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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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Largest U.S. Media Collection Now Housed at Michigan State

Monday, October 19, 2015
Cliff Haka with MSU Library's Rovi Media Collection

Michigan State University has just received a rare collection of more than 850,000 movies, CDs and videogames – the largest media collection held by a library in the…

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MSU Astronomer Strader Earns Packard Fellowship

Friday, October 16, 2015
Jay Strader

Michigan State University astronomer Jay Strader has been named a fellow of the David and Lucile Packard Foundation, a prestigious award that honors the country’s most innovative early-career…

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MSU Biochemist Receives One of Four National Early Career Awards

Friday, October 16, 2015

Michigan State University assistant professor Kristin Parent is one of four early-career women scientists nationwide who have received $50,000 grants to kick-start their academic research careers. The awards…

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MSU Philosopher Whyte Given 2015 Bunyan Bryant Award

Thursday, October 15, 2015
Kylie Whyte

Kyle Whyte, the Timnick Chair in the Humanities in the Department of Philosophy at MSU’s College of Arts & Letters, was awarded the 2015 Bunyan Bryant award for…

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MSU Entomologist Among First Named Mozilla Fellows

Tuesday, October 13, 2015
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Michigan State University entomologist Christie Bahlai has been selected as one of the first Mozilla Fellows for Science. The four fellows selected represent a change in the process of scientific…

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MSU to Expand Diamond-‘Growing’ Lab

Tuesday, October 13, 2015
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A laboratory housed at Michigan State University that literally grows diamonds, gems that are not used for jewelry but rather for industrial purposes, is expanding thanks to a…

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$4.15M Grant to Study How Diet, Sunscreen Increases Breast Cancer Risk

Friday, October 9, 2015

Two Michigan State University researchers have been awarded a five-year, $4.15 million grant to examine how a high-fat diet interacts with a common chemical found in sunscreen and…

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MSU to Lead $6.5M Effort to Develop Disease-Resistant Crops

Tuesday, October 6, 2015
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A national team of 20 scientists led by Michigan State University has been awarded a $6.5 million grant to accelerate the development of disease-resistant cucurbit crops through leveraging…

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MSU to Share in $5M ‘Big Data’ Grant

Thursday, October 1, 2015

Michigan State University is teaming up with the University of Michigan, Wayne State University, Indiana University and Van Andel Research Institute to implement a high-speed infrastructure that will…

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