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Combining Forensic Art and Technology to Catch Criminals

Friday, November 28, 2014

Hand-drawn forensic sketches based on witness descriptions are a traditional yet time-consuming method used to catch criminals. But in some cases, authorities don’t have the luxury of time….

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“Broken” Exhibit at Residential College in the Arts and Humanities’ LookOut! Gallery

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

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Triple Play: Three MSU Colleges Join Forces to Push Limits of Research

Tuesday, November 25, 2014
Beaumont Tower at MSU

When it comes to advancing scientific research, two, or in this case, three, heads are much better than one. Three Michigan State University colleges – communication arts and…

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Three MSU Scientists Named AAAS Fellows

Monday, November 24, 2014

Three Michigan State University scientists were recently named AAAS Fellows by the American Association for the Advancement of Science. This national recognition is awarded to researchers for their…

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New Bird Species Confirmed 15 Years After First Sighting

Monday, November 24, 2014
small bird

An international team of scientists has confirmed the discovery of a new bird species more than 15 years after the elusive animal was first seen on the Indonesian…

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Responding to Invasion: Protecting Michigan’s Fruit Industry

Friday, November 21, 2014
Rufus Isaacs

Michigan’s fruit industry boasts more than 22,000 acres devoted to small fruit production; blueberries account for a whopping 20,900 of those. Valued at $118.5 million, the blueberry industry…

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Spartan Conversations: Michael Rush

Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Portrait photo of Michael Rush

Michael Rush is the founding director of the Broad Art Museum located on the campus of Michigan State University. A beacon for contemporary art, the museum recently celebrated…

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Math + Ecology = A Variable Research Career

Friday, November 14, 2014
EliseZipkin

Elise Zipkin, assistant professor of zoology, has combined her love of math and statistics with her passion for ecology to create a successful and highly rewarding career. While…

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NIH: Interesting Times, Challenging Times – Sally Rockey

Monday, November 10, 2014

Sally Rockey Deputy Director for Extramural Research National Institutes of Health (NIH) Two separate sessions (Nov. 2013): NIH: Interesting Times, Challenging Times (funding trends, opportunities, structure of NIH, working…

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Studying Complexity with Regional Climate Modeling

Friday, November 7, 2014

As a Peace Corps volunteer some 20 years ago, Nathan Moore frequently used discovery-learning techniques – pattern detection, simulations and other methods of integrated problem solving – to help…

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