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DOE Renews Funding for Innovative Photosynthesis Research at MSU DOE Plant Research Lab

Friday, May 29, 2020
Biochemistry building home of the Plant Research Lab

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has awarded the Michigan State University-DOE Plant Research Laboratory (PRL) an $11.25 million DOE Office of Basic Energy Sciences (BES) competitive renewal…

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MSU Libraries Receives Largest Donation In Its History

Friday, May 29, 2020
MSU Main Library

The MSU Libraries has received the largest single donation in its history — a gift from research scientist Keelung Hong in honor of his longtime partner Stephen O….

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Wharton At Home Celebrates Upcoming Wharton Center Season

Thursday, May 28, 2020
Exterior of Wharton Center at night

Broadway star Paul Canaan is hosting an exclusive Wharton Center YouTube Event called whARTon at home. Joining Canaan are several Broadway artists, Tony Award® winning director/choreographer Jerry Mitchell,…

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Understanding the Language of Change Through Linguistics

Tuesday, May 26, 2020
Students looking at a white board with student putting flags on the board.

Suzanne Evans Wagner isn’t telling people how to talk. She’s here to say that people have options and reasons for talking the way they do. An associate professor of…

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Stepping Up to Reduce Mental Illness in Jails

Tuesday, May 26, 2020
Row of Jail Cells

The national Stepping Up Initiative is helping hundreds of counties nationwide reduce the number of people with mental illnesses in jails. A Michigan State University professor and her colleague have…

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New Method Tracks Cyanobacteria Photosynthetic Productivity, in Real Time

Tuesday, May 26, 2020
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MSU-DOE Plant Research Laboratory scientists have established a new method to quantify how much cyanobacteria assimilate carbon in the process of photosynthesis, in real time. The study is published…

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Ask The Expert: How Can Employees Care for Their Mental Health While Working from Home?

Thursday, May 21, 2020
Stressed young businessman covering face with hands at messy desk in office

When an employee spends hours on a video call, isn’t physically comfortable and doesn’t leave the “office” at the end of the day, it can take a toll…

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Broad Students Develop Strategy to Open East Lansing’s Newest Hotel

Thursday, May 21, 2020
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Claire Murray (B.A. Hospitality Business ’20) Each semester, Bonnie Knutson, professor of hospitality business, instructs a course in which hospitality business seniors gain experience solving a real-world problem…

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Ask The Expert: What Is Contact Tracing?

Wednesday, May 20, 2020
Woman in city wearing a mask

Due to COVID-19, “contact tracing” has been added to our vocabulary. Not everyone understands it is essential to stopping the spread of the novel coronavirus. Mieka Smart, assistant professor in…

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Ask te Expert: What Happens If POTUS and VPOTUS Catch COVID-19 at the Same Time?

Wednesday, May 20, 2020

Brian Kalt, professor of law and an expert in constitutional law of the presidency, answers questions about what would happen if the president and vice president of the United…

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