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.

Upcoming events

7 April (5:30 p.m.) - Students from the studios of Dr. Mingzhe Wang and Dr. Guy Yehuda

28 April (5:30 p.m.) - Sax in Progress (SiP) saxophone duo

30 April (1 p.m.) - Zoom public talk with Brian Metzger, Professor of Physics at Columbia University

5 May (5:30 p.m.) - Harp chamber group

Past events

16 March (7 p.m.) - International Chamber Soloists led by violinist Dmitri Berlinsky

19 February (1 p.m.) - Deirdre Shoemaker - Black Holes and Gravitational Waves: Our Astounding Universe

8 January (1 p.m.) - Doerte Blume - Helium: from an extremely weakly-bound molecule to superfluidity

11 December (1 p.m.) - Eva Silverstein - The Cosmological Horizon, Macrostates, and Microstates

2 December (5:30 p.m.) - An Evening of Song, featuring Pengyu Yang (vocals) and Mengyao Zhao (piano)

13 November (1 p.m.) - Ken Dill - A Biophysical Perspective on the Origin of Life

11 November (5:30 p.m) - Sondheim, Schwartz and Brown: A Celebration of Contemporary Musical Theater, featuring Jenny Ribeiro (soprano) and Yi-Hui Chen (piano)

2 October (1 p.m.) - Steven M. Girvin - Progress and Prospects for the Second Quantum Revolution and the Race to Build “Impossible” Computers

1 May (1 p.m.) - Mark J. Schnitzer - Optical Imaging of Neuronal Dynamics in Healthy and Diseased Brains

3 April (1 p.m.) - Lisa Randall - Knocking on Heaven's Door

27 February (1 p.m.) - Katherine Freese - The Cosmic Cocktail: Three Parts Dark Matter

2022 events

2021 events

2020 events

2019 events

2018 events