MSU College of Natural Science Dean R. James Kirkpatrick honored
R. James Kirkpatrick, MSU professor of geological sciences and chemistry, and College of Natural Science dean, has received the 2015 Marilyn and Sturges W. Bailey Award, the highest honor of The Clay Minerals Society.
Gary Willyerd: Showing students a world of healing
I developed a love and appreciation for travel, international study and service when I had the chance to study in Austria after completing my bachelor’s degree at the University of Michigan. A Michigan native, I returned to the state and attended MSU’s College of Osteopathic Medicine, after which I embarked on a career in emergency medicine and administration.View story photos
‘Hillary Doctrine’ examines treatment of women as national-security issue
Is the violence against women a threat to the security of the United States? According to a new book co-authored by faculty members from MSU and Texas A&M University, it is.View story photos
Generosity of local farmer creates national impact
Harold and Edythe Marshall’s gift of their 300-acre farm to MSU has been a major boon to understanding the ecology of new biofuel crops, producing research results with national impact by scientists at MSU’s Kellogg Biological Station.View story photos
MSU board adopts budget guidelines, sets tuition
MSU's Board of Trustees at its June 17 meeting adopted budget guidelines for the 2015-16 academic year that call for a tuition increase of 2.7 percent for in-state undergraduate students.
Tracking viral parasites that cruise our waterways
Humans aren’t the only ones who like to cruise along the waterways, so do viruses. For the first time, a map of fecal viruses traveling our global waterways has been created using modeling methods to aid in assessing water quality worldwide.View story photos
Public debate could be key to strong economy
A new study by MSU economist Siddharth Chandra, director of MSU’s Asian Studies Center, and Nita Rudra, associate professor in the Department of Government at Georgetown University, has found that people who speak their minds loudly and often could be responsible for economic prosperity.View story photos
Poulson recognized for decades of Great Lakes environmental journalism
The International Association for Great Lakes Research has recognized David Poulson, the senior associate director of MSU’s Knight Center for Environmental Journalism, for a career-long dedication to inform and educate the public and policymakers on Great Lakes issues.View story photos
A smelling bee?
If there were an international smelling bee, a deadly mite would be a favorite to win. New research has revealed that Varroa mites, the most-serious threat to honeybees worldwide, are infiltrating hives by smelling like bees.View story photos
Naming the 2015 MSU Museum Curatorial Fellow
The MSU Museum has selected Douglas McFalls, a Ph.D. student in the educational policy program with a specialization in culture based education and museum studies, as the 2015 Nelson Mandela Museum-Michigan State University Museum Curatorial Fellowship recipient.View story photos