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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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MSU to Share in $5M ‘Big Data’ Grant

Thursday, October 1, 2015

Michigan State University is teaming up with the University of Michigan, Wayne State University, Indiana University and Van Andel Research Institute to implement a high-speed infrastructure that will…

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MSU, ExxonMobil to Work on Algae-Based Fuels

Wednesday, September 30, 2015
Photobioreactors in the lab of David Kramer

A new $1 million relationship between Michigan State University and ExxonMobil will expand research designed to progress the fundamental science required to advance algae-based fuels. David Kramer, MSU’s…

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MSU Gets $1.8M USAID to Boost Rawanda’s Coffee Industry

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

The U.S. Agency for International Development awarded Michigan State University a $1.8 million cooperative agreement to help the African Great Lakes region maintain its international position in the…

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Hispanic Heritage Month 2015

Tuesday, September 29, 2015
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Rubén O. Martinez, director of the Julían Samora Research Institute at Michigan State University, is a nationally known scholar with expertise in the areas of higher education, race…

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Kids Allowed to be Kids Make Better Parents

Tuesday, September 29, 2015
Amy Nuttall

Mothers who took on burdensome caregiving roles as children – and weren’t allowed to just “be kids” – tend to be less sensitive to their own children’s needs,…

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Companies Can Succeed Amid Global Meltdowns

Thursday, September 24, 2015
GDP real growth 2009

Companies can control their own fate even amidst a global financial meltdown, according to research by Tomas Hult, director of Michigan State University’s International Business Center, and several…

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U.S. Companies Leverage Innovation Better than China

Wednesday, September 16, 2015

Despite surging competition from China, U.S. companies still have the competitive edge in innovation, says a recent Michigan State University study. In research appearing in the International Journal…

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