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Floden Named AACTE Board Chair

Friday, February 26, 2021
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The American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE) has announced that Robert E. Floden, dean of the College of Education at Michigan State University, is the new chair of its Board of…

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Liu Named MSU Foundation Professor for Prominence in Computer Vision

Friday, February 26, 2021

Xiaoming Liu, professor of computer science and engineering, has been named an MSU Foundation Professor, a designation given to outstanding faculty who demonstrate excellence in research. Liu joins around…

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Survey Reveals Racial, Political Differences in COVID-19 Responses

Thursday, February 25, 2021
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America’s stark racial disparities in health care have been exposed by COVID-19, but a new study from Michigan State University suggests that Black individuals are more likely than…

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Ph.D. Student has a Passion for Science and Storytelling

Thursday, February 25, 2021
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Chelsie Boodoo is a graduate student who is majoring in biomedical engineering. She is interested in biosecurity and shares a passion for mixing science and storytelling. She was…

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Probing How Plants Deal With Drought

Thursday, February 25, 2021
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A new $1.2 million grant could help farmers bring more drought-resistant crops to their fields The National Science Foundation has awarded Michigan State University researcher Polly Hsu a $1.2 million…

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Reid Bush is Among Medical and Biological Engineering Elite

Tuesday, February 23, 2021
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Tamara Reid Bush of Michigan State University has been elected a Fellow of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE), joining the top 2 percent of…

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Five MSU Finalists and Six Nominees Recognized for Prestigious Scholarships and Research Posts

Tuesday, February 23, 2021
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Michigan State University has five national finalists and six nominees for prestigious scholarships and research posts. MSU has three finalists for the James C. Gaither Jr. Fellows Program, a…

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Plant and Photosynthesis: What’s Making Plants Lose Their Lunch?

Tuesday, February 23, 2021
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A new study from Michigan State University is shedding light on how plants could potentially become more efficient at photosynthesis. The long-term implications of this research range from…

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A Remedy for COVID-19 Learning Loss?

Monday, February 22, 2021
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New MSU/U of M teaching approaches produce better student outcomes. With growing concern about the “COVID slide” effects of distance learning, researchers at Michigan State University and the…

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Michigan Schools Shifting to Provide In-Person Instruction

Monday, February 22, 2021
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Michigan school districts are shifting away from remote instruction toward offering some in-person instruction, with less than half as many districts providing remote-only instruction in February compared to…

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