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MSU’s Cooper Named Fellow of Royal Society of Chemistry

Monday, May 8, 2017
Portrait of Melanie Cooper along with logo mark for Royal Society of Chemistry

Melanie M. Cooper, a Michigan State University (MSU) Lappan-Phillips Professor of Science Education, has been named a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC). “I am originally…

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Public Skeptical of Research If Tied to a Company

Monday, May 8, 2017
John Besley, Aaron McCright, Kevin Elliot and Norbert Kaminski

When it comes to research warning us about the latest health risks or touting the latest cure, a new Michigan State University study indicates that many people won’t…

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MSU to Use $1mil. to Build Work Skills of Youth with Autism

Wednesday, May 3, 2017
Connie Sung and Gloria Lee

Michigan State University will use a $1.4 million federal grant to expand a work-related social skills training program for youth and young adults with autism spectrum disorder. While…

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Workshop Offers ‘Production-Sized’ Chemistry Experience

Monday, April 10, 2017
MSU Bioeconomy Institute summer class 2016

Chemistry at the Michigan State University Bioeconomy Institute in Holland, Mich., comes in all sizes, from a beakerful of biofuel in one of the facility’s many modern laboratories,…

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Doctoral Student Selected for National Ecology Policy Award

Thursday, April 6, 2017
Anna Groves

Anna Groves, a doctoral student in the Department of Plant Biology and the Ecology, Evolutionary Biology and Behavior (EEBB) program in the MSU College of Natural Science (NatSci), is…

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Teacher Resignation Letters Paint Bleak Picture of US Education

Wednesday, April 5, 2017
Alyssa Hadley

As teacher resignation letters increasingly go public – and viral – new research indicates teachers are not leaving solely due to low pay and retirement, but also because…

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Peers, More Than Teachers, Inspire Us to Learn

Tuesday, March 21, 2017
Kiva - College of Education

“Why do I have to learn this?” It’s a common question among youth, but new research out of Michigan State University suggests students perform much better academically when…

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Seven MSU Grad Programs Rank No. 1 Nationally

Friday, March 17, 2017
Michigan State University

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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