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$11M USAID Grant to Help Developing Nations Improve Food Security Policymaking

Tuesday, July 2, 2019
MSU earns $11 million USAID grant to help developing nations improve food security policymaking

The Michigan State University (MSU) Food Security Group (FSG), based in the MSU Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics (AFRE), has received an $11 million grant from the United States…

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More than 2,000 Cyclists Fight Skin Cancer at MSU Gran Fondo

Tuesday, June 25, 2019
Cyclists skin Cancer

On June 22, more than 2,000 cyclists rode through scenic West Michigan for the seventh annual MSU Gran Fondo, a timed, non-competitive event, that has raised more than…

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MSU Receives $247k U.S. Forest Service Grant for Commercial Building Construction

Thursday, June 20, 2019
MSU received $247K U.S. Forest Service grant to develop tool for cross-laminated timber in commercial building construction

The Michigan State University Construction Management program in the School of Planning, Design, and Construction (SPDC) was selected by the U.S. Forest Service to develop a construction time…

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New MSU Agreement will Exchange Graduate Students and Research in Seoul

Wednesday, June 19, 2019
New MSU agreement will exchange graduate students and research in Seoul

There was “exciting science” between Michigan State University and Chung-Ang University at the 20th anniversary of the Korea Tissue Engineering & Regenerative Medicine Conference in Seoul, Korea, in…

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Looking for Latinx in Social Studies: Santiago Honored for Research, Mentorship

Monday, June 17, 2019
Looking for Latinx in social studies: Santiago honored for research, mentorship

Maribel Santiago, assistant professor of teacher education, has been honored with two awards that acknowledge her career, research, and leadership. In May 2019, Santiago was awarded a National…

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Fingerprint Reader Could Help Reduce Global Infant Mortality

Monday, June 17, 2019
Compact, low-cost fingerprint reader could help reduce infant mortality around the world

A team of Michigan State University researchers have created Infant-Prints – a low-cost, high-resolution and portable solution to accurately identify infants in an effort to help reduce infant…

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‘Pink Impact’ Initiative Re-funded

Tuesday, June 11, 2019
'Pink Impact' initiative re-funded

MSU College of Nursing, Susan G. Komen Michigan team up to provide free breast cancer screenings to low-income individuals in mid-Michigan Susan G. Komen® Michigan has awarded a…

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Seed Microbiome May Hold Uncommon Ability to Benefit Next Generation of Plants

Monday, June 10, 2019
Seed microbiome may hold uncommon ability to benefit next generation of plants

At the conclusion of a pilot study for Michigan State University’s Plant Resilience Institute, or PRI, microbial ecologist Ashley Shade had a hunch that started a chain reaction…

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Conquer Accelerator Startup Program Launches Fourth Season

Friday, June 7, 2019
Conquer

Five startup teams will have the opportunity to take their business ventures to the next level with the Conquer Accelerator, which launched its 10-week-long program today. Designed for…

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Next Phase of MSU’s Grand Rapids Research and Innovation Park Moves Forward

Wednesday, June 5, 2019
Grand Rapids Center West

Michigan State University’s first Public Private Partnership, or P3, is official. MSU and Health Innovation Partners, a real estate development joint venture between MB Real Estate, Walsh Construction/Walsh…

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