Cell resiliency surprises scientists
New research shows that cells are more resilient in taking care of their DNA than scientists originally thought. Even when missing critical components, cells can adapt and make copies of their DNA in an alternative way.View story photos
MSU's 'No Excuse For Sexual Assault' campaign
Educating yourself about sexual assault and understanding the meaning of consent are the key messages of the MSU No Excuse for Sexual Assault Campaign.View story photosView story videos
Students curate 'Working America, Unexpected Stories' exhibition
Undergraduate students in professor Susan J. Bandes' Curatorial Practices course have assembled and curated "Working America, Unexpected Stories," an exhibition that presents a variety of subjects and mediums that explore the many facets of work in America.
Registration open for Community Music School summer camps
From theater to rock to music therapy, the MSU Community Music School offers summer camps that appeal to a range of interests. Youth can select from six different camps. All are now open for registration.
Summer construction 2014
With the arrival of summer, it’s time to begin thinking about the seasonal construction that takes place at MSU. This year, there are several projects that will be happening across campus.
Dantonio, Izzo, MSU business faculty create a winning team for business
Award-winning business faculty and championship coaches like Mark Dantonio and Tom Izzo are coming together for a collaborative educational program that will prepare business professionals of all types for management success.
Artist talk: Marion Coleman
Marion Coleman is a national award-winning contemporary artist who specializes in pictorial quilts on African American history and culture. Currently on view at the MSU Museum is her quilt, Ruby Bridges: What a Difference a School Makes.
Cyber buddy is better than 'no buddy'
An MSU researcher is looking to give exercise enthusiasts the extra nudge they need during a workout, and her latest research shows that a cyber buddy can help.View story photos
Springing toward discovery
Ahhh…I leaned back in my chair and let the sun hit my face. Finally, spring had sprung. During the months and months of unrelenting ice storms, power outages, polar vortexes and blizzards, this is what I had been waiting for. The temperature hit 70 degrees, the birds were chirping, a lovely breeze was blowing and flowers were pushing through the soil. This was bliss. Except what the heck was that? No way. NO WAY. Seriously? There was no way that a mosquito actually bit me on the very first day I bared my pasty white legs to the elements. And yet, there it was. The telltale itchy red bump smack dab in the middle of my shin. Come on! How is that even fair? We went from frostbite to bug bites in the blink of an eye—a soul-sucking winter to bloodsucking pests in a matter of days. Sigh. As I scratched my bite (I know I’m not supposed to but I just have to) I thought about how annoying it was. And then I thought about how lucky I am. Sitting here in Michigan, what is a mosquito bite other than small spot and an annoying itch?View story photos
Away from the light: Students design blanket to help jaundiced babies
About 60 percent of infants are born jaundiced and many spend their first days of life isolated from their mothers underneath special lights that help them eliminate the excess bilirubin in their bloodstreams.View story photos