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MSU Receives $1.2M NSF Grant to Study Intelligent Social Network Interventions

Friday, January 31, 2020
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The Michigan State University Construction Management program in the School of Planning, Design and Construction, or SPDC, was selected by the National Science Foundation, or NSF, to develop a research model…

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MSU Leads $1.12M NSF Grant to Study Tropical Forest Drought

Thursday, January 30, 2020
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Scott Stark, MSU assistant professor in the Department of Forestry, and Marielle Smith, MSU research associate in the Department of Forestry, have each spent more than a decade…

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Polarization Helps Congress Pass Bills

Thursday, January 30, 2020
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While political polarization in the United States is the worst it has been in years, new research from Michigan State University and the Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research…

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From GED to Ph.D.: Spartan Researcher Achieves Success

Wednesday, January 29, 2020

Nkrumah Grant is a doctoral candidate in the Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics. He’s part of Michigan State University’s Broadening Experiences in Scientific Training, an experimental program dedicated to…

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Inspiration Drawn from Detroit for Department of Theatre ‘Into the Woods’ Production

Tuesday, January 28, 2020
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MSU is giving the Tony Award-winning fairytale-themed musical Into the Woods a creative re-imagining designed to resonate with mid-Michigan audiences. Inspiration for the set and costumes came from images of…

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Connection Between Alcohol Use and Depression Could Aid Treatment

Tuesday, January 28, 2020
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For people with psychiatric disorders, comorbidity — or the presence of two or more disorders in a single patient — is quite common. One of the most common…

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Nanoparticle Chomps Away Plaques That Cause Heart Attacks

Monday, January 27, 2020

Michigan State University and Stanford University scientists have invented a nanoparticle that eats away – from the inside out – portions of plaques that cause heart attacks. Bryan…

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Keeping Guns Away From Potential Mass Shooters

Thursday, January 23, 2020

The United States currently averages 20 mass shootings per year. Researchers from Michigan State University measured the extent to which mass shootings are committed by domestic violence perpetrators,…

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MSU Jazz Ranks 3rd in Nation at Lincoln Center Competition

Thursday, January 23, 2020

Michigan State University’s Jazz Orchestra I and Jazz Octet I ensembles competed at Lincoln Center Inaugural Jack Rudin Jazz Championship January 18-19 and came home swinging as a…

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Student Produced Video Highlights Experiences of the Blind

Wednesday, January 22, 2020

The RCPD is pleased to host and share this original video created by student Anna Forest. “This digital portfolio takes a deep dive into the experiences of blind…

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