News & Events
A student team from Michigan Technological University competed in NASA’s 2020 BIG Idea Challenge. Last month all of the teams got together virtually for the final presentations where the MTU team presented their rover the T-REX.
Oakland Engineer recently released an article highlighting Dr. Jonathan Maisonneuve’s research involving the investigation of ways of using fertilizer to generate useful mechanical work via pressure retarded osmosis.
Hope College Undergraduate Student, Meredith Bomers was given the opportunity to travel to NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center with her Research Mentor Dr. Peter Gonthier.
An article was recently published in the Grand Rapids Business Journal listing Grand Valley State University as one of 19 universities in the country to join a new cohort of The National Alliance for Inclusive & Diverse STEM Faculty.
MLive recently posted an article about MSGC awardee, Calvin University Professor Deanna van Dijk and her inventive idea for a solution to her annual class trip to the sand dunes.
New Michigan State University Affiliate Campus Representative for the NASA Michigan Space Grant Consortium Program
In May 2020, the role of Michigan State University Affiliate Campus Representative for the NASA Michigan Space Grant Consortium changed hands from Professor Michael Velbel in the Department of Earth and Environmental Science to Professor Virginia Ayres in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering.
The MSGC team reached out to Lauren after she began her second and very different NASA internship this summer. We asked some questions about her experience comparing the two internships, one pre-COVID and the other during COVID. Read her interview here: Interview with...
In response to COVID-19, the Science, Technology, and Engineering Preview Summer (STEPS) Camp has cancelled all face-to-face camps for summer 2020. The staff is currently developing a virtual camp, called STEPS Co-Pilot, that will be aviation-themed, STEM-focused, and hands-on.
The MSGC team reached out to JustOne after our trip to Washington D.C. and asked some questions about his experience of the trip on Capitol Hill visiting the Michigan congressmen. Read his interview here: Interview with JustOne
Michigan Space Grant Consortium is pleased to announce that we have developed a new funding program for Virtual Learning. This program supports and encourages projects that are entirely or partially completed virtually. Designed to support programming developed during times when educational organization facilities are closed due to COVID to support STEM educational activities.