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MSU’s Besley Named AAAS Fellow

Tuesday, November 21, 2017
John Besley named AAAS Fellow

John Besley, the Ellis N. Brandt Chair in Public Relations and associate professor in the Department of Advertising and Public Relations, has been named a Fellow of the…

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MSU Researchers Find Ways to Kill Pests, Not Honeybees

Tuesday, November 21, 2017
Bombus impatiens nectaring on Lantana sp. in Okemos, Michigan. Photo taken September 24, 2017 by F. W. Ravlin. Canon 5D Mark III, 100 mm macro.

Researchers at Michigan State University’s entomology department have unlocked a key to maintain the insecticide’s effectiveness in eliminating pests without killing beneficial bugs, such as bees. The study,…

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Two MSU Plant Scientists Among Most Highly Cited

Tuesday, November 21, 2017
Sheng Yang He and Gregg Howe

For the third year in a row, Sheng Yang He and Gregg Howe have been named Highly Cited Researchers by Clarivate Analytics (formerly done by Thomson Reuters). According to Clarivate Analytics, this…

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MSU Scholar Improving Onion Disease Resistance for Cambodia

Tuesday, November 21, 2017
Kim Eang Tho

Plant diseases are a major limiting factor for crop production and food security in Cambodia. Part of the problem is that the resources and human expertise needed to…

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Alumna, Undergrad Earn International Research Scholarships

Monday, November 20, 2017
Clara Lepard and Celia Hallan

A Michigan State University alumna and a senior have earned prestigious scholarships to pursue graduate study abroad. Clara Lepard, an Honors College alumna who earned a degree in…

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MSU’s Global Impact Initiative Recruits 70 New Faculty

Monday, November 20, 2017

In just three years, the Global Impact Initiative (GI2) has led to the hiring of more than 70 new research faculty at Michigan State University. They’ve come from…

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MSU Doctoral Student Gets National Fellowship for Computational Studies

Friday, November 17, 2017
Jessica Micallef, a Michigan State University physics and computational science doctoral student

Jessica Micallef, a Michigan State University physics and computational science doctoral student, is the recipient of the 2017 Association for Computing Machinery Special Interest Group on High Performance…

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MSU Scholars Aim to Improve Computer Science in the Classroom

Friday, November 17, 2017
Aman Yadav

A team of scholars from the Michigan State University College of Education will develop new methods to enhance computer science education in schools. The collaboration is funded by a nearly…

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High-Altitude Observatory Sheds Light on Origin of Excess Anti-Matter

Friday, November 17, 2017
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A mountaintop observatory in Mexico, built and operated by an international team of scientists, has captured the first wide-angle view of gamma rays emanating from two rapidly spinning…

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Fiber-Optic Sensor Researcher Joins MSU

Friday, November 17, 2017
Ming Han

Ming Han recently joined the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering as associate professor. His research on fiber-optic sensor devices and systems advances their use in a wide range…

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