Category Archives: MSU Foundation Professor

Examining Potatoes’ Past Could Improve Spuds of the Future

Contact(s): Layne Cameron, Robin Buell The old adage of looking to the past to understand the future certainly applies to improving potatoes. Examining the ancestors of the modern, North American cultivated potato has revealed a set of common genes and important genetic pathways that have helped spuds adapt over thousands of years. The study appears …

Top Michigan State Researchers Named MSU Foundation Professors

Michigan State University recently named five new MSU Foundation Professors, a designation given to outstanding faculty who demonstrate excellence in research and teaching, while enhancing the prominence of the institution. “This award recognizes the global stature of MSU scholars,” said MSU Provost June Youatt. “Their contributions to their fields …

Michigan State Professor to Lecture on School Governance

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Ken Frank, professor of measurement and quantitative methods at Michigan State University, will speak at noon Friday, April 15, at the University of Arkansas. The lecture, titled “Balancing Voices: Articles for Effective School Governance,” is part of the Department of Education Reform Lecture Series and will take …