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Broad College Announces Its First MSU Foundation Professor

Monday, August 31, 2020
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Last month marked a momentous occasion for the Broad College of Business as Russell Johnson, professor of management, was awarded an MSU Foundation Professorship. Johnson’s appointment marks the…

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Ask The Expert: How Parents, Students Can Survive ‘College From Home’

Monday, August 31, 2020
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Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, American college students are shifting from a fall 2020 semester in the classroom to taking classes online, often from their parents’ home. Students aren’t…

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Newly Discovered Sugar Transporter Might Help Beans Tolerate Hot Temperatures

Monday, August 31, 2020
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MSU-DOE Plant Research Laboratory (PRL) scientists have characterized a sucrose transporter protein found in common beans. The recently discovered protein could help us understand how beans tolerate hot…

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MSU Receives FDA-Authorization To Decontaminate Reusable N95 Masks For Hospitals

Friday, August 28, 2020
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Vaporized hydrogen peroxide treatment modified by a Michigan State University veterinary team to decontaminate N95 masks for health care workers has been approved on an emergency basis by the Food and Drug Administration. The team is continuing to work with…

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Endocrine Society Names Woodruff 2021 Laureate Award Recipient

Thursday, August 27, 2020
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MSU’s new provost, Teresa Woodruff, has recently been named a recipient of one of the Endocrine Society’s 2021 Laureate Awards — top honors that recognize the highest achievements…

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MSU Joins $20 Million AI Initiative For The Future Of Sustainable Agriculture

Thursday, August 27, 2020
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Michigan State University researcher Bruno Basso has a reputation for bringing ideas celebrated in the tech world to the farm field. The MSU Foundation Professor in earth and…

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Joint MSU, U-M Project Studying Effect of Inclusivity On STEM Faculty Receives $1.4M NSF Grant

Monday, August 24, 2020
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CLIMBS-UP, a collaborative research project between Michigan State University and the University of Michigan (U-M) to study inclusive environments in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) within academia,…

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NSF Grant Awarded To CMP For Collaborative Digital Teacher Environment

Monday, August 24, 2020
Mathematics

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded approximately $2 million to the Connected Mathematics Project (CMP) at Michigan State University. The grant, “Enhancing the Teacher-Curriculum Relationship in Problem-Based…

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Bush’s Biomechanics Research Earns Founders’ Award

Tuesday, August 18, 2020

An associate professor of mechanical engineering at Michigan State University has been honored with a national award in recognition of her scientific accomplishments in biomechanics and excellence in…

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MSU Scientists Grow The First Functioning Mini Human Heart Model

Monday, August 17, 2020

Michigan State University researchers have created for the first time a miniature human heart model in the laboratory, complete with all primary heart cell types and a functioning…

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