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IPPSR Grants Extend Applied Public Policy Research Across Michigan

Thursday, July 26, 2018
Berkey Hall

New research projects exploring teaching, public schools, affordable housing, the health of the Great Lakes and community fiscal health are winners of the Institute for Public Policy and…

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MSU HDFS Professor Sarah Douglas Wins Major IES Grant

Wednesday, July 25, 2018
Sarah Douglas

In mid-June, Michigan State University Human Development and Family Studies professor Sarah Douglas learned that she had received a grant from the Institute of Education Sciences in the…

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Can Parents of Juvenile Offenders Still Dream?

Tuesday, July 3, 2018
Caitlin Cavanagh

Mothers want the best for their sons, but what happens to a mother’s hopes and dreams when her son is charged as a juvenile offender? A new study…

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Latest State of the State Survey Indicates Increased Consumer Confidence

Monday, June 18, 2018
Lansing Capitol

Michigan residents have increased confidence in their state’s economy but only tepid toward top elected leaders finds Michigan State University’s latest State of the State Survey. “Michigan’s consumer confidence…

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Social Science Faculty Named Harvard University Fellow

Thursday, May 24, 2018
Sarah Reckhow

The Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University named Sarah Reckhow, associate professor of political science, a Radcliffe Institute fellow. Reckhow joins more than 50 women and…

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Study Finds Educational ‘Growth Mindset’ Interventions Aren’t Effective

Tuesday, May 22, 2018
Classroom

A new study co-authored by researchers at Michigan State University and Case Western Reserve University found that “growth mindset interventions,” or programs that teach students they can improve their intelligence…

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How Does Light Modulate Learning and Memory?

Thursday, May 3, 2018

Joel Soler, graduate student in the Department of Psychology, presents his latest research on learning and memory and the correlation to light, to the MSU Board of Trustees…

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Dr. Jennifer Carrera Awarded Prestigious NIEHS Grant

Tuesday, May 1, 2018
Jessica Carrera with NIH Logo

Congratulations to Dr. Jennifer Carrera who was recently awarded the prestigious KO1 mentoring grant from the National Institute for Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS). Dr. Carrera uses water as…

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NIH Funds Research Consortium to Address Firearm Deaths Among U.S. Children and Teens

Monday, April 23, 2018

April Zeoli, associate professor in Michigan State University’s School of Criminal Justice and consultant on the grant, is leading the policy analysis team and investigating the role of…

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Student-Led Research Highlighted at MSU Trustees’ Meeting

Friday, April 13, 2018
Clara Lepard and Joel Soler

To showcase student-led research at Michigan State University, two scholars presented their latest projects at the Board of Trustees meeting on April 13. Clara Lepard, who graduated in…

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