$1.2M NSF grant helps integrate computational science into high school physics
The 21st-century scientific world revolves around computation. Yet, teaching students to use a computer to solve, simulate or visualize science problems is glaringly absent from many high school science courses.
Cholesterol crystals are sure sign a heart attack may loom
A new Michigan State University study on 240 emergency room patients shows just how much of a role a person’s cholesterol plays, when in a crystallized state, during a heart attack.View story photos
20 graduating high school seniors receive full-ride scholarships to attend MSU
Twenty incoming students have been awarded an Alumni Distinguished Scholarship or University Distinguished Scholarship that will cover full tuition, room and board and a stipend for up to eight semesters of study at MSU.View story photos
Michigan State hosting 2018 Big Ten Wrestling Championships
MSU will host the 2018 Big Ten Conference Wrestling Championships at the Breslin Student Events Center on March 3-4.View story photos
Spartan Hockey Pro Camp begins Monday
MSU's annual Pro Camp will take place next week at Munn Ice Arena with 14 Spartans slated to take part in the event.
Physicians with increased stress make more mistakes in patient care
Not surprisingly, physicians working in a big city hospital emergency room are under plenty of stress. An MSU physician has now shown how this stress affects the care of their patients.View story photos
Three Spartans named to Big Ten Women’s Soccer Preseason Honors List
Three members of the MSU women’s soccer team have been named to the Big Ten Women’s Soccer Preseason Honors List, the conference office announced Aug. 14.
Varroa mites – bees’ archenemies – have genetic holes in their armor
National Honeybee Day is celebrated Aug. 19, but MSU scientists work year-round to protect these important pollinators. Varroa mites have decimated honeybee populations and are a primary cause of colony collapse disorder. Researchers have now found genetic holes in the seemingly indestructible pest's armor that could potentially reduce or eliminate the marauding invaders.View story photos
MSU electrical engineer named finalist in Naval research challenge
MSU electrical engineer Shanelle Foster is a national finalist in the Naval Research Concept Challenge with her research on 3D printing of magnetic cores used in electrical motors.View story photos
Author Saroo Brierley to kick off 2017 One Book, One Community program
Saroo Brierley, author of “A Long Way Home,” will kick off the 2017 One Book, One Community program with a special visit to the East Lansing community this month.View story photos