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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.

First MSU Ph.D. Student Receives Beinecke African Conservation Scholarship

Tuesday, September 17, 2019
A satellite image of the Albertine Rift

Samuel Ayebare, a Ph.D. student in Michigan State University’s Department of Integrative Biology (IBIO) and the Ecology, Evolutionary Biology and Behavior (EEBB) program, is the first MSU student…

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Fulbright Scholar Ups the Game Against Climate Change

Sunday, September 15, 2019
Ship on large lake at sunset

Researcher Uses Games to Educate People about Looming Natural Disasters To fully understand the impacts of a changing climate, you have to witness it first-hand. This is what…

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MSU Affiliates Elected to Board of U.S. Society for Ecological Economics

Wednesday, August 21, 2019
Leaves

Michigan State University faculty members and students from the Department of Community Sustainability and the Department of Agricultural, Food and Resource Economics have been elected to the United…

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MSU Collaboration Supports Exhibition on the Intersections of Art and Chemistry

Tuesday, August 20, 2019
Two girls looking at a art piece that is many different color blocks

A collaboration between the Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum and the Midland Center for the Arts, the exhibition “Science Paints Our World: Chemistry and Art” opens in…

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NatSci Undergrads Receive Fellowships to Investigate Microscopic Pathogens

Monday, July 1, 2019
College of Natural Science

Alyssa Corpus and Jack Dodson, undergraduate students in Michigan State University’s Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics (MMG) in the College of Natural Science, were both selected for…

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Grand Prize Winners Selected for University Undergraduate Research & Arts Forum

Monday, July 1, 2019
Grand Prize winners selected for University Undergraduate Research & Arts Forum

Research in the areas of molecular biology and language have earned Grand Prize awards for the University Undergraduate Research and Arts Forum, or UURAF. “The opportunity to engage…

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Student Wins National Award with Bold Twist on Traditional Brand

Tuesday, June 25, 2019
Student Wins National Award with Bold Twist on Traditional Brand

Anna Kennedy, a recent creative advertising graduate, created more than a print ad for a makeup remover, she launched an eye-catching, award-winning campaign with a focus on diversity…

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New MSU Agreement will Exchange Graduate Students and Research in Seoul

Wednesday, June 19, 2019
New MSU agreement will exchange graduate students and research in Seoul

There was “exciting science” between Michigan State University and Chung-Ang University at the 20th anniversary of the Korea Tissue Engineering & Regenerative Medicine Conference in Seoul, Korea, in…

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Undergraduate Research Fellows Receive Awards at Undergraduate Research Forum

Saturday, June 1, 2019
Undergraduate research fellows receive awards at undergraduate research forum

Four students in The School of Hospitality Business attended and participated in the ninth annual Tourism, Hospitality, and Events Conference for Researchers, Educators, Practitioners and Students (THEREPS). The…

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Research Presentation Guide Goes Viral

Thursday, May 30, 2019

Mike Morrison, Michigan State University organizational psychology doctoral candidate, is reshaping how mundane research posters are designed and presented at academic conferences across the world. Morrison worked for…

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