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Global Water Pathogens Project awarded $1.6 million for research
The Global Water Pathogens Project will be supported in part by a new three-year, $1.6 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.View story photos
Importing food damages domestic environment
Trees falling as fragile forests become cropland is a visual shorthand for the environmental costs exporting countries pay to meet lucrative global demands for food. Yet, a new study reveals a counterintuitive truth: Importing food also damages homeland ecology.
Bethany Kogut: Educating the future
Bethany Kogut didn’t follow the usual path for an elementary education major at MSU. Along with going into schools and classrooms, her journey took her into greenhouses, farms — and the life of a successful entrepreneur.View story photosView story videos
Keeping Michigan steelhead healthy
When you catch a fish in Michigan, chances are a Spartan helped make it possible. MSU scientists partner with the state's Department of Natural Resources to conduct fish health exams each year to help ensure continued healthy populations of steelhead and other species. That's good news not only for fishing enthusiasts, but also for Michigan's multimillion-dollar recreational fishing industry.View story photos
Michigan State University scientists to showcase latest in agricultural research
Members of Michigan’s agriculture industry and local residents are invited to attend the upcoming research field days at MSU’s outlying research facilities throughout the state this summer.
Black holes aren’t totally black, and other insights from Stephen Hawking’s groundbreaking work
Mathematical physicist and cosmologist Stephen Hawking was best known for his work exploring the relationship between black holes and quantum physics. A black hole is the remnant of a dying supermassive star that’s fallen into itself; these remnants contract to such a small size that gravity is so strong even light cannot escape from them. Black holes loom large in the popular imagination – schoolchildren ponder why the whole universe doesn’t collapse into one. But Hawking’s careful theoretical work filled in some of the holes in physicists’ knowledge about black holes.
Graduate School announces Outstanding Mentoring Awards for 2018
MSU's Graduate School recently announced the 2018 recipients of the Graduate School Outstanding Mentoring Awards.
Honorary degree recipients will speak before and after graduation ceremonies
Two men who have made a tremendous impact on the betterment of society, especially in Africa, will be honored at Michigan State University’s 2018 convocation.
Studio art student helps create life-size snare art giraffe
A life-size giraffe constructed from wire snares, created in part by senior studio art major Richard Tanner, was unveiled on April 20 at the Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum as part of the “Snares to Wares Spring Soirée.”View story photos
Explore the beauty of nature on Mother’s Day at the Bird Sanctuary
Visit the W.K. Kellogg Bird Sanctuary on Mother’s Day, May 13 to treat the great moms in your life to a lakeside walk in nature.