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June 30, 2017
Ebert-May Named University Distinguished Professor
Ebert-May Named University Distinguished Professor

Ten Michigan State University professors have been named University Distinguished Professors in recognition of their achievements in the classroom, laboratory and community. This recognition is among the highest honors that can be bestowed on a faculty member by the university. Those selected for the title have been recognized nationally and internationally for the importance of their teaching, research and outreach achievements.

June 19, 2017
Rob Last President-Elect ASPB
Rob Last President-Elect ASPB

"ASPB is the world's oldest and largest international professional organization of plant scientists," said Danny Schnell, chair of the Department of Plant Biology. "Rob's election by the membership is a tremendous honor and reflects his stature in the profession and his many contributions to research and education."

May 15, 2017
He Appointed HHMI Investigator
He Appointed HHMI Investigator

Sheng Yang He, a University Distinguished Professor of plant biology and a Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) – Gordon Betty Moore Foundation (GBMF) Investigator since 2011, has been re-appointed as an HHMI Investigator, which extends his appointment to 2024.

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