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Agriculture + Ecology; Research at the Food, Energy & Water Nexus

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Steve Hamilton, discusses his current research as well as opportunities for collaboration at the interdisciplinary forum on FEW, January 14, 2016.  

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How Monetary Incentives Impact Social Norms

Thursday, January 21, 2016
Sanjiangyuan

Maria Lapinski, a communication scientist in the Department of Communication, and John Kerr, a researcher with a focus on economics from the Department of Community Sustainability, are studying…

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Spartan Ideas Celebrates MSU’s Cyber-Conversations

Friday, January 15, 2016
Spartan Ideas bloggers

Ask a researcher if he or she likes to write for a lay audience and the answer will likely be no. While academic writing in the interest of…

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New Initiative to Support Health of Flint Children

Thursday, January 14, 2016
Flint, Michigan

Michigan State University and Hurley Children’s Hospital have announced a new Pediatric Public Health Initiative to address the Flint community’s population-wide lead exposure and help all Flint children…

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Climate-Change Foes Winning Public Opinion War

Wednesday, December 2, 2015
Smoke stack

As world leaders meet this week and next at a historic climate change summit in Paris, a new study by Michigan State University environmental scientists suggests opponents of…

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MSU to Study Use of Falcons to Protect Orchards

Monday, November 16, 2015
Michigan State University integrative biology graduate student Megan Shave holds a nestling American kestrel that she banded this summer in a cherry orchard in Michigan's Leelanau County.

Catherine Lindell, Michigan State University integrative biologist, will use a nearly $500,000 National Science Foundation grant to attract more falcons to orchards. Lindell and two other MSU colleagues…

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MSU Philosopher Whyte Given 2015 Bunyan Bryant Award

Thursday, October 15, 2015
Kylie Whyte

Kyle Whyte, the Timnick Chair in the Humanities in the Department of Philosophy at MSU’s College of Arts & Letters, was awarded the 2015 Bunyan Bryant award for…

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Improving Collaboration between Native Americans, Climate Scientists

Friday, September 18, 2015
Kyle Whyte

Hoping to improve Native American tribes’ access to climate science tools, a Michigan State University researcher will use a four-year $450,000 National Science Foundation grant to foster better…

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MSU Hosts Statewide Student Solar Design Competition

Tuesday, September 8, 2015
sun

Michigan State University has invited students across the state of Michigan to design cost-effective, energy-efficient solar installations that can be integrated into a campus landscape. MSU’s “Energy Innovation Award and…

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Pathogens Enter Great Lakes in Ballast Water

Monday, August 24, 2015

According to Joan Rose, Homer Nowlin Endowed Chair in Water Research at MSU, millions of tiny, dangerous microbes have been attacking native species in the Great Lakes for…

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