Nominations accepted for Outstanding Supervisor Award
Nominations for the 12th Annual Outstanding Supervisor Award are being accepted by the Family Resource Center through July 10.
Wells Hall, Broad Art Museum recognized for architecture
The Engineering Society of Detroit named the Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum a recipient of the society’s 39th annual construction and design award and awarded an honorable mention to the Wells Hall addition.
Fueling fitness on the final frontier
Think keeping in shape is an uphill battle? Try staying fit in space, where living quarters are cramped and prolonged weightlessness withers muscle and bone. That’s the challenge a group of MSU researchers will address with a new three-year, $1.2 million grant from NASA.View story photosView story videos
Building a better team – on Mars
Sometime in the next quarter-century, NASA plans to send the first humans to Mars, a mission that will push the boundaries of teamwork. MSU researchers aim to arm the astronaut crew with innovative devices that will monitor interactions and provide instant feedback when conflict or other issues arise.View story photos
Helping India’s educators teach new lessons
India’s education system is making gains in increasing literacy and providing primary education to its population, but many—especially the poor—still get left behind. To better meet the needs of all students, a team of faculty from MSU has been tapped by a foundation in Bangalore to help prepare the Indian state’s educators.View story photosView story videos
Practice makes perfect? Not so much
Turns out, that old “practice makes perfect” adage may be overblown. New research by MSU's Zach Hambrick finds that a copious amount of practice is not enough to explain why people differ in level of skill in two widely studied activities, chess and music.View story photos
Staff profiles: Stephanie Kribs
Stephanie Kribs, facility and operations manager for the Broad Art Museum, talks about what it takes to keep the museum up and running.View story photosView story videos
The politics of saving energy vs. saving the planet
Buying an energy-efficient appliance or light bulb can seem like a green act and a good idea. But that depends on if the buyer is red or blue.View story photos
Unraveling the Napo's mystery
In the United States, rivers and their floodplains are well-documented and monitored. Ecuador’s largest river, however, remains largely mysterious.View story photosView story videos
Spartans finish fourth at Big Ten Championships
MSU met or exceeded its seed in five of six races, and the Spartans finished fourth in the team standings at the 2013 Big Ten Championships May 19.