Doing the ‘Samba’: MSU awarded first PATH grant
Kristin Parent, an MSU Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, or BMB, assistant professor and J.K. Billman, Jr. M.D. Endowed Research Professor, received a 2019 Burroughs Wellcome Fund Investigators in the Pathogenesis of Infections Disease, or PATH, award—a 5-year grant totaling $500,000 to study an enormous virus known as the Samba virus.View story photos
Understanding and improving LGBTQ+ health
For many LGBTQ+ Americans, access to healthcare can be negatively impacted by their sexual minority or gender diverse identity. Hui Liu, professor of sociology in the College of Social Science at MSU, is looking to see if healthy marriages and relationships negate this health disparity.View story photos
Research presentation guide goes viral
Mike Morrison, MSU organizational psychology doctoral candidate, is reshaping how mundane research posters are designed and presented at academic conferences across the world.
MSU to partner with Egyptian Center of Excellence for Agriculture to support advancement
MSU is joining other leading agricultural institutions in the U.S. and Egypt to help establish the Egyptian Center of Excellence for Agriculture, or COEA, in Cairo.View story photos
Professor recognized for commitment to honors education
Steve Safferman, an associate professor in the Department of Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering in the colleges of Engineering and Agriculture and Natural Resources, is the 2019 recipient of the Honors College Award for Distinguished Contributions to Honors Students.View story photos
Six MSU researchers receive prestigious NSF Early CAREER awards
Six MSU College of Natural Science, or NatSci, researchers are recipients of 2019 National Science Foundation, or NSF, Early CAREER Faculty Awards.
Kanchan Pavangadkar, Kate Thome selected as APUE fellows
Two MSU College of Natural Science advisers, Kate Thome and Kanchan Pavangadkar, were recently named MSU Assistant Provost for Undergraduate Education Fellows for 2019-2020.View story photos
MSU scientists contribute to UN sustainability report
In assessing the world’s biodiversity and ecosystem services, a landmark United Nations report finds an unprecedented biodiversity loss – one million species of animals and plants face extinction. It calls for transformative changes to balance nature conservation and economic development.
Using computer games to aid cognitive development in African children
Michael Boivin, a professor in the MSU College of Osteopathic Medicine, had no intentions of working in Africa until he met his wife, who grew up in the Democratic Republic of Congo, and whose father was a physician and missionary.View story photos
Music professor earns Michigan Distinguished Professor of the Year award
Michael Dease, an associate professor of jazz trombone and improvisation in the College of Music at MSU, has received a Michigan Distinguished Professor of the Year award.View story photos