NSF Broader Impacts Workshop

Proposals submitted to the National Science Foundation are evaluated on both intellectual merit and broader impacts (BI)—how the proposed research will benefit society and contribute to the achievement of specific, desired societal outcomes. Broader impacts activities show the relevance of the research to the public—and increasingly determine which of multiple excellent proposals get funded. This… Read More »

University Undergraduate Research & Arts Forum

The annual University Undergraduate Research and Arts Forum (UURAF) provides Michigan State undergraduate students with an opportunity to showcase their scholarship and creative activity. Held each spring in the MSU Union, UURAF brings together an intellectual community of highly motivated students to share their work with faculty, peers, and external audiences. UURAF provides a unique… Read More »

MSU & DEI Joint Research Colloquium

The Office of International Studies in Education is hosting a joint research colloquium between the MSU College of Education and Dayalbagh Educational Institute (DEI) in India. The college recently established a link with DEI, and this event will be a wonderful opportunity to begin to learn more substantively about research interests of DEI colleagues, hear… Read More »

International Research Presentation: Rebecca Jacobsen

Please join us for the sixth brown bag lunch in the Office of International Studies in Education’s brown bag series dedicated to international research. This event will feature Associate Professor Rebecca Jacobsen, with the presentation: “Informing New Systems of Accountability: Comparative analysis of school inspection.” School inspection is a central instrument for monitoring and improving… Read More »

Facilitating Classroom Conversations about Sexual Assault

“Facilitating Classroom Conversations about Sexual Assault: Trauma-Informed Approach” Want helpful guidelines for facilitating discussions without distressing students? Have questions about how to support your students in our current climate? Interested in learning more about sexual assault on college campuses? Join Dr. Carrie Moylan, assistant professor in the School of Social Work and a member of… Read More »

Exercise Physiology Research Presentation: Dr. Garrett Ash

Title: Prescribing and Promoting Exercise for People with Hypertension Abstract: Hypertension is the most prevalent, costly and modifiable risk factor for cardiovascular disease affecting over one billion adults globally. The American Heart Association currently endorses isometric handgrip exercise as a promising new lifestyle therapy for hypertension. This presentation will describe the first trial directly comparing… Read More »

Exercise Physiology Research Talk: Heather Vellers

Title: Genetics Adaptation to Endurance Exercise Training: Understanding the role of the mitochondrial genome Abstract: Endurance exercise training leads to a multitude of health benefits toward the prevention and treatment of various chronic diseases. However, not all individuals respond well to exercise training. That is, some individuals have no response, while others respond poorly or… Read More »

Dissertation Defense: A. Lishinski

Join us for the dissertation defense of Alex Lishinski: “Cognitive, Affective and Dispositional Components of Learning Programming.”

Learning About Undergraduate Research

Make research an integral part of your MSU experience! Come learn about the opportunities available for involvement in research and creative activities at Michigan State. You can expect a short presentation, discussion and Q&A facilitated by current undergraduate researchers.