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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.

MSU Student Earns National STEM Scholarship

Monday, March 30, 2020
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A Michigan State University undergraduate student has been named a recipient of the nationally competitive Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship. Isabella Ginnett, an Honors College sophomore majoring in physics and…

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Senior Recognized for Outstanding Achievement in Organic Chemistry

Monday, March 23, 2020
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Michigan State University chemistry senior Natasha Perry was selected by the American Chemical Society, or ACS, Division of Organic Chemistry to receive its Undergraduate Award for Outstanding Achievement…

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Students Sweep Design Awards Win 14 Gold Addys

Thursday, March 12, 2020
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Michigan State University won 93 awards at the 2020 ADDYs for the Mid-Michigan region, with students and alumni garnering gold awards and other honors in the largest and…

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MSU Student Awarded Nationally Competitive Research Assistant Fellowship

Tuesday, March 10, 2020
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Vishnu Kannan, a Michigan State University student interested in international affairs, was awarded a nationally competitive research assistant fellowship through the James C. Gaither Junior Fellows Program at…

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ATD Student gets Backstage Look at New York Fashion Week

Friday, February 28, 2020
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India Johnson, Apparel and Textile Design major, recently got to experience two New York Fashion Week, or NYFW, runway shows and was given backstage tours as part of…

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Shaping the Future: Microbiologists Career Inspired by Influential Teacher

Saturday, February 22, 2020
Kayla Conner in the lab

A Michigan State University scientist is determined to increase the number of women and girls going into STEM fields. Kayla Conner is a doctoral candidate in the Department of…

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From GED to Ph.D.: Spartan Researcher Achieves Success

Wednesday, January 29, 2020

Nkrumah Grant is a doctoral candidate in the Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics. He’s part of Michigan State University’s Broadening Experiences in Scientific Training, an experimental program dedicated to…

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Student Produced Video Highlights Experiences of the Blind

Wednesday, January 22, 2020

The RCPD is pleased to host and share this original video created by student Anna Forest. “This digital portfolio takes a deep dive into the experiences of blind…

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A Model Ecosystem Fish Story

Tuesday, January 21, 2020
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Michigan State University researchers have demonstrated that anglers can produce accurate and complex environmental models similar to those of trained scientists. The study, led by graduate student Payam…

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Theatre MFA Candidate Wins Digital Design Award for Second Consecutive Year

Sunday, January 19, 2020
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For the second year in a row, Department of Theatre MFA candidate Jenna Gove has won the United States Institute for Theatre Technology (USITT) Midwest Regional Section Digital Design Competition….

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