The city of Lansing is poised to lead the state in high-technology development after Michigan received a $400,000 federal grant from the Economic Development Administration, or EDA, Tech Hub program on Oct. 23.
MSU won't use the automatic locks and door-closing mechanism recommended by the outside review of MSU's response to the campus shooting. They also aren't installing as many locks as they initially claimed. But why?
ASMSU’s bill 60-30 “advocates for ASMSU and MSU to address the ongoing Palestinian crisis and support Palestinian students and all impacted students.” It also advocates for MSU to organize and facilitate educational sessions on the issue.
"Faculty are the heart and soul of a university," chemistry professor Piotr Piecuch, who sits on the committee organizing the union, said. "We are the ones who make new discoveries, who create and disseminate knowledge … so we feel we should have a voice, and we feel that we don't have it now."
After a successful implementation of their mass casualty code triage during the MSU shooting, Sparrow Hospital has begun to consider how they would handle larger and different events.
“The lack of transparency with these documents shows a blatant lack of respect for all survivors on campus, those who have the right to know how these gross injustices were condoned for so long at the school we trust with our safety,” ASMSU's statement said. “It displays a tragic disregard for the students who continue to suffer relationship violence and sexual misconduct crimes on campus with no administrative acknowledgment of their role in cultivating this culture on campus."
Michigan State University has fired Brendan Doyle, the kinesiology instructor whose students connected him to a 2020 Louisiana meth lab. According to personnel records, Doyle was fired for “unprofessional behavior” and repeated absences from his class.
Michigan State University translational neuroscience Associate Professor Irving Vega researches the neurological aspects of Alzheimer’s Disease. A big component of his research is understanding Alzheimer's in the Latino community, as studies show they tend to have a 50% increased chance of developing the disease than white people.
As the spring semester approaches, MSU has announced that no classes will be taught in classrooms directly impacted by the Feb. 13 shooting. The university will also install new door locks in the building before the semester starts.
After being named the U.S. Chamber of Commerce's top small business of 2023, Lansing's Elderly Instruments will remain the same community resource it has been for 51 years, said CEO Lillian Werbin.
Denno attempted the motion after numerous public commenters called for the board to vote on releasing the documents to the attorney general.
The MSU NAACP and BSA held a town hall with university leaders to discuss recurring racial discrimination and safety issues on campus. Students discussed recent incidents of racism on campus and what MSU needs to do to better support them.
Proposal 2 was passed during the statewide midterms in Nov. 2022, giving voters the opportunity to vote early in every statewide and federal election. Within the coming days for the November local elections, Lansing will be testing out the early voting pilot.
Michigan State University’s faculty senate moved to file a report with the school’s accreditor alerting them to conduct of embattled board chair Rema Vassar which they believe could jeopardize accreditation. The resolution also called for Vassar’s resignation, and said that if she refuses, the other trustees should vote her out as chair and call on Gov. Gretchen Whitmer to completely remove her from the board.
The admitted conduct of embattled board chair Rema Vassar has put MSU’s accreditation in jeopardy, the school’s head of accreditation said. Losing accreditation would jeopardize MSU's federal funding and ability to offer financial aid.
Baker Woodlot, a 73-acre natural forest area in the south section of campus, was inducted into the Old-Growth Forest Network on Oct. 7, becoming the 12th forest in Michigan to become a part of the national network of old-growth forests.