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MSU Researchers Awarded Grant To Develop Instrument That Will Advance Nuclear Science Research

Thursday, July 30, 2020
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Michigan State University (MSU) researchers from the National Superconducting Cyclotron Laboratory (NSCL) were awarded a National Science Foundation (NSF) grant to develop an instrument that will lead to breakthroughs in nuclear physics and…

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MSU Researcher Earns Grant To Study Effects Of Droughts

Wednesday, July 29, 2020
field impacted by drought with no life

Michigan State University biologist Sarah Evans has received a three-year, $1.4 million grant from the National Science Foundation’s Division of Environmental Biology to study the effect that droughts have on…

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MSU Researcher Receives Grant To Study Turkey Breast Muscle Development

Wednesday, July 29, 2020
turkey

When looking for leaner meats, consumers often turn to poultry options, like chicken and turkey. Gale Strasburg, professor in the Michigan State University (MSU) Department of Food Science…

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$1M Grant From Luce Foundation Launches Interdisciplinary Program On Mekong Sustainability

Thursday, July 23, 2020
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A Michigan State University interdisciplinary team of faculty and staff is working to foster environmental justice in Southeast Asia. The Henry Luce Foundation’s Initiative on Southeast Asia, or…

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New $15 Million DOE Investment In MSU’s Scale-Up Research Facility

Tuesday, July 21, 2020
cork town location of MSU composites scale up facility

Michigan State University’s Scale-Up Research Facility (SURF) in Detroit’s Corktown will have a significant role in two of the 55 projects that the federal government will invest $139…

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Can’t Get Off Of Snapchat Or Facebook? Research Reveals Differences Between Platforms

Monday, July 20, 2020
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You might think social media is addictive, but how do certain platforms measure against one another? Researchers from Michigan State University and California State University–Fullerton conducted the first…

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MSU Receives $4M for New Doctoral Fellowships in Education Sciences

Thursday, July 9, 2020
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Michigan State University has received $4 million from the U.S. Department of Education to prepare scholars who will help shape decisions affecting students and schools across the nation….

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Social Scientists Awarded National Parks Service Grant

Wednesday, July 8, 2020

The MSU Department of Anthropology announced that two members of the faculty have received a unique grant award from the National Parks Service. Stacey Camp and Ethan Watrall…

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“On These Grounds” Describes the History of Enslavement at Colleges

Tuesday, July 7, 2020
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The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded MSU a grant of $550,000 to support the first phase of the “On These Grounds” project, a digital initiative to describe…

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MSU Researcher Receives Grant to Evaluate Forest Resilience Recovery from Wildfires

Monday, July 6, 2020
Outdoor photo of forest after a fire

Jessica Miesel, an assistant professor in the Michigan State University Department of Plant, Soil and Microbial Sciences, is leading a team that received a $454,000 grant from the…

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