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Business and Forestry Researchers Partner to Create Sweet Revenue

Tuesday, November 19, 2019
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Bahar Aliakbarian, research leader at the Axia Institute and fixed-term faculty in MSU’s Broad College supply chain management department, was recently awarded a grant from the Michigan Translational Research and…

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Spyrou Selected as a Member of the U.S. Delegation to International Conference on Women in Physics

Tuesday, November 19, 2019
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Artemis Spyrou, professor of physics at FRIB and the MSU Department of Physics and Astronomy, was selected to be a member of the U.S. delegation to the International Union…

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What Motivates Older Adults to Use a FitBit?

Monday, November 18, 2019
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For older adults, Fitbits and other activity trackers may be popular gifts, but they may not be used for very long. While counterintuitive, engaging in competition with family…

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Bridging Communication Gaps for those with Disabilities

Monday, November 18, 2019
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For those with developmental disabilities and communication challenges, struggling to interact with others can be an extremely frustrating and isolating experience. Social scientist Sarah Douglas, an assistant professor…

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MSU Awarded Grant to Study Renewable Energy Adoption in Michigan

Monday, November 18, 2019

Michigan State University was awarded close to $1 million from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for a five-year study of renewable energy options using a cross-disciplinary research approach in eight…

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FRIB Receives Three Department of Energy Accelerator Stewardship Awards

Monday, November 18, 2019
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The U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science (DOE-SC) has awarded three FRIB projects with Accelerator Stewardship Awards. Thirteen awards were provided on a competitive basis to projects…

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Smart People May Learn Music Faster

Thursday, November 14, 2019
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Why do some people learn music more quickly than others? Intelligence could play a role, according to a Michigan State University study that investigated the early stages of…

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Nearly Half of Accused Harassers Can Return to Work

Wednesday, November 13, 2019
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What happens behind the scenes when employees are accused of harassment? New research from Michigan State University revealed that almost half of accused harassers can go back to…

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MSU Entrepreneurship Reaches New Height in National Ranking

Tuesday, November 12, 2019
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Michigan State University was named a top undergraduate entrepreneurship program by Princeton Review and Entrepreneur magazine, rising from number 21 to number 16 in the latest ranking. This…

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MSU Researcher Develops Support Services for Released Inmates

Tuesday, November 12, 2019
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Most seriously mentally ill inmates face daunting barriers to getting the medical and mental health care they need after they are released, which can lead to relapses, suicide…

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