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MSU’s Hale Wins Remi Award at International Film Fest

Wednesday, July 12, 2017
Troy Hale

Troy Hale, specialist in Michigan State University’s College of Communication Arts and Sciences, won a Remi Award from the Worldfest-Houston International Film Festival for his “Missing Moon Rocks”…

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Coursaris Selected to Work with the University of the Aegean

Tuesday, May 30, 2017
Constantino Coursaris

Constantinos Coursaris, associate chair for Michigan State University’s Department of Media and Information, was awarded a fellowship by The Greek Diaspora Fellowship Program to travel to Greece to…

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Poor Health Literacy a Public Health Issue

Thursday, October 13, 2016
Rikard

America’s poor record on health literacy is a public health issue, but one that can be fixed – not by logging onto the internet but by increased interaction…

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Nakasone Uses Technology, Teenagers to Reach Farmers

Monday, June 13, 2016
Eduardo Nakasone

In rural areas of developing countries, information can move slowly. For farmers in those countries, this speed has consequences for their business decisions. “Fifteen years ago, farmers had…

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‘Saving Draggy’ Game Helps Kids Learn Financial Concepts

Tuesday, June 7, 2016
Saving Draggy

The Games for Entertainment and Learning (GEL) Lab at MSU, part of the Media and Information (M&I) department in the College of Communication Arts and Sciences (ComArtSci), recently…

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Cotten Named Gerontology Fellow, Given Sociology Career Achievement Award

Tuesday, June 7, 2016
Shelia Cotten

Shelia Cotten, a professor in the Department of Media and Information, has received a lot of good news lately surrounding her research in Gerontology. Cotten was awarded Fellow…

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The Link Between Social Media, Alcohol Use

Thursday, May 26, 2016
Photo of laptop using Facebook along with a beer bottle

One of the undeniable powers of social media is its ability to influence people and their behaviors. This is especially true, a Michigan State University study finds, when…

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Technology, Aging and Health

Thursday, April 28, 2016

Shelia Cotten provides insight on the technological challenges faced by the elderly today as well as technology that could be leveraged by or to serve the elderly.

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New App to Help Flint Residents With Lead Water

Tuesday, March 1, 2016
Flint River

People living in Flint affected by the ongoing water situation now have a new tool to navigate the available community resources. A new mobile device app called “Empower…

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Trifecta and Sparrow/MSU Center for Innovation and Research

Thursday, September 17, 2015

Shelia R. Cotten, director of the Sparrow Health Systems/Michigan State University Center for Innovation and Research discusses Trifecta. Trifecta is a research initiative launched by Michigan State University’s…

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