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Four Astronomy Undergraduates Receive Lawrence W. Hantel Endowed Fellowship Four Astronomy Undergraduates Receive Lawrence W. Hantel Endowed Fellowship

MSU astronomy undergraduates Wasundara Athukoralalage, Lauren McDermott, Miranda Pikus, and Jennifer Rodriguez, were all awarded the Lawrence W. Hantel Endowed Fellowship in recognition of their participation in long-term research programs at MSU.

PhD Candidate Carl Fields Receives Popular and Academic Recognition PhD Candidate Carl Fields Receives Popular and Academic Recognition

MSU Astrophysics PhD Candidate Carl Fields has received both academic and popular recognition for his research, including the Price Prize from the Center for Cosmology and Astroparticle Physics, the RPF Distinguish Postdoctoral Fellowship from Los Alamos National Lab, and being named to the Forbes 30 Under 30: Science list.

MSU Astronomy's Three Recent NSF GRFP Recipients MSU Astronomy's Three Recent NSF GRFP Recipients

MSU Astronomy boasts ties to three recent recipients of the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program (NSF GRFP): two current PhD students, Brandon Barker and Teresa Panurach, and one former post-baccalaureate researcher, Megan Davis. We interviewed Panurach, Davis, and Barker about what the NSF GRFP means to them.

Kristen Dage Awarded Postdoctoral Fellowship Kristen Dage Awarded Postdoctoral Fellowship

PhD Candidate Kristen Dage has been awarded the McGill Space Institute (MSI) Postdoctoral Fellowship. This fellowship supports 2-3 years as a postdoctoral researcher at MSI.

MSU awarded grant to develop cyberinfrastructure for multi-messenger astrophysics MSU awarded grant to develop cyberinfrastructure for multi-messenger astrophysics

Six MSU astrophysicists are part of an NSF-funded, multi-institution effort to develop SCIMMA, a Scalable Cyberinfrastructure Institute for Multi-Messenger Astrophysics.