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The Carbon TIME Project

Friday, October 30, 2015

Charles W. (Andy) Anderson, professor, Department of Teacher Education, presents “Carbon: Transformations in Matter and Energy,” to the Michigan State University Board of Trustees on Oct. 30, 2015.

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A Gender Revolution – Minus the Bigger Paycheck

Tuesday, October 27, 2015
Stephanie Nawyn

Women are more likely than men to have a bachelor’s degree and a white-collar job, yet continue to earn less than their male counterparts, finds a new study…

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Ken Frank Invested as MSU Foundation Professor

Monday, October 26, 2015

Dr. Ken Frank was invested as an MSU Foundation Professor on October 26, 2015. In this video, Professor Frank reviews his latest research on Quantitative Techniques for Studying…

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Michael Leahy Invested as University Distinguished Professor

Monday, October 26, 2015

Dr. Michael Leahy was invested as a University Distinguished Professor by the College of Education on October 26, 2015. In his acceptance speech, Professor Leahy recaps his career…

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MSU to Lead $5.8M USAID Grant for Potatoes in Indonesia, Bangladesh

Monday, October 26, 2015
potatoes

The U.S. Agency for International Development has awarded Michigan State a $5.8 million cooperative agreement to improve potato production in Bangladesh and Indonesia. The grant supports USAID’s work…

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Center for Research Excellence in Ultrafast Science

Friday, October 23, 2015

Michigan State University researchers present their progress on ultrafast science projects at an Interdisciplinary Forum on Oct. 23, 2015. Topics covered include: Ultrafast Dynamics of Transition Metal Complexes…

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Federal Precision Medicine Initiative Championed by MSU Alumnus

Thursday, October 22, 2015
Vence Bonham

Earlier this year, President Obama announced his intention to launch the  precision medicine initiative in order to bring the nation closer to curing diseases like cancer and diabetes…

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MSU Awarded $1M to Study Science Education Project

Thursday, October 22, 2015
Louise Mead, education director of the BEACON Center, helps students work with data. Mead is an evolutionary biologist, a researcher and an educator. Photo courtesy of Elizabeth Schultheis.

“Data Nuggets rock, and now we can investigate how and why,” said Louise Mead, education director of the BEACON Center for the Study of Evolution in Action, a…

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Speedy Evolution Affects More than One Species

Thursday, October 22, 2015
A female (shown) and male species of fruit fly commonly known as the apple maggot on a hawthorn leaf. Researchers, including an MSU entomologist, found that as the insect evolved due to changing mating and egg-laying habits, it brought changes in other species, especially a wasp that preys upon the fruit fly. Photo courtesy of James Smith, Lyman Briggs College.

The concept that biodiversity feeds upon itself is not uncommon in the world of evolution. The problem is a lack of hard data that shows this process to…

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Hsu: MSU’s Challenge is to Invest in Research with Greatest Impact

Wednesday, October 21, 2015

Michigan State University’s Vice President of Research and Graduate Studies Stephen Hsu doesn’t think there’s any mystery to what the world’s future problems will be. In a recent…

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