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David Arsen

Michigan School Funding, Choice Policies Hurting Local Districts

Thursday, June 2, 2016

School districts in Michigan get into financial trouble almost entirely based on factors outside their control, according to a study from Michigan State University. Chief among those factors…

infographic about Michigan

Great Lakes Vital to Strong Michigan Tourism Industry

Wednesday, June 1, 2016

Michigan boasts 3,288 miles of Great Lakes shoreline – the longest freshwater coastline in the United States – as well as more than 11,000 inland lakes and 76,000…

Flint Families Get Healthy Foods Through New Partnership

Wednesday, June 1, 2016

The National Basketball Players Association, or NBPA, and Tom Gores’ FlintNOW initiative are partnering with the Michigan State University-Hurley Children’s Hospital Pediatric Public Health Initiative to give Flint,…

Peter Lillehoj

MSU Engineer to Develop Skin Patch-Based Test for Malaria

Wednesday, June 1, 2016

A Michigan State University researcher will be the lead investigator for a Grand Challenges Explorations grant, an initiative of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Peter Lillehoj, an…

Joshua Cowen

Michigan’s Homeless Children Perform Far Worse in School

Tuesday, May 31, 2016

More than 18,000 homeless students in Michigan perform far worse in school than peers who face other forms of disadvantage, according to research from a Michigan State University…

Gene expression pattern of the CASR gene.

Researchers Probe Structure of Human Calcium Receptor

Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Michigan State University was part of a team that’s providing new insights into the molecular basis of human diseases resulting from mutations in the calcium-sensing receptor, or CaSR,…