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Federica Brandizzi Named 2020 MSU Innovator Of The Year

Thursday, April 2, 2020
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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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Lin Named a Cottrell Scholar

Wednesday, February 26, 2020
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Michigan State University high-energy particle theorist Huey-Wen Lin has been named a Research Corporation for Science Advancement, or RCSA, 2020 Cottrell Scholar. Lin, a jointly appointed assistant professor of high energy…

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Montgomery Recognized as One of the 100 Most Inspiring Black Scientists in America

Monday, February 17, 2020
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Beronda Montgomery, MSU Foundation Professor, was listed as one of the 100 inspiring black scientists in America by CrossTalk, the official blog of Cell Press, a leading publisher of cutting-edge…

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Purcell Earns NSF CAREER Award to Improve Performance of Brain Implants

Wednesday, February 5, 2020
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A biomedical engineer at Michigan State University will use a National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award to improve the biocompatibility and performance of brain implants….

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Society for the Study of Reproduction Honors Fazleabas

Monday, February 3, 2020
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The Society For The Study Of Reproduction, or SSR, unveiled its 2020 award winners honoring seven individuals from some of the most prestigious universities in the world who…

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Schenker Named American Mathematical Society Fellow

Tuesday, January 21, 2020
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Jeffrey Schenker, professor of mathematics in Michigan State University’s College of Natural Science, was named a fellow of the American Mathematical Society for 2020 for his research into…

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Yumibe Receives Prestigious Book Award

Tuesday, January 21, 2020
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Associate Professor Joshua Yumibe is the recipient of the 2019-2020 Katherine Singer Kovács Book Award for his most recent book, Chromatic Modernity: Color, Cinema, and Media of the…

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NEH Grant Supports Humanities Commons, a One-of-a-Kind Humanities Resource

Friday, January 17, 2020
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Humanities Commons, an essential tool for the humanities field, has received a $500,000 challenge grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities, or NEH, to further develop and support its scholarly…

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Developing Future Educational Leaders: Smith Named Fulbright Scholar

Thursday, January 9, 2020
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How can a country redevelop its schools? That challenge is at the center of a Fulbright Scholar award to BetsAnn Smith, associate professor in the Department of Educational…

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Education Researchers Named Top National Influencers

Thursday, January 9, 2020
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Five Michigan State University faculty earned national recognition for their influential research in the field of education. With expertise spanning from economics to sociology, these MSU researchers are…

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