Studying the impact of COVID-19 on kids in the criminal justice system
Learn more about COVID-19 testing
Do what is right
Shaking stereotypes in theater
$6.1M gift to MSU Libraries
Celebrating the Spartan class of 2020
Savolainen wins ITE Transportation Safety Council honor
Peter Savolainen of MSU will receive the Institute of Transportation Engineers 2020 Transportation Safety Council Edmund R. Ricker Individual Award for international leadership in traffic safety and engineering.View story photos
Ask the Expert: Online learning vs. classroom learning
Online learning can be as good or even better than in-person classroom learning. Research has shown that students in online learning performed better than those receiving face-to-face instruction, but it has to be done right.
Ask the Expert: COVID-19 testing
We do need community wide testing of asymptomatic people before we can effectively get a handle on exposure and do appropriate contact tracing. States are re-opening without this widespread testing because the governors are responding to people’s demand to reopen and states don’t have sufficient testing strategies and capacity to do regular, community-wide testing.View story photos
Do what is right
Ask anyone who knows me, I am not often at a loss for words. Yet, today I am struggling. I cannot adequately capture the events of the past week with simple words. There is no way to summarize the feelings of a reeling and hurting nation so I will not try. I cannot imagine the pain so many are feeling.View story photos
Natural Science assistant professor recognized for research
Mariah Meek, assistant professor in the MSU Department of Integrative Biology (IBIO) in the College of Natural Science, has received a prestigious 2020 Early Career Conservationist Award from the Society for Conservation Biology (SCB) for her outstanding contributions to the conservation of marine and freshwater ecosystems using genomic data.View story photos
MSU faculty awarded grants for COVID-19 research
The National Science Foundation recently awarded three Rapid Response Research, or RAPID, grants — grants given by the NSF for research focusing on urgent or immediate situations — to Michigan State University researchers for work regarding COVID-19.
Understanding how your work environment can change your pandemic attitude
To further understand the effects of this pandemic, MSU psychologist Daisy Chang has launched a new study to find out how employer practices can shift essential workers’ attitudes during this crisis.
MSU researchers to develop management tool for Chesapeake Bay watershed
Two MSU researchers will develop a multi-objective optimization tool to help agencies make better informed management decisions for the Chesapeake Bay watershed with a $1 million grant from the Environmental Protection Agency.
Stacey Fox: Music and Mars
Journalism professor Stacey Fox just released a children’s album, called "Songs of Mars," created to educate about music and the Red PlanetView story photos
Scientific Animations Without Borders launches global education program
Feed the Future, the U.S. Government’s global hunger and food security initiative, recently awarded a grant to Scientific Animations Without Borders, or SAWBO, to launch the Feed the Future SAWBO Responsive-Adaptive-Participatory Information Dissemination Scaling Program, or SAWBO RAPID, an educational intervention program to disseminate crucial information related to COVID-19’s secondary economic impacts, including disruption to trade, supply chains and markets.