Ask the Expert: COVID-19 testing
We do need community wide testing of asymptomatic people before we can effectively get a handle on exposure and do appropriate contact tracing. States are re-opening without this widespread testing because the governors are responding to people’s demand to reopen and states don’t have sufficient testing strategies and capacity to do regular, community-wide testing.View story photos
Mork aids relief efforts in hometown after flooding
Mork, a native of Midland, Michigan, saw utter devastation in his hometown after two dams failed and flooded the area. Along with his family, he's volunteering in the massive cleanup efforts in his hometown.
Do what is right
Ask anyone who knows me, I am not often at a loss for words. Yet, today I am struggling. I cannot adequately capture the events of the past week with simple words. There is no way to summarize the feelings of a reeling and hurting nation so I will not try. I cannot imagine the pain so many are feeling.View story photos
Natural Science assistant professor recognized for research
Mariah Meek, assistant professor in the MSU Department of Integrative Biology (IBIO) in the College of Natural Science, has received a prestigious 2020 Early Career Conservationist Award from the Society for Conservation Biology (SCB) for her outstanding contributions to the conservation of marine and freshwater ecosystems using genomic data.View story photos
Tending to young children’s mental health
COVID-19 has created a lack of stability in our everyday lives. Families and particularly children are affected by the lack of structure and familiar activities. Without the usual supports provided by school-based programs and resources, there can be long-term loss of children’s social and emotional development.
MSU provides update on IT-based intrusion
MSU provided an update on its ongoing investigation into an isolated technology-based intrusion that compromised files within one of the university’s units.
The truth behind fake news and politics on social media
Dustin Carnahan, an assistant professor of communications in the College of Communication Arts and Sciences, shares his thoughts on what could happen if President Trump continues his controversial Twitter dialogue and how misinformation could impact the 2020 election.View story photos
How to choose and when to apply grub control products for your lawn
Not all the grub control products on store shelves will be effective this spring. Here’s how to choose and use the right one for your lawn.
Two performances set to reschedule due to Coronavirus
Davina and the Vagabonds and Hot Club of Cowtown's "The Finest Hour" was originally scheduled for Wednesday, May 13. The event is rescheduled for 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 4, 2021.
DOE renews funding for photosynthesis research at MSU
The three-year grant will allow PRL scientists to continue investigating how photosynthetic organisms work on the molecular level with an eye toward developing new technologies that improve human lives, particularly in the areas of bioenergy, industry and medicine.View story photos