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Global Impact Initiative

Michigan State University’s Global Impact Initiative began three years ago as a bold endeavor designed to accelerate the pace of discovery through the creation of more than 100…

Latest Research


IQ Researcher Awarded NIH Grant to Advance Biological Circuits

Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Michigan State University engineering researchers are working to create synthetic biological devices inside the cells of mammals that will enable new treatments for chronic and uncured diseases. A…

MSU Plant Biologist Receives NSF Grant to Study Natural Defense in Plants

Wednesday, August 8, 2018

Michigan State University plant biologist Marjorie Weber is the lead investigator of a five-year, $1.1 million National Science Foundation Dimensions in Biodiversity grant to study the evolutionary dynamics…

Students Awarded

AFRE Graduate Students Win 4th Straight Case Study Competition

Tuesday, August 7, 2018

For the second year in a row, graduate students from the Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics (AFRE) won the Agricultural & Applied Economics Association (AAEA) Graduate…

Automated Vehicles will Create a Shift in Workforce Demands

Tuesday, August 7, 2018

Despite concerns that arise in automated vehicles, or AVs, will displace significant numbers of truck drivers in the United States, only a modest number of truck driver jobs,…

MSU Broad Museum

MSU Broad Hosts Second Annual ‘Field Station’ Series

Wednesday, August 1, 2018

The Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum at Michigan State University, or MSU Broad, launched its second annual “Field Station” series Aug. 4. The “Field Station” series is a yearlong…

Sea Lamprey

Pinpointing a Molecule for Sea Lamprey Control

Wednesday, August 1, 2018

A team of scientists has identified a single molecule that could be a key in controlling invasive sea lampreys. Researchers from Michigan State University, the University of Minnesota…