Spartans Will to Give and Help Students Who Face Financial Hardships

As the COVID-19 pandemic turns our way of life upside down, one principle continues to be of utmost importance: the need to look out for one another. Since mid-March when Michigan State University moved to remote learning to contain the spread of COVID-19, College of Arts & Letters alumni, parents, and friends have asked how they can help and dozens have contributed…

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A Message of Reassurance

Dear Colleagues, As the 2020 Spring semester has come to a close, we want to thank you for the hard work required to shift to remote teaching, and also to acknowledge the myriad of other disruptions to your personal and professional lives during this unprecedented pandemic. We write today with a message of reassurance. We know that dealing with the…

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Graduate Reflects on Time at MSU and How It Led to Studio Art Degree

The day after May McCalmon’s art pieces were mounted at Kresge Art Center as part of the Undergraduate Juried Exhibition, they had to be taken down due to the COVID-19 outbreak that prompted the suspension of all face-to-face instruction at MSU. “I was pretty excited and not too stressed about it,” McCalmon said about the exhibition. “I was ready and…

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XA Major Helps Lead ‘State News’ Coverage During COVID-19 Pandemic

While all face-to-face instruction at Michigan State University has been suspended and much of MSU’s daily operations are being conducted remotely, The State News team has continued its news coverage during the COVID-19 pandemic and the person helping to lead this effort is Madison O’Connor, Editor-in-Chief of The State News, a senior who is double majoring in Journalism and Experience Architecture (XA). The…

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MSU Department of Theatre Students Get Creative During COVID-19

Just a little over month ago, Michigan State University made the decision to move all face-to-face classes to virtual instruction due to the COVID-19 (novel coronavirus) outbreak. Since then, students and faculty of the Department of Theatre have fully embraced the challenges of this transition and have created an impressive amount of online content. Read on to learn more about…

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When this Pandemic Ends, Culture Will Never Be the Same

The novel coronavirus pandemic is one of the nation’s greatest challenges since World War II, a war that fractured a significant portion of the economy and forced society to rearrange itself to fight back. With COVID-19, we’ve nearly all been asked to quarantine ourselves and families. In the global spread of the coronavirus, we look to history for clues to understand what it means as a country to survive…

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Excel Network Shares Employment and Internship Tips During COVID-19

The Excel Network would like to share the following three resources to support students with tips on employment and internships during the COVID-19 pandemic: Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)Job and Internship Search TipsStudent FAQs for Remote (Virtual) Internships and Project-Based Work If you need help or would like some advice regarding employment or internship opportunities, you can schedule a virtual appointment with The…

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How Religions Around the World Are Keeping the Faith During COVID-19

COVID-19 has rocked everyday life for people around the world, requiring religious communities to shift worship at a time that many consider the most holiest of the year. Daily and weekly services at churches, synagogues, mosques, and temples have transitioned to take place in the home with family members as many places of prayer are closed for the first time…

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MSU Colleges Create 3D-Printed Face Shields in Response to COVID-19

Michigan State University is helping local health professionals on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic caused by the novel coronavirus by making 3D-printed personal protective equipment (PPE). To address the critical need for donations, medical face shields are being produced in a joint effort with colleges across MSU’s campus, including the College of Osteopathic Medicine, College of Engineering, College…

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