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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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Baryshev Awarded Accelerator Stewardship from U.S. Department of Energy

Wednesday, January 8, 2020
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A researcher at Michigan State University has received a prestigious Accelerator Stewardship Award from the Office of High Energy Physics at the U.S. Department of Energy, or DOE,…

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MSU’s Piotr Piecuch Named Xingda Lecturer by Peking University

Thursday, January 2, 2020
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Piotr Piecuch, Michigan State University Distinguished Professor of Chemistry and adjunct professor of Physics and Astronomy in the College of Natural Science, was named the 2019 Xingda Lecturer…

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Peters Receives Woodrow Wilson Career Enhancement Fellowship

Wednesday, December 18, 2019
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Assistant Professor Tacuma Peters is one of only 10 junior faculty from universities across the nation selected for a 12-month Woodrow Wilson Career Enhancement Fellowship. Funded by the…

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Hoppenstand Receives Lynn Bartholome Eminent Scholar Award

Monday, December 16, 2019
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Gary Hoppenstand, professor of film studies and 20th-century literature in MSU’s Department of English, was recently announced as the recipient of the Lynn Bartholome Eminent Scholar Award. Hoppenstand will…

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Gao NSF CAREER Award will Help Advance the Emerging Field of Active Fluids

Tuesday, December 10, 2019
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A fluid mechanics researcher at Michigan State University will use a National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award to advance the emerging field of active fluids….

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Maghrebi Receives Air Force Young Investigator Award

Tuesday, December 10, 2019
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Mohammad Maghrebi, assistant professor in the Michigan State University Department of Physics and Astronomy in the College of Natural Science, was among only 40 researchers at 30 institutions nationally — and…

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Talluri Named Decision Sciences Institute Fellow

Monday, December 9, 2019
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Sri Talluri, Hoagland Metzler Endowed Professor and professor of supply chain management in the Broad College of Business at Michigan State University, was honored and designated as a Fellow by…

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