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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.

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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Student Researcher Receives AMA Seed Grant

Monday, March 9, 2015

Third-year College of Osteopathic Medicine student, Kayla Jelinek of Rochester Hills, Michigan, has been selected as the 2015 Seed Grant Research Program recipient by the AMA Foundation. Her…

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Two MSU Undergrads to Display Research at D.C. Event

Sunday, February 15, 2015
U.S. Captial Building at night

Two Michigan State University students are two of only 60 students, out of more than 500 considered, selected to present their research work at the 19th annual “Posters…

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What Makes Females ‘Choosy’ and Males ‘Sexy’?

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Interview with Emily Weigel, a graduate student pursuing joint PhDs in Integrative Biology and Ecology, Evolution, and Behavioral Biology at Michigan State University What makes females ‘choosy’ and…

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