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MSU Entomologists Awarded $2.5 Million for Infectious Disease Study

Tuesday, July 9, 2019

A team of scientists, including two from Michigan State University, has been awarded a four-year, $2.5 million grant from the National Science Foundation. The project is aimed at…

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For Hyenas, Strong Alliances Key to Advancing Social Status

Monday, March 11, 2019

When it comes to advancing social status, it’s not what you know, it’s who you know ­– for humans and spotted hyenas alike. In a new study published…

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Birth of Massive Black Holes in the Early Universe Revealed

Friday, January 25, 2019

The light released from around the first massive black holes in the universe is so intense that it is able to reach telescopes across the entire expanse of…

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MSU Shares in $10 Million Project to Diversify STEM Faculty Nationwide

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Colleges and universities across the nation are striving to attract more diverse and inclusive faculty, especially in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics fields. Michigan State University researcher Leslie…

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MSU Named a Partner in $5.2M Center for Socially Impactful Research

Tuesday, October 30, 2018
Research

What do potatoes, galaxy clusters and kestrels have in common? Each is studied by a Michigan State University researcher who made advancements in these areas of expertise. But…

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MSU Aquatic Ecologist Receives Grant to Study Phytoplankton Traits

Wednesday, October 10, 2018
Phytoplankton under a microscope

Elena Litchman, Michigan State University aquatic ecologist, is leading a three-year, $993,000 project funded by the National Science Foundation in collaboration with faculty at the University of Texas at Austin. The…

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MSU’s Autonomous Vehicles Workshop Shapes Policy Conversation

Tuesday, June 5, 2018
Brian Pentland

Self-driving cars bring great opportunity – and great risk. While some support autonomous vehicles in the name of efficiency, others point to recent accidents as a hazard humans…

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Students Selected for National Fellowship Program

Monday, April 16, 2018
Historic Building

The National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program, or the GRFP, has selected 17 undergraduate and graduate students and alumni from Michigan State University for its fellowship program,…

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More Genes Turned on When Plants Compete

Monday, May 15, 2017
Maren Friesen

According to Maren Friesen, a Michigan State University plant biologist whose work is featured in a special issue of the Journal of Ecology, the lessons of plant diversity and…

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Fifteen MSU Students Earn NSF Fellowships for Graduate Study

Tuesday, April 4, 2017
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Fifteen undergraduate students, graduate students and alumni from Michigan State University have been selected for the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program, along with thirteen honorable mentions….

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