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MSU to Study Education in Developing Countries

Tuesday, August 25, 2015
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Michigan State University researcher Amita Chudgar is leading an effort to better understand why students in developing countries don’t attend and stay in school. Chudgar received a $200,000…

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Tracking Viral Parasites Cruising Our Waterways

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

For the first time, a Michigan State University professor has created a map of fecal viruses traveling  the world’s waterways using modeling methods designed to aid in assessing…

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International Team Discovers Elusive New Bird in China

Friday, May 1, 2015

A Michigan State University professor was part of an international team of scientists that has discovered a new bird in China. The new bird, the Sichuan bush warbler,…

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New Archive Allows Global Access to Rare African Photos

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Hoping to preserve cultural heritage and change Western thought on Africa, a Michigan State University researcher will use a $300,000 National Endowment for the Humanities grant to digitize…

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MSU Co-Author of ‘Hillary Doctrine’ Book Honored

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

A book co-authored by a Michigan State University faculty member that examines what is known as the “Hillary Doctrine” has been nominated by the Kirkus Reviews as one…

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Earth Day Is Every Day at MSU

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

At MSU, green is always in season. An early innovator in sustainability and resource conservation, MSU is meeting aggressive goals in critical areas of energy, waste reduction, transportation,…

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MSU to Develop Mobile App for Malaria Diagnosis

Tuesday, April 14, 2015
Peter Lillehoj

Researchers at the Michigan State University College of Engineering are getting closer to phoning home a rapid-response diagnostic test for malaria. Peter Lillehoj, assistant professor of mechanical engineering,…

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World Malaria Day: MSU Research Solutions

Monday, April 13, 2015
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World Malaria Day has been designated as April 25, 2015. According to the World Health Organization, malaria is both a preventable and treatable mosquito-borne disease that infects 198…

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Painful Lesions May Make Giraffes More Vulnerable to Lions

Friday, April 3, 2015
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In the wild, most adult giraffes are capable of fending off lions. Evidence from Ruaha National Park, however, suggests that’s changing. Across Africa, adult giraffe numbers are declining…

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NSF CAREER Award for Study of Technology Use in Kenya

Wednesday, April 1, 2015
Susan Wyche

Department of Media and Information Assistant Professor Susan Wyche has been awarded a National Science Foundation’s (NSF) Faculty Early Career Development award, the foundation’s most prestigious award for junior faculty…

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