Michigan State University main website

MSU Museum

MSU Museum Curator, MacDowell, Honored by American Folklore Society

Friday, January 29, 2021
Quilts

The American Folklore Society (AFS), the country’s professional society for folklorists, has announced that Professor Marsha MacDowell of Michigan State University is the 2020 recipient of the Society’s…

Read More

Redefining Art, Finding a Voice During COVID-19

Wednesday, January 13, 2021
Flames with debry and paper in the flames.

Grant funds virtual, physical exhibits of art created globally. Michigan State University has begun collecting art from around the world in an exploration of how people are using…

Read More

Zevalkink Receives NSF CAREER Award For Semiconductor Research

Monday, December 14, 2020
Three people looking at the sphere of the earth, the walls of the building are black.

A chemical engineering and materials science researcher at Michigan State University will use a National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award to improve the targeted design…

Read More

International Team of Scientists Find New Bird Species

Thursday, January 21, 2016
himalayan-forest-thrush

A new species of bird has been discovered in northeastern India and adjacent parts of China by a team of scientists from Sweden, China, the U.S., India and…

Read More

International Team Discovers Elusive New Bird in China

Friday, May 1, 2015

A Michigan State University professor was part of an international team of scientists that has discovered a new bird in China. The new bird, the Sichuan bush warbler,…

Read More

New Bird Species Confirmed 15 Years After First Sighting

Monday, November 24, 2014
small bird

An international team of scientists has confirmed the discovery of a new bird species more than 15 years after the elusive animal was first seen on the Indonesian…

Read More