'On These Grounds' describes the history of enslavement at colleges
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded MSU a grant of $550,000 to support the first phase of the On These Grounds projectView story photos
Examining the power of pop culture to shape perception, issues and trends
Kinitra Brooks examines how Black women use genre fictions to recreate their own realities and to define places of spiritual power and reclamation. To make it immediate, she’s embraced the study of contemporary Black women artists like Beyoncé, popular films like Black Panther and the work of horror filmmakers like Jordan Peele.
MSU professor wins Amazon AWS machine learning research award
Mi Zhang of MSU has been recognized with the Amazon AWS Machine Learning Research Award for his work on Automated Machine Learning. This is MSU’s first AWS Machine Learning Research Award.View story photos
MSU recognized for sexual assault prevention work
MSU’s Prevention, Outreach and Education Department was honored with the 2020 Impact Award for their outstanding achievements in sexual assault prevention at the Campus Prevention Network Summit, that was held virtually recently and hosted by EVERFI.
Machine learning model finds SARS-CoV-2 growing more infectious
A novel machine learning model developed by researchers at Michigan State University suggests that mutations to the SARS-CoV-2 genome have made the virus more infectious.View story photos
MSU helps produce education writers’ guide for inclusive coverage
Education journalists carry great responsibility as they strive to write about the nation’s diverse schools in ways that are inclusive, and that minimize their own biases.
MSU sociologists help refugees stay safe from COVID-19
In refugee camps and urban settlements throughout the Middle East and North Africa, the threat of COVID-19 is high in the minds of the non-governmental organizations. In some cases, items as simple as soap can be hard to find. In others, the volunteers themselves are scarce as fear of infection spreads.
Philosophy professor recognized for her anti-violence research
An assistant professor in MSU’s Department of Philosophy, Ruíz identifies strategic interventions for sexual violence and social structures that harm and keep people from meeting their basic needs. Through cross-disciplinary research in the social sciences and humanities, she addresses the essential problems that affect the lives of women of color.View story photos
MSU’s Melanie Cooper, James McCusker land Royal Society of Chemistry honors
Melanie Cooper, Lappan-Phillips Professor of Science Education, and James K. McCusker, MSU Foundation Professor of Chemistry, each received a prestigious award from the Royal Society of Chemistry, or RSC.View story photos
Professor wins grand prize at Japan Media Arts Festival
Adam Brown, associate professor in the Department of Art, Art History and Design, won the Grand Prize in the Arts Division at the Japan Media Arts Festival for his work, [ir]reverent: Miracles on Demand, which will now be part of a major exhibition at the National Museum in Tokyo later this year.