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James Gets U.S. DOE Graduate Student Research Award

Monday, May 1, 2017
Christine James

A PhD student in chemical engineering and materials science at Michigan State University will spend the summer accessing the supercomputing resources of Sandia National Laboratory in Albuquerque after…

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MSU Doctoral Student Named Fulbright Scholar

Monday, May 1, 2017
Thomas Connor

Doctoral student Thomas Connor will spend a year seeking to understand the forces that divide wildlife habitat in China and create links between scientists, nature lovers and tourists…

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MSU Medical Student Named Howard Hughes Research Fellow

Thursday, April 27, 2017
Monica Pomaville

Michigan State University College of Human Medicine student Monica Pomaville has been selected by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, or HHMI, to participate in its Medical Research Fellows…

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iGEM 2016: Frosty the Cyano

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Lauren Tamm and Pamela Himadewi of the MSU iGEM team, present their research pertaining to genetically engineered synthetic machinery, as well as their process of using synthetic biology…

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Algal Blooms in the Great Lakes

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Graduate student presenter (and now PhD) Kateri Salk, describes her research process on algal blooms in Lake Erie, some of the unique outcomes of her research, and her…

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Our Freshwater Lakes are Getting Saltier

Tuesday, April 11, 2017
MSU doctoral student Nicholas Skaff works with other members of the GLEON Fellows team. Photo courtesy of the Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies.

North America’s freshwater lakes are getting saltier due to growing development and exposure to road salt, according to a new, large-scale study involving Michigan State University. The study,…

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Doctoral Student Selected for National Ecology Policy Award

Thursday, April 6, 2017
Anna Groves

Anna Groves, a doctoral student in the Department of Plant Biology and the Ecology, Evolutionary Biology and Behavior (EEBB) program in the MSU College of Natural Science (NatSci), is…

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Fifteen MSU Students Earn NSF Fellowships for Graduate Study

Tuesday, April 4, 2017
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Fifteen undergraduate students, graduate students and alumni from Michigan State University have been selected for the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program, along with thirteen honorable mentions….

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Scientist Pioneers Technology New to MSU, Maps Giant Virus

Tuesday, March 28, 2017
Kristin Parent mapped the structure of the giant Samba virus with MSU's cryo-EM microscope, which is featured on the cover of the journal Viruses.

In a laboratory at Michigan State University, scientists took a DIY approach to build a retrofitted cryo-electron microscope that allowed them to map a giant Samba virus –…

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How to Improve Your Freshman Retention Rate

Friday, March 3, 2017
Josh Prasad and R. Sekhar Chivukula

Incoming college students who already feel a connection to their institution are more likely to fit in and want to remain at the school, especially if they are…

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