Events

COGS Storefront

The following link can be used to purchase all COGS tickets and service items available to Graduate and Professional Students at MSU.  These include Wharton Center tickets and other special events throughout the year. Items will be added as they become available.

https://commerce.cashnet.com/msu_3754

Upcoming Events

Coffee & Connection! Join Us!

On Wednesday 2/8  COGS will be hosting another Coffee & Connection! It will be held from 9AM – 10AM at MSU Broad Art Museum.– 547 E. Circle Drive, MSU Campus.  Stop by and connect with friends and peers, enjoy some refreshments and view some art!  We’ll meet at the education wing to the side of the gift shop. Then feel free to explore the exhibits afterward on a self-guided tour (stay as long as you like!).

Save the Date:  Tuesday, 2/21, 9-10AM: Strange Matter Coffee!  Located 2010 E. Michigan Avenue, Lansing

Stay tuned for more CC events this semester! Note that we’ll be changing locations/days/times throughout the semester so hopefully you will find time to come out and say hello and get to know the campus community along the way.

Visit Abrams Planetarium with COGS! February 22 @7PM

COGS presents: A Night Under The Stars! Discover the wonders of Abrams Planetarium, located in the center of MSU’s campus, with a special FREE show just for MSU graduate and professional students and their accompanied guests. The planetarium hosts a wide range of public programming throughout the year for all ages. This is your chance to check it out!   Show is approximately 1 hour long and starts at 7 pm.

Featured show: Living in Balance: Anishinaabe Star Knowledge highlights Anishinaabe stories of constellations and moons in relation to contemporary insights about environmental changes. Teachings shared by Native Skywatchers Carl Gawboy, William Wilson, and Dr. Annette S. Lee are narrated by Aarin Dokum with Anishinaabemowin translations by Alphonse Pitawanakwat set to art by Elizabeth LaPensée.

Event is free of charge. No pre-registration needed, but in the event that (140) capacity is reached, attendance is first-come, first-served.

Find out more about Abrams Planetarium here: www.abramsplanetarium.org

COGS Night at the Planetarium flyer

Crafts with COGS!

Arts & Crafts with COGS @The Broad Art Museum
Friday, February 24th – 2 to 4PM

Stop by the Broad Art Museum and get creative with COGS! We’ll have an area set up for Graduate & Professional students to create a Journal Collage. Staff will be on hand to guide you and materials are provided so you can channel your inner artist. Then feel free to roam the Museum.  Light refreshments provided. Event is free!

Graduate Academic Conference – February 18, 2023

Visit COGS.MSU.EDU/GAC/

Saturday, Feb. 18th @MSU Union – 9AM-5PM

Highlights of this Year’s Conference!

Sessions

  • Science and society
  • Growing knowledge
  • Sustainability
  • Innovative ideas

Workshops

  • Writing high impact papers (hybrid)
  • Preparing for a job interview

New This Year

  • Speed networking
  • Free professional photographs-headshots
  • Free CV/resume review

Ice Skating at Munn with COGS!

Save the Date: Sunday, March 19, 2023, 2-4 PM 

No experience required – just come out and have fun! Exclusively for MSU graduate/professional students and their accompanied guests. FREE – Skate rental included.

Munn Ice Arena – 509 Birch Rd, @MSU

COGS Ice Skating Event Flyer