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Women’s Health Among Grand Rapids Research Center Goals

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Dean Norman Beauchamp, Jr., welcomes Department Chair Richard Leach, MD, and researchers Asgi Fazleabas, PhD, Lee Anne Roman, PhD, and Karen Racicot, PhD, from the MSU College of…

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New Computational Methods May Lead to Healthier Future

Tuesday, April 4, 2017
(L to R): MSU scientists Michael Feig, George Mias, Arjun Krishnan and Alex Dickson are using recent advances in computational methods to enrich their research in areas that include biological systems, precision medicine, genomics and pharmaceutical drugs.

Advances in computational methods could lead to a better understanding of human health and the disease process, or the development of new cures for diseases. Four Michigan State…

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Defend or Grow? These Plants Do Both

Tuesday, August 30, 2016
Gregg Howe

From natural ecosystems to farmers’ fields, plants face a dilemma of energy use: outgrow and outcompete their neighbors for light, or defend themselves against insects and disease. But…

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MSU to be NSF Site for Undergrad Research in Computational Science

Thursday, August 4, 2016
galaxy

Michigan State University has been selected as a site for a National Science Foundation Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program. The $360,000 grant runs for three years, beginning…

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MSU’s Drzal Honored with Two National Awards

Friday, June 3, 2016
Lawrence T. Drzal

University Distinguished Professor Lawrence T. Drzal will receive national acclaim in 2016 when two of his field’s most prestigious honors will be presented to him: the Medal of…

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World-Renowned Scientists to Study Plant Resilience in New MSU Research Institute

Wednesday, April 27, 2016
The founding members of the MSU Plant Resilience Institute.

Current estimates indicate that agricultural production must nearly double by 2050 to feed the world’s growing population. Add the impacts of climate change and the scarcity of land…

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Machine Learning Expert Joins MSU

Friday, March 4, 2016
Interface of brain and computer

Hu Ding recently joined the College of Engineering as an assistant professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering. He was recruited to MSU as part of…

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MALSAR Author Joins Michigan State

Friday, March 4, 2016
Jaiyu

Jaiyu Zhou recently joined the College of Engineering in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering as an assistant professor. He was recruited under the Global Impact Initiative….

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MSU President Reflects on Global Impact Initiative

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

There is no better advocate for the Global Impact Initiative than Michigan State University President Lou Anna K. Simon. With the backing of the MSU Board of Trustee’s…

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Taking on the World’s Biggest Challenges

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

News 6 in Lansing, Michigan, recently highlighted the Global Impact Initiative as part of a series on “Celebrating Spartans.” The video features Stephen Hsu, VP for Research and…

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