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Michigan’s Latino Population Has Growing Pains, Report Shows

Thursday, August 13, 2015

Southeast Michigan’s growing Latino population boasts the state’s highest labor force participation rate, a measurement of the number of people employed or actively looking for work. But the…

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MSU’s Names 1st Entrepreneurship Director

Wednesday, August 5, 2015

Michigan State University has named a point person to continue developing a campuswide culture of entrepreneurship and innovation among its undergraduate students. Neil Kane is the university’s first…

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Electricity Usage is Predictor of Stock Market

Monday, August 3, 2015
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Hayong Yun, associate professor of finance at the Eli Broad College of Business at Michigan State University, and a team of his colleagues, has shown that from 1956-2010 in…

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New Executive Director of MSU Value Chain Institute Named

Monday, August 3, 2015
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Katherine A. Franz has been named executive director of the Michigan State University Midland Research Institute for Value Chain Creation. She will assume the role Aug. 1. The…

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New Research Center Seeks to Improve Legal Services

Monday, July 20, 2015
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With fewer students enrolling in law schools and the high expense of legal services, the legal profession needs radical change, says a Michigan State University College of Law…

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Justice System Chips Away at Women’s Rights

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Arrests of women increased dramatically in the past two decades, while domestic abuse laws meant to protect female victims have put many behind bars for defending themselves, a…

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Public Debate Could Be Key to Strong Economy

Wednesday, June 10, 2015
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As it turns out, people who speak their minds loudly and often could be responsible for economic prosperity. That’s according to a new study by Michigan State University…

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Social Media Should Be Used in Disaster Communication

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

When Typhoon Haiyan slammed into the Philippines in 2013, thousands of people were killed, in part because they didn’t know it was coming or didn’t know how to…

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Online Gambling Would Benefit from Better Regulation

Monday, June 1, 2015
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The U.S. government’s attempt to crack down on Internet gambling is widely seen as a convoluted mess. Yet, more controlled and defined regulation would likely benefit the $41…

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Tablets Can Help Elderly Cross the ‘Digital Divide’

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

One way to help the elderly cross what’s known as the “digital divide” is the use of tablets, those smaller, lighter, easy-to-use computers that seem to be taking…

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