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Global Water Pathogens Project Receives Gates Foundation Award

Monday, May 14, 2018
Joan Rose

The Global Water Pathogens Project, or GWPP, a joint effort through Michigan State University and the International Hydrological Programme of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization,…

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Michigan Researchers Pool Resources for Water Initiative

Tuesday, April 11, 2017
Joan Rose

Michigan’s University Research Corridor – an alliance of Michigan State University, the University of Michigan, and Wayne State University – has launched a collaborative project focused on water…

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Project Aims to Reduce Pathogen Threat in Low-Flow Water Systems

Friday, January 13, 2017
MSU professor of biosystems and agricultural engineering Jade Mitchell.

Low-flow building water systems designed to conserve water pose potential health hazards because they may cause an increase in disease-causing organisms and harmful chemicals. A new Environmental Protection…

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America’s Water Crisis Could Be Worse Than You Know

Tuesday, March 22, 2016
Joan Rose

Editor’s Note: Joan B. Rose is the Homer Nowlin Endowed Chair of Water Research at Michigan State University, and is co-director of the Center for Water Sciences, co-director of…

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MSU Water Scientist Awarded World’s Top Water Prize

Tuesday, March 22, 2016

Michigan State University professor Joan Rose is the 2016 recipient of the Stockholm Water Prize, announced today at the United Nation’s World Water Day celebration in Geneva. The…

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Michigan State University Women in Research

Wednesday, March 9, 2016
MSU women in research

On International Women’s Day 2016, Michigan State University celebrates the contributions of women researchers such as Professors Felicia Wu, Joan Rose and Mona Hanna-Attisha, pictured above, left to…

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Pathogens Enter Great Lakes in Ballast Water

Monday, August 24, 2015

According to Joan Rose, Homer Nowlin Endowed Chair in Water Research at MSU, millions of tiny, dangerous microbes have been attacking native species in the Great Lakes for…

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Septic Tanks Aren’t Keeping Sewage Out of Water Supply

Tuesday, August 4, 2015
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The notion that septic tanks prevent fecal bacteria from seeping into rivers and lakes simply doesn’t hold water, says a new Michigan State University study. Water expert Joan…

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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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Tracking Viral Parasites Cruising Our Waterways

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

For the first time, a Michigan State University professor has created a map of fecal viruses traveling  the world’s waterways using modeling methods designed to aid in assessing…

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