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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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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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Religious Rhetoric Not Helpful in Anti-Alcohol Messages

Tuesday, April 19, 2016
brandy glasses

Does including a religious message in a public service announcement warning of the dangers of alcohol use make a difference to the viewer, especially if that person lives…

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Online Safety Depends on ‘Users’ Themselves

Thursday, May 21, 2015

When it comes to keeping online information safe from hackers and other criminals, it’s up to the individual user to keep his or her data secure. Unfortunately, many…

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