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MSU Professor Awarded Grant to Improve Fruit Quality

Tuesday, May 12, 2020
Blueberry bushes

Michigan State University blueberry breeder awarded USDA grant to improve blueberry and cranberry fruit quality Patrick Edger, assistant professor in the Michigan State University (MSU) Department of Horticulture,…

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MSU’s Gregg Howe Elected to the National Academy Of Sciences

Thursday, May 7, 2020
Gregg Howe in the lab

Michigan State University plant scientist Gregg Howe has been elected to the National Academy of Sciences, or NAS. Founded in 1863, the NAS is one of the oldest…

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MSU Librarian Receives Fullbright Scholar Award

Wednesday, May 6, 2020
MSU Main Library

MSU Middle East Studies librarian Deborah Margolis has received a Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program award. Margolis will conduct research in partnership with Tomorrow’s Youth Organization in Palestine, the…

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Three NatSci Faculty Members Receive NSF Early Career Awards

Tuesday, May 5, 2020
College of Natural Science

Three Michigan State University College of Natural Science, or NatSci, researchers are recipients of 2020 National Science Foundation, or NSF, Early CAREER Faculty Awards. The CAREER Award is one of…

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Mental Health Awareness Month Q&A: How Stress Affects Parents and Kids

Friday, May 1, 2020
Dr. Jiying Ling with a child

May is National Mental Health Awareness Month and Michigan State University College of Nursing experts are offering tips on how to balance the mind. In this feature, Assistant…

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MSU Professor Receives 2020 Young Investigator Program Award

Thursday, April 16, 2020
College of Engineering

Peng Zhang will advance research on high-power microwaves after receiving a 2020 Young Investigator Program award from the U.S. Office of Naval Research. Zhang is an assistant professor in the…

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MSU Water Scientist Chairing International Task Force Examining Wastewater for Community Infection of Novel Coronavirus

Wednesday, April 8, 2020
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Michigan State University (MSU) water expert Joan Rose is leading efforts to collaborate with scientists worldwide to monitor for the presence of the novel coronavirus in sewage. The most common…

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MSU Researchers Advance Coronavirus Test for Greater Accuracy

Friday, April 3, 2020
coronavirus

Michigan State University researchers have validated a test to detect coronavirus that is more accurate than those currently available, and could help address the national shortage of testing…

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Brandizzi Named 2020 MSU Innovator Of The Year

Thursday, April 2, 2020

As the world’s population increases and the demand for food continues to rise, the need to improve crop yields only grows, not only for the current consuming population…

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Kelly Receives Tech Transfer Achievement Award

Thursday, April 2, 2020

James Kelly knows beans. He’s spent 40 years developing roughly 50 varieties of dry beans at Michigan State, built to help bean growers and bean seed producers, boosting…

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