After the events of Feb. 13, MSU’s campus went quiet. Students went home, classes were canceled and dining halls reduced their hours. But along with these absences were groups of potential new students, touring campus for the first time to see if MSU would become their home for the next four years.
MSU Graduate Employees Union President Ava Hill said she hopes the University of Michigan Graduate Employee Organization's strike starts a larger conversation about the way graduate workers, as well as other campus workers, are treated at universities.“There's a lot of people here who are overworked and underpaid."
Michigan State University has many buildings that are jointly run with Sparrow, including the Sparrow MSU Family Medicine and Sparrow Laboratory and MSU Clinical Center. Dover said he “would find it doubtful” any buildings on campus would be renamed to include the University of Michigan brand name.