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Head Start May Protect Against Foster Care Placement

Monday, October 9, 2017
Sacha Klein

Participating in Head Start may help prevent young children from being placed in foster care, finds a national study led by a Michigan State University researcher. Kids up…

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Pre-School Teachers Need Better Training in Science

Tuesday, September 26, 2017
Hope Gerde

Preschool instructors appear to lack the knowledge, skills and confidence to effectively teach their young students science – a problem that is likely contributing to America’s poor global…

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Floden Elected to Distinctive National Roles

Friday, September 15, 2017
Portrait of Robert Floden while seated at desk

Robert Floden, dean of the Michigan State University College of Education, has been elected secretary-treasurer of the National Academy of Education (NAEd). His four-year term in the position…

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Online Training Helps Families Interact with Special Needs Child

Tuesday, August 29, 2017
Sarah Douglas

Parents and siblings of children with limited speech who took an innovative training program created by a Michigan State University scholar significantly improved their ability to communicate with…

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MSU’s Fisher Studying Bullying Against Autistic Youth

Monday, July 31, 2017
Colourful letters spelling out Autism on a wooden background

A Michigan State University education scholar will use a $400,000 federal grant to study friendship and bullying in middle school students with and without autism and intellectual disability….

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MSU Researcher Working to Reduce Teacher Bias in the Classroom

Monday, July 31, 2017
Niral Shah

A Michigan State University researcher is developing a web application that will help educators make their teaching practices more unbiased using data from their own classrooms. Niral Shah,…

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MSU’s Gunn Named Fellow, American Society for Engineering Education

Friday, July 14, 2017
Craig Gunn

Craig Gunn, senior academic specialist in the Michigan State University Department of Mechanical Engineering, has been named a fellow of the American Society for Engineering Education. ASEE is…

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Is Teacher Burnout Contagious?

Monday, July 10, 2017
Kenneth Frank

Burnout among young teachers appears to be contagious, indicates a new study led by Michigan State University education scholars. The study found a significant link between burnout among…

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MSU Awarded $2M NSF Grant to Study Phytoplankton

Friday, June 9, 2017
Left, Klausmeier; right, Litchman

Michigan State University aquatic ecologist Elena Litchman (above, right) is the lead investigator of a four-year, $2 million National Science Foundation (NSF) Dimensions of Biodiversity grant to study how…

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Nexteer, Michigan State to Offer Midland-Based Master’s in Engineering

Thursday, June 8, 2017
2017 Broll Shoot // RCR Shoot in our Saginaw Site. Locations include NVH lab, engineering garage, plant 3, simulator, etc.

Nexteer Automotive, a global leader in intuitive motion control, has signed a memorandum of understanding with Michigan State University (MSU) to offer a master of science degree in…

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