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Hyena Expert Receives Distinguished Animal Behaviorist Award

Monday, November 11, 2019
pack of hyenas in grass

Michigan State University integrative biologist Kay Holekamp, one of the world’s leading behavioral ecologists, has been awarded the 2019 Distinguished Animal Behaviorist Award from the Animal Behavior Society, in…

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Klausner Honored for Pioneering Thermal Engineering Research

Friday, November 8, 2019
Engineering Building

Advancements in thermal engineering research by James Klausner of Michigan State University have earned him the 2019 Heat Transfer Memorial Award from the American Society of Mechanical Engineers…

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MSU Leads New NSF-Funded International Nuclear Astrophysics Research Network

Thursday, November 7, 2019
Graphic imaging representing the globe with countries connected by networks

The National Science Foundation awarded a $2 million grant to the Joint Institute for Nuclear Astrophysics – Center for the Evolution of the Elements, led by Michigan State…

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Unlikely Gathering of Scientists Generates Extraordinary Research Team to Create the Fat Free Cell

Thursday, November 7, 2019
microscopic view of a fat cell

In late February 2019, the National Science Foundation, or NSF, gathered a group of scientists from widely different disciplines who rarely communicate — let alone collaborate — into…

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MSU Student, Alumna Named Finalists for Marshall and Rhodes Scholarships

Tuesday, November 5, 2019
Honors College Building

One Michigan State University undergraduate student and one alumna are finalists for the Marshall Scholarship and Rhodes Scholarship. MSU’s two finalists for the Marshall Scholarship are Anna Esenther…

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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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Trustees Approve Funding Request For Greenhouse Expansion

Friday, October 25, 2019
plants in an msu greenhouse

The Michigan State University Board of Trustees is supporting a state funding request for the renovation and expansion of plant science greenhouses to enhance research and education. MSU…

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MSU Receives Gift From Meijer Family For New Medical Innovation Facility

Friday, October 25, 2019
view of meijer hospital building

Michigan State University’s vision of transforming health care via biomedical research received a big boost today with support and a significant gift from Doug Meijer and the Meijer…

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Stellar Collaboration: NSF Invests in Cyberinfrastructure Institute to Harness, Share Cosmic Data

Friday, October 25, 2019
observatory in the artic

Over the past several decades, astronomers and physicists have collaborated to gather information from several different sources, or “messengers” — including but extending beyond light to things such…

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Testing New Therapies to Treat Diseases in Postpartum Dairy Cows

Wednesday, October 23, 2019
Dairy cattle on the MSU dairy farm.

Researchers from Michigan State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine are part of an international collaboration looking for ways to prevent postpartum diseases in dairy cows. The United States-Israel…

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