Barbara Schneider: International honor
The area that I'm the most interested in is really issues related to engagement. How can we best reform education, particularly in schools, so that we give more children educational opportunities to succeed in their lives?View story photosView story videos
Andrew Dennhardt: Estimating eagle populations
Have you ever looked to the autumn sky above and wondered how many of your favorite feathered friends are out there, as they migrate southward each year? If so, then you are not alone. A common goal in ecology has been to estimate the abundance of wild populations. From basic counts to educated guesses, historically, people have tried it all. During and even before the work of Sir Ronald Fischer, the father of modern statistics, applied mathematics aided in population estimation - for humans and wild animals alike.View story photos
A student navigates his snowy walk near Beaumont Tower after the first real snowfall of the season on Dec. 12, 2017. Photo by Derrick L. TurnerView story photos
MSU honored with Michigan Breastfeeding-Friendly Workplace Award
MSU was honored with a Michigan Breastfeeding-Friendly Workplace Award by the Michigan Breastfeeding Network.View story photos
New discovery deepens understanding of brain’s sensory circuitry
An exploration of the deepest and most-mysterious layer of the cortex in mice by researchers at MSU and Brown University has revealed new circuits that may be central to how two key regions of the brain communicate about sensation.View story photos
Joseph announces 2018 softball schedule
MSU softball coach Jacquie Joseph has announced the 2018 Spartan softball schedule, which features games against schools from 14 different conferences, nine non-conference teams that advanced to the NCAA Tournament and three which advanced to the Women’s College World Series in 2017.
Josiah Scott named Freshman All-American by ESPN.com
MSU cornerback Josiah Scott has been named a first-team Freshman All-American by ESPN.com.
Marijuana may help HIV patients keep mental stamina longer
A chemical found in marijuana, known as tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC, has been found to potentially slow the process in which mental decline can occur in up to 50 percent of HIV patients, says a new Michigan State University study.View story photos
MSU scholars find $21 trillion in unauthorized government spending; Defense Department to conduct first-ever audit
Earlier this year, an MSU economist and his team found $21 trillion in unauthorized spending in the departments of Defense and Housing and Urban Development. Now, the Defense Department has announced it will conduct the first department-wide, independent financial audit in its history.View story photos
High school student wins holiday card design contest
The Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center has recognized East Lansing High School junior Sophie Rutkowski as the winner of the 2017 annual holiday card design contest.