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Wilson Named President-Elect of American Chemical Society

Wednesday, October 28, 2020
MSU Chemistry building and Angela Wilson with ACS logo

Michigan State University chemist Angela K. Wilson has been named president-elect of the American Chemical Society (ACS). She will serve a three-year term (2021-2023) in the presidential succession. “I join…

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Pfeiffer Inducted Into National Academy Of Kinesiology

Wednesday, October 14, 2020
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Karin Pfeiffer, a professor in the Michigan State University Department of Kinesiology, has been elected as a member of the National Academy of Kinesiology. Those named as Fellows…

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Schmidt Chosen For NIH New Innovator Award

Wednesday, October 7, 2020
Jens Schmidt with the NIH New Innovator Logo

The National Institutes of Health recently announced Michigan State University researcher Jens Schmidt as a recipient of its prestigious New Innovator Award to study how human cells repair…

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Two NatSci Faculty Members Named MSU Foundation Professors

Tuesday, October 6, 2020
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Two Michigan State University College of Natural Science (NatSci) professors, Piotr Piecuch and Guowei Wei were recently named 2020 MSU Foundation Professors, a designation given to outstanding faculty who demonstrate excellence in research. The MSU…

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Emergency Response Archive Of Puerto Rico Receives Mellon Foundation Grant

Thursday, October 1, 2020

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded Michigan State University a $325,000 grant to support the first phase of the “Emergency Response Archive of Puerto Rico,” a digital open-access…

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Srivastava Named 2020 International Academy Of Agricultural And Biosystems Engineering Fellow

Wednesday, September 30, 2020
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Ajit Srivastava, professor in the MSU Department of Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering, has been awarded one of the field’s highest honors. Ajit Srivastava, professor in the Michigan State…

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MSU’s Krajcik Receives Prestigious Mcgraw Prize In Education

Thursday, September 24, 2020
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Michigan State University Professor Joseph Krajcik has received a 2020 Harold W. McGraw, Jr. Prize in Education for his global impact on science teaching. Krajcik, a Lappan-Phillips Professor of Science Education and…

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Day Named MSU Foundation Professor

Monday, September 21, 2020
Brad Day

Michigan State University (MSU) recently named new MSU Foundation Professors, a designation given to outstanding faculty who demonstrate excellence in research. Among those distinguished is Brad Day, Ph.D.,…

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MSU’s Wash Inspires Widespread Change In Computer Security Practices

Friday, September 11, 2020
Picture of Rick Wash, Ph.D., Recognized for Making a Lasting Impact in the Tech Industry and Academia

An MSU researcher has changed the way the tech industry designs computer security into computing systems, motivating end users to make more informed decisions to protect their devices….

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Young Joon Kwak Chosen As Critical Race Studies Artist-In-Residence

Thursday, September 10, 2020
Picture of Arts and Letter’s Artist-in-Residence Young Joon Kwok

This year’s College of Arts and Letter’s Artist-in-Residence of Critical Race Studies is Young Joon Kwak, a multidisciplinary artist who works primarily through sculpture, performance, video and collaboration. The Critical…

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