MSU Safe Place honors Domestic Violence Awareness Month
In light of October being nationally recognized as Domestic Violence Awareness Month, there was a diverse crowd of people at the Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum on Oct. 12 attending the MSU Safe Place candlelight vigil to raise awareness and honor those who have battled domestic violence.View story photos
Can open and honest scientists win public trust?
Michigan State University researchers wondered whether it would be better for scientists to acknowledge some of their personal or social values up front when reporting on their studies in order to gain trust.View story photos
Two MSU administrators honored with Research Administrator Award
MSU’s research administration offices of Sponsored Programs Administration, Office of Sponsored Programs and Contract and Grant Administration named Lori Bramble, research coordinator of the AgBioResearch Office of Research Support in MSU’s College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, and Teresa Thomas, research administrator of the Office of Research (Flint Campus) in MSU’s College of Human Medicine, as the recipients of the Research Administrator Spotlight Award this month.View story photos
MSURx brings thought-provoking and inspirational talks
This year marks the fourth annual MSURx, a series of thought-provoking talks hosted by the MSU College of Human Medicine on Friday, Oct. 20
Simulation game becomes teaching tool for rural health providers
For many low-income residents of rural Michigan, the daily struggle to make ends meet is more than just a game. To study the issue, researchers from MSU are developing and testing a board game that simulates the everyday struggles poor people in rural areas often face.
Genetic advance for male birth control
MSU scientists have identified and turned off the gene that controls sperm production, effectively silencing spermatogenesis in mice.View story photos
MSU seeks donations for Puerto Rico
MSU’s Office of Cultural and Academic Transitions and The Graduate School are partnering with other local institutions and enterprises such as the University of Michigan and General Motors to collect and send needed supplies to Puerto Rico.View story photos
Statewide Campus System named regional assessment training center
The MSU College of Osteopathic Medicine’s Statewide Campus System has been named one of five regional assessment training centers by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education.
$88.1M Grand Rapids Research Center opens doors to medical discovery
A new era for scientific discovery was unveiled Sept. 20 during a dedication and ribbon-cutting ceremony for MSU’s $88.1 million Grand Rapids Research Center.
Real or Fake? Creating fingers to protect identities
University Distinguished Professor Anil Jain and his doctoral student Joshua Engelsma have for the first time designed and created a fake finger containing multiple key properties of the human skin. Commonly called a spoof, this fake finger has been used to test two of the predominant types of fingerprint readers to help determine their resilience to spoof attacks.View story photosView story videos