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Student Research

Scholarship and creative activity are encouraged at every level of learning at MSU. Students have numerous opportunities to participate in projects, connect with faculty mentors or conduct their own research activities. Learn more about MSU’s graduate and undergraduate research opportunities at the Office of the Senior Vice President for Research and Innovation website.

MPS Doctoral Student Emily Lanier Awarded Prestigious NSF Fellowship

Friday, May 10, 2019
MPS doctoral student Emily Lanier awarded prestigious NSF fellowship

Emily Lanier, a Ph.D. student in the Molecular Plant Sciences Program (MPS) is a recipient of the 2019 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship. The program, one of…

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Honors College Students Earn National STEM Scholarship

Thursday, May 9, 2019
Honors College students earn national STEM scholarship

Two Michigan State University undergraduate students have been named recipients of the nationally competitive Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship. Mohit Bansil is an Honors College junior majoring in advanced mathematics…

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Medical Student Research Journal Garners Worldwide Attention

Wednesday, May 8, 2019
Medical Student Research Journal garners worldwide attention

A Michigan State University College of Human Medicine research journal, run by students, is attracting worldwide attention. Often times, a mark of prestige for authors of medical studies…

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Student Named 12th Udall Scholar from MSU

Tuesday, May 7, 2019
Student named 12th Udall Scholar from MSU

Charles Booher, an Honors College junior majoring in fisheries and wildlife in the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources and public policy in the College of Social Science,…

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MSU Medical Student’s Invention Brings Mobile Devices Into Sterile Settings

Monday, April 29, 2019
MSU medical student's invention brings mobile devices into sterile settings

Doctors can now have access to critical information on their smartphones without compromising hospital health codes. A student from Michigan State University’s College of Osteopathic Medicine officially launched…

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Color Me Music: Alliance for Students of Color

Monday, April 29, 2019

Color Me Music is a new student group formed by College of Music students whose aim is to provide support for collaborations among music students of color and…

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MSU Women’s Ensemble Performs Empowering New Song

Friday, April 26, 2019

Video provided by and copy edited from a post on the WDBM Impact 89FM radio station. The power of music is certainly on display in this video by…

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Danielle Rogers Selected for Muslim Studies Program Student Research Showcase

Thursday, April 25, 2019
Danielle Rogers Selected for Muslim Studies Program Student Research Showcase

Danielle Rogers, ’20, was selected among applicants from across the university to present in Michigan State University’s 2019 Muslim Studies Program Student Research Showcase. Rogers submitted for the…

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Flutist Invites Audiences to Create Art During Performances

Wednesday, April 24, 2019
Flutist invites audiences to connect with the classics in a new way.

James Brinkmann wants people to express how music makes them feel by encouraging them to paint, draw or sculpt while he plays. This spring, the MSU master’s student…

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Anastasiya Lavell Wins BMB Outstanding Graduate Student Teaching Award

Monday, April 22, 2019
Anastasiya Lavell Wins BMB Outstanding Graduate Student Teaching Award

Anastasiya Lavell, a graduate student in the Benning lab, has won the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (BMB) Outstanding Graduate Student Teaching Award. Anastasiya was among the…

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