Tablets can help elderly cross the ‘digital divide’
New MSU research has found that the use of tablets makes it easier for the elderly to get online, breaking down some of the barriers that keep them from getting connected.View story photos
MSU track and field heads to Florida for East Region Preliminary Championships
MSU men's and women's track and field programs will be well represented at the 2015 NCAA East Preliminary Round this week at Hodges Stadium in Jacksonville, Florida.
Supernovas help ‘clean’ galaxies
Supernovas just might be the cleaning service of the universe. MSU-led research finds that these explosions that mark the end of a star’s life work hand-in-hand with supermassive black holes to sweep out gas and shut down galaxies’ star-forming factories.View story photos
MSU helps Asian immigrants adapt to life in U.S.
Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, the fastest-growing racial group in the United States, face challenges in the areas of education, civil rights, language barriers, health and economic development.
Making a difference with science
Mark Voit and Megan Donahue, professors of physics and astronomy who are both internationally known for their research on galaxy formation, went to two of the most prestigious undergraduate institutions in the country (Princeton and MIT, respectively). But the couple, who met in grad school at the University of Colorado 30 years ago in March, feel a much deeper kinship with MSU than any other school.
Innovative app earns MSU student national award
An innovative mobile app known as You++ has earned MSU computer science senior Angela Sun a national award.View story photos
MSU’s Adami to be featured on Science Channel
MSU researcher Chris Adami, professor in the College of Natural Science, will be featured in an episode of Science Channel’s "Through the Wormhole With Morgan Freeman." The episode premieres at 10 p.m. May 27.View story photos
Senior awarded prestigious Baggett Fellowship
An MSU Honors College senior, majoring in linguistics and neuroscience, has been awarded a prestigious Baggett Fellowship. Mina Hirzel will be participating in a one-year post-baccalaureate research fellowship at the University of Maryland, College Park.
The State News wins national award
The Society of Professional Journalists honored The State News, MSU’s student newspaper, as the nation’s best daily college newspaper of 2014.
MSU High 5: May 26, 2015
Here's today's MSU High 5 – a morning hello and the fastest way to get you up to speed with what's happening at MSU.