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.
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
MSU lands NIH grant to study connection between fish genes and human medicine
MSU has landed a $727,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health to improve the use of fish as disease models for human medicine.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
Livestock can uproot protected wildlife from prime real estate
The story of wildlife conservation is usually framed as man vs. treasured wildlife. But there’s growing evidence that the narrative deserves to have leading roles for livestock such as sheep, yaks or cows.View story photos
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.
Altering pH bumps prions out of danger zone
Prion diseases are scary, incurable and fatal. They first gained notoriety when cows became infected by prion proteins and, in turn, infected people. Fervor surrounding mad cow disease resulted in the U.S. banning imports of beef from the European Union for 15 years.View story photos
Undergraduate research ranging from science to performing arts on public display at MSU
Ranging from agriculture and science to performing arts to business and entrepreneurship, 928 MSU undergraduate students from 14 colleges will present their research at the annual University Undergraduate Research and Arts Forum from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 7 at the MSU Union.
Consumers Energy Foundation invests $250,000 in MSU first-year engineering experience
The Consumers Energy Foundation, a long-time supporter of the first-year engineering experience at Michigan State University, is contributing $250,000 to help develop the next generation of engineering and computer-science students, MSU announced Wednesday.View story photos