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New MSU Model Shows How Communities Can Improve Health Care

Wednesday, May 31, 2017
Jeff Dwyer

A partnership at Michigan State University between the College of Human Medicine and MSU Extension is serving as a model of how land-grant universities can collaborate with medical…

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MSU’s Boughman Elected VP of Evolution Group

Wednesday, May 31, 2017
Jenny Boughman

MSU integrative biologist Jenny Boughman has been elected vice president of the Society for the Study of Evolution (SSE). The SSE is the premier international professional society for…

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Coursaris Selected to Work with the University of the Aegean

Tuesday, May 30, 2017
Constantino Coursaris

Constantinos Coursaris, associate chair for Michigan State University’s Department of Media and Information, was awarded a fellowship by The Greek Diaspora Fellowship Program to travel to Greece to…

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MSU’s Quispe-Agnoli Gets Book Award for Work on Inca Royalty

Friday, May 26, 2017

Michigan State University’s Rocío Quispe-Agnoli was awarded the Flora Tristán Book Award for the best scholarly book about Peru published in 2016 for her work, Nobles de papel: Identidades oscilantes…

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MSU Collaborating with Chilean Math Teachers to Improve Learning

Friday, May 26, 2017
The teaching-research team wraps up a weeklong collaboration exploring fraction representations in Chile.

Two mathematics education scholars from Michigan State University, Higinio Dominguez and Sandra Crespo, are collaborating with Chile’s Universidad Católica Silva Henríques on the project, Teaching Relations: Uniting Students…

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MSU’s Warren Co-Edits Book on White Women Teachers

Friday, May 26, 2017
Chezare Warren

A new book co-edited by Michigan State University’s Chezare Warren examines the unique challenges threatening the teaching effectiveness of white women teaching in the U.S., and what could…

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MSU Research Helps IndyCar Driver Manage Diabetes

Friday, May 26, 2017

New Michigan State University research is helping a professional race car driver with diabetes improve his performance during competition, helping him capture two top-5 finishes at the Indianapolis…

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MSU Launches Online Mitochondrial Disease Database

Wednesday, May 24, 2017
MSU biochemist Laurie Kaguni and her team have created a new tool – the POLG Pathogenicity Prediction Server – to help clinicians and scientists better diagnose POLG disorders and more accurately predict their outcomes. Photo by Cristina Nadalutti and Jack Griffith

In recent years, one area of medical research receiving increased attention is mitochondrial disease – a group of disorders caused by dysfunctional mitochondria. DNA polymerase gamma is the…

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Eagle Gets MSU Postdoctoral Excellence in Research Award

Wednesday, May 24, 2017
Andrew Eagle

Andrew L. Eagle, postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Physiology, was recently given an MSU Postdoctoral Excellence in Research Award, sponsored by the Office of the Vice President for…

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MSU’s Paris Co-Edits Book for Sustaining Culture in Classrooms

Wednesday, May 24, 2017
Django Paris

What is the purpose of schooling in pluralistic societies? This is the question a new book from Michigan State University’s Django Paris aims to answer. “Culturally Sustaining Pedagogies:…

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