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MSU Shows Autonomous Vehicle Technology at 2018 NAIAS

Thursday, January 11, 2018
MSU Autonomous Vehicle

As winter swirls around the 2018 North American International Auto Show at Detroit’s Cobo Center, Michigan State University researchers will be there to demonstrate advanced technology aiming to overcome even…

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MSU Gets $1.5M Mellon Grant for Massive Slave Trade Database

Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Michigan State University, supported by nearly $1.5 million from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, will create a unique online data hub that will change the way scholars and…

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Twitter, Trump and Sexual Assault: A Call to Men for Action

Monday, January 8, 2018
Megan Maas Heather McCauley and Amy Bonomi

The social media backlash against sexual assault not only gives victims a collective outlet for disclosure, but also serves as a powerful tool to urge boys and men…

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MSU’s Sambamurthy Receives 2017 LEO Award

Monday, January 8, 2018
Vallabh Sambamurthy

Vallabh Sambamurthy, Eli Broad Professor and associate dean for outreach and engagement in the Eli Broad College of Business at Michigan State University, recently received the LEO Award…

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Older Adults Resent, Fear the ‘Digital Divide’

Friday, January 5, 2018
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Use of communication technologies, such as the Internet and smartphones, have changed the way that we interact with each other. Many of us benefit from being able to…

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Students Offer Novel Solutions for Driveway Snow Removal

Friday, January 5, 2018
Osazuwamen Usuomon, Chloe Alverson, Elias Naddaf; seated, Michael Johnson

The assignment was simple: design a prototype that will allow Michael Johnson, a sports car racer with a wheelchair, to remove snow from his driveway. But to develop an…

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Trends Behind Social Media, Collaboration in Corporations

Friday, January 5, 2018
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Wietske Van Osch, an assistant professor of Media and Information at Michigan State University, has found that while social media can easily distract us from our daily tasks, it can…

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Political Advertising and the 2016 Presidential Election

Friday, January 5, 2018
Esther Thorson

Esther Thorson, a professor in the Michigan State University School of Journalism, and a group of her colleagues who once taught or studied at the University of Wisconsin-Madison have been studying…

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The Effects of Algorithms on Internet Behaviors

Friday, January 5, 2018
Emilee Rader

Emilee Rader of Michigan State University’s College of Communication Arts and Sciences has been researching how massive datasets and computer algorithms impact people’s lives, both online and offline. As…

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Social Media Enhances Political Participation

Friday, January 5, 2018
ComArtSci's Kjerstin Thorson, Assistant Professor in the Department of Advertising and Public Relations

Kjerstin Thorson, assistant professor in the Department of Advertising and Public Relations, conducts research on the role of digital and social media in promoting—or hindering—political engagement. (See video…

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