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Mystery Solved, Thanks to Insects

Monday, November 30, 2015
Eric Benbow and student

Michigan State University entomologist and osteopathic medical specialist Eric Benbow is performing cutting-edge research that blends entomology and microbiology to solve mysteries in areas as diverse as aquatic…

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What Do Young Adults Think of Farmers?

Monday, November 30, 2015
John Besley

John Besley, associate professor, College of Communication Arts and Sciences, and Ellis N. Brandt Chair in Public Relations, is a leading expert on the public perception of science…

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Challenging Assumptions about Muslims in America

Thursday, November 19, 2015

Mohammad Khalil is the director of the MSU Muslim Studies Program, associate professor in the Department of Religious Studies and adjunct professor in the College of Law. His…

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Women Recognize Abuse in ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ Film

Tuesday, November 17, 2015
Amy Bonomi

Young adult women who watched “Fifty Shades of Grey” found the relationship between the characters Christian and Anastasia somewhat exciting and romantic, but also expressed grave concerns about…

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Holiday Shopping Days, Gift Choices Changing

Monday, November 16, 2015
toys

With the continuing popularity of online buying, coupled with holiday shoppers’ tendency to buy early, will Thanksgiving shopping and Black Friday soon become things of the past? Michigan…

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For Better Sales, Connect with Coworkers, Says MSU Marketer

Thursday, November 12, 2015
hands put together for teamwork

For successful salespeople, it’s all about who you know – particularly within your own firm. A new study, co-authored by a Michigan State University business scholar and published…

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Gas Tax Might be OK, If Americans Knew How It Would Be Used

Tuesday, November 10, 2015
person pumping gasoline into a car

Americans would be more likely to accept a gas tax increase if they knew the extra revenue would improve energy efficiency, repair roads and bridges or be refunded…

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100-Year-Old Drug-Use Stats Could Impact Today’s Policies

Wednesday, November 4, 2015

Conducting an economic analysis of drug use is a particularly difficult endeavor, but for Michigan State University professor and economist Siddharth Chandra, it just meant taking a look…

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A Gender Revolution – Minus the Bigger Paycheck

Tuesday, October 27, 2015
Stephanie Nawyn

Women are more likely than men to have a bachelor’s degree and a white-collar job, yet continue to earn less than their male counterparts, finds a new study…

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MSU’s Gardner Says, ‘College Labor Market Still Strong’

Thursday, October 8, 2015
Phil Gardner

The job market for college graduates is poised for a third straight year of explosive growth, as companies in most industries seek new talent, according to the largest…

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