Michigan State University main website


MSU Tops Nationally in Four Grad Programs

Wednesday, March 16, 2016
Michigan State University

Michigan State University’s graduate programs in elementary and secondary education rank No. 1 for the 22nd year in a row, while nuclear physics, rehabilitation counseling and organizational psychology…

Read More

MSU Learning Game Teaches Mandarin from Bird Sounds

Wednesday, March 16, 2016
Catherine Ryu

Scholars of the Mandarin Chinese language can learn a lot from birds. That’s the premise of a new language learning game designed by a Michigan State University researcher…

Read More

NSF Grant to Continue Research Experiences for Teachers

Tuesday, March 1, 2016
Teacher and student participate in science learning activity

Teachers will be students again at Michigan State University thanks to a three-year, $600,000 National Science Foundation (NSF) grant that will extend MSU’s Research Experiences for Teachers (RET)….

Read More

MSU Spinoff Offers New SAT Prep Tools

Tuesday, March 1, 2016

The SAT, which high school juniors in Michigan are now required to take, is causing angst among teachers and students, but a new writing curriculum designed by a…

Read More

MSU Scholars Shape Next Generation Teaching of Science

Friday, February 12, 2016

Michigan State University researchers are currently engaged in a wide range projects focused on improving student learning and engagement in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) and are…

Read More

Spartan Ideas Celebrates MSU’s Cyber-Conversations

Friday, January 15, 2016
Spartan Ideas bloggers

Ask a researcher if he or she likes to write for a lay audience and the answer will likely be no. While academic writing in the interest of…

Read More

Undergrad Researches Childhood Language Acquisition

Monday, January 4, 2016

Linguistics and neuroscience major and Baggett Fellowship recipient Mina Hirzel is expanding her world of research and using those skills to understand childhood language learning. Hirzel works in…

Read More

New MSU Video Game Aims to Draw Kids into Science

Tuesday, November 17, 2015
image from Isotopolis video game

So you have particle, zooming through a particle accelerator at nearly half the speed of light. Your job: To keep it on track so it collides with a…

Read More

MSU Plays Key Role in New Michigan Science Standards

Friday, November 13, 2015

Michigan State University faculty members played a key role in developing the new K-12 science standards approved by the State Board of Education this week. Joe Krajcik and…

Read More

Dow, MSU, Local Foundations Collaborate on New MSU STEM Center

Monday, November 9, 2015
Two students in science lab with teacher

Creating more opportunities to motivate teachers, encourage students and empower young people to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) is the inspiration behind the new…

Read More