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FAFSA recipients must wait until April for financial aid following delay

The U.S. Department of Education announced that Free Application for Federal Student Aid, or FASFA, packages will be delayed until April. The delay is to fix a $1.8 billion mistake that could potentially have harmed low-income students' packages. The department's mathematic formula incorrectly overestimated the annual income of low-income students' households, meaning they would earn less than what they need in financial aid as a result of this error. 


MSU board approves campus infrastructure changes

Michigan State University’s Board of Trustees approved several agenda items that revise existing university policies and make changes to university infrastructure. That includes leasing two buildings on Hagadorn Road, renovating the packaging building and Campbell Hall, and revising a policy on how the university names buildings and facilities.


Denhollander: MSU is repeating mistakes, refusing to learn

In Rachael Denhollander’s eyes, MSU mishandled Tucker like it mishandled Nassar: saying leaders’ “hands were tied” until the public found out.Fixing the systemic problem is achievable, she says, but it’s gonna take some “moral courage” on the part of the board.


MSU establishes program to foster women leaders in business

Michigan State University recently established a new program to accelerate more women in business into leadership roles post-graduation. Created thanks to the donation of MSU alum Priya Balasubramaniam, the Dashney Women’s Leadership Accelerator will offer one-on-one mentorship, workshops and other specialized opportunities for a select group of women every year in the Broad College of Business.