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Undergrad Researches Childhood Language Acquisition

Monday, January 4, 2016

Linguistics and neuroscience major and Baggett Fellowship recipient Mina Hirzel is expanding her world of research and using those skills to understand childhood language learning. Hirzel works in…

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New MSU Video Game Aims to Draw Kids into Science

Tuesday, November 17, 2015
image from Isotopolis video game

So you have particle, zooming through a particle accelerator at nearly half the speed of light. Your job: To keep it on track so it collides with a…

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MSU Plays Key Role in New Michigan Science Standards

Friday, November 13, 2015

Michigan State University faculty members played a key role in developing the new K-12 science standards approved by the State Board of Education this week. Joe Krajcik and…

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Dow, MSU, Local Foundations Collaborate on New MSU STEM Center

Monday, November 9, 2015
Two students in science lab with teacher

Creating more opportunities to motivate teachers, encourage students and empower young people to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) is the inspiration behind the new…

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Ken Frank Invested as MSU Foundation Professor

Monday, October 26, 2015

Dr. Ken Frank was invested as an MSU Foundation Professor on October 26, 2015. In this video, Professor Frank reviews his latest research on Quantitative Techniques for Studying…

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Michael Leahy Invested as University Distinguished Professor

Monday, October 26, 2015

Dr. Michael Leahy was invested as a University Distinguished Professor by the College of Education on October 26, 2015. In his acceptance speech, Professor Leahy recaps his career…

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MSU Awarded $1M to Study Science Education Project

Thursday, October 22, 2015
Louise Mead, education director of the BEACON Center, helps students work with data. Mead is an evolutionary biologist, a researcher and an educator. Photo courtesy of Elizabeth Schultheis.

“Data Nuggets rock, and now we can investigate how and why,” said Louise Mead, education director of the BEACON Center for the Study of Evolution in Action, a…

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MSU Scholars Challenge Higher Ed to Reform STEM Teaching

Friday, October 16, 2015

America’s colleges and universities need to transform not only how but what they teach in introductory science courses, a group of scholars from Michigan State University argues in…

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Michigan State Celebrates World Teachers’ Day

Monday, October 5, 2015
World Teachers' Day 2015

Michigan State University’s College of Education has established a reputation for excellence and visionary thinking in its efforts to improve teaching and learning across the nation and the world….

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Schools Worsen Inequality, Especially in Math Instruction

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Schooling plays a surprisingly large role in shortchanging the nation’s poorest students of critical math skills, according to a massive new study led by a Michigan State University…

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