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MSU Foundation Supports Ideas from Lab to Marketplace

Monday, July 29, 2019
MSU medical student's invention brings mobile devices into sterile settings

Since its founding in the early 1970s, the MSU Foundation has been a beehive of activity, bringing together the worlds of higher education and economic development, tech transfer,…

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Engineering Professor Joins International Commission Aimed at Helping Aging Population

Monday, July 29, 2019
The college of engineering at Michigan State University. A light orange brick building with while flowering bushes infront. Blue sky, and green grass.

Michele Grimm, a Wielenga Creative Engineering Endowed Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Michigan State University, has been named by the National Academy of Medicine, or…

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Fish Reveal Limb-Regeneration Secrets

Monday, July 29, 2019
Close up veiw of a gar fishes mouth, showing its teeth. With a blue sky in the background.

What can fish teach scientists about limb regeneration? Quite a bit, as it turns out. In the current issue of Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Michigan…

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Conservation or Construction? Determining Waterbird Hotspots

Monday, July 29, 2019
A flock of birds in the sky with a red and yellow sunset in the background. In the left hand side of the picture there is a white barn and trees along the fence line.

Imagine your favorite beach filled with thousands of ducks and gulls. Now envision coming back a week later and finding condos being constructed on that spot. This many…

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Collaborative Digital Classroom Environments Focus of NSF Grants

Thursday, July 25, 2019
Side view of a laptop where a child is using the new program

As digital technologies and platforms become more and more integrated in the day-to-day way people communicate, collaborate and make decisions, teachers in K-12 and middle schools are looking…

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Using Big Data to Solve the World’s Biggest Problems

Wednesday, July 24, 2019

The Department of Computational Mathematics, Science and Engineering’s collaborative environment brings together biologists, engineers, astronomers and mathematicians as well as undergrads and grad students. These researchers create models…

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After Hospital Stays, Research Finds At-Home Support Helps Stroke Victims Adjust

Wednesday, July 24, 2019
Stroke patient with therapist

Michigan State University researchers have found that many stroke patients feel unprepared when discharged from the hospital. Their caregivers feel the same. But when a home-based support network…

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MSU Takes a Neurodiverse Approach to Theater Education

Wednesday, July 24, 2019
A few of the Wharton Center from the seating. The seats are red and the stage is dark.

Michigan State University’s Department of Theatre has produced a first-of-its-kind play that is written specifically for an audience that is neurodiverse, which are variations in the human brain…

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2K to 5K Students Would Repeat Third Grade if Reading Law Took Effect

Wednesday, July 24, 2019
Four young boys reading books on a blue rug while laying down.

If Michigan’s controversial Read by Grade 3 law went into effect today, it’s estimated between 2% and 5% – or 2,000-5,000 students – would be retained to repeat…

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Cross-Cutting Research Collaborations Awarded Grants

Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Nine cross-cutting research collaborations between MSU units were recently awarded grants by the Science and Society at State, or S3, program, which is directed by Sean Valles, associate…

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