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MSU Professor Receives 2020 Young Investigator Program Award

Thursday, April 16, 2020
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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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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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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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