Animal Studies at MSU is an umbrella program focused on the interdisciplinary study of the relationship between humans and other animals. The program includes a doctoral and master's graduate specialization, cutting-edge research, a monthly seminar series on the MSU campus, and a registered student organization that connects academic initiatives with the local community. For questions, contact Dr. Linda Kalof (Director, Animal Studies at MSU) or Stephen Vrla (Co-President, MSU Student Animals & Society Institute).
News: NPS is considering the introduction of wolves to Isle Royale and you can submit comments on the proposal until March 15 at http://parkplanning.nps.gov/Isrowolves
Events: On January 20, Amy Johnson will give a talk on an animal assisted intervention program that pairs troubled youth with hard-to-adopt shelter dogs (teacherspetmi.org).