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Discovering Beetles Abroad To Protect Trees At Home

Monday, October 19, 2020
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Not every child gets a bark beetle named after them. Then again, not every kid has Michigan State University entomologists Sarah Smith and Anthony Cognato as parents. The…

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MSU Researcher Looks For Specific Causes Of Neuropathy In African Patients

Sunday, October 18, 2020
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For approximately a third of individuals worldwide diagnosed with Distal Symmetric Polyneuropathy, or DSP, there isn’t one specific cause for the disorder. Michigan State University College of Osteopathic…

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Mitchell Awarded Five-Year, $2.5 Million Grant to Develop Risk Assessment Training Program

Thursday, October 15, 2020
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Jade Mitchell, associate professor in the Michigan State University (MSU) Department of Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering (BAE) will lead a five-year, $2.5 million grant from the National Institutes…

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Mendoza To Tackle Greenhouse Gas Issues As A Scialog Fellow

Thursday, October 15, 2020
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Jose Mendoza of Michigan State University has been named a Fellow for Scialog: Negative Emissions Science and will join 50 early-career scientists aimed at tackling the issues of…

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Cloud Recognized By Society of Experimental Mechanics

Thursday, October 15, 2020
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Gary L. Cloud, PE, of Michigan State University has been granted the singular honor of being named an Honorary Member of the Society for Experimental Mechanics (SEM). Cloud…

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MSU Report Finds Low-Performing Schools Are Making Progress

Thursday, October 15, 2020
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Michigan’s lowest-performing schools are making progress in some student and teacher outcomes, according to the second independent report on the Partnership Model for school reform from Michigan State…

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How Is Children’s STEM Programming Prioritizing Diversity?

Thursday, October 15, 2020
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Children’s television programming not only shapes opinions and preferences, but its characters can have positive or negative impacts on childhood aspiration, says a new study from Michigan State…

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MSU Researchers Develop Software Tool To Assess Children’s Phonological Awareness

Wednesday, October 14, 2020
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Understanding sounds in language is a critical building block for child literacy, yet this skill is often overlooked. Researchers from Michigan State University have developed a new software…

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Pfeiffer Inducted Into National Academy Of Kinesiology

Wednesday, October 14, 2020
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Karin Pfeiffer, a professor in the Michigan State University Department of Kinesiology, has been elected as a member of the National Academy of Kinesiology. Those named as Fellows…

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MSU Artists Earn Two Latin Grammy Nominations

Wednesday, October 14, 2020

Michigan State University College of Music announced that a project created fully at MSU has been nominated for two Latin Grammy Awards. “King Mangoberry” is a suite of music for…

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