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Is America Still an Empathetic Country?

Friday, October 14, 2016
empathy map of the world

A first-of-its-kind study that ranks nations by empathy puts the United States at No. 7, behind countries ranging from Peru to Korea to Saudi Arabia. While a top…

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Entomologist Pittendrigh Named MSU Foundation Professor

Wednesday, September 28, 2016
Barry Pittendrigh

Barry Pittendrigh, an entomologist whose work focuses on pest problems in crops in developing countries, has been named an MSU Foundation Professor. The MSU Foundation Professor title is…

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New Analysis Reveals Ecstasy’s Dangerous Path

Wednesday, September 28, 2016
map of United States Ecstasy prices

In an important discovery in the battle against the United States’ growing drug epidemic, a Michigan State University economist has found the Carolinas could be a hotspot for…

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MSU Ag Scientist Honored with Leadership Award in India

Tuesday, September 27, 2016
Karim Maredia

Michigan State University (MSU) agricultural scientist Karim Maredia is the recipient of the International Leadership Award from the Indian Council of Food and Agriculture (ICFA) for his pioneering…

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Researcher Finds Pandas Relate to Habitat in Complex Ways

Thursday, September 15, 2016

Vanessa Hull, a research associate at Michigan State University’s Center for Systems Integration and Sustainability spent two years working in the relatively uncharted waters of tracking wild pandas…

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MSU Political Scientist Named Fulbright Scholar

Monday, August 15, 2016
Melinda Hall

Melinda Gann Hall, professor in the Department of Political Science at Michigan State University, has been named a Fulbright Distinguished Chair. Hall will use the funding to support…

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Improving Grain Legume Production with New Ag Technology

Thursday, August 4, 2016
David Kramer

David Kramer, Michigan State University (MSU) Hannah Distinguished Professor in Photosynthesis and Bioenergetics and colleague Kelvin Kamfwa at the University of Zambia have teamed up in a three-year…

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More Beans: Better Crops, Better Nutrition in Guatemala

Wednesday, August 3, 2016
Luis Flores, Guatemala

According to the United Nations Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF), the indigenous Mayan population of the western highlands of Guatemala remains one of the most undernourished in the world….

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African Agrifood Systems Show Rising Youth Employment

Monday, August 1, 2016
Julie Howard

According to a new study published by Michigan State University, Sub-Saharan Africa’s agricultural sector is rapidly changing and can be a key driver of youth employment and economic…

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MSU to Lead Multi-University Language Learning Effort

Friday, July 29, 2016
Susan Gass

Michigan State University will use a three-year $1.2 million grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to lead a multi-university research project to improve the teaching of less…

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