Assistant professor receives $500,000 NSF award
Dancin' 'round a black hole
Tackling concussions by bringing new sensor to market
Aging faces could increase security risks
Warning about 'alternative facts'
Examining exploding stars through the atomic nucleus
Star discovered in closest known orbit around black hole
Astronomers have found evidence for a star that whips around a black hole about twice an hour. This may be the tightest orbital dance ever witnessed for a black hole and a companion star.
MSU’s Jack Liu recognized for contributions to sustainability
Jianguo “Jack” Liu, director of MSU’s Center for Systems Integration and Sustainability, has been recognized by the Ecological Society of America for writing “the greatest contribution” to sustainability science that integrates ecological and social sciences.View story photos
MSU’s Elena Litchman wins prestigious Excellence Professorship Award
Elena Litchman, Michigan State University Foundation Professor of integrative biology, is the recipient of an Excellence Professorship Award from the Professor Dr. Werner – Petersen Foundation based in Kiel, Germany.View story photos
New study shows FRIB significantly impacts Michigan’s economy
A new economic impact study shows FRIB is expected to have a significant impact on Michigan’s economy and job creation. From construction through an anticipated 20-year operational phase, FRIB is projected to add $4.4 billion to the state’s economy and create up to 1,500 Michigan jobs at the height of the construction phase and about 1,000 permanent jobs during operations.
MSU tackles concussions by bringing new sensor to market
Two MSU chemists are bringing their impact sensors to market. The effective, yet inexpensive, headband sensors can be worn by athletes in a variety of sports who could be at risk of suffering concussions.View story photosView story videos
Researchers find promising lead that reduces autism symptoms and more
Fragile X syndrome is the most common cause of autism. Even though the single gene that’s responsible for it was discovered in 1991, and the disease is detected by a simple blood test, there’s no treatment or cure.View story photos
Social psychologist Jonathan Haidt to visit MSU March 22
Social psychologist Jonathan Haidt, author of “The Righteous Mind: Why Good People Are Divided By Politics and Religion,” will speak at 5:30 p.m. March 22 at the Wharton Center’s Pasant Theater.View story photos
Construction begins on MSU solar array project
Construction on a new solar array project – a venture that could save the university $10 million over 25 years and help keep tuition in check – has started at MSU.View story photos
MSU junior wins grand prize at entrepreneurship competition
MSU junior Hew Hamilton won the $1,000 grand prize at February’s Hatching event, a monthly pitch competition that gives entrepreneurs the chance to share new ideas.
MSU to host 2nd annual Global Digital Humanities Symposium
The second annual Global Digital Humanities Symposium is set for March 16-17 at the MSU Union.