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Michaela TerAvest Wins Prestigious Beckman Young Investigator Award

Michaela TerAvest

Michaela TerAvest, Michigan State University assistant professor of biochemistry, was recently awarded the Beckman Young Investigator Award by the Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation. The award program provides research support…

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New Genetic Syndrome Identified in 3-year-old Patient

Friday, September 21, 2018

A Michigan State University pediatric researcher and a Spectrum Health physician have identified a new genetic syndrome in a 3-year-old girl who, for more than two years, has…

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Research Suggests Michigan Raise Jail-Time Age

Thursday, September 20, 2018

Youth, families and communities across Michigan could benefit if the state changes the age for juvenile court jurisdiction from 17 to 18, finds new research from Michigan State…

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MSU Awarded ARPA-E Grant to Reimagine US Power Grid

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

A $2 million award will equip Michigan State University – and partners Arizona State University, Dresser-Rand, and Saudi Aramco Energy Ventures – with resources to develop the next…

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Connected Math: Solving Problems for Over 30 Years

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

In the early 1980s, MSU mathematics researchers Glenda Lappan and Elizabeth (Betty) Phillips were working with middle school students, seeking a new way to help students grasp math concepts at…

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Researchers Receive National Award for Exploring Walking and Social Exclusion

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

A Michigan State University study conducted last year has won two kinesiology researchers and an alumnus a national award for their work exploring how walking might reduce the…

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Strunk Gives Insights on Teacher Shortage in California

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Michigan State University researcher Katharine Strunk helps answer that question as part of a sweeping report on public education in the state of California. Getting Down to Facts II, released…