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Seven MSU Grad Programs Rank No. 1 Nationally

Friday, March 17, 2017
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Two more Michigan State University graduate programs – African history and supply chain – claimed top spots in the latest U.S. News & World Report rankings, giving MSU…

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Report to Help School Administrators Find Best Programs to Adopt

Thursday, March 9, 2017

It’s no secret the state of education in America is the subject of intense scrutiny. Partisan and non-partisan groups alike are at the ready to weigh in on…

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How to Improve Your Freshman Retention Rate

Friday, March 3, 2017
Josh Prasad and R. Sekhar Chivukula

Incoming college students who already feel a connection to their institution are more likely to fit in and want to remain at the school, especially if they are…

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English Learners Treated Differently Depending on School They Attend

Friday, February 24, 2017
Teacher working with young children

As the number of English learners continues to grow across the nation, new research indicates these students are being treated differently depending on where they go to school….

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Zero Tolerance Policies Unfairly Punish Black Girls

Friday, February 17, 2017
Dorinda Carter Andrews and Dorothy Hines-Datiri

Black girls are disproportionately punished in American schools – an “overlooked crisis” that is populating the school-to-prison pipeline at rising rates, two education scholars argue in a new…

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Local News Celebrates Spartan Research Initiatives

Friday, February 3, 2017

WLNS – 6 News anchor Sheri Jones met President Simon at the new bio-engineering facility on campus that makes it possible for researchers from the colleges of Engineering, Human…

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Personality Traits ‘Contagious’ Among Children

Friday, February 3, 2017
Jennifer Watling Neal, assistant professor of psychology, poses outside of the psychology building on Thursday July 1, 2010.

When preschoolers spend time around one another, they tend to take on each others’ personalities, indicates a new study by Michigan State University psychology researchers. The study, published…

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Kids Should Pay More Attention To Mistakes, Study Suggests

Monday, January 30, 2017
Jason Moser and Hans Schroder with child subject

Children who believe intelligence can grow pay more attention to and bounce back from their mistakes more effectively than kids who think intelligence is fixed, indicates a new…

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Students Develop Virtual Reality Learning Environment

Thursday, January 26, 2017
Eric Martin and Tommy Truong presenting their research at the Making Learning Accessible Conference in December 2016.

Walking the Great Wall of China or exploring the Parthenon without leaving the classroom may seem like something out of a sci-fi movie; however, senior Tommy Truong and…

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Alonzo Receives Presidential Science Award

Monday, January 23, 2017
Erickson Hall, home to the College of Education

Associate Professor Alicia Alonzo was among those who recently received a Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE) from President Barack Obama. Alonzo’s award was announced—along…

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