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MSU St. Andrews

Meet Our Research Team

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With backgrounds in chemistry, materials science, and more, our staff members research to solve real-world problems and pass on their knowledge to those participating in various St. Andrews’ experiences.

Accessible Periodic Table Recognized At ACS Awards

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At the American Chemical Society’s 22nd Annual ChemLuminary Awards, held virtually on Wednesday, December 9, 2020, the Midland Section of the American Chemical Society was honored with the Chemists with Disabilities Inclusion Award.

STEM Resources for Great Lakes Bay Region K-12 Schools

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MSU St. Andrews offers a variety of online STEM education programs for teachers, students, and families. MSU St. Andrews Virtual Programs Virtual Talks & Activities. Invite a scientist(s) to your classroom for a 30-minute or 60-minute virtual presentation or activity. Topics include 3D printing, astronomy, chemistry, computer science, mathematics, plant science, and robotics. Career talks are also available for middle school and…

MSU’s Angela K. Wilson Named President-Elect of the American Chemical Society

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Michigan State University chemist Angela K. Wilson has been named president-elect of the American Chemical Society (ACS). She will serve a three-year term (2021-2023) in the presidential succession. “I join my fellow ACS members in congratulating Dr. Angela Wilson as the incoming president-elect of the society,” said MSU Provost Teresa K. Woodruff, Ph.D. “Angela is the right leader for the field of chemistry, as…

STEAM Summer Camp Offers Virtual Learning Activities for Kids

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As the COVID-19 pandemic hit Michigan, it became clear that many summer camps were at risk of cancellation. Organizers of the annual STEAM Stew camp held at MSU St. Andrews were determined to continue the program online.  In past years, the multi-day camp hosted area middle school students and included field trips and a variety of hands-on activities.    With the move…