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Refining pesticides to kill pests, not bees

MSU News - November 21, 2017 - 9:32am
Researchers at MSU's entomology department have unlocked a key to maintain the insecticide's effectiveness in eliminating pests without killing beneficial bugs, such as bees. The study, featured in the current issue of Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, shows that molecular tweaks can make the difference.
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2017 Global Focus photo contest winners

MSU News - November 20, 2017 - 4:32pm
This year's Global Focus photo competition highlights original photographs taken by Spartans who have traveled the world.
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Onions hold key to plant disease management for Cambodian scholar

MSU News - November 20, 2017 - 1:42pm
Plant diseases are a major limiting factor for crop production and food security in Cambodia. Part of the problem is that the resources and human expertise needed to manage the diseases are in limited supply.
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U.K. a cappella group to play at MSU Wharton Center

MSU News - November 20, 2017 - 1:14pm
Gobsmacked, an a cappella group from the United Kingdom, will play at MSU's Wharton Center at Cobb Great Hall at 8 p.m. on Dec. 2.
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MSUFCU Jazz Artist in Residence program welcomes Harvey Mason

MSU News - November 20, 2017 - 1:01pm
Jazz drummer Harvey Mason will be at the MSU College of Music Dec. 4-10 to take part in the 2017-18 MSUFCU Jazz Artist in Residence program.
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Spartans have strong showing at Green and White Meet

MSU News - November 20, 2017 - 10:48am
MSU gymnastics gave their fans a sneak peek of what is to come in the 2017-18 season Friday night in front of a standing room only crowd, welcoming fans to the annual Green and White Meet inside Jenison Field House.
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Langford's career night leads Michigan State past Stony Brook, 93-71

MSU News - November 20, 2017 - 10:40am
MSU's men's basketball team broke open a close game with a pair of second half runs en route to a 93-71 win over Stony Brook at the Breslin Center on Sunday afternoon.
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Independent review finds Title IX policy compliant, reflects commitment

MSU News - November 20, 2017 - 9:48am
Michigan State University's Title IX policies are compliant with all federal legal requirements and reflect a strong and genuine commitment to combatting sexual misconduct, according to an external report released today by a Kansas City law firm.
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Alumna, student earn prestigious scholarships for graduate study abroad

MSU News - November 19, 2017 - 8:10am
An MSU alumna and a senior have earned prestigious scholarships to pursue graduate study abroad.
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From Vietnam to MSU, a Spartan's journey

MSU News - November 17, 2017 - 4:52pm
While every Spartan follows a different path that leads to MSU, Dana Flink of the Student Affairs staff took a particularly interesting route.
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Graduate students organize collection campaigns to benefit Puerto Rico

MSU News - November 17, 2017 - 1:08pm
For Angelica Medina-Cucurella and Sylmarie Davila-Montero, Hurricane Maria's devastation of Puerto Rico on Sept. 20 hit too close to home.
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Gymnastics set for Annual Green and White Meet Friday

MSU News - November 17, 2017 - 9:43am
MSU gymnastics will hold its annual Green and White meet on at 6 p.m., Nov. 17 at the third floor practice gym inside Jenison Field House.
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Confident Cody Milan flourishing

MSU News - November 17, 2017 - 9:35am
In a meeting last spring, MSU forward Cody Milan asked his new coach, Danton Cole, what kind of player he wanted him to be: An offensive player? Or a defensive-type forward?
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High-altitude observatory sheds light on origin of excess anti-matter

MSU News - November 16, 2017 - 2:00pm
A mountaintop observatory in Mexico, built and operated by an international team of scientists, has captured the first wide-angle view of gamma rays emanating from two rapidly spinning stars. The High-Altitude Water Cherenkov Gamma-Ray Observatory, or HAWC, provided the fresh perspective on high-energy light streaming from these stellar neighbors, casting serious doubt on one possible explanation for a mysterious excess of anti-matter particles near Earth.
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MSU to receive Michigan Breastfeeding-Friendly Workplace Award

MSU News - November 16, 2017 - 1:45pm
MSU is being honored with a Michigan Breastfeeding-Friendly Workplace Award by the Michigan Breastfeeding Network.
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MSU scholars aim to improve computer science in classrooms

MSU News - November 16, 2017 - 1:12pm
A team of scholars from the MSU College of Education will develop new methods to enhance computer science education in schools.
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MSU to host 15th annual Thanksgiving Day Unity Dinner

MSU News - November 16, 2017 - 11:18am
MSU Student Affairs and Services will host the 15th annual Thanksgiving Day Unity Dinner from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Nov. 23 for students staying on campus for the holiday. The free event will take place in the Brody Hall classrooms.
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MSU graduate student awarded Association for Computing Machinery Fellowship

MSU News - November 16, 2017 - 11:05am
Jessica Micallef, an MSU physics and computational science doctoral student, is the recipient of the 2017 Association for Computing Machinery Special Interest Group on High Performance Computing Intel Computational and Data Science Fellowship. The fellowship provides $15,000 a year for up to five years to support graduate research in computational and data science.
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MSU's Suzy Merchant takes the airwaves

MSU News - November 16, 2017 - 10:10am
MSU women's basketball head coach Suzy Merchant started her weekly radio call-in show, the Suzy MerchantRadio Show, on Nov. 5 at Reno's East.
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Spartans ranked No. 17 in College Football Playoff Top 25

MSU News - November 16, 2017 - 9:58am
For the third consecutive week, MSU is ranked in the College Football Playoff Top 25, coming in at No. 17 in the latest rankings, which were released by the CFP committee Tuesday night.
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