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NatSci undergraduate nominated for Udall Scholarship
NatSci undergraduate nominated for Udall Scholarship

Hannah MacDonald, a junior majoring in earth science in the College of Natural Science is one of two Michigan State University undergraduate students nominated this year for a Udall Scholarship.

MSU's nuclear physics graduate program retains No. 1 national ranking in latest report
MSU's nuclear physics graduate program retains No. 1 national ranking in latest report

MSU’s nuclear physics graduate program, housed in College of Natural Science’s Department of Physics and Astronomy, is among seven MSU graduate programs that rank No. 1 nationally in the latest U.S. News & World Report ratings.

NatSci's Janae Currington receives excellence in advising award
NatSci's Janae Currington receives excellence in advising award

Janae Currington, assistant director of academic advising in the MSU College of Natural Science Office of Academic Student Affairs, has been selected for the National Academic Advising Association Great Lakes Region 5 Excellence in Advising – Primary  Role Award.

NatSci junior nominated for Truman Scholarship
NatSci junior nominated for Truman Scholarship

Hannah MacDonald, a junior majoring in earth science in the College of Natural Science, is among four undergraduate student leaders nominated by MSU for the Harry S. Truman Scholarship.

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