Studying fungus that causes liver cancer
Ready for millions of cicadas?
Finding alternative research techniques
Focusing on what we can control
Perfecting the potato chip
My path to agriculture technology
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Wastewater may help predict the next COVID-19 outbreak
A MSU researcher is spearheading a study to determine if viral outbreaks like COVID-19 can be identified and forecasted through wastewater sampling.View story photos
What it’s like to be incarcerated in the midst of a public health crisis
Americans everywhere are feeling the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. But while many are staying home to self-quarantine, for the 2.3 million Americans currently incarcerated, that isn’t an option.View story photos
MSU faculty explores factors that make both potatoes and science teachers tick
Whether you are a seasoned researcher or a student teacher, it is never too late or too early to develop new investigative and pedagogical skills. But if you are a potato — one of the most important and nutritious food crops in the world — timing is everything.View story photosView story videos
Australian scholar sets groundwork for international irrigation partnership
MSU is developing an international irrigation and water management partnership with the University of Southern Queensland in Australia, thanks in large part to Australian doctoral candidate Michael Scobie.
The Zillow app of agricultural regeneration
MSU environmental scientist Bruno Basso is the co-founder and chief scientist of CiBO Technologies, an innovative land intelligence system described by Basso as “the Zillow of agriculture land and environmental sustainability.”View story photos
Digital agriculture paves the road to agricultural sustainability
Nature Sustainability, an MSU researcher outlines how to develop a more sustainable land management system through data collection and stakeholder buy-in.View story photos
Alexa Marsh: Improving safety and sustainability on campus
Our club received a $25,000 grant from the Ford Motor Company Fund through the College Community Challenge to install solar lights on bus shelters around campus. The goal of our project is to increase safety on campus, show students the possibilities of renewable energy and to encourage students to use more public transportation.View story photos
MSU celebrates sustainability successes during Earth Day 2020
On April 22, 2020, MSU joins the world in celebrating the 50th anniversary of Earth Day. MSU is also celebrating its track record of progress in combating climate change and helping lead the way to a global sustainable future.
MSU Residential and Hospitality Services programs help students go green
RHS incorporates sustainability into its strategic vision, implementing programs and initiatives that continually engage students, and makes a priority of educating and engaging Spartans on how to make better choices to preserve the environment.
Jada Phelps Moultrie: Keep home education simple
Since the novel coronavirus hit Michigan, children have been uprooted from meaningful relationships formed in schools, neighborhoods, churches and from extracurricular activities. Additionally, families have been thrust into being the sole caregivers and educators while struggling with their own job duties and for some, suffering from job loss.View story photos