MSU College of Veterinary Medicine ranks No. 1 in Big Ten, No. 5 in nation
MSU’s College of Veterinary Medicine has retained its No. 1 ranking among Big Ten schools for the second year in a row and now holds No. 5 among veterinary schools nationwide, according to Quacquarelli Symonds, a higher education data provider that has rated top universities and their programs across the globe since 2004.
Two MSU faculty appointed to new state commission focused on eliminating child lead exposure
Gov. Rick Snyder has announced the creation of the Child Lead Exposure Elimination Commission, an effort that will continue Michigan’s fight against lead exposure, and has appointed MSU’s Mona Hanna-Attisha and Rebecca Meunick to the 15-member commission.
Staff members win research administrator spotlight award
MSU’s research administration offices of Sponsored Programs Administration, Office of Sponsored Programs and Contract and Grant Administration award Judy Brown, director of the Office of Research Support in MSU’s College of Natural Science, and Linda Gallagher, business manager of the Department of Entomology in MSU’s College of Agriculture and Natural Resources as the recipients of the Unit Research Administrator Spotlight Award.
Two MSU Executive Chefs Earn Top Honors at the Michigan Taste of Elegance
On Thursday, Feb. 16, chefs from all over the state gathered at the Lansing Center to compete in the Michigan Taste of Elegance. MSU executive chef Eric Batten received top honors at the event, earning the Chef Par Excellence title and the People’s Choice Award for his original pork entrée.
Spartans honored for making difference in community
Six MSU faculty and staff members have received awards from University Outreach and Engagement for their work to improve and enrich the world around them.View story photos
New report to aid school administrators
With funding from the William T. Grant Foundation and the National Institutes of Health, MSU associate professors of psychology Zachary Neal and Jennifer Watling Neal, created the Michigan School Program Information Project, or MiSPI, to help alleviate the stress of identifying strong school programs and to provide access to the information needed. In their Winter 2017 report, they explain how social networks are important in this process.
MSU junior wins grand prize at entrepreneurship competition
MSU junior Hew Hamilton won the $1,000 grand prize at February’s Hatching event, a monthly pitch competition that gives entrepreneurs the chance to share new ideas.
ASMSU awarded Outstanding Student Government of the Year
The Associated Students of Michigan State University recently received two awards at the Conference on Student Government Associations including Outstanding Student Government of the Year.
MSU faculty recognized as community champions
Every year, the Greater Lansing Convention and Visitors Bureau recognizes individuals in the community who support its mission of “positively impacting the area’s economy by marketing the region as a travel destination.”View story photos
MSU researcher part of report on U.S. Global Change Research Program
Understanding how the Earth is changing, and how that change affects people, has advanced substantially thanks to investments by the federal government, according to a National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine report. Tom Dietz, MSU professor of sociology and environmental science and policy, joined other experts to review work on climate by federal agencies over the last 25 years.