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MPS Doctoral Student Emily Lanier Awarded Prestigious NSF Fellowship

Friday, May 10, 2019
MPS doctoral student Emily Lanier awarded prestigious NSF fellowship

Emily Lanier, a Ph.D. student in the Molecular Plant Sciences Program (MPS) is a recipient of the 2019 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship. The program, one of…

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Recreational Sports Improve Students’ Grades, Retention

Friday, May 10, 2019
Students Play Soccer, Academics

A new Michigan State University study adds to growing evidence that participating in recreational sports not only can help improve grades while attending college, but it also can…

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MSU Scientists Contributors to UN Sustainability Report

Thursday, May 9, 2019
MSU F&W scientists contributors to UN sustainability report

Two MSU sustainability scientists contributed to a landmark United Nations report which finds an unprecedented biodiversity loss, and calls for transformative changes to balance nature conservation and economic…

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Krajcik Elected to National Academy of Education

Thursday, May 9, 2019
Professor Joe Krajcik standing in a science lab

Michigan State University Professor Joseph Krajcik has been elected to the National Academy of Education, an honor reserved for the nation’s most outstanding scholars in education. Krajcik, Lappan-Phillips…

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Why Do Ovarian Cancer Drugs Work for Some Patients but Not Others?

Thursday, May 9, 2019
Why do ovarian cancer drugs work for some patients but not others?

A new class of drugs called PARP inhibitors has successfully slowed the spread of ovarian cancer for some patients, but the treatments are less effective for many others….

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Honors College Students Earn National STEM Scholarship

Thursday, May 9, 2019
Honors College students earn national STEM scholarship

Two Michigan State University undergraduate students have been named recipients of the nationally competitive Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship. Mohit Bansil is an Honors College junior majoring in advanced mathematics…

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Medical Student Research Journal Garners Worldwide Attention

Wednesday, May 8, 2019
Medical Student Research Journal garners worldwide attention

A Michigan State University College of Human Medicine research journal, run by students, is attracting worldwide attention. Often times, a mark of prestige for authors of medical studies…

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Professor Receives Fulbright for Research on Dance in India

Wednesday, May 8, 2019
Professor receives Fulbright for research on dance in India

Sitara Thobani, an assistant professor in the Residential College in the Arts and Humanities at Michigan State University, has established herself as a respected researcher of the performance arts in…

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Successful Faculty Hiring Initiative Poised to Make a Global Impact

Tuesday, May 7, 2019
Successful Faculty Hiring Initiative Poised to Make a Global Impact

Launched in 2015, the Global Impact Initiative or “GI2” set out to hire 100 faculty investigators in promising new areas of research. To date, 85 new faculty at…

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MSU’s Research and Innovation Launches New Podcast Series, Manifold

Tuesday, May 7, 2019
Black and white photo of an audio microphone

The MSU Office of Research and Innovation is pleased to announce Manifold, a new podcast series that aims to take a hard look at today’s intellectual issues and…

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