Six MSU-affiliated students receive NSF Graduate Research Fellowships.
MSU awarded grant to research biofuel, carbon capture technologies for Upper Missouri River Basin
October 26, 2016
The $6 million grant will partner MSU with two other universities with the goal of reducing carbon dioxide concentrations while maintaining food security, water quality, biodiversity and other benefits provided by the UMRB. Read more...
Parker portrait
MSU students host election debate on Nov. 7
October 26, 2016
MSU political science professor David C.W. Parker will moderate “Your Vote, Your Voice, Our Future: The Power of the Voter in 2016.” Representatives from both major parties will discuss the Nov. 8 presidential, congressional and gubernatorial elections. Read more...
Fulbright Scholar Matthew Stott
Visiting Fulbright scholar studies microbes found in Yellowstone National Park’s hot springs
October 26, 2016
New Zealand microbiologist Matthew Stott is at MSU to research microbes found in Yellowstone National Park’s geothermal springs and compare them to those found in New Zealand’s Taupō Volcanic Zone. He will give a free public lecture Nov. 1. Read more...
Ross Carlson Awarded U.S. Army Research Office Grant
MSU engineering professor awarded U.S. Army Research Office grant
October 25, 2016
The $655,000 grant will allow Professor Ross Carlson to further his research on the role different species of bacteria play in microbial communities and has potential to create new liquid fuel production strategies and better outcomes for chronic wounds. Read more...
Frances Lefcort
Lefcort named MSU Letters and Science Distinguished Professor
October 25, 2016
Frances Lefcort, professor in MSU’s Department of Cell Biology and Neuroscience and the WWAMI Medical Education Program, received the three-year appointment in recognition of her scholarly contributions and accomplishments. Read more...
Molly Todd and Amanda Grzyb in El Salvador
MSU history professor Molly Todd collaborates with Canadian and Salvadoran colleagues to begin pilot project in El Salvador
October 25, 2016
Molly Todd uses photos, documents, and oral histories to learn about life in Salvadoran refugee camps during the Salvadoran Civil War. Read more...
MSU engineering student working in a clean room.
MSU named a national finalist in annual Innovation and Economic Prosperity University Awards
October 24, 2016
MSU is one of six public research institutions nationally to be named a finalist in the annual Innovation and Economic Prosperity University Awards given by The Association of Public and Land-grant Universities. The winners will be announced Nov. 1. Read more...
MSU to host Nov. 3-5 conference on learning, teaching and student success
October 24, 2016
The conference aims to bridge organizational and communication gaps between K-12 and higher education and to help view “student success” as a journey from kindergarten to career. Read more...
Microbial Mat Collection at Heart Lake Geyser Basin
New MSU undergraduate course provides opportunity for field study in Yellowstone National Park
October 24, 2016
The course, “Extreme Microbiology in Yellowstone,” introduces students to the unique bacteria and organisms found in Yellowstone’s geothermal hot springs. Read more...
MSU announces spring semester schedule for fourth annual Provost’s Distinguished Lecturer Series
October 24, 2016
The series recognizes outstanding MSU faculty for their scholarship and leadership. Faculty presenting during the series will reflect on the inspirations for their work in lectures suited for professionals and lay people alike. Read more...

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