Local food advocates gather at Good Food Summit on Oct. 22
Michigan State University will host local food leaders from across Michigan at the 2018 Michigan Good Food Summit beginning at 8:45 a.m. on Oct. 22 at the Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center.
Kvalsund selected as National Academy of Medicine fellow
Michelle Kvalsund, an MSU assistant professor in the Department of Neurology and Ophthalmology, has received a 2018 National Academy of Medicine Fellowship in Osteopathic Medicine.View story photos
Studying the ethics of invasive therapies for depression
An MSU College of Human Medicine researcher has received a $1.4 million National Institutes of Health-Brain Initiative grant to study the ethics around interventions that use electrical stimulation for treating depression.View story photos
Medical students selected for American Medical Association committee
MSU College of Human Medicine students Jordan Lippincott and Miriam Rienstra Bareman have been selected to serve on a national committee of the American Medical Association’s Medical Student Section.View story photos
Heather McCauley: Leaders, be the change.
My research and the lessons provided to me that year have inspired me to engage with leaders across the country to help them recognize their role in preventing sexual violence.View story photos
Taylor Kuminski: Advocacy and leadership
I joined the Sexual Assault Crisis Intervention Team in the fall of 2015, during the first semester of my freshman year. I had worked with survivors of domestic violence in high school through a student organization and for my Girl Scout Gold Award, and was drawn to the idea of continuing to help survivors at MSU.View story photos
How well antibiotics work for cystic fibrosis patients may be affected by pH, oxygen
People living with cystic fibrosis spend their lives battling chronic lung infections resistant to antibiotic therapy. A one-size-fits all approach to wiping out the bacterium may not be the best approach for all patients with the disease, according to a new study led by Pieter Dorrestein, a professor at the University of California San Diego, and Robert Quinn, an MSU researcher who conducted the research at UC San Diego.
Exercise linked to a healthy gut and bones
A recent study, led by MSU researcher Laura McCabe, supports findings that a high-fat diet can negatively affect the bacterial composition of your intestine and decrease bone density, while exercise can counteract these harmful changes.View story photos
How parenting can cause antisocial behaviors in children
Children who receive less parental warmth and more harshness in their home environments may be more aggressive and may lack empathy and a moral compass, according to a study by researchers at MSU, the UPenn and U-M.
Shannon Lynn Burton: Ombuds Day sheds light on key role
October 11 notes the arrival of the inaugural “Ombuds Day” as designated by the American Bar Association. For many, this day may not have grand recognition or fanfare, as the term “ombuds,” “ombudsman” or “ombudsperson” may seem alien in its pronunciation and in its role.View story photos