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Hyena Expert Receives Distinguished Animal Behaviorist Award

Monday, November 11, 2019
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Michigan State University integrative biologist Kay Holekamp, one of the world’s leading behavioral ecologists, has been awarded the 2019 Distinguished Animal Behaviorist Award from the Animal Behavior Society, in…

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Klausner Honored for Pioneering Thermal Engineering Research

Friday, November 8, 2019
Engineering Building

Advancements in thermal engineering research by James Klausner of Michigan State University have earned him the 2019 Heat Transfer Memorial Award from the American Society of Mechanical Engineers…

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Should Preschool Writing be More Communication and Less ABCs?

Tuesday, October 29, 2019
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Writing instruction in early education should be about more than letter formation and penmanship, argue Michigan State University researchers who found preschool teachers don’t often encourage writing for…

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MSU Chemist Emeritus Receives Inaugural Lifetime Contribution Award

Monday, October 28, 2019
Front of Chemistry building at MSU

Michigan State University chemist emeritus Chi-Kwong (“Chris”) Chang, received the first Lifetime Contribution Award established at the inaugural Asian Conference on Porphyrins, Phthalocyanines and Related Materials (ACPP-1) and the Sixth…

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Lenski Receives ASM Interdisciplinary Research and Mentoring Award

Tuesday, October 15, 2019
College of Natural Science

Demonstrating that there is more than one way to pass on one’s legacy than just genetically, Michigan State University experimental evolutionary biologist, Richard Lenski, has been awarded the 2020 D.C….

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Identifying a Cyanobacterial Gene Family that Helps Control Photosynthesis

Tuesday, October 8, 2019
cyanobacteria

A new Michigan State University study has identified a family of genes in cyanobacteria that help control carbon dioxide fixation. The discovery furthers our basic knowledge of photosynthesis….

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Bazin Named 2019 American Physical Society Fellow

Monday, October 7, 2019
The entrance of National Superconducting Cyclotron Laboratory

Daniel Bazin, a senior physicist at Michigan State University’s National Superconducting Cyclotron Laboratory (NSCL), has been elected as a 2019 Fellow of the American Physical Society (APS). APS…

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MSU’s Liangliang Sun Earns NSF Early CAREER Award

Friday, October 4, 2019
Front of Chemistry building at MSU

Michigan State University chemist Liangliang Sun has received a 5-year, $670,000 National Science Foundation (NSF) Early CAREER Award to develop a novel mass spectrometry-based analytical method to identify…

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Moeser Awarded 2019 Zoetis Award For Research Excellence

Thursday, October 3, 2019

Dr. Adam Moeser has been selected by the MSU College of Veterinary Medicine as the recipient of the 2019 Zoetis Award for Research Excellence. The Zoetis Award is…

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MSU Faculty Named ASPET Fellows

Thursday, September 26, 2019
Test tubes and pipette in lab

Three people with ties to Michigan State University and the Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology have been named to the 2019 inaugural class of Fellows of the American Society of…

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