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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.

Crakes’ Play, Golden Land, Breaks Attendance Records

Friday, May 1, 2015

The Roial Players – a Michigan State University student-led arts group – set records in April 2015 with the performance of MSU’s Residential College in the Arts and Humanities senior…

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Journalism Class Writes Book About Veterans

Friday, May 1, 2015

At 21 million and counting, veterans are one of the country’s largest cultural groups. They are people who have their own experiences, perspectives and even language. A new…

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Dynamic Functional Brain Network Tracking and Summarization

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Undergraduate student, David M. Zoltowski, presents his latest brain network research to the MSU Board of Directors on April 17, 2015.

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Norepinephrine Transport in Perivascular Adipose Tissue

Friday, April 17, 2015

Graduate student Nadia Ayala-Lopez presents her research on norepinephrine to the MSU Board of Trustees on April 17, 2015

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MSU’s Recognizes Largest Class of NSF Fellows

Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Linton Hall at MSU in fall

Nineteen National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellows from Michigan State University have been selected for 2015 – the largest class of fellows for MSU since the program began…

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Art@Work Project Creates Living Color

Thursday, April 9, 2015
wall of various art works

Michigan State University’s Residential College in the Arts and Humanities and College of Engineering recently celebrated the unveiling of a wall of artworks created by students, faculty and workers…

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Student Awarded Nationally Competitive Research Assistant Fellowship

Monday, March 23, 2015
World Map

A Michigan State University student interested in international affairs has been awarded a nationally competitive research assistant fellowship through the Carnegie Junior Fellows Program within the Carnegie Endowment…

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Grad Student Conversations: Q & A with Randy Olson, Data ‘Genius’

Thursday, March 19, 2015
Randy Olson teaching at MIT

Randy Olson is a doctoral candidate and a dual major in Computer Science and Ecology, and Evolutionary Biology and Behavior at MSU’s College of Natural Science. He has…

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Social Status Impacts Mammals’ Health

Thursday, March 12, 2015

High social status has its privileges ­­when it comes to aging – even in wild animals. In a first-of-its-kind study involving a wild species, Michigan State University researchers…

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Five MSU Graduate Programs Ranked #1

Wednesday, March 11, 2015
MSU Beaumont Tower

U.S. News & World Report’s annual Best Graduate Schools publication recently bestowed No. 1 rankings on five graduate programs: elementary education, secondary education, rehabilitation counseling, organizational psychology and…

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