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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.

 

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.

MSU genetics students awarded USDA fellowships
MSU genetics students awarded USDA fellowships

Ryan Corbett, Amanda Koenig and Katerina Lay each received National Needs Graduate Fellowships this summer through a grant from the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture.

MSU part of international physics experiment
MSU part of international physics experiment

A simultaneous groundbreaking ceremony for the Long-Baseline Neutrino Facility took place at Sanford Lab in South Dakota and at Fermilab in Illinois on July 21. The groundbreaking represents the beginning of a new era of physics in the United States – and scientists from MSU will be a part of it.

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