Archives for April 2017

Students, faculty show off research at Celebration of Scholarship

BY THE NUMBERS Faculty and graduate student podium presentations | 19 Faculty and graduate student poster presentations | 6 Undergraduate podium presentations | 37 Undergraduate poster presentations | 33 FROM PARTICIPANTS Kenneth Shanks, senior photography and presenter | “I … [Read more...]

Bolin lab named after former provost

Faculty gathered to honor Betty Stewart, former provost and vice president of academic affairs, by renaming room 301 in Bolin Hall to the Betty H. Stewart Instrumental Lab on April 27. Betty Stewart said she was grateful of this honor, but said her former co-workers were instrumental in her … [Read more...]

Rare Books Collection is used for research, but only by two students

The Rare Books Collection sits behind a closed door like an old, forgotten relic. The glass cases are pristine, devoid of any fingerprints. Literary classics sit on their shelves, year after year, unexplored and unrecognized by students. Because the Rare Books Collection is not easy to find on … [Read more...]

Moffett library hosts Food for Fines

As the school year comes to an end, students are taking action on the emails they have received reminding them about their library fees. Whether a usual visitor at the library or only go to study for finals, the big brown box in the front desk is something that can’t be miss when walking in. Moffett … [Read more...]

Travel drives student to see beyond hometown

Routine plagues him. Wake up. Class at 9 a.m., and get out at 4 p.m.. Go to work, get home, maybe play with the dog a little bit. Then repeat the same thing day after day. Looking back, the only thing that really changes throughout his weeks are the restaurants he goes to. Mass communication … [Read more...]

Take safety into your own hands

OUR VIEW: Lock your doors, download the MSU Safety app and travel in pairs. In light sexual assault awareness month many events discussing how to remain safe on campus have presented themselves. There are many ways to remain safe on a college campus, but locking dorm rooms, always walking with a … [Read more...]

Investigating new technology for printing on campus

Ten people in line are waiting for an available printer. Class starts in five minutes. The person in front is printing 50 pages. The four printers available to students and faculty members around campus are often busy. The recycle bins under the printer have more paper than the actual … [Read more...]

Students produce one-act plays

House lights lower as a soft spot light appears at center stage, while a light melody floats through the room. In the audience, holding their breath wishing the performance a perfect execution, is the director.  This Friday and Saturday at 7 p.m. theater students are performing five one-act plays … [Read more...]

Graduating senior to give commencement address

About 692 students adorned in caps and gowns will be walking the stage at Kay Yeager Coliseum at 10 a.m. on May 13 — except for one. She will be on stage giving the commencement address. Megan Piehler, mass communication senior, was chosen as the first student commencement speaker in MSU's … [Read more...]

Earth Day fair brings environmental awareness to campus

Members of the new eco-friendly organization, Environmental Student Organization, decided to celebrate Earth Day by bringing different local organizations together in the Clark Student Center Atrium on April 20. The event hosted by Jalen Mavero, environmental science junior and president of ESO, … [Read more...]