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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.

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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Two PRL Students Win First Prize at UURAF 2019

Friday, April 19, 2019
Two PRL Students Win First Prize at UURAF 2019

Madeline Bresson from the Sharkey lab and Jacob Wright from the Ducat lab have won first prize at the 2019 University Undergraduate Research and Arts Forum (UURAF). Both…

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Broad College Student Receives Richter Scholarship

Tuesday, April 16, 2019
Kathie Lee Receives Richter Scholarship

The R. Gene Richter Scholarship is awarded to select undergraduates across the country each year and in 2019, just six received the honor. Kathie Lee, a supply chain…

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Neutrino Detection at the South Pole

Friday, April 12, 2019
Student Research

Jessie Micallef is a dual Ph.D. student at Michigan State University in Physics and Computational Mathematics, Science, and Engineering (CMSE). Over the past few years, she has worked alongside…

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Simulations of Pre-Supernova Outbursts

Wednesday, April 10, 2019
Student Research

Jennifer Ranta is a graduate student in the Physics and Astrophysics Program at Michigan State University pursuing research in stellar astrophysics. Her current work involves simulating possible mechanisms…

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The Study of Transitions and Encodings in Digital Evolution

Monday, April 8, 2019
Student Research

Matthew Andres Moreno is studying Computer Science and Engineering as a graduate student at Michigan State University. He works under the guidance of Charles Ofria and his research…

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Simulations to Understand Disease Transmission and City-Wide Evacuations

Saturday, April 6, 2019
Student Research, Disease, Cities

MSU Graduate student David Butts earned his BS in Physics with a Computational Mathematics, Science, and Engineering (CMSE) minor at Michigan State. Now, he can still be found…

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The Study of Cucumber Resistance to Phytophthora Capsici

Thursday, April 4, 2019
Student Research, Cucumbers

Ben Mansfeld is a Ph.D. Candidate in the Plant Breeding, Genetics and Biotechnology Program, studying under Dr. Rebecca Grumet in the Department of Horticulture at Michigan State University….

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MSU Hosts 21st Annual Undergraduate Research and Arts Forum

Wednesday, April 3, 2019
UURAF

From animal science to visual arts and business to engineering, more than 1,000 undergraduate students will present their research at the 21st annual University Undergraduate Research and Arts…

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