The spread of invasive quagga and zebra mussels in the Great Lakes has altered the ecology of lakes, including disrupting the food web in the lakes. Commercial whitefish fishers are facing challenges in their industry that may be the result of changes to the food web brought about by the presence of the invasive mussels.
Counselors, administrators and students in Okemos, Williamston and Haslett report an increase in anxiety issues among high school students across the state and are working hard to educate students about mental illness.
A visit to the College of Communication Arts and Sciences topped the itinerary of Marc Lacey, national editor of The New York Times, who would spend the rest of his weekend in Detroit, meeting with 22 of the newspaper’s correspondents.
MSU Mastercard Fellow Gloria Nzeka and ComArtSci Dean Prabu David interviewed Lacey, asking about reportage of Africa, press responsibility, among other topics.