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Policymakers Should Consider Hefty Price for Safe Food

Thursday, August 24, 2017
Mark Johnson

No one wants to run the risk of consuming unsafe food, but recent research by Michigan State University has found that federal legislation to prevent it from happening…

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Support for Democracy Linked to Income Inequality

Thursday, November 17, 2016

Voter satisfaction with democracy may have less to do with who actually wins an election and more to do with income inequality, or the gap between rich and…

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Research Universities Contribute $17.5B to State Economy

Wednesday, January 27, 2016
R&D for URC

Michigan’s University Research Corridor continues to be a growing driver of the state’s knowledge economy, a new report shows. The three URC members – Michigan State University, the…

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Construction of MSU Grand Rapids Research Center Adds 728 Jobs; $95M Economic Impact

Wednesday, July 15, 2015
Rendering of MSU Research Center in Grand Rapids, Michigan

With construction underway for the new Michigan State University Grand Rapids Research Center, officials from MSU, Clark Construction Company and Rockford Construction announced measures of economic impact that…

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