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New Drug Combos May Prevent Resistance to Melanoma Treatments

Friday, November 8, 2019
birds eye view of people on beach

A Michigan State University study led by a physiology graduate student in the College of Human Medicine has found that new drug combinations may prevent melanoma, an often…

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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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Student Named Forbes Under 30 Scholar

Wednesday, October 23, 2019
Snyder Phillips

Arzelia Williams, a student in the Residential College in the Arts and Humanities, or RCAH, and James Madison College at Michigan State University, has been selected as a Forbes Under 30…

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Sustainability Team Wins Ford Motor Company Fund Grant to Light Bus Stops

Thursday, October 17, 2019
MSU students catch up on emails and text messages while waiting for their bus at the CATA Transit Center on campus.

There will be new solar-powered lighting at bus stops across Michigan State University’s campus thanks to a $25,000 grant from the Ford Motor Company Fund awarded to the…

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Six MSU Students Honored With Title VI Fulbright Hays Fellowships

Tuesday, October 15, 2019
MSU brick entrance sign on Kalamazoo Street.

This year, six Michigan State University students earned Fulbright-Hays research fellowships in the national competition among scholars of foreign language and area studies, setting a record number of…

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Ph.D. Student Puts New Lens on Passport Photos

Monday, October 14, 2019
Linton Hall

What do you want the world to know about you? Michigan State University Ph.D. student Vivek Vellanki asked 50 local immigrants of all ages and nationalities to answer…

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MSU Scientist Excels While Dealing with Syndromes

Wednesday, October 9, 2019
kyle card in the lab

Kyle Card is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics. As part of a partnership between WKAR and Michigan State University’s Broadening Experiences in…

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First MSU Ph.D. Student Receives Beinecke African Conservation Scholarship

Tuesday, September 17, 2019
A satellite image of the Albertine Rift

Samuel Ayebare, a Ph.D. student in Michigan State University’s Department of Integrative Biology (IBIO) and the Ecology, Evolutionary Biology and Behavior (EEBB) program, is the first MSU student…

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Fulbright Scholar Ups the Game Against Climate Change

Sunday, September 15, 2019
Ship on large lake at sunset

Researcher Uses Games to Educate People about Looming Natural Disasters To fully understand the impacts of a changing climate, you have to witness it first-hand. This is what…

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