Livestock can uproot protected wildlife from prime real estate
ComArtSci and WKAR to host World Water Day event March 22
MSU’s Jack Liu recognized for contributions to sustainability
Solar array project
A Trump twist? Environment over economy in Michigan
Studying how the Earth is changing
MSU researcher part of report on U.S. Global Change Research Program
Understanding how the Earth is changing, and how that change affects people, has advanced substantially thanks to investments by the federal government, according to a National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine report. Tom Dietz, MSU professor of sociology and environmental science and policy, joined other experts to review work on climate by federal agencies over the last 25 years.
MSU lands nearly $1 million in grants to fight invasive species
Three MSU researchers received nearly $1 million in grants to help prevent and control invasive species in Michigan.View story photos
MSU assistant professor leads innovative research in the Arctic
From the North Slope of Alaska as a graduate student to the banks of the Red Cedar as an MSU assistant professor, Jay Zarnetske recently returned to the Arctic to continue the hydrology research he began over a decade ago.View story photos
Tapping century-old Spartan barley
MSU’s agricultural roots are infusing Michigan’s robust beer industry with the revival of Spartan barley.View story photos
‘Alternative facts’ not just in politics and media
An MSU scholar is warning those who read about the latest groundbreaking research to proceed with caution.View story photos
Can facial recognition systems help save lemurs?
MSU’s Anil Jain adapted his human facial recognition system to create LemurFaceID, the first computer facial recognition system for lemurs. Once optimized, LemurFaceID can assist with long-term research of the endangered species.View story photos
Donahue to direct MSU’s Institute of Water Research
Darrell Donahue, chair of the biosystems and agricultural engineering department, has been named director of MSU’s Institute of Water Research. His appointment is effective immediately.View story photos
MSU and PHYCO2 partnership shaping the future of renewable energy
MSU and California-based PHYCO2 are now using wastewater from breweries to produce algae as part of the ongoing partnership to generate clean energy sources.
MSU’s Elise Zipkin named Ecological Society of America Early Career Fellow
Elise Zipkin, an MSU assistant professor of integrative biology, has been named a 2017 Early Career Fellow of the Ecological Society of America.
Supersizing world’s nature havens would add people to valued species list
A group of scientists is recommending giving the world’s nature reserves a makeover to defend not only flora and fauna, but people, too.View story photos