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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.

Students Contribute to National Exhibit

Friday, October 26, 2018
Prison Band

Michigan State University is working in partnership with “States of Incarceration,” a national traveling exhibit that focuses on the history and future of mass incarceration in the United…

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Medical Student Receives Fellowship for Research in Liberia

Friday, October 26, 2018
Perosky

Michigan State University College of Human Medicine student Joseph Perosky has received a Carolyn L. Kuckein Student Research Fellowship from the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society. The…

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Five MSU Doctoral Students Named Fulbright-Hays Scholars

Thursday, October 25, 2018
African Fields

Many academics consider the Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad, or DDRA, honor a defining career moment. And in the eyes of Walter Hawthorne, professor of African history at…

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Improving Understanding of Hydrogen Bonding for Thermodynamic Modeling

Monday, September 10, 2018
Aseel

Aseel Bala is a chemical engineering Ph.D. candidate at Michigan State University, conducting research with Dr. Carl Lira  on the thermodynamic phase behavior of systems with hydrogen bonding….

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AFRE Graduate Students Win 4th Straight Case Study Competition

Tuesday, August 7, 2018
Students Awarded

For the second year in a row, graduate students from the Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics (AFRE) won the Agricultural & Applied Economics Association (AAEA) Graduate…

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Traverse City Film Festival Showcasing Spartan Projects

Monday, July 30, 2018
Sparty Traverse City

Since 2005, cinema lovers from across the world have traveled to northern Michigan for the Traverse City Film Festival. This year, they will experience a host of projects…

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Eliminating the Honey Bee’s Biggest Enemy

Thursday, July 26, 2018

Michigan State University researchers are working on a new solution to save honey bees and stop colony collapse disorder by wiping out a parasitic enemy. Honey bees are…

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Grad Student Receives Barnett Rosenberg Assistantship

Thursday, June 28, 2018
Alyssa Preiser

Alyssa Preiser, a Ph.D. student in the lab of MSU-DOE Plant Research Laboratory (PRL) scientist Thomas Sharkey, is a recipient of the Barnett Rosenberg Assistantship in Biological Sciences….

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Grand Prize Winners Selected for University Undergraduate Research and Arts Forum

Wednesday, June 27, 2018
Nicole Jedding and Amy Freeland

Two MSU students have earned Grand Prize awards for the University Undergraduate Research and Arts Forum, or UURAF. Amy Freeland, a 2018 Honors College graduate and a first-year…

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Increasing Knowledge of Tropical Diseases in Malawi

Monday, June 18, 2018

Emerging infectious diseases such as the Zika virus and multi-drug resistant infections are reminders that infectious diseases are anything but historical footnotes. Although some infectious diseases have been…

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