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NatSci Ceremony Honors Four Endowed Faculty Members

Friday, April 5, 2019
MSU College of Natural Science, Endowed Faculty

Four Michigan State University College of Natural Science faculty members were formally invested as endowed faculty members at a ceremony held March 21 at MSU’s Wharton Center. Jeffrey Freymueller, the…

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College of Natural Science Investiture, Wei

Monday, April 1, 2019

Songqiao “Shawn” Wei from the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences discusses his research.

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College of Natural Science Investiture, Hardisty

Monday, April 1, 2019

Dalton Hardisty from the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences discusses his current research.

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College of Natural Science Investiture, Freymueller

Monday, April 1, 2019

Jeffrey Freymueller from the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences discusses his current research.

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MSU Team Wins Bronze at 2018 Synthetic Biology Competition

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

MSU’s 2018 iGEM has won a Bronze Medal from the International Genetically Engineered Machines (iGEM) global competition. iGEM brings together students from around the world to design synthetic biology…

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Water Moves Carbon Through Ecosystems

Tuesday, November 13, 2018
River

Many people see the carbon cycle as vertical – CO2 moving up and down between soil, plants and the atmosphere. However, new Michigan State University research published in…

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Large Hydropower Dams ‘Not Sustainable’ in the Developing World

Tuesday, November 6, 2018
Dam

It’s hard to beat hydropower from dams, a renewable source of electricity that helped build much of the developed world. Yet five scientists from Michigan State University say…

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Soil Holds the Secret to Mitigating Climate Change

Monday, September 17, 2018
Soil

Food production doesn’t have to be a victim of climate change. New research from Michigan State University suggests that crop yields and the global food supply chain can…

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Climate Change Should Help Midwest Corn Production through 2050

Wednesday, May 16, 2018
Cornfield Sunset

Climate change and global warming put some forms of life at risk, but researchers found one instance that might not feel the heat – corn. Contrary to previous…

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Eleven MSU Researchers Receive CAREER Awards for 2018

Wednesday, May 2, 2018
NSF Career Awardees Headshots

Eleven Michigan State University scientists are the recipients of National Science Foundation (NSF) Early CAREER Faculty Awards, seven of them women in the College of Natural Science. The…

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