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Bringing better cancer diagnosis and treatment to Michigan

MSU is building on its leadership and history in cancer care with partnerships that expand accessible precision treatment in the state

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FRIB's scientific mission

Opening the doors to discovery

The Facility for Rare Isotope Beams will be the preeminent user facility of its kind in the world — and home to the world’s most powerful heavy-ion accelerator — funded by the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science, the state of Michigan and MSU.

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Space Electronics Center

MSU is collaborating with Texas Instruments to create a Space Electronics Center. The College of Engineering and FRIB will be at the forefront of the design and testing of devices and systems for space applications at this new center.

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Mobility is more than a buzzword at MSU – it's an ecosystem. With our team of multidisciplinary researchers and a campus primed for real-world innovation, we are developing technologies that will drive how the world moves forward.

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New report

A new report from MSU finds that Michigan’s education policy reforms over the past two decades have largely ignored rural schools and thereby failed to support needed community development.

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Oct. 3, 2022

The week in photos: Sept. 26–Oct. 2, 2022

No. 1

nuclear physics graduate program for past 13 years


MSU programs ranked in the top 25 nationally

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MSU in the news

New York Times

Is matcha good for you?: "As we age or as we’re exposed to things in the environment, like ultraviolet light or carcinogens, we end up with reactive oxygen species and they do harmful things like damage our cellular membranes," said Jamie Alan, an associate professor of pharmacology and toxicology at MSU.

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PBS News Hour

Why getting PFAS out of our products is so hard — and why it matters: In other words, limited research so far suggests that these chemicals can affect multiple systems in the body, said Courtney Carignan, an environmental epidemiologist and assistant professor at MSU.

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Microbiologists propose new DNA-based naming system for microbes: The problem of what to call these new additions “is becoming increasingly difficult,” says Gemma Reguera, a microbiologist at MSU who is the editor-in-chief for the American Society for Microbiology’s Applied and Environmental Microbiology journal.

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Making sure this school year is a healthy and safe one takes the entire MSU community working together. All students, staff and faculty members are required to be vaccinated. By getting a COVID-19 vaccine, Spartans can protect themselves, each other and our communities. We are all in this together and, together, we will keep campus safe.


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Campus Initiatives

Strategic Plan: MSU 2030

MSU used an inclusive and comprehensive strategic planning process to create a shared vision for the future and a common set of principles and values to guide our work.

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Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Plan

To recognize the importance of diversity, equity and inclusion as a foundation for university, MSU is using a comprehensive DEI planning process focusing on those values and working in collaboration with the overall strategic planning process.

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Relationship Violence and Sexual Misconduct Plan

The RVSM Strategic Plan stems from work by leading researchers and experts in the field to develop a plan for survivor services, prevention efforts, and climate and culture change initiatives.

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