Joining global food initiative
'Bee'-ing the best
Ideas won’t slow climate change if people don’t buy in
Combating downy mildew in vegetables
Studying plant resilience
Improving global environmental policies
NSF grant will help decipher cells’ electric properties
An MSU researcher will use a National Science Foundation grant to decipher the secrets of electric organs in fish and apply the insights to human electrically excitable tissue.View story photosView story videos
MSU receives STARS silver rating for sustainability achievements
MSU, earning a silver rating, has been honored by the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education for its sustainability achievements. STARS, the Sustainability Tracking, Assessment and Rating System, measures and encourages sustainability in all aspects of higher education.
MSU helps Flint in new national health program
The city of Flint has been selected by Reinvestment Fund and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to take part in a new Invest Health initiative and Michigan State University is helping to lead the way.
2016 Plant sale to benefit MSU Horticulture Gardens
The MSU Department of Horticulture is hosting a plant sale to benefit the Horticulture Gardens from 4 to 7 p.m. on May 20. and 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. on May 21 at the Plant and Soil Sciences building. On May 20 the sale is open only to those with a 2016 MSU Garden Membership. The May 21 sale is open to the public.
Zachary Huang: Bee the Best
Many people ask why I constantly take photographs of honeybees on flowers. Don’t they all look the same after a while? Why bother to take photographs when Google can find you so many on the same flowers? This is not an easy question to answer.View story photos
MSU joins global food security initiative
MSU President Lou Anna K. Simon will help lead a national higher education initiative to prepare to feed a hungrier planet.View story photos
Liz Brajevich: Outstanding student leader
As an environmental economics and policy major, Liz has a passion for the environment. This is evident in the major she chose and her involvement with the Residential Initiative on the Study of the Environment. She has presented at the University Undergraduate Research and Arts Forum and at a Greening the Supply Chain Conference.View story photosView story videos
Sexy ideas won’t slow climate change if people don’t buy in and buy them
As governments and researchers race to develop policies and technologies to make energy production more sustainable and mitigate climate change, they need to remember that the most-sophisticated endeavors won’t work if they’re not adopted.View story photos
Tips to attract and protect pollinators focus of new MSU publication
MSU entomologist David Smitley spearheaded a multistate collaboration to create a new online publication offering tips on how to best protect pollinators in urban landscapes.View story photos
W.K. Kellogg Biological Station summer events
The W.K. Kellogg Biological Station has a variety of educational events lined up this summer.