Items Tagged with 'MSU'


Couple gives $5M to university

November 1, 2019
A local couple has donated $5 million toward a university building downtown. Read More

Disease researcher wins $2.1M federal grant

October 29, 2019
A local medical researcher has won a $2.1 million federal grant to explore treatments for rare diseases. Read More

Ex-MSU president to stand trial and trustee quits

October 29, 2019
LANSING — A judge has ordered former Michigan State University President Lou Ann Simon to stand trial on charges that she lied to police about her knowledge of a sexual misconduct complaint against now-imprisoned sports doctor Larry Nassar. Read More

College naming building for Doug Meijer after $19.5M donation

October 25, 2019
A new building downtown will be named for Doug Meijer following a $19.5 million donation. Read More

Philanthropist donates downtown sculpture

October 15, 2019
A new sculpture downtown depicts the three Grand Rapids women who helped develop the whooping cough vaccine. Read More

Ex-dean with oversight of Nassar gets 1 year in jail

August 9, 2019
| By AP
LANSING — A former Michigan State University dean with oversight of now-imprisoned sports doctor Larry Nassar was ordered to serve up to a year in jail after being convicted of neglect of duty and misconduct in office, which stemmed from claims he sexually harassed students. Read More

Ex-MSU president receiving $2.5M retirement payout

July 31, 2019
EAST LANSING — The former Michigan State University president accused of lying about her knowledge of allegations against sports doctor Larry Nassar is getting about $2.5 million as part of a retirement package and agreed not to sue the school. Read More

MSU opening allergen-free dining hall

July 10, 2019
| By AP
EAST LANSING — Students with food allergies will soon have a new place to dine on Michigan State University's campus. Read More

'Medical innovation' building downtown takes next step

June 10, 2019
A university’s plan for a new 200,000-square-foot facility downtown is moving forward. Read More

MSU chooses Stony Brook president as next leader

May 28, 2019
EAST LANSING — Dr. Samuel Stanley Jr., a medical researcher who has led Stony Brook University in New York for nearly a decade, was named the next president of Michigan State University in the wake of the most extensive sexual abuse scandal in sports history. Read More