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Student Research

Scholarship and creative activity are encouraged at every level of learning at MSU. Students have numerous opportunities to participate in projects, connect with faculty mentors or conduct their own research activities. Learn more about MSU’s graduate and undergraduate research opportunities at the Office of the Vice President for Research and Graduate Studies website.

PhD Student, Aiko Turmo, Awarded Prestigious NSF Fellowship

Tuesday, May 15, 2018
PhD Student

Aiko Turmo, a Ph.D. student in the lab of MSU-DOE Plant Research Laboratory (PRL) scientist Cheryl Kerfeld, is a recipient of the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship….

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MSU Students Reveal Impact of Guatemala Field Work

Tuesday, May 15, 2018
Guatemala

Michigan State University student groups took to the podium at the James Madison College Research Showcase to present research that they conducted throughout the academic year. The expansive…

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MSU Students Install Public Art Piece

Tuesday, May 8, 2018
Teal Fabrics Student Art

Students from the College of Arts and Letters Citizen Scholars program recently proposed and installed a public art piece, titled “Reweaving our Social Fabric: Fiber Installation to Promote…

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How Does Light Modulate Learning and Memory?

Thursday, May 3, 2018

Joel Soler, graduate student in the Department of Psychology, presents his latest research on learning and memory and the correlation to light, to the MSU Board of Trustees…

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Leading the Way for Conservation

Thursday, May 3, 2018

Clara Lepard, B.S. Zoology 2017 MSU and Rhodes Scholar 2018, presents her current research on developing innovative conservation solutions at MSU and around the world. Presented to the…

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Students Create Exoskeleton App for Patient with Muscular Dystrophy

Thursday, May 3, 2018

Zach Smith has Duchenne muscular dystrophy, a genetic disorder marked by progressive muscle degeneration. His lack of muscle control and being in a wheelchair made him a prime…

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There is no Such Thing as Oversharing in Conservation

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Conservation globally has received a boost from the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals, placing new emphasis on, and opportunities for, support for the world’s flora and fauna. Yet…

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Students Selected for National Fellowship Program

Monday, April 16, 2018
Historic Building

The National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program, or the GRFP, has selected 17 undergraduate and graduate students and alumni from Michigan State University for its fellowship program,…

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MSU Students Earn Two National Sales Competition Awards

Friday, April 13, 2018
The national championship team (L-R): Keegan Dashner, Selma Kijamet, Valerie Good (coach), Heidi Surdyk (individual champion), Alyssa Cutcher

Michigan State University came out on top at the 2018 National Collegiate Sales Competition, or NCSC, in Kennesaw, Georgia. Not only did the MSU team take the overall team…

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Student-Led Research Highlighted at MSU Trustees’ Meeting

Friday, April 13, 2018
Clara Lepard and Joel Soler

To showcase student-led research at Michigan State University, two scholars presented their latest projects at the Board of Trustees meeting on April 13. Clara Lepard, who graduated in…

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