Skip to Main Content
Michigan State University

Meet Madeleine, 2022 Homecoming Court Member

Portrait of 2022 Homecoming member Madeline Russell

Meet Madeleine, 2022 Homecoming Court Member

Madeleine Russell is a senior from Marshall, Michigan studying microbiology with a minor in bioethics. She is also a member of the Honors College. She currently serves as an undergraduate learning assistant for microbiology and molecular genetics as well as a resident assistant in the dorms. She works as a professorial research assistant at Comstock Lab as part of the food science and human nutrition department and has had her research published in several publications. During her time at MSU, she served as a New Student Orientation leader and as the president of MSU Tower Guard, where she advocated for equitable and inclusive campus resources. During the COVID-19 pandemic, she volunteered at the vaccine clinic at Sparrow Health System by collecting patient information to aid the process of getting as many people vaccinated as possible. She dedicated her time at MSU to the service of others as well as the advancement of scientific research.

“What makes MSU so special is the collaborative nature of MSU. The true embodiment of the ideology of Spartans Will. It is what makes such a large institution feel like home to so many students. It's what drives the creation of innovators and leaders, striving to improve our university and our world.”

Author: Jenna Malinowski, '23