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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.

Kellogg Biological Station Researchers Earn Coveted NSF Fellowships

Wednesday, April 15, 2020
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Five MSU W.K. Kellogg Biological Station graduate students have been recognized through the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships Program, or GRFP. Stephanie Clark, Corinn Rutkoski, Moriah Young and…

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Student Earns Pre-Doctoral Fellowship from the National Science Foundation

Monday, April 13, 2020
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Entomology graduate student Allison Zahorec has received $138,000 for three years to learn more about how soil microarthropod communities found in various bioenergy crop systems influence microbial and…

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Eye-Opening Documentary Film ‘Bags to Butterflies’ Nominated for a College Academy Award

Friday, April 10, 2020
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From Bags to Butterflies, a Group of Journalism Students and Graduates Produce a Documentary Nominated for the College Television Awards Prison may sometimes viewed as an end. Employers judge and push away…

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Spartan Discusses Simulated Deep-Space Mission for NASA

Friday, April 10, 2020

Osama Alian is a doctoral candidate in MSU’s Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics who studies the origins of life from the depths of the ocean to deep space. Recently, he…

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The Beacon, the Bacteria and the Rough-Skinned Newt

Tuesday, April 7, 2020
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The textbook example in ecology, literally, goes like this: The poisonous rough-skinned newt and the garter snake are locked in an evolutionary arms race. The more resistant the…

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Sharing Knowledge Globally in a Time of Crisis

Monday, April 6, 2020

First established more than 150 years ago, land-grant universities such as Michigan State University are dedicated to ensure that all residents of the United States are provided with the knowledge…

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NSF selects Spartan Engineers for Top Graduate Research Honor

Monday, April 6, 2020
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NSF selects Spartan Engineers for top graduate research honor The National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship (GRF) Program has selected five more fellows from the Michigan State University…

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Fine Arts Exhibition Accessible Online

Wednesday, April 1, 2020
MSU Broad new exhibition spotlights conceptualism in Latin America

As the culmination of a three-year program through the Department of Art, Art History and Design, Master of Fine Arts candidates traditionally have their work displayed at the…

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Burgess New Venture Challenge Goes Virtual, Announces Winners

Monday, March 30, 2020

After Michigan State University’s announcement to move in-person classes to virtual learning to keep students safe from the novel coronavirus, the Burgess Institute for Entrepreneurship and Innovation decided…

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MSU Makes Available Graduating Health Care Students to Aid in COVID-19 Response

Monday, March 30, 2020
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As Michigan works swiftly to expand its health care workforce to combat the exponentially rising number of confirmed novel coronavirus cases in the state, Michigan State University is…

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