MSURx brings thought-provoking and inspirational talks
This year marks the fourth annual MSURx, a series of thought-provoking talks hosted by the MSU College of Human Medicine on Friday, Oct. 20
Simulation game becomes teaching tool for rural health providers
For many low-income residents of rural Michigan, the daily struggle to make ends meet is more than just a game. To study the issue, researchers from MSU are developing and testing a board game that simulates the everyday struggles poor people in rural areas often face.
Genetic advance for male birth control
MSU scientists have identified and turned off the gene that controls sperm production, effectively silencing spermatogenesis in mice.View story photos
MSU seeks donations for Puerto Rico
MSU’s Office of Cultural and Academic Transitions and The Graduate School are partnering with other local institutions and enterprises such as the University of Michigan and General Motors to collect and send needed supplies to Puerto Rico.View story photos
Audrianna St. Germain: A lust for learning
I have always had a lust for learning, and research is a compelling, unique and unparalleled opportunity that MSU provides to its undergraduates. During my freshman year in Lyman Briggs, MSU’s scientific residential college, I had heard of the vast number of research positions one could hold at MSU and I was determined to get involved from the get-go.View story photos
Statewide Campus System named regional assessment training center
The MSU College of Osteopathic Medicine’s Statewide Campus System has been named one of five regional assessment training centers by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education.
Laura Hesse: I want to be a scientist
In 2001, all the students in my kindergarten class made time capsules. Each of the capsules contained a sheet of paper with lists of favorite foods, colors, animals and TV shows. Right at the very bottom of the page, my questionnaire says in big, bold letters: “When I grow up, I want to be a scientist.”View story photos
$88.1M Grand Rapids Research Center opens doors to medical discovery
A new era for scientific discovery was unveiled Sept. 20 during a dedication and ribbon-cutting ceremony for MSU’s $88.1 million Grand Rapids Research Center.
Real or Fake? Creating fingers to protect identities
University Distinguished Professor Anil Jain and his doctoral student Joshua Engelsma have for the first time designed and created a fake finger containing multiple key properties of the human skin. Commonly called a spoof, this fake finger has been used to test two of the predominant types of fingerprint readers to help determine their resilience to spoof attacks.View story photosView story videos
Running toward a path for recovery
In recognition of National Recovery Month, the Student Health Services’ Collegiate Recovery Community, or CRC, will be hosting Run for Recovery, a 5K run/walk at 1 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 24 at the Rock on MSU’s campus.