MSU News

Subscribe to MSU News feed
Updated: 2 min 21 sec ago

Combining humanities and engineering in Detroit

July 23, 2015 - 3:51pm
For the past seven years, David Sheridan, associate professor in the Residential College in the Arts and Humanities - along with colleagues Vincent Delgado, assistant dean for civic engagement at RCAH, and Timothy Hinds, from the College of Engineering - has been running Cultures of Creativity, a two-course sequence for RCAH and engineering majors.
Categories: MSU News

MSU scientists set sights on glaucoma medication to treat TB

July 23, 2015 - 3:13pm
A new discovery by Michigan State University scientists suggests that a common medication used to treat glaucoma could also be used to treat tuberculosis, even the drug-resistant kind.
Categories: MSU News

Spartan Performance looks to reduce ACL injury risk in female athletes

July 22, 2015 - 2:58pm
Preventing ACL knee injuries in every athlete is a priority at MSU Spartan Performance. But, current statistics indicate that adolescent female athletes have a four-fold increased risk of injury compared to males.
Categories: MSU News

Lights, camera ... MSU students premiere film at TC festival

July 22, 2015 - 1:00pm
MSU and the College of Communication Arts and Sciences will have a strong presence at this year's Traverse City Film Festival, slated for July 28 - Aug. 2 in Traverse City, Michigan. The festival will premiere the first MSU student-produced feature film, "(313) Choices," a large-scale, collaborative project between MSU's Media Sandbox, Department of Theatre and College of Music.
Categories: MSU News

Shannon Schmoll: Keep looking up

July 22, 2015 - 11:56am
I have been working in planetariums for more than a decade. After years of practice, you can stick me outside and I can immediately point out the constellations. Earlier this summer I was staring at a sky I did not recognize and I felt lost amongst the stars. I was looking at the southern hemisphere sky for the first time and I felt like a giddy kid again.
Categories: MSU News

'Cinderella' coming to the Wharton Center

July 22, 2015 - 10:59am
The 2013 Tony Award winning musical "Cinderella" from creators Rodgers and Hammerstein is coming to the Wharton Center.
Categories: MSU News

Robert Ray: Redirecting My Life

July 22, 2015 - 10:56am
My Spartan journey began a little differently than most. You see, despite the fact that I grew up in Lansing and was surrounded by green and white, the Red Cedar, and "ra team, fight", I somehow managed to become a fan of "the other school."
Categories: MSU News

Unlocking mints' secrets could advance medicine, spices, more

July 22, 2015 - 10:30am
MSU has netted a $5.1 million National Science Foundation grant to explore the diverse world of mints.
Categories: MSU News

Summer quartet

July 22, 2015 - 9:55am
The MSU Dupere Quartet perform in the Beal Botanical Garden Musical Series. Photo by Derrick L. Turner
Categories: MSU News

Job services lacking for young people with autism

July 22, 2015 - 9:20am
As autism becomes more prevalent, the need grows for services that help young people with the disorder to find and keep jobs, indicates new research led by MSU education scholars.
Categories: MSU News

Theatre alumna pays it forward

July 21, 2015 - 4:11pm
Spend even a few minutes with Emily Sutton-Smith, and it's obvious that the College of Arts and Letters alumna is thrilled that the Williamston Theatre, approaching its 10th anniversary season (2015-2016) producing professional live theatre, has found a capable partner in the Michigan State University Department of Theatre.
Categories: MSU News

MSU College of Human Medicine adds new Southeast Michigan campus

July 21, 2015 - 1:25pm
Michigan State University and Providence-Providence Park Hospital have announced an agreement to establish a new medical school campus in Southeast Michigan. The new partnership creates the College of Human Medicine's seventh statewide community campus - and the first in Southeast Michigan.
Categories: MSU News

Seeing triple: New 3-D model could solve supernova mystery

July 21, 2015 - 11:27am
How some stars explode remains a mystery. However, recent work led by MSU may bring some answers to this astronomical question
Categories: MSU News

Welcoming new director of African Studies Center

July 21, 2015 - 10:57am
Jamie Monson has been named director of MSU's African Studies Center and will take over leadership in August.
Categories: MSU News

MSU High 5: July 21, 2015

July 21, 2015 - 8:01am
Here's today's MSU High 5 - a morning hello and the fastest way to get you up to speed with what's happening at MSU.
Categories: MSU News

Exploring evolution via electric fish hybrid zone

July 20, 2015 - 4:10pm
Michigan State University is using a $700,000 National Science Foundation grant to study how electric fish signals evolve, research that could offer insights into the evolution of new species.
Categories: MSU News

Fourth annual Spartan Hockey Women's Clinic to take place Aug. 19

July 20, 2015 - 2:53pm
Registration is now open for the fourth annual Spartan Hockey Women's Clinic, hosted by MSU head coach Tom Anastos and his wife, Lisa.
Categories: MSU News

New center aims to improve practice of law through science

July 20, 2015 - 11:18am
With fewer students enrolling in law schools and the high expense of legal services, the legal profession needs radical change, says a MSU College of Law professor who hopes to make a difference with a new legal research center.
Categories: MSU News

MSU's BEACON Center nets $22.5M grant to continue evolution research

July 17, 2015 - 4:32pm
MSU has been awarded $22.5 million by the National Science Foundation to continue the research, education and outreach activities of the BEACON Center for the Study of Evolution in Action.
Categories: MSU News

MSU High 5: July 17, 2015

July 17, 2015 - 7:11am
Here's today's MSU High 5 - a morning hello and the fastest way to get you up to speed with what's happening at MSU.
Categories: MSU News