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Michigan’s On-the-Job Deaths Rise in Agriculture

Thursday, April 28, 2016
Kenneth Rosenman with tractor

An estimated 138 on-the-job deaths occurred in Michigan last year, with tractor-related deaths increasing, according to preliminary figures from an annual Michigan State University report. The 2015 figure…

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Learning Improves When Every Student Gets a Laptop

Tuesday, April 26, 2016
Binbin Zheng

Schools that provide each student with a laptop computer, as well as the appropriate support for both students and teachers, see significant improvement in academic achievement, a new…

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MSU Becomes a Regional Export Network Hub

Monday, April 25, 2016
Tomas Hult

The Michigan Economic Development Corp. has selected Michigan State University as one of four statewide locations for its Regional Export Network. The three other locations in the network…

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Advancing Domicology for Sustainable Construction

Friday, April 22, 2016

Professor Venkatesh Kodur, Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, provides an overview of his research related to sustainable construction.

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Deconstruction is a Human Activity

Friday, April 22, 2016

Professor Andrew Brockman, Mechanical Engineering, discusses research related to the manual process of deconstruction at the Domicology event on April 22, 2016.

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Advancing the Science of Domicology

Friday, April 22, 2016

Professor Rex LaMore, Director of the Center for Community and Economic Development, explains Domicology–the life cycle of structures.

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Removal of Abandoned Properties: Deconstruction vs. Demolition

Friday, April 22, 2016

Professor Matt Syal of Planning, Design & Construction describes the challenges of deconstruction versus demolition at the Domicology event on April 22, 2016.

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Domicology: Changing the CEM Paradigm

Friday, April 22, 2016

Professor George Berghorn explains how society must move toward more sustainable construction management techniques in this research presentation at the Domicology event on April 22, 2015.

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Religious Rhetoric Not Helpful in Anti-Alcohol Messages

Tuesday, April 19, 2016
brandy glasses

Does including a religious message in a public service announcement warning of the dangers of alcohol use make a difference to the viewer, especially if that person lives…

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Michigan’s Tourism Industry Continues Strong Performance

Monday, April 18, 2016
Sleeping Bear Dunes

Michigan’s tourism industry thrived in 2015 and is expected to remain strong through 2016, according to two Michigan State University researchers who presented their annual report recently at…

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