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MSU Receives FDA-Authorization To Decontaminate Reusable N95 Masks For Hospitals

N95 Masks

Vaporized hydrogen peroxide treatment modified by a Michigan State University veterinary team to decontaminate N95 masks for health care workers has been approved on an emergency basis by the Food and Drug Administration. The team is continuing to work with…

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How Empowerment Initiatives Can Help – And Harm – Employees

Tuesday, October 20, 2020

Strategies meant to motivate people in the workplace may have unintended consequences — depending on who’s in charge. Recent research from Michigan State University and Ohio State University…

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Discovering Beetles Abroad To Protect Trees At Home

Monday, October 19, 2020

Not every child gets a bark beetle named after them. Then again, not every kid has Michigan State University entomologists Sarah Smith and Anthony Cognato as parents. The…


MSU Report Finds Low-Performing Schools Are Making Progress

Thursday, October 15, 2020

Michigan’s lowest-performing schools are making progress in some student and teacher outcomes, according to the second independent report on the Partnership Model for school reform from Michigan State…

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How Is Children’s STEM Programming Prioritizing Diversity?

Thursday, October 15, 2020

Children’s television programming not only shapes opinions and preferences, but its characters can have positive or negative impacts on childhood aspiration, says a new study from Michigan State…

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MSU Researchers Develop Software Tool To Assess Children’s Phonological Awareness

Wednesday, October 14, 2020

Understanding sounds in language is a critical building block for child literacy, yet this skill is often overlooked. Researchers from Michigan State University have developed a new software…

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Pfeiffer Inducted Into National Academy Of Kinesiology

Wednesday, October 14, 2020

Karin Pfeiffer, a professor in the Michigan State University Department of Kinesiology, has been elected as a member of the National Academy of Kinesiology. Those named as Fellows…