Opposition to American involvement in the Vietnam War took many forms at Michigan State University, including peace marches, teach-ins, protests, and distribution of literature. This exhibit covers Anti-Vietnam War Sentiments at MSU from 1965 to 1972.An exhibit highlighting Barnett Rosenberg, his research, and the discovery of cisplatin. This exhibit covers the history of the collapse of College Hall, construction of Beaumont Tower, the addition of bells, the silence of the bells, rededication of the Beaumont Tower bells, and Tower Guard.This exhibit highlights the myths and legends that are associated with Michigan State University.The American Civil War influenced Michigan Agricultural College. The years between 1861 and 1865 proved to be some of the hardest for the college. Enrollment rates dropped because of the war, financial problems were arising, and MAC was fighting to retain the Morrill Land Grant that ensured the permanence of the college. Read more about MAC's role in the Civil War.A list and description of Class Gifts through the years at Michigan State University.An exhibit highlighting the history of the College of Human Medicine from its founding in 1966.This exhibit presents some images and sounds from the College of Osteopathic Medicine.An exhibit of the Cooperative Extension office of Michigan State UniversityThe first one-hundred years of students living on campus.A look at the first three decades of classes, activities, and landmark moments for women on campus.The name Forest Akers is a familiar one at Michigan State University. But few are familiar with the man behind the clever name.
An exhibit about the history of energy use at MSU including the power plants on campus.Michigan State University has a long, rich history of welcoming International Students to its campus.This exhibit highlights the large collection of glass slides that documented agriculture and life in various countries taken by Louis A. Wolfanger.An exhibit about Lyman Briggs, an alumnus of Michigan State University.A description of various traditions including class rivalry, dating, and J-Hop. An exhibit about MSU alumnus Onn Mann Liang, an international student from China in the 1920s.Learn more about the Orange Horse affair, when students protested the non-renewal of faculty contracts.This exhibit is about President John DiBiaggio's career at MSU.This exhibit is about President John Hannah prior to his presidency at the college.An exhibit highlighting Ralph Turner's work and research at Michigan State University.An exhibit about Michigan State University's first four appearances in the Rose Bowl.Michigan State University has always had diverse student organizations. The activities of these organizations are an important part of the history of student life at the University. These texts and images highlight some of the student organizations at MSU. This exhibit covers the history of the Rock and how it has evolved over the years from a class gift to a message board.The Rolling Stones played at Spartan Stadium on September 9, 1994.This exhibit covers the history of the Spartan Statue, aka "Sparty" and his creator, Leonard Jungwirth.