Minney named Big Ten Second Star of the Week
MSU junior goaltender Ed Minney has been named the Big Ten’s Second Star of the Week, it was announced by the conference Jan. 24.
Spartans return home to face No. 20 Purdue
MSU looks to snap a two-game losing streak as it hosts Purdue Jan. 24. The Boilermakers enter the contest having won their last two games and four of their last five.
Sequencing poisonous mushrooms to potentially create medicine
A team of MSU scientists has genetically sequenced two species of poisonous mushrooms, discovering that they can theoretically produce billions of compounds through one molecular assembly line. This may open the door to efficiently tackling some lethal diseases.View story photos
Michigan’s research universities responsible for $2.15B in R&D, contribute $16.5B to Michigan economy
The University Research Corridor's 10th annual Economic Impact & Benchmark Report puts the URC’s contribution to Michigan’s economy at $16.5 billion, up $3.7 billion since 2007, when the group began benchmarking its impact. MSU’s individual impact on the state’s economy totaled $5.1 billion, with $900 million in spending with local businesses.View story photosView story videos
Civil Rights lecture series to feature astronaut, journalist and public servant
For the past 16 years, the MSU College of Osteopathic Medicine has brought a number of thought-provoking speakers to East Lansing each February as part of its William G. Anderson Lecture Series Slavery to Freedom: An American Odyssey.View story photos
MSU Academy for Global Engagement names 2017 fellows
From developing the technology to run autonomous vehicles to improving the reliability of the power system in remote Africa, 10 new fellows in the MSU Academy for Global Engagement have the opportunity to expand their research and contribute to a new generation of international experts
MSU education professor receives presidential science award
Alicia Alonzo, MSU associate professor of teacher education, was among 101 other scientists, researchers and educators who recently received a Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers from former President Barack Obama.View story photos
Residency-inspired installation opens
The Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum presents an exhibition by Chicago-based artist Jan Tichy, opening Saturday as part of the MSU Federal Credit Union Artist Studio Series.View story photos
MSU nets $1M NSF grant to recruit, prepare students for STEM careers
A team of MSU researchers has landed a $1 million National Science Foundation Scholarships in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics grant to recruit, nurture and graduate students who are prepared for these careers.View story photos
Spartans and Wolverines to meet in home-and-home series
The Spartans and Wolverines resume the most-played rivalry in college hockey this weekend as the two teams meet in a home-and-home series beginning Friday in Ann Arbor.