MSU scholar appointed to Michigan Board of Marriage and Family Therapy
Andrea Wittenborn, an associate professor in MSU’s Department of Human Development and Family Studies, was appointed to the Michigan Board of Marriage and Family Therapy by Gov. Rick Snyder.View story photos
MSU hearing aid technology to eliminate background noise
Mi Zhang, an MSU assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering, and his team are working on developing a smart hearing aid device that can enhance the clarity of conversation and remove unwanted sounds in the background.View story photos
A fresh look at freshwaters
To better understand the complex factors that threaten lake water quality, scientists need data on many lakes in various types of environmental settings. Unfortunately, much of the lake and geographic data needed for such studies is not easily accessible because the datasets exist in multiple formats scattered across government, university and private databases – sometimes only in file drawers. Until now.
MSU becomes 5th university in nation accredited in emergency planning
After more than a two-year process spearheaded by MSU Police that included creating and revising thousands of pages of emergency plans with individuals from across campus, Michigan State University has become the fifth higher education institution in the nation to become accredited in emergency planning.View story photos
Board approves planning for $50M to modernize power plant, campus energy efforts
During a meeting today, the Michigan State University Board of Trustees approved the university to begin planning the next phases of power generation on campus, including new production capacity at the T.B. Simon Power Plant on Service Road.
Landfall Tradition will be final tournament of the fall for No. 13 Spartans
The 13th-ranked MSU women’s golf team will close its fall schedule with the Landfall Tradition this weekend in Wilmington, North Carolina. The tournament, which features some of the nation’s elite teams, will take place Friday – Sunday with 18 holes being played each day.
No. 2 Michigan State Beats Ferris State, 80-72
Sophomore guard Cassius Winston scored 26 points to lead three players in double figures as No. 2 MSU pulled away from Ferris State, 80-72, in an exhibition game at the Breslin Center Thursday night.
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
MSU scientists work to make biodegradable plastic from sunlight
MSU scientists are proposing a new way to economically produce biodegradable plastics with sunlight and help from an ancient microorganism.View story videos
MSU to host award-winning writer and photographer during Geography Awareness Week
MSU will host Krista Schlyer, an award-winning writer and photographer, during Geography Awareness Week. She will discuss the effects that a U.S.-Mexico border wall would have on the environment.View story photos