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December 1, 2010 December 2010: Physics and astrophysics senior Jessica Muir named 2010 Marshall Scholar

In 2010, Physics and astrophysics senior Jessica Muir was named 2010 Marshall Scholar.

September 5, 2010 September 2010: Physics graduate student Sarah Heim receives award

In 2010, Physics graduate student Sarah Heim received one of two Tracy A. Hammer Graduate Student Awards For Professional Development from the MSU College of Natural Science.

September 4, 2010 September 2010: Physics alumna Dr. Azam Niroomand-Rad receives award

Physics alumna Dr. Azam Niroomand-Rad (M.S. 1971, Ph.D. 1978) received the 2010 MSU College of Natural Science Outstanding Alumni Award.

September 3, 2010 September 2010: Nathan Sanders received an NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

Nathan Sanders, a Physics/Astrophysics senior, recieved a NSF Graduate Research Fellowship.

September 2, 2010 September 2010: Interview with two incoming freshmen physics/astronomy majors on 1320 WILS

Two incoming freshmen to MSU with physics/astronomy majors interview on 1320 WILS.

January 2, 2010 2010: P-A Professor Lisa Lapidus & Collaborators Refine Protein Folding Timescale

How proteins spontaneously “fold” from wiggling chains of amino acids into a wide variety of functional – or malfunctioning – three-dimensional molecules is one of the biggest mysteries in biochemistry.

Dr. Lisa Lapidus and her research collaborators have found some surprises in investigating the details of this process, which may have consequences in the future study of diseases and genetic disorders.

January 1, 2010 2010: MSU Nuclear Physics Graduate Program Number 1 in 2010 U.S. News & World Report Rankings

In the 2010 rankings of graduate programs across the United States, announced by U. S. News & World Reporton 15 April 2010, to appear in the 27 April 2010 issue, Michigan State University's Nuclear Physics program was ranked number one, after several years of placing second behind MIT.