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Eleven MSU Researchers Receive CAREER Awards for 2018

Wednesday, May 2, 2018
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Eleven Michigan State University scientists are the recipients of National Science Foundation (NSF) Early CAREER Faculty Awards, seven of them women in the College of Natural Science. The…

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Studying Prison Populations: The Under-Connected Members of Our Connected World

Tuesday, May 1, 2018
Bianca Reisdorf

If you own a smartphone, laptop, smartwatch and tablet, and often find yourself using up to three of those devices at once, chances are you’ve embraced the digital…

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Elizabeth LaPensée Wins Guggenheim Fellowship Award

Thursday, April 26, 2018

Assistant Professor Elizabeth LaPensée is among the 25 winners in the Fine Art group to receive a 2018 Guggenheim Fellowship Award. The winners are chosen through a highly competitive process…

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New App Makes Healthy Food More Accessible in Flint

Thursday, April 26, 2018

Joshua Introne, assistant professor in Michigan State University’s Department of Media and Information, has helped develop a solution to what he would describe as a “food desert” in…

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MSU’s Van Osch to Study Enterprise Social Media Collaboration

Monday, March 5, 2018
Wietske Van Osch

Assistant Professor Wietske Van Osch of the Michigan State University Department of Media and Information received a five-year, $526,000 Early CAREER Award from the National Science Foundation to analyze and encourage creative…

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MSU Developing App to Help Consumers Find Healthy Food

Friday, March 2, 2018
Joshua Introne,

Joshua Introne, assistant professor in Michigan State University’s Department of Media and Information, has helped develop a solution to what he would describe as a “food desert” in…

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Older Adults Resent, Fear the ‘Digital Divide’

Friday, January 5, 2018
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Use of communication technologies, such as the Internet and smartphones, have changed the way that we interact with each other. Many of us benefit from being able to…

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Trends Behind Social Media, Collaboration in Corporations

Friday, January 5, 2018
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Wietske Van Osch, an assistant professor of Media and Information at Michigan State University, has found that while social media can easily distract us from our daily tasks, it can…

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The Effects of Algorithms on Internet Behaviors

Friday, January 5, 2018
Emilee Rader

Emilee Rader of Michigan State University’s College of Communication Arts and Sciences has been researching how massive datasets and computer algorithms impact people’s lives, both online and offline. As…

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MSU Video Game Designer Named ‘Human of the Year’

Friday, January 5, 2018

Recognized for her foundational work as an Indigenous video game designer, MSU Assistant Professor Elizabeth LaPensée was selected by the multimedia science and tech publication, Motherboard, as a “Human of the Year,”…

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