Category: Scholarship

Expanding Possibilities for STEM Students

A Ph.D. is not one-size-fits-all, and there are huge benefits to pursuing other interests and gaining transferable skills during your degree.
Ellie Louson

  A few weeks ago I was a panelist at a Science Communication event organized by MSU SciComm for the Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center’s Summer Undergraduate Research Program. The REU participants, visiting STEM undergrads at MSU for the summer, were there to hear about science communication, science-art, outreach, and how to talk about their…

#MSUHubBookClub: Reading to Learn, Connect

Both in project work and content consumption, I've found that the most influential teaching and learning experiences are those journeys that start with validating the understanding of others.
Summer Issawi

“People love to say, ‘Give a man a fish, and he’ll eat for a day. Teach a man to fish, and he’ll eat for a lifetime.’ What they don’t say is, ‘And it would be nice if you gave him a fishing rod.’ That’s the part of the analogy that’s missing.”  ― Trevor Noah  In our informal #MSUHubBookClub, we…