New study gives insight on effectiveness of language learning apps
Now more than ever, people who want to learn a new language are turning to their mobile devices for help as mobile-assisted language learning applications have become increasingly available. These apps allow users to study a new language from anywhere at any time, but how effective are these applications at teaching new languages?View story photos
Magnetic leadership and stellar coding: MSU’s Chelsea Harris named Howes Scholar
Chelsea Harris, a MSU postdoctoral researcher in the Department of Physics and Astronomy, is the recipient of a 2019 Frederick A. Howes Scholar in Computational Science Award.View story photos
Plants can crash when photosynthesis rates are high
Just as brakes are essential to whiz down a highway, plants rely on special proteins to maintain high rates of photosynthesis without crashing. In a new study, the lab of MSU’s Thomas Sharkey delves into a brake like protein, called GPT2. It helps manage photosynthesis in the presence of high levels of light or carbon dioxide, which can push photosynthesis into overdrive mode.View story photos
MSU to launch online master’s degree in global health
Individuals with interest in global health and development, health policy and related areas can prepare for numerous experiences by enrolling in MSU's new Master of Science, or M.S., degree and certificate program.
MSU teams with state’s top universities to provide economic forecasting for Detroit
MSU joins the University of Michigan and Wayne State University in a collaboration that will provide Detroit-specific economic data analysis and forecasting services to the state’s largest city.
Gerstner named to governor’s Women in Sports task force
Joanne Gerstner, a faculty member and sports journalist-in-residence at the MSU School of Journalism, will serve on a new task force aimed to identify ways to enhance opportunities for girls and women in sports.
Faculty of nearly 40 years named University Distinguished Professor
Carl Davidson, a professor of in the Department of Economics, was named a University Distinguished Professor, one of the highest distinctions a MSU faculty member can achieve.View story photos
Udpas engineer support for students with gift
A gift valued at $1.001 million from Acting President Satish Udpa and his wife, Lalita Udpa, will support the education of MSU College of Engineering students.View story photos
Spartans recognized as Big Ten Distinguished Scholars
The Big Ten Conference announced the 2018-19 Big Ten Distinguished Scholar Award recipients on Tuesday. In all, 98 MSU student-athletes were honored over 21 sports.
College of Music hosts program for music students on the autism spectrum
MSU’s College of Music will host its fourth annual summer piano festival specifically designed to benefit advanced music students who are on the autism spectrum.View story photos