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Conquer Accelerator Startup Program Launches Fourth Season

Friday, June 7, 2019
Conquer

Five startup teams will have the opportunity to take their business ventures to the next level with the Conquer Accelerator, which launched its 10-week-long program today. Designed for…

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Next Phase of MSU’s Grand Rapids Research and Innovation Park Moves Forward

Wednesday, June 5, 2019
Grand Rapids Center West

Michigan State University’s first Public Private Partnership, or P3, is official. MSU and Health Innovation Partners, a real estate development joint venture between MB Real Estate, Walsh Construction/Walsh…

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How MSU is Increasing the Number of STEM Graduates

Wednesday, June 5, 2019
MSU Increasing Number of STEM graduates

As a first-year student, Jessica Kwalli didn’t score well on her math placement exam, which meant she had to take the lowest level math course. This was a…

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Are There Connections Between No-excuses Charter Practices and Teacher Turnover?

Tuesday, June 4, 2019
Child raising hand in classroom

At first, Chris Torres was excited to teach in an urban charter school in New York. In contrast with his previous school, there was evidence of academic rigor,…

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Team of MSU Scientists Tackling the PFAS Crisis

Tuesday, June 4, 2019

PFAS, or per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, are colloquially known as “forever chemicals” because they are so difficult to break down. They are found in water supplies wherever flame…

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A New Way to ‘Hoard’ Resources in Nano-sized Factories Targeted for Biotech

Tuesday, June 4, 2019

The lab of Cheryl Kerfeld has created a synthetic nano-sized factory, based on natural ones found in bacteria. This research could someday lead to new medical, industrial, or…

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Research Advances Public Awareness for Transgender Community

Tuesday, June 4, 2019
Research advances public awareness for transgender community

Research from Michigan State University’s College of Social Science centers around transforming the human experience, and for Jae Puckett, assistant professor of psychology, that means transforming the way…

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Vitamin D Could Help Cancer Patients Live Longer

Tuesday, June 4, 2019
Vitamin D could help cancer patients live longer

Michigan State University physicians have found that vitamin D, if taken for at least three years, could help cancer patients live longer. The findings suggest that the vitamin…

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MSU/OSU Project Breaks New Ground in Religious Studies

Monday, June 3, 2019
MSU/OSU Project Breaks New Ground in Religious Studies

A one-of-a-kind resource, developed by researchers at Michigan State University and The Ohio State University, is breaking new ground in the area of religious studies by offering scholars…

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Advancing Science for Children with Epilepsy and Movement Disorders

Monday, June 3, 2019
Research holds promise for children suffering from epilepsy and movement disorders

In 2013 while Richard Neubig, professor and chair of MSU’s pharmacology and toxicology department, was conducting research on cardiovascular disease using mouse models with a Gnao1 protein mutation,…

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