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Veenema awarded Mentor of the Year

The Undergraduate Research Faculty Mentor of the Year Award recognizes MSU faculty members who have demonstrated an outstanding commitment to mentoring undergraduate researchers. The award is completely student-driven, as only undergraduate researchers can submit nominations and the University's Undergraduate Research Ambassadors review and select the finalists.

Henley awarded 2019 AT&T Faculty-Staff Instructional Technology Award

Casey Henley, assistant professor and director of online programs for the Neuroscience Program took first place in the “Best Fully Online” category of the 2019 AT&T Faculty-Staff Instructional Technology Awards competition

Steffke awarded Barry Goldwater Scholarship

Neuroscience undergraduate student, Emily Steffke, was awarded the Barry Goldwater Scholarship.  Each year, the Goldwater Foundation seeks scholars committed to a career in science, mathematics or engineering who display intellectual intensity and who have the potential for significant future contribution in their chosen field. Those students are given funding for undergraduate tuition and living expenses.

Neuroscience Advisor selected as APUE Fellow

Neuroscience undergraduate advisor named as MSU Assistant Provost for Undergraduate Education, or APUE, fellow for 2019-2020.  

Marie Doyle selected as recipient of 2019-2020 Barnett Rosenberg Endowed Research Assistantship

Marie Doyle, a graduate student in the Mazei-Robison lab, is the 2019-2020 recipient of the Barnett Rosenberg Endowed Research Assistantship.

Michigan State University has landed a $1.8 million National Institutes for Health R01 grant to improve brain implants – “electroceuticals” used to treat Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, depression and traumatic injuries.

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