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Welcome to the NatSci news and events section, which features the latest on our research discoveries and innovations; faculty, staff and student honors and accomplishments; and college and campuswide events including public lectures, seminars, conferences and other special events. You can also check out our publications, which highlight a cross-section of the college’s research, teaching and outreach activities.

Reducing infant mortality in Nigeria
Reducing infant mortality in Nigeria

A doctor in Nigeria and MSU NatSci researcher Shannon Manning have teamed up to reduce infant mortality in the African nation.

August 23, 2017
NSF grant supports project to improve undergraduate physiology curriculum
NSF grant supports project to improve undergraduate physiology curriculum

MSU researcher Kevin Haudek is the lead investigator of a three-year, $485,000 National Science Foundation grant that develops learning progressions and evaluates principle-based reasoning in undergraduate physiology students.

 

August 18, 2017
$1.2 million NSF grant helps integrate computational science into high school physics
$1.2 million NSF grant helps integrate computational science into high school physics

Four MSU scientists, led by physics education researcher Danny Caballero, are using a three-year, $1.2 million National Science Foundation grant to integrate computation in science classes across Michigan—specifically, in physics.

August 18, 2017
Shannon Schmoll: The Great American Eclipse
Shannon Schmoll: The Great American Eclipse

Next week, most of North America will have the opportunity to see an incredible solar eclipse that will perfectly align the Earth, moon and sun.Be prepared to watch safely.

August 17, 2017
Susannah Dorfman named Consortium for Materials Properties Research in Earth Sciences Distinguished Lecturer
Susannah Dorfman named Consortium for Materials Properties Research in Earth Sciences Distinguished Lecturer

Susannah Dorfman, MSU geoscientist, has been named a Consortium for Materials Properties Research in Earth Sciences (COMPRES) Distinguished Lecturer for the 2017/18 academic year.

August 15, 2017
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