Startup teams pitch ideas for chance at $100,000 in cash prizes
Startup teams in the Greenlight Business Model Competition will pitch ideas to a panel of judges on Wednesday at the Wharton Center’s Pasant Theatre for a chance at cash prizes totaling $100,000.
Doctoral student receives fellowship to further understanding of African Diaspora
Tara Mock, a doctoral candidate in African and African American Studies, was recently awarded the 2017 TIAA Ruth Simms Hamilton Graduate Merit Fellowship at MSU.View story photos
Honors College senior named Hertz Fellow
MSU senior Rebecca Carlson is one of 12 students nationwide to be named a Hertz Fellow.View story photos
Edna Harney, office assistant with MSU Extension 4H Youth Programs, died March 20. Harney joined the staff in 1972 and retired in 1987.
MSU expands public policy programs with Kellogg Foundation grant
MSU’s Institute for Public Policy and Social Research is launching a new initiative to continue educating emerging leaders through an expansion of its ongoing policy education and research programs.View story photos
Sean Couch: Star guts
Sean Couch is an assistant professor of physics and astronomy and computational mathematics, science and engineering. His research field is focusing on 3D Turbulence in Stellar Explosions and 3D Massive Stellar Evolution. Couch’s group at MSU is raising the bar in the study of the supernova mechanism with cutting-edge computational science.View story photosView story videos
Jadel Hughes Davis: Finding out the whys
Jadel Hughes Davis is an Honors College student majoring in chemical engineering. Her love for biology and fashion has her eyeing a career in the personal care industry, perhaps creating new lotions or perfumes. As a female and student of color working in a STEM field, Jadel Hughes Davis also created a website for people to share their experiences and connect with resources.View story photosView story videos
2016 Philanthropists of the Year
For Craig and Vicki Brown, the seeds of their devotion to MSU blossomed with a proposal on April 19, 1973.
Mark Auslander named MSU Museum director
Mark Auslander, a sociocultural anthropologist, has been appointed director of the MSU Museum. He will lead one of the earliest established museums in the nation, and the state’s first museum to receive Smithsonian affiliate status.View story photos
Primary care tops list of chosen specialities among medical students during Match Day
It was Match Day, March 17, and 200 medical students, as well as thousands more around the country, were counting down the minutes to when they would be allowed to tear open envelopes and learn what residency program had accepted them.