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Join the Women's Advisory Committee for Support Staff

Join WACSS at the annual Spring Forum on March 18. We encourage you to participate via the online livestream (Zoom), since the in-person registration is full. This year's theme is Resilience: Rebuilding for Success. Learn resources and tools to increase your ability to recover from difficulties or high-stress situations. Interested support staff employees are also encouraged to apply to become a member of WACSS.

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MRI, X-ray, CT scans available through MSU Radiology

Have you ever needed to get an MRI, X-ray or mammogram and had to rearrange your schedule to fit it in? In your fast-paced and busy life, convenience is key! Did you know you can get imaging services like an MRI, CT or PET scan done right here on campus? MSU Radiology offers a full range of imaging services such as bone densitometry, digital mammography, ultrasound/vascular ultrasound, X-rays and much more, with scheduling options that also match your busy life.

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Difference between Educational Assistance and Course Fee Courtesy

As a benefits-eligible MSU employee, you have access to a variety of unique benefits and resources to help you and your family succeed, including Educational Assistance and Course Fee Courtesy. These benefits offer financial assistance towards your professional development or the educational development of your spouse and/or dependents after you’ve worked at MSU for a certain amount of time.

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Machine learning unlocks plants' secrets

Plants are master chemists, and Michigan State University researchers have unlocked their secret of producing specialized metabolites. The research, published in the latest issue of Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, combined plant biology and machine learning to sort through tens of thousands of genes to determine which genes make specialized metabolites.

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WKAR broadcasting director elected to APTS Board

Susi Elkins, director of broadcasting and general manager of WKAR Public Media at Michigan State University, has been elected to the board of directors of America’s Public Television Stations, or APTS. APTS is a nonprofit membership organization that works to ensure a strong and financially sound public television system and help member stations provide essential public services in education, public safety and civic leadership to the American people. 

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Prof named Fellow of the American Society of Civil Engineers

Karim Chatti of Michigan State University has been named a Fellow of the American Society of Civil Engineers, or ASCE, the country’s oldest national engineering society.

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MSU top producer of Fulbright Scholars

MSU is a top producer of Fulbright Scholars from colleges and universities in the United States for 2018-19. With seven scholars receiving Fulbright awards for this academic year, MSU has the most Fulbright Scholars at any Michigan university.

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