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MSU Chemical Engineer Develops Styrene Free Bio Renewable Resins

Monday, July 13, 2020
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Research at Michigan State University is developing new styrene-free bio renewable resins with broad applicability in the construction of countertops, bathroom fixtures, windmill blades, and boats. The research…

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Study Shows Humans Are Optimists For Most Of Life

Monday, July 13, 2020
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Is middle age really the “golden age” when people are the most optimistic in life? Researchers from Michigan State University led the largest study of its kind to…

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Well Off Countries Need Trade To Cut Environmental Woes

Monday, July 13, 2020
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International trade wins and losses don’t just show up in the stock market, but also on a nation’s environmental sustainability scores, a new study in “Nature Sustainability” shows….

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MSU Receives $4M for New Doctoral Fellowships in Education Sciences

Thursday, July 9, 2020
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Michigan State University has received $4 million from the U.S. Department of Education to prepare scholars who will help shape decisions affecting students and schools across the nation….

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Social Scientists Awarded National Parks Service Grant

Wednesday, July 8, 2020

The MSU Department of Anthropology announced that two members of the faculty have received a unique grant award from the National Parks Service. Stacey Camp and Ethan Watrall…

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“On These Grounds” Describes the History of Enslavement at Colleges

Tuesday, July 7, 2020
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The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded MSU a grant of $550,000 to support the first phase of the “On These Grounds” project, a digital initiative to describe…

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Zhang Receives Amazon AWS Machine Learning Research Award

Monday, July 6, 2020
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Mi Zhang of Michigan State University has been recognized with the Amazon AWS Machine Learning Research Award (MLRA) for his work on Automated Machine Learning (AutoML). This is MSU’s…

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Examining the Power of Pop Culture to Shape Perception Issues and Trends

Monday, July 6, 2020

Kinitra Brooks grew up connecting ideas, asking questions and demanding the freedom to do so. Today, the associate professor in MSU’s Department of English continues to push boundaries…

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MSU Researcher Receives Grant to Evaluate Forest Resilience Recovery from Wildfires

Monday, July 6, 2020
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Jessica Miesel, an assistant professor in the Michigan State University Department of Plant, Soil and Microbial Sciences, is leading a team that received a $454,000 grant from the…

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Harnessing the Power of Biology Scientists Go the Distance in Electron Transfer Study

Monday, July 6, 2020

In one video, you see a dark, opaque surface, pulsating slowly. All of a sudden, a flash of light streaks across the surface with the intensity of a…

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