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Ariel Robbins, academic advisor in the MSU College of Natural Science and the Charles Drew Science Scholars Program, has been selected for the National Academic Advising Association Great Lakes Region 5 Excellence in Advising award.
Angela K. Wilson, John A. Hannah Distinguished Professor of computational chemistry at MSU, has been elected chair-elect of the chemistry section of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
Four NatSci students were among 21 outstanding graduates recently recognized by the Michigan State University Board of Trustees for achieving the highest scholastic average at the close of their last semester.
The American Ornithological Society recently named Michigan State University ornithologist Catherine Lindell the 15th editor in chief of The Condor: Ornithological Applications, one of two peer-reviewed journals published by AOS.
Four College of Natural Science researchers are among the seven MSU faculty and 6,078 scientists from around the world recognized in the Highly Cited Researchers List, an annual compilation of the global leaders in scientific influence by Clarivate Analytics for 2018.
Nikkita Ngalande, an Honors College senior majoring in actuarial science in the Michigan State University College of Natural Science, has been named a Rhodes Scholar from her home country of Zambia. Ngalande is the first international student at MSU to earn the recognition.
New Michigan State University research published in the journal eLife has pinpointed two proteins that are the keys to stem cell creation.
For more than 150 years, the MSU Herbarium has been preserving and classifying plant life ranging from the tiniest specimens to the giants of the plant kingdom. With more than 540,000 specimens, it’s considered one of the top herbaria in the United States.
Federica Brandizzi, an MSU plant scientist who has made distinguished and varied contributions to advance the field of plant cell biology has been named a Fellow by the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
Efstratia (Effie) Kalfagianni, MSU professor of mathematics, was named a fellow of the American Mathematical Society for 2019.