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Sarah Saunders Wins MSU's Postdoctoral Excellence in Research Award
Sarah Saunders Wins MSU's Postdoctoral Excellence in Research Award

Sarah Saunders, a postdoctoral research associate in the Zipkin Lab, has received a Postdoctoral Excellence in Research Award by the MSU Postdoctoral Association and the Office of the Vice President for Research and Graduate Studies. Each year two exceptional postdoctoral researchers are recognized for their contributions to Michigan State University and the research community. Winners are selected based on the significance, innovation, and impact of their scientific research.

Steve Hamilton Named Inaugural Society for Freshwater Science Fellow
Steve Hamilton Named Inaugural Society for Freshwater Science Fellow

Steve Hamilton has been named an inaugural fellow of the Society for Freshwater Science for his contributions to promoting public appreciation of freshwater science through education and outreach. 

Looking Beyond the Breeding Groups
Looking Beyond the Breeding Groups

Every winter, trees on high mountains in a small area northwest of Mexico City turn orange. Close inspection reveals branches filled with brilliantly colorful monarch butterflies, rather than fiery leaves, as the eastern North American population of monarchs winters there. Their numbers, however, are shrinking. New research at Michigan State University, published in the current issue of the journal Ecography, makes a strong case that the reasons for this decline go far beyond what’s happening on the wintering grounds and addresses a current controversy about the primary causes of the species' decline.

Zoology Majors Win MSUFCU Internship Awards
Zoology Majors Win MSUFCU Internship Awards

Six Zoology majors have received the 2017 MSUFCU Internship Awards. These financial awards help support students' unpaid internships.

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