The MSU Sea Grant Extension Office will work to create programs to educate and protect the coastal ecosystems in the Great Lakes.
Elliot Nelson is a Michigan Sea Grant Extension educator at Lake Superior State University. Continue reading
Lake Superior State University in Sault Ste. Marie is showcasing a geek art exhibition. It’s called Nerd’s Eye View. Continue reading
Lake Superior State University in Sault Ste Marie has some new technology in its classrooms, designed to improve service for hearing impaired students.
Univox P-Loop 2.0 works to channel sound from a lecture directly into a student’s hearing aid. The sound becomes not only more clear, but louder as well. Continue reading
The refund is tied to payments to the Michigan Public School Employees Retirement System. The system had been over billing the universities for nearly two decades.
Instructors and students at Lake Superior State University are planning to studying a new invasive species. One that settled right in a nearby river.
Didymo, or rock snot was found in the St. Mary’s River a few weeks ago. Continue reading
A new study shows Lake Superior State University in Sault Ste. Marie has Michigan’s lowest net-tuition rate for public universities.
The recent study conducted by the U.S. Department of Education ranked LSSU first among the state’s 15 public universities for net-tuition costs. Continue reading
Nursing students from Lake Superior State University presented information on the value of perinatal vaccinations to hundreds of expectant mothers and their families. It was part of a community wide baby shower. Continue reading
Lake Superior State University is planning a 12 million dollar renovation of its aquatic research laboratory.
Ashley Moerke (mer-key) is a professor of Biology and co-director of the aquatic research lab at Lake Superior State University.
“What we’ve proposed is a 12 million dollar expansion of our existing aquatic research laboratory at Lake Superior State University. And this is a building that would be enhancing our capabilities in areas of freshwater research, public education and outreach, student training and in community involvement in our region.”
Moerke said the project would be funded with state funds and that it’s a priority in the governor’s budget.
She said state funding would cover 75 percent of project costs. The rest will come from fundraising and private donations.
The project aims to create new facilities for students to get hands-on experience.
It would also create a center for the general public, in an attempt to educate the community about issues facing the Great Lakes.
“We’re working on it being a true center. So we’re trying to bring in collaborators from other agencies, from other universities that will conduct research at our center for freshwater research and education, that may have offices in that center. So it will provide a community of experts of Great Lakes issues in this region.”
The project will begin as soon as funding is secured.