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Police View Blacks as ‘Suspects First, Civilians Second’

Tuesday, March 22, 2016
Jennifer Cobbina and Baker Hall

Most of the Ferguson protestors believed police view black people as worthless thugs and white people as innocent and superior – perceptions that, true or not, affect police-community…

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MSU Water Scientist Awarded World’s Top Water Prize

Tuesday, March 22, 2016

Michigan State University professor Joan Rose is the 2016 recipient of the Stockholm Water Prize, announced today at the United Nation’s World Water Day celebration in Geneva. The…

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China’s Efforts to Restore Forests Are Working

Monday, March 21, 2016
Forest in China

China’s sweeping program to restore forests across the country is working. The vast destruction of China’s forests, leveled after decades of logging, floods and conversion to farmland, has…

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Michiganders Support Detroit Schools Bailout

Friday, March 18, 2016
Matt Grossman, associate professor of political science, talks about his research on Monday September 14, 2015.

A strong majority of Michigan residents favor state aid to help the fiscally strapped Detroit Public Schools pay off its debts, a new Michigan State University survey says….

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MSU’s Water Research

Thursday, March 17, 2016
What's on Tap

The United Nations has designated Tues., Mar. 22, 2016, as World Water Day with the theme, “Better Water, Better Jobs.” Since 1855, Michigan State University researchers have been working…

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Harnessing Microbe-Electrode Interactions for Bioenergy

Wednesday, March 16, 2016

Presentation by Michaela TerAvest, assistant professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at Michigan State University, at the MSU Bioeconomy Institute in Holland, Mich., on Mar. 16, 2016.

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MSU Tops Nationally in Four Grad Programs

Wednesday, March 16, 2016
Michigan State University

Michigan State University’s graduate programs in elementary and secondary education rank No. 1 for the 22nd year in a row, while nuclear physics, rehabilitation counseling and organizational psychology…

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MSU Learning Game Teaches Mandarin from Bird Sounds

Wednesday, March 16, 2016
Catherine Ryu

Scholars of the Mandarin Chinese language can learn a lot from birds. That’s the premise of a new language learning game designed by a Michigan State University researcher…

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MSU Researchers Finding Ways to Make Cars Lighter, Stronger

Wednesday, March 16, 2016
Mahmood Haq, assistant professor of civil and environmental engineering, display composite materials at the composite vehicle research center on Monday January 25, 2016.

If automakers want to reach the federal mandate of 54.5 miles per gallon by 2025, they are going to have to come up with ways of making cars…

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Collaboration Among Universities Key in Research Success

Tuesday, March 15, 2016

A coalition of 15 universities, including Michigan State University, has conducted more than $10 billion in research, more than twice that of the University of California System and…

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