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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…

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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…

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Health Communication Expert Named MSU Foundation Professor

Monday, July 24, 2017
Shelia Cotton

 Shelia Cotten, professor, Michigan State University College of Communication Arts and Sciences, has been named an MSU Foundation Professor for her accomplishments in media and information research. The university awards this title…

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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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