MSU partnership awarded for raising environmental awareness
An MSU initiative aimed at raising environmental awareness and engagement in Michigan is being recognized with a Distinguished Partnership Award for Community-Engaged Service.View story photos
New report says MSU researchers among most highly cited
Seven MSU researchers have been recognized in the Highly Cited Researchers List, an annual compilation of the global leaders in scientific influence by Clarivate Analytics.
Julian Liber: Undergrad research opportunities
I came to MSU knowing that I wanted to do research in plants — something I had always been interested in, and I had even done some research in high school pertaining to plant biology. Through the Honors College, I participated in the Professorial Assistantship Program, in which I could work with a faculty at no cost to them.View story photos
New MSU research center to focus on natural resources research and outreach
MSU AgBioResearch will officially open the Corey Marsh Ecological Research Center outside Laingsburg on Nov. 28. The facility is the 14th AgBioResearch off-campus research center in the state and will focus on natural resource issues.View story photos
Spartan plant researchers explain the basics of genetically modified organisms.View story photos
Cheryl Kerfeld: Inspired by nature
My lab at MSU specifically studies photosynthetic processes in cyanobacteria, tiny organisms that are found all over the planet. Cyanobacteria, through their photosynthetic work, are responsible for one out of every three breaths we take, and they are so productive that we see them as great inspiration for new applications.View story photos
MSU prof elected to the American Philosophical Society
MSU evolutionary biologist Richard Lenski was inducted into the American Philosophical Society — the oldest "learned society" in the United States — on Nov. 9 in Philadelphia.View story photos
Domicology: A new way to fight blight
While Detroit may be an extreme example, economic decline, disinvestment, racial segregation and natural and human-made disasters have left other American communities with unprecedented amounts of structural debris, abandonment and blight, too.
Why covering the environment is one of the most dangerous beats in journalism
Eric Freedman, professor of journalism and chair of the Knight Center for Environmental Journalism, discusses the major risks environmental reporters take when traveling the world.
PFAS researcher to provide lecture at MSU Bioeconomy Institute
Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances are persistent chemicals contaminating waters at the global level. In Michigan, exposure awareness is at an all-time high with many reports of PFAS-impacted waters throughout the state.