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Scott Swinton

MSU’s Swinton is President-Elect of National Ag-Econ Group

Thursday, July 27, 2017

Michigan State University professor Scott Swinton has been named president elect of the Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, or AAEA. Swinton, a professor in the department of Agriculture,…

Richard Neubig

MSU Scientists Study Gene Causing Children’s Seizures

Thursday, July 27, 2017

Two rare diseases caused by a malfunctioning gene that triggers seizures or involuntary movements in children as early as a few days old have left scientists searching for…

Jason Moser, an expert in emotion regulation, is an associate professor of psychology at Michigan State University. Photo by G.L. Kohuth

Talking to Yourself in the Third Person May Help Self-Control

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

The simple act of silently talking to yourself in the third person during stressful times may help you control emotions without any additional mental effort than what you…

Cathy Hiu-Liu

Marriage May Protect Transgender Couples

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Transgender people who are married are less likely to experience discrimination than their unmarried counterparts, indicates a national study led by a Michigan State University sociologist. The findings,…

MSU Produces Videos to Improve Farming in Eastern Africa

Monday, July 24, 2017

Recently Professor of Media and Information Charles Steinfield facilitated a one-day workshop on how to develop and apply learning videos created with input from local communities. The 22 attendees included…

Doctoral Student Says Nostalgia Could Bolster Health Communication

Monday, July 24, 2017

Syed Ali Hussain, doctoral student in the School of Journalism, is conducting research on understanding the role of nostalgia, the art of persuasion and social influence in the…