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MSU Pursues Economic Solution to Urban Blight

Monday, February 8, 2016
abandoned parking lot

Michigan State University researchers will use nearly $250,000 from the U.S. Department of Commerce to test whether recycling and repurposing building materials is an effective solution to economic…

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Michiganders Remain Upbeat About Economy

Tuesday, February 2, 2016
Charles Ballard

Consumer confidence in Michigan dipped slightly in the fall but remained relatively strong as the state continues to ride a long-running wave of financial optimism. Michigan State University’s…

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Women More Sensitive to Irksome Behavior Than Men

Tuesday, February 2, 2016
Chris Hopwood

Women may be friendlier than men, but that doesn’t mean they like putting up with jerks. A new study led by a Michigan State University psychology professor suggests…

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Research Universities Contribute $17.5B to State Economy

Wednesday, January 27, 2016
R&D for URC

Michigan’s University Research Corridor continues to be a growing driver of the state’s knowledge economy, a new report shows. The three URC members – Michigan State University, the…

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Students Earn MLK Jr. Advancing Inclusion through Research Award

Friday, January 22, 2016
Students at Museum Celebrate MLK Jr. Day

The research and creative works of seven Michigan State University students has earned them the Martin Luther King Jr. Advancing Inclusion through Research Award. The award builds the…

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Student-Designed App Connects Spartans

Thursday, January 21, 2016

In January 2015, Zoe Zappitell texted Brittney Urich: “I want to make an app that helps improve the lives of college students.” Urich’s positive response was nearly instantaneous….

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Spartan Ideas Celebrates MSU’s Cyber-Conversations

Friday, January 15, 2016
Spartan Ideas bloggers

Ask a researcher if he or she likes to write for a lay audience and the answer will likely be no. While academic writing in the interest of…

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Haka Awarded ‘Lifetime Contribution’ for Accounting Research, Teaching

Thursday, January 14, 2016
Susan Haka

Susan F. Haka, senior associate dean and Ernst & Young professor of accounting, Eli Broad College of Business, Michigan State University, has been given the 2016 AAA Lifetime…

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MSU, DPTV to Launch 24/7 Children’s Programming

Monday, January 11, 2016
Elementary Teacher Reading to Students

A bold, new collaboration between Michigan State University and Detroit Public Television will unite one of the world’s top research universities and a national leader in public broadcasting…

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1 in 4 Kids Sexually Harassed by Friends Online

Thursday, January 7, 2016

It’s not just strangers who target children online. Kids’ own friends are sexually harassing them over the Internet, finds new research led by a Michigan State University cybercrime…

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