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Venker Receives NIH Award for Research on Autism and Language Development

Monday, May 14, 2018
Courtney Venker presenting research

An assistant professor within th Michigan State University College of Communication Arts and Sciences has received an early career research award from a division of the National Institutes…

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MSU Innovation Center Recognizes Faculty and Student Inventors

Thursday, May 3, 2018

2018 Awardees Honored at MSU Innovation Celebration inside Spartan Stadium  The 2018 Innovation Celebration highlights ground-breaking technology from MSU labs and startup companies from across Michigan State University’s…

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Nine MSU Researchers Receive 2018 NSF CAREER Awards

Wednesday, May 2, 2018
Group photo of nine faculty

Nine Michigan State University scientists are the recipients of National Science Foundation (NSF) Early CAREER Faculty Awards, seven of them women in the College of Natural Science. The…

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Elizabeth LaPensée Wins Guggenheim Fellowship Award

Thursday, April 26, 2018

Assistant Professor Elizabeth LaPensée is among the 25 winners in the Fine Art group to receive a 2018 Guggenheim Fellowship Award. The winners are chosen through a highly competitive process…

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Imaging Expert From Harvard to Lead MSU’s Precision Health Initiative

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Anna Moore has joined Michigan State University as the director of the Precision Health Program and assistant dean of the College of Human Medicine. Moore was previously professor…

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Cárdenas Curiel Earns Outstanding Dissertation Award

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Lucía Cárdenas Curiel was recognized as the first place winner for an Outstanding Dissertation by the National Association for Bilingual Education (NABE). Cárdenas Curiel, new to the Michigan State…

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Chezare Warren Receives Early Career Award

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Assistant Professor Chezare Warren, who joined the MSU faculty in fall 2014, will receive the Early Career Award. This award recognizes an individual where a significant amount of…

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NIH Funds Research Consortium to Address Firearm Deaths Among U.S. Children and Teens

Monday, April 23, 2018

April Zeoli, associate professor in Michigan State University’s School of Criminal Justice and consultant on the grant, is leading the policy analysis team and investigating the role of…

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Guarr Selected for DOE Innovators Program

Wednesday, April 18, 2018
Tom Guarr in Lab

Future alternative energy success is highly dependent on the ability to store that energy once captured. Tom Guarr, co-founder of Jolt Energy Storage Technologies LLC, and researcher at…

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MSU’s Jack Liu elected to American academy of “thinkers and doers”

Wednesday, April 18, 2018
Jack Liu in outdoor photo with panda in background

A global pioneer in sustainable science, Michigan State University’s Jianguo “Jack” Liu has been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Liu, Rachel Carson Chair in…

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