Miscellaneous Edition

Become a Youth Mentor-The Ingham County Adolescent Diversion project

  The Ingham County Adolescent Diversion project has been providing quality, individual services to young people in  Ingham County since 1976.  The program is a cooperative effort between Michigan State and  Ingham County, in which MSU students are trained to provide the services to the youth and family. To sign-up to be a mentor this… Read More »

New MSU Institutional Review Board (IRB) Software System (from Office of Regulatory Affairs)

Dear Graduate Students, In December 2017, Michigan State University is implementing a new research compliance system, ClickTM, to manage its Institutional Review Board (IRB) activities. This will affect graduate students with current and future human subjects’ research applications and protocols. ClickTM will help streamline the compliance process and enhance security and application transparency for student… Read More »

COGS Discounted Meals

The Council of Graduate Students is selling meal accesses to MSU graduate and professional students at a discounted rate of only $7.00 per access!  On Sale Saturday, August 20 at 10 AM. Use Meal accesses to bring friends, family and guests to eat with you in the dining halls. Meal plans don’t expire*—you can use… Read More »

Dissertation survey: Secondary Traumatic Stress in U.S. Higher Education

Hello, My name is Jason Lynch, doctoral candidate in the Higher Education program at Old Dominion University in Norfolk, VA.  I am writing to you today in hopes that you might assist me in my dissertation pilot study by participating in a 10 minute survey.  I would also be deeply grateful if you would consider distributing this email… Read More »

Bicycle Impounding at Michigan State

  From May 9th through July 31st 2016, MSU Police will perform the annual campus bike cleanup. Bikes that are not registered with a valid permit will be impounded whether they are attached to a bicycle rack or not. Impoundment will also include bikes that are in disrepair and not locked to a bicycle rack.… Read More »

Graduate Research Climate Survey

This survey  asks graduate students to document  their experiences in regards to the research climate at MSU.   Here is a link to the survey for your reference, https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/R8DRY8Z   If you have any questions, please contact Jeff Croff Research Administrator Michigan State University Office of the Vice President for Research and Graduate Studies Phone: 517.884.7991  

Faculty Development and Diversity Books

  We have some free books to share with you! Kerry Ann Rockequmore, an MSU COE alum and founder of the National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity, offered her professional library up for the taking and we have managed to bring it to you! The books are primarily focused on diversity, writing, and educational leadership.  The books… Read More »

COGS- Tax Referendum

COGS- Tax Referendum

Dear Graduate and Graduate Professional Students, During our March 23rd full council meeting, the Full Council unanimously passed the attached resolution to renew and increase the COGS tax.  This referendum is now up for a vote and it is vital that every graduate student has that opportunity to participate before it closes on Sunday, April 10th.  Therefore,… Read More »

COGS Discounted Meal Plans

DISCOUNTED MEAL PLANS now offered from COGS for Graduate/Professional students! Save $2.50 per meal at MSU dining halls! On sale 02/05/16 at 10am. See below for more information. Meal Plans Spring 2016 – February Update

Get Fit with HALE

Whether you have a New Year’s Resolution to exercise more or not, staying healthy is an important part of graduate student life. Grad students can attend FREE group exercise classes provided by the Graduate Life & Wellness Office, and what better way to participate than with HALE instructors? Aliya Beavers (2nd year PhD) teaches Pilates… Read More »