Residential Option (RISE)

Residential Initiative on the Study of the Environment (RISE)

The RISE program is for MSU students interested in stewardship of the environment. RISE provides students a community and curriculum focused on the environment as students get their feet wet and hands dirty applying their knowledge to real problems and projects.


For More Information, visit the RISE website at

Dr. Laurie Thorp
RISE Program Director
C-208 Bailey Hall
988 South Brody Road
East Lansing, MI 48825
Phone: (517) 432-4944





Participating Colleges

Students in these colleges may participate in RISE and earn a specialization in environmental studies:

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