The Advanced Studies Gateway is an initiative at FRIB that brings together researchers, innovators, creative thinkers, artists, and performers from all fields and strengthens ties between Michigan State University and the community.

Activities include research workshops as well as public talks, concerts, and special events that are free and open to the public.

The Advanced Studies Gateway initiative also features FRIB Saturday Morning Physics. In celebration of the International Year of the Periodic Table of Chemical Elements, FRIB Saturday Morning Physics will feature talks on the periodic table. 

Upcoming events


Past events

14 December (10:30 a.m.): FRIB Saturday Morning Physics featuring Georgios Perdikakis - Life Under Blazing Stars: Supernova Mysteries

23 November (10:30 a.m.): FRIB Saturday Morning Physics featuring Gregory Severin - So Many Elements, So Little Time

15 November (5:30 p.m.): MSU saxophone quartets concert

19 October (2:00 p.m.): Physics Girl, Dianna Cowern - The Collision of Science and Art

15 October (5:30 p.m.): Dr. Charles Limb - Musical Creativity and the Brain

28 September (10:30 a.m.): FRIB Saturday Morning Physics featuring Stephanie Lyons - A Microscopic View of the Stars

27 September (5:30 p.m.): Piano concert featuring Frederick Isaac

16 August (5:30 p.m.): Evgenia Sendova - Fostering the Art of Scientific Discovery in Gifted Children

10 May (5:30 p.m.): Violin and piano recital featuring the DiaZhao Duo

27 April (10:30 a.m.): FRIB Saturday Morning Physics featuring Brad Sherrill - Amazing Things About the Periodic Table You Never Learned From Chemistry

26 April (5:30 p.m.): Orpheus and Euridice: Myth Meets #MeToo

30 March (10:30 a.m.): FRIB Saturday Morning Physics featuring Witek Nazarewicz - Is There an End to the Periodic Table of Elements?

22 March (5:30 p.m.): Musical Connection Beyond the Border - A Chamber Music Recital Featuring Igor Cetkovic (cello) and Wei-Qin Claire Tang (piano)

23 February (10:30 a.m.): FRIB Saturday Morning Physics featuring Angela Wilson - The Transforming Power of the Periodic Table and How It Impacts Our Everyday Lives

1 February (5:30 p.m.): Lecture and multi-media concert featuring Richard Illman (trumpet) and Hari Kern (piano) 

26 January (10:30 a.m.): FRIB Saturday Morning Physics featuring Artemis Spyrou - Year of the Periodic Table: The synthesis of the elements in the stars and in the lab

2018 events