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: Wolves are more inclined than dogs to be generous with their pack mates. When given the choice, wolves deliver food to their friends, even if they don’t benefit themselves. Dogs, on the other hand, quickly lose interest in the absence of personal payoff. See the ¬†study¬†published in the journal¬†PLOS ONE.

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