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More MSU satellites selected for launch under NASA program

Three more MSU student-built CubeSat satellites have been selected for possible flight on NASA missions between 2014 and 2016. Read more

Kevin Murray

MSU graduate wins Swiss research fellowship

Biochemistry graduate Kevin Murray won a $20,000 Seydel Fellowship to a research institution in Switzerland where he will work in the Laboratory for Computational and Molecular Design. Read more

goldwater scholars

Four MSU students receive Goldwater Scholarships

MSU's College of Letters & Science has a legacy of success in students who receive Goldwater Scholarships, a prestigious award for students studying mathematics, natural science or engineering. Read more

High Ranking in Chemistry

MSU’s Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry recently learned that it is ranked 28th in the nation, surpassing other top U.S. schools in terms of federal support for chemical research and development. Read more

Emma Murter

MSU student heads to China this summer for international hot spring study

Honors student and Presidential Scholar Emma Murter was one of two students selected to spend 10 weeks helping research microorganisms that live in the largest hot spring complex in China—Tengchong Volcanic Geological Park. Read more

David Halat

MSU junior wins prestigious Goldwater Scholarship

David Halat, a junior in chemistry and mathematics, is the 54th MSU student to win the nation's premier scholarship for undergraduates studying math, natural sciences and engineering since the Goldwater Foundation was established in 1986.   Read more

Dino Land

Many of the fossils discovered by MSU scientists are displayed at the Museum of the Rockies, one of the largest and most famous collections of dinosaur fossils in the world.

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