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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.

MSU Students Premiere Work at Film Festival

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Michigan State University and the College of Communication Arts and Sciences premiered the first MSU student-produced feature film at the 2015 Traverse City Film Festival in Traverse City, Michigan (July…

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Rose Water Fellowship Awardee Named

Wednesday, June 17, 2015
Water washing up on shore over rocks

The Rose Water Fellowship has been awarded to Kateri Salk, Michigan State University doctoral student for the 2015 spring semester. The award, endowed by Joan Rose, Homer Nowlin…

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MSU Osteopathic Med Student Selected for NIH Scholar Program

Wednesday, June 17, 2015
Stethoscope on table

College of Osteopathic Medicine student Matthew Watson was selected to be a member of the National Institutes of Health Medical Research Scholars Program. Watson, a fourth year osteopathic…

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Winners Selected for Undergrad Research & Arts Forum

Tuesday, June 16, 2015
Student researchers at the University Undergratute Research and Arts Forum

A student engaged in biosensors research and a student studying how science courses are taught have been named grand prize winners of MSU’s University Undergraduate Research and Arts…

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Applying Research Agendas to Sport Fishing

Tuesday, June 9, 2015

As one of the most highly prized game fish in the Upper Midwest, muskellunge, or muskies, and northern pike help support a $20 billion sport fishing industry. Facing…

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Innovative App Tracks SmartPhone Battery Life

Thursday, May 28, 2015

An innovative mobile app known as You++ has earned Michigan State University computer science senior Angela Sun a national award. Sun, of Canton, Michigan, was one of three…

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Jaundice-Treating Blanket Is MSU Student Start-Up

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Child Health Day, Oct. 5, 2015 A new medical device that will improve the way infants with jaundice are treated is one step closer to market, thanks to…

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Junior to Pursue Research in Presidential Fellows Program

Monday, May 4, 2015

Andrew Joseph, a double-major junior at Michigan State University, has been accepted into the Presidential Fellows Program, becoming MSU’s 9th Presidential Fellow. The Presidential Fellows Program offers up…

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Undergrads Present Research on Capitol Hill

Monday, May 4, 2015

Michigan State University senior Jesse Whitfield, an animal science major in Lyman Briggs College, and sophomore Lana Ruvolo Grasser, a neuroscience major in Lyman Briggs College, were two…

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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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