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MSU ranks among top 100 global universities

Tuesday, November 13, 2018
Spartan Statue

U.S. News and World Report included Michigan State University in the top echelon of global universities on its fifth annual Best Global University rankings. Out of nearly 1,400…

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New Office to Support Postdoctoral Fellows

Monday, November 12, 2018
Administration Building

Michigan State University has established the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs, providing increased support for the work and work lives of the university’s postdoctoral fellows and continued support for…

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FRIB Passes Information Security Audit And Receives ISO 27001 Registration

Monday, November 12, 2018

The FRIB Laboratory has successfully passed its first annual Information Security Management System (ISMS) audit and is now registered to the external ISO 27001 information security standard. The ISO…

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FinnGen: An Example of a Large Public-Private Partnership

Sunday, November 11, 2018

Dr. Aarno Palotie visited Michigan State University on October 31, 2018, to provide an overview of the FinnGen research project. FinnGen aims to collect the genomic data of…

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MSU Scientists Lead Effort to Bring Fall Armyworm Management to Farmers

Friday, November 9, 2018
Armyworm

Michigan State University scientists Barry Pittendrigh and Julia Bello-Bravo have led the development of resources to help farmers in Africa and India protect their crops from fall armyworm,…

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Undergraduate Researcher Nominated for Marshall Scholarship

Friday, November 9, 2018
Garrett King

MSU nominated Garrett King, a student research assistant at NSCL, for the Marshall Scholarship. It is a national scholarship that supports up to forty U.S. students to study at…

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MSU Partners with Bowling Green State University on Algal Bloom Research

Friday, November 9, 2018
Lake Erie

Michigan State University is pleased to be one of nine universities partnering with Bowling Green State University (BGSU) on its recently announced Lake Erie Center for Oceans and…

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Understanding Viruses for Improved Human Health

Thursday, November 8, 2018

In Kristin Parent’s world of studying viruses that infect bacteria, she knows if there’s a host, there’s also a virus that can infect it. What she and her…

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MSU Students Named Finalists for Mitchell, Rhodes Scholarships

Tuesday, November 6, 2018
Students Pictures

Three Michigan State University undergraduate students are finalists for two highly respected awards – the Mitchell Scholarship and Rhodes Scholarship. Interviews will be held on Nov. 17. Eli…

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Large Hydropower Dams ‘Not Sustainable’ in the Developing World

Tuesday, November 6, 2018
Dam

It’s hard to beat hydropower from dams, a renewable source of electricity that helped build much of the developed world. Yet five scientists from Michigan State University say…

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