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Pandas Show Complexities, Global Reach of Sustainability

Friday, October 2, 2015

This just in from the pandas nestled in a remote corner of China: Their influence spans the globe. In this week’s international journal Ecology and Society, sustainability scholars…

Andre Bachmann

Two Common Medicines Found to Fight Deadly Childhood Cancer

Friday, October 2, 2015

A combination of two medicines long used for treating other illnesses can stop the growth of a deadly childhood cancer, according to a recent study by a Michigan…

William Schmidt with chart

Schools Worsen Inequality, Especially in Math Instruction

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Schooling plays a surprisingly large role in shortchanging the nation’s poorest students of critical math skills, according to a massive new study led by a Michigan State University…

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Hispanic Heritage Month 2015

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Rubén O. Martinez, director of the Julían Samora Research Institute at Michigan State University, is a nationally known scholar with expertise in the areas of higher education, race…

Amy Nuttall

Kids Allowed to be Kids Make Better Parents

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Mothers who took on burdensome caregiving roles as children – and weren’t allowed to just “be kids” – tend to be less sensitive to their own children’s needs,…

GDP real growth 2009

Companies Can Succeed Amid Global Meltdowns

Thursday, September 24, 2015

Companies can control their own fate even amidst a global financial meltdown, according to research by Tomas Hult, director of Michigan State University’s International Business Center, and several…