Four ways veterinary medicine is fighting COVID-19
Educators, scientists and clinicians at the MSU College of Veterinary Medicine are hard at work protecting animal and human health in four key areas: public health, education, research and pet health care against COVID-19.View story photos
Education, occupation are major factors in racial income gaps
Since the late 1970s and early 1980s, the earnings of Black workers have fallen relative to the earnings of white workers in much of the United States, according to a new study from Michigan State University.View story photos
Louise Labbate: Why I study entomology
I am researching an invasive insect that entered Michigan in 2015 called the Asian chestnut gall wasp (Dryocosmus kuriphilus), which attacks and causes damage to chestnut trees. I am monitoring this pest’s phenology and its interactions with the chestnut trees and an introduced natural enemy. I have been working towards an integrated pest management strategy to limit yield loss while minimizing costs to the growers and negative effects on the environment.View story photos
Andre Harris: Getting teens involved outdoors
I chose the Sustainable Parks, Recreation and Tourism major because I grew up in parks and recreation and knew I wanted to lead and be an advocate for traditional and nontraditional youth and teen parks and recreational programs in the Michigan. I knew for a while this field of work was the career path for me and MSU’s SPRT major was the best for me.View story photos
How to get a better workout during a pandemic
New research from MSU shows that working out with a stronger, computer-generated partner can help people ramp up their intensity, especially in the hardest parts of their routine.
MSU researcher receives grant to study turkey breast muscle development
Gale Strasburg, professor in the Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition, was awarded a three-year, $500,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Agricultural National Institute of Food and Agriculture to investigate how external temperature affects breast muscle development in turkeys, with an eye on minimizing fat content for these lean meat optionsView story photos
First national review shows SARS-COV-2 test results are accurate
According to one of the world’s first SARS-CoV-2 proficiency testing programs, these newly developed laboratory testing methods are highly accurate for detecting the novel coronavirus.
MSU researchers awarded grant to develop instrument that will advance nuclear science research
MSU researchers from the National Superconducting Cyclotron Laboratory (NSCL) were awarded an $840,000 National Science Foundation (NSF) grant to develop an instrument that will lead to breakthroughs in nuclear physics and nuclear astrophysics.
Gloria Baird, Department of Advertising secretary, died Aug. 2. Baird joined the staff in 1982 and retired in 2003.
Mark Largent: 'The opportunity to stitch a new garment'
The pandemic gives us an unprecedented opportunity to “stitch a new garment” for the university, and I have seen an impressive number of tailors at work among my colleagues. There is now emerging a vision for a post-pandemic MSU that is an even more powerful engine for good.View story photos