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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.

Saripalli Named 2016 REPID Scholar

Thursday, June 2, 2016
Anand Saripalli

When Anand Saripalli was a little boy, he watched his grandfather struggle with the limitations of his prosthetic arm. It inspired the Ann Arbor native to explore his…

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Fertilizer Use Could Reduce Benefit of Cellulosic Biofuels

Thursday, June 2, 2016
switchgrass crop

According to a new study from the Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center and Michigan State University, the use of nitrogen fertilizer on switchgrass crops can produce a sharp…

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MSU Researchers Honored for Outstanding Genetics Article

Thursday, May 12, 2016
Richard Lenski

A team of Michigan State University researchers has been honored for having one of the top three articles published in the journal Genetics in 2015. Richard Lenski, MSU…

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Three Kinesiology Grads Earn National Honors

Wednesday, May 11, 2016
Andrew Parks, Catherine Gammon, Ashley Triplett

Three graduate students from the Department of Kinesiology recently received honors from the American Kinesiology Association (AKA) and from the department. Andrew Parks, a Kinesiology doctoral student, was…

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Student Mural Installed in East Lansing, Mich.

Thursday, April 28, 2016
Malarie French, graphic design and packaging double major, and Will Mianecki, graphic design and professional writing double major, created a mural that's now on display outside MSUFCU's East Lansing location.

Two Department of Art, Art History and Design students now have their artwork permanently displayed in downtown East Lansing as the winners of the Michigan State University Federal…

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Fourteen Students, Alumni Named NSF Grad Research Fellows

Monday, April 18, 2016
Honors College, Eustace Cole Hall

Fourteen National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellows from Michigan State University have been selected for 2016 and an additional 20 received honorable mention. The NSF program is the…

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Doctoral Research: Modifiable Risk Factors for Alzheimer’s Disease

Friday, April 15, 2016

Michigan State University doctoral student Ashley Sanderlin presents “Modifiable Risk Factors for  Alzheimer’s Disease: Investigating Obesity and Neuropsychiatric Symptoms in Early Cognitive Impairment,” an overview of her Alzheimer’s…

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Modifiable Risk Factors for Alzheimer’s Disease

Friday, April 15, 2016

Michigan State University undergraduate student Ashley Sanderlin presents “Modifiable Risk Factors for  Alzheimer’s Disease: Investigating Obesity and Neuropsychiatric Symptoms in Early Cognitive Impairment,” an overview of her Alzheimer’s…

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Undergrad Research: Perspectives on Cancer

Friday, April 15, 2016

Michigan State University undergraduate student Irene Li presents an overview of her cancer research projects at a Board of Trustees meeting on Apr. 15, 2016. Li conducted several…

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Perspectives on Cancer

Friday, April 15, 2016

Michigan State University undergraduate student Irene Li presents an overview of her cancer research projects, conducted over the previous four years, at a Board of Trustees meeting on…

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