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Re-Engineering Software to Enhance Performance on HPC Systems

Thursday, October 31, 2019
Dr. Metin Aktulga

Dr. Metin Aktulga is an assistant professor in the department of Computer Science at Michigan State University. As a computer scientist specializing in high performance computing (HPC), his…

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Study Helping Mentally Ill Inmates Cope After Release

Wednesday, October 30, 2019
Prison Depression

Most seriously mentally ill inmates face daunting barriers to getting the medical and mental health care they need after they are released, which can lead to relapses, suicide…

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Pathways, Perspective, and People

Tuesday, October 29, 2019

The presentation was given by Professor Angela Wilson during her investiture as an MSU Foundation Professor on October 29, 2019. Video transcript below: [applause]. [Angela Wilson, standing at…

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High Resolution NMR Spectroscopy and Molecular Modeling of Confined Fluids

Tuesday, October 29, 2019

This presentation was given by Professor R. James Kirkpatrick during his investiture as an MSU Foundation Professor on October 29, 2019. Sadly, Professor Kirkpatrick passed away on January…

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Should Preschool Writing be More Communication and Less ABCs?

Tuesday, October 29, 2019
scribbles with crayons on paper

Writing instruction in early education should be about more than letter formation and penmanship, argue Michigan State University researchers who found preschool teachers don’t often encourage writing for…

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MSU Chemist Emeritus Receives Inaugural Lifetime Contribution Award

Monday, October 28, 2019
Front of Chemistry building at MSU

Michigan State University chemist emeritus Chi-Kwong (“Chris”) Chang, received the first Lifetime Contribution Award established at the inaugural Asian Conference on Porphyrins, Phthalocyanines and Related Materials (ACPP-1) and the Sixth…

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Lang Honored with National and International Awards for Fruit Research

Saturday, October 26, 2019
Close up image of five red cherries hang from a tree.

Gregory Lang, professor in the Department of Horticulture, was the recent recipient of two distinguished awards. The American Society for Horticultural Science’s 2019 Fruit Publication Award recognized Lang…

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Precision Health at MSU and Beyond: Shifting the Paradigm of Healthcare from Reactive to Proactive

Friday, October 25, 2019

Professor Anna Moore presented her latest research and vision for the Precision Health Program during a presentation to the MSU Board of Trustees on October 25, 2019. Video…

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FRIB, MSUSciComm Partner Host YouTube Star Physics Girl

Friday, October 25, 2019
Physics Girl performing on stage with vortex cannon

Nearly 500 people attended a live-science art show on Oct. 19 featuring YouTube science communicator “Physics Girl” Dianna Cowern. The crowd included grade-school students, teachers, parents, college students,…

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Bird Bacteria is Key to Communication and Mating

Friday, October 25, 2019
flock of crows

Birds use odor to identify other birds, and researchers at Michigan State University have shown that if the bacteria that produce the odor is altered, it could negatively…

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