News: U.S. Plan to Lift Wolf Protections in Doubt After Experts Question Science (Science Insider, Feb 8, 2014, http://news.sciencemag.org/environment/2014/02/u.s.-plan-lift-wolf-protections-doubt-after-experts-question-science).
Events: The Animal Studies Friday Seminars for February and March features speakers on wolf hunting in Michigan. Pat Lederle of Michigan's Department of Natural Resources gave a talk on February 7, and on March 21, Jill Fritz, Michigan Senior State Director for the Humane Society of the US, will give a talk 12-1:30 in 457 Berkey Hall.
Event: Animal Studies students and friends celebrated the end of the semester and coming holidays with homemade Christmas sweaters and many laughs!
News: Introducing the Spartans for Dogs, who work on an animal education and anti-violence project for athletes.
Event: Chris Jordan, artist and cultural activist, gave a talk on November 20 at the Wharton Center as part of MSU's Geography Awareness Week.
Event: "Blackfish: Friend, Outcast, Killer," an exposé of Sea World, was aired November 20, here on campus. The presentation was sponsored by PAW, the undergraduate student animal welfare organization.