Early Career Award honors MSU professor
April Baker-Bell, assistant professor in MSU’s Department of English and the African American and African Studies program, was awarded the 2018 Language and Social Processes, or LSP, Early Career Scholar Award, an international award presented to one individual each year by the LSP special interest group of the American Educational Research Association.View story photos
Myasthenia Gravis Foundation annual conference set for May 12
Patients and their families are invited to attend the Myasthenia Gravis Foundation of Michigan’s annual conference, May 12 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Michigan State University radiology auditorium located at 846 Service Road, East Lansing.
MSU team makes healthy food more accessible in new app
Joshua Introne, assistant professor in MSU’s Department of Media and Information, has helped develop a solution to what he would describe as a “food desert” in Flint, Michigan.View story photos
Changes ahead for antenna TV viewers
Viewers in the 15 percent of households that receive free, over-the-air television via antenna will have to rescan their TV tuner periodically over the next two years, according to WKAR-TV.
MSU College of Natural Science honors 2018 Alumni Award winners
More than 100 individuals attended the MSU College of Natural Science annual awards program to acknowledge alumni, faculty and students for outstanding achievements and excellence.View story photos
NIH funds research consortium to address firearm deaths among U.S. children and teens
More than 20 researchers at 12 universities and health systems across the nation are working to address firearm deaths among U.S. children and teens with a recent $5 million grant.View story photos
Spartans finish strong in Big Ten/ACC Challenge in Columbus
MSU, ranked No. 15 in the Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association Poll, fell to No. 19 Duke in the morning session, but finished the day with some better results against Notre Dame as the teams competed in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge Saturday on Griggs Reservoir in Columbus.
Spartans complete sweep over Wildcats with 6-5 victory
MSU baseball battled back-and-forth with Northwestern Sunday, before getting a two-run home run from Zack McGuire in the eighth inning to take the lead for good, while Jake Lowery and Riley McCauley shut down the Wildcats bats in a thrilling 6-5 victory for MSU at NU’s Miller Park.
Spartans capture second straight Big Ten title
For the second consecutive season, the MSU women’s golf team is champion of the Big Ten. The 12th-ranked Spartans shot a 2-over-par 290 in Sunday’s final round to finish the tournament at 5-under-par 859 (283-286-290) – the second lowest 54-hole winning score in conference championship history.
MSU student combats climate change one solar panel at a time
After listening to the audiobook, “Unstoppable” by Bill Nye, Sam Berndt, an MSU graduate student studying computer science, was inspired to become a force against climate change. After moving into the David Bowie Memorial Cooperative in August 2016, he knew that he wanted to find sustainable energy solutions to work towards making all cooperatives 100-percent carbon neutral.View story photos