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MSU Chemist Emeritus Receives Inaugural Lifetime Contribution Award

Monday, October 28, 2019
Front of Chemistry building at MSU

Michigan State University chemist emeritus Chi-Kwong (“Chris”) Chang, received the first Lifetime Contribution Award established at the inaugural Asian Conference on Porphyrins, Phthalocyanines and Related Materials (ACPP-1) and the Sixth…

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MSU’s Liangliang Sun Earns NSF Early CAREER Award

Friday, October 4, 2019
Front of Chemistry building at MSU

Michigan State University chemist Liangliang Sun has received a 5-year, $670,000 National Science Foundation (NSF) Early CAREER Award to develop a novel mass spectrometry-based analytical method to identify…

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MSU’s Smith Wins American Chemical Society Award

Wednesday, September 11, 2019
Front of Chemistry building at MSU

Milton (Mitch) Smith III, Michigan State University professor of chemistry, has received the 2020 American Chemical Society (ACS) Award in Organometallic Chemistry, which is given to one individual…

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Sun Selected as an Emerging Investigator

Monday, August 26, 2019
Faculty finds solutions for marginalized communities

Professor Liangliang Sun and his research group have made important progress in developing novel mass spectrometry-based analytical tools with extremely high sensitivity and high capacity for comprehensive characterization…

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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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Ninth Annual Innovation Celebration Honors Entrepreneurial Success

Tuesday, April 23, 2019
Innovation Center MSU

Excitement and conversation filled the room as a record attendance of more than 400 people gathered at Spartan Stadium April 18 to celebrate faculty and students showcasing technologies…

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Understanding and Controlling the Molecule that Made the Universe

Wednesday, March 13, 2019
Trihydrogen, Molecule, Universe

Trihydrogen, or H3+, is acknowledged by scientists as the molecule that made the universe. As published in recent issues of Nature Communications and the Journal of Chemical Physics,…

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The Periodic Table and How It Transforms Our Everyday Lives

Saturday, February 23, 2019

The Facility for Rare Isotope Beams hosts Saturday Morning Physics talks for the public as part of their Advanced Studies Gateway. In the latest lecture from February 23,…

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Periodic Table Still Influencing Today’s Research

Thursday, February 7, 2019
periodic table

This year marks the 150th anniversary of the Periodic Table, and the principles that drove Dmitri Mendeleev to construct his table are still influencing today’s research advances. In…

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Grant Award Allows Research on a New Approach to Treat Rare Cancer

Tuesday, February 5, 2019

Jetze Tepe, a Michigan State University chemist, is the recipient of a highly competitive 2019 Brian D. Novis Senior Research Grant from the International Myeloma Foundation, or IMF. The $80,000 grant…

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