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MSU Entomologists Join $5.4 Million Effort To Develop Sustainable Management Of Spotted Wing Drosophila

Tuesday, October 13, 2020
MSU entomologist Rufus Isaacs works with his students and staff in the laboratory.

The new grant aims to develop systems-based integrated management programs of the invasive fruit fly spotted wing Drosophila, a major pest of fruit. Entomology professor Rufus Isaacs’ lab…

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Collectively Building Anew: The Department of African American and African Studies

Monday, October 5, 2020
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As we distance ourselves to help stop the spread of a deadly virus, a new department is being built within Michigan State University’s College of Arts & Letters…

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Humanities Commons Moves to MSU

Thursday, October 1, 2020

Michigan State University has taken over hosting and development of Humanities Commons, an online network for people working in the humanities. The site was launched by the Modern Language…

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Michigan Clean Water Corps To Be Administered By MSU Through New $1.7 Million Grant

Wednesday, September 30, 2020
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The Michigan Clean Water Corps, a statewide network of volunteer programs for monitoring lake and stream water quality, will now be administered through MSU with a grant from…

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U.S. Department Of Energy Designates FRIB As DOE Office Of Science User Facility

Tuesday, September 29, 2020
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The U.S. Department of Energy has designated the Facility for Rare Isotope Beams at Michigan State University as an Office of Science user facility. U.S. Secretary of Energy…

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State and Local Collaboration Brings New Perrigo North American Corporate Headquarters to Downtown Grand Rapids

Sunday, September 27, 2020

Perrigo to bring 170 jobs and invest $44.7 million in upcoming expansion. The Right Place, Inc., in collaboration with the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC), Michigan State University,…

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NSF Funded Research To Track Microorganisms In Michigan’s Subsurface Superhighways

Friday, September 25, 2020
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With more than 11,000 lakes, including four of the Great Lakes, Michigan is rightly known as the water state. But there’s more water, and more to water, in Michigan than…

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Montgomery Joins Research & Innovation Team

Friday, September 18, 2020
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Plant biology researcher and MSU Foundation Professor, Beronda Montgomery, will bring her talents to the Office of Research & Innovation as interim assistant vice president. She joined the…

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Strakovsky Awarded $2.1 Million Grant To Study Chemical Effects On Women’s Health Post-Pregnancy

Wednesday, September 16, 2020
pregnant woman holding her stomach

A team of researchers from Michigan State University and the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) led by Rita Strakovsky, an assistant professor in the MSU Department of Food Science and…

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Burgess Institute Launches Entrepreneur-in-Residence Program

Wednesday, September 16, 2020
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The Burgess Institute for Entrepreneurship & Innovation at Michigan State University welcomes five successful Spartan entrepreneurs into its Entrepreneur-in-Residence Program’s inaugural cohort. Starting this fall, students in the…

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