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Ninth Annual Innovation Celebration Honors Entrepreneurial Success

Tuesday, April 23, 2019
Ninth Annual Innovation Celebration Honors Entrepreneurial Success

Excitement and conversation filled the room as a record attendance of more than 400 people gathered at Spartan Stadium April 18 to celebrate faculty and students showcasing technologies…

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MSU Awarded $7.8M for Agricultural Transformation in Malawi

Monday, April 22, 2019
MSU awarded $7.8M for agricultural transformation in Malawi, Tobacco

Michigan State University researchers received a $7.8 million grant from the Agricultural Transformation Initiative to build an independent policy research institute in Malawi dedicated to improving the livelihoods…

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Two PRL Students Win First Prize at UURAF 2019

Friday, April 19, 2019
Two PRL Students Win First Prize at UURAF 2019

Madeline Bresson from the Sharkey lab and Jacob Wright from the Ducat lab have won first prize at the 2019 University Undergraduate Research and Arts Forum (UURAF). Both…

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Weapons Trade Reveals a Darker Side to Dark Web

Thursday, April 18, 2019
Weapons trade reveals a darker side to dark web

Debates over gun regulations make headlines across the world, but there’s an underground operation for weapons that has drawn very little attention – until now. Researchers from Michigan…

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MSU Remembers Genocide Against the Tutsi in Rwanda with Commemoration and International Symposium

Tuesday, April 16, 2019
MSU Remembers Genocide Against the Tutsi in Rwanda with Commemoration and International Symposium

The community is invited to honor those who perished in the genocide against the Tutsi in 1994, marking 25 years since over 1 million Rwandans, mostly Tutsis, were…

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Using Music to Combat Antisemitism

Monday, April 15, 2019
Using music to combat antisemitism, holocaust, jews, jewish

Michigan State University will present two performances of one of the most enduring musical protests against antisemitism, Dmitri Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 13, titled “Babi Yar,” which memorializes the…

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Museum Exhibit Chronicles Campus Sexual Abuse Crisis; Promotes Healing, Transformation

Monday, April 15, 2019
sexual assault survivors, “Finding Our Voice: Sister Survivors Speak

A special exhibit developed in collaboration with sexual assault survivors, “Finding Our Voice: Sister Survivors Speak,” opens April 16 at the Michigan State University Museum. Inspired by teal…

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Neutrino Detection at the South Pole

Friday, April 12, 2019
Student Research

Jessie Micallef is a dual Ph.D. student at Michigan State University in Physics and Computational Mathematics, Science, and Engineering (CMSE). Over the past few years, she has worked alongside…

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Simulations of Pre-Supernova Outbursts

Wednesday, April 10, 2019
Student Research

Jennifer Ranta is a graduate student in the Physics and Astrophysics Program at Michigan State University pursuing research in stellar astrophysics. Her current work involves simulating possible mechanisms…

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Teens Face Health and Safety Risks Exploring Sex Online

Tuesday, April 9, 2019
Teens, Internet, Sexual Assault

Teens spend hours every day on internet-connected devices, with limitless opportunities to explore sexuality online. These opportunities don’t come without big risks, though. A researcher from Michigan State…

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