Thanksgiving Break
Nov 24 – Nov 25 all-day
WRAC Advisory Council @ Bessey Hall 271
Nov 25 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am
MSU Day of Giving
Nov 29 all-day
MSU Day of Giving

On this day Spartans and friends will have a chance to support more than 27 different projects specifically selected to make a difference in the lives of MSU’s current and future students.


WIDE Weekly Meetings @ Bessey 301
Nov 29 @ 9:15 am – 10:15 am
Sustainability Film Series @ B-122 Wells Hall
Nov 29 @ 7:00 pm

OCTOBER 11 – Taste the Waste (Thurn)

OCTOBER 18 – Göttliche Lage (Franke/Loeken)

NOVEMBER 29 – Welcome to the Energiewende (Morris)


Kate Sonka: Designing Accessible Course Materials @ CeLTA Lunch & Learn, B135 Wells
Nov 30 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm


Kate Sonka is an Academic Technology Specialist in the College of Arts and Letters at MSU. Have lunch on us and learn about how to make sure your course and course materials are fully accessible to all!

[SOSLAP] A Meeting of SOSLAP and ELC Minds @ Wells Hall A206
Nov 30 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm


How can we foster partnerships between SLS/MA TESOL students and ELC instructors with shared research interests? What steps can we take to create more open lines of communication between graduate student researchers and the classroom communities that are often called upon as research participants? How might collaboration between researchers and instructors extend language learning benefits to our students? Please join us in exploring answers to these and related questions at this informal discussion forum intended to encourage ongoing communication between graduate researchers and ELC instructors.

LOCUS: modeling @ REAL classroom, MSU Libraries
Dec 1 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

LOCUS is a forum for students, faculty and researchers to present works in progress, share ideas, and build relationships. Each LOCUS is built around a broad yet distinct theme, method, or topic. It is offered by MSU Libraries, the College of Arts and Letters, and LEADR., and it is intended to help foster a vibrant, collaborative, and active research community interested in digital humanities and social sciences.

Register to attend here.

First Year Writing Symposium @ Bessey Hall
Dec 1 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
First Year Writing Symposium @ Bessey Hall  | East Lansing | Michigan | United States

MSU’s First Year Writing program holds a semi-annual symposium to showcase student work from the first year composition classes. The event will take place in multiple rooms in Bessey Hall, and is free and open to the public.

Dr. Mary Coffey “Orozco’s Quetzalcoatl: History, Myth, and Melancholy in the Epic of American Civilization” @ MSU Main Library
Dec 1 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Mary Coffey specializes in the history of modern Mexican visual culture. A Professor at Dartmouth College, she also publishes in the fields of American art, Latin American cultural studies, and museum studies.