investigation into impropriety within the Michigan State University Board of Trustees found that board chair Rema Vassar and trustee Dennis Denno "engaged in conduct that exceeds the scope of their authority," including interfering in university investigations and lawsuits, encouraging personal attacks against Faculty Senate chair Jack Lipton and "encouraged student actions intended to embarrass and unsettle Interim President (Teresa) Woodruff."
Dublin Square has settled the copyright infringement lawsuit filed against them in October 2023. The terms of the settlement remain confidential.
The major Jewish holiday Passover will overlap with final exams this year, raising concerns among members of MSU’s Jewish community.
An international research team working at MSU's Facility for Rare Isotope Beams reported the creation of five new isotopes. The isotopes, which have likely never existed on the surface of the Earth until last week, are a sign of the FRIB's potential to assist scientists in recreating the conditions found when neutron stars collide in space.
Michigan State University has spent nearly $100,000 for legal representation of board chair Rema Vassar and one other individual in an outside investigation into allegations that Vassar violated Board of Trustees bylaws and university policies.
MSU’s Office for Civil Rights and Title IX Education and Compliance introduced a new policy outlining protections for students and employees who are pregnant, experiencing childbirth or pregnancy-related conditions, or are parents. Qualifying students who request accommodations can be granted periodic absences from class, extensions on assignments and can take breaks from class to express milk.
Due to an outdated policy, tips submitted through social media weren’t reviewed in real-time during the shooting, according to an outside review that was never released publicly. That’s now been changed.
The MSU College of Law Student Bar Association passed a resolution giving its unwavering support to the MSU Black Law Students Association after a Jan. 11 racial incident at the College of Law.
The College of Human Medicine has hired a new director of the division of psychiatry and behavior medicine who will work jointly with an MSU partner to increase research and education in behavior medicine.
Martha Brill Olcott, 74, a professor in the James Madison College, died on Feb. 5 in her home surrounded by family. Olcott was a leading scholar with a breadth of knowledge and involvement in nationality issues in Central Asia and the USSR as well as Muslim studies.
The Associated Students of MSU voted in favor of a popular voting system that would allow MSU students to vote for the student body president, the East Lansing City Council adopting a ceasefire resolution to the Israel-Hamas war, and student involvement in the Berkey Hall decision making process at last night's general assembly meeting.
If MSU wanted to act on their demands, a complex web of outside asset managers and contractually-bound investments would put the university in a bind – without much control over its own endowment.