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Redefining Art, Finding a Voice During COVID-19

Wednesday, January 13, 2021
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Grant funds virtual, physical exhibits of art created globally. Michigan State University has begun collecting art from around the world in an exploration of how people are using…

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Apple, MSU Collaborate to Launch First U.S. Developer Academy in Detroit

Wednesday, January 13, 2021
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Apple and Michigan State University announced that they will partner to launch the tech giant’s first United States-based Developer Academy in Detroit. “We’re grateful for the partnership this opportunity brings…

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Three MSU Researchers Named Top Education Influencers

Wednesday, January 13, 2021
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Three Michigan State University faculty members earned national recognition for their influential research in the field of education. The annual Rick Hess Edu-Scholar Public Influence Rankings honor 200 scholars from…

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New Climate Change Study: Number of People Suffering Extreme Droughts Will Double

Monday, January 11, 2021
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Michigan State University is leading a global research effort to offer the first worldwide view of how climate change could affect water availability and drought severity in the…

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How ‘Iron Man’ Bacteria Could Help Protect the Environment

Friday, January 8, 2021

When Michigan State University’s Gemma Reguera first proposed her new research project to the National Science Foundation, one grant reviewer responded that the idea was not “environmentally relevant.”…

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Nanomedicine Targets Cardiovascular Disease

Friday, January 8, 2021
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Michigan State and Stanford researchers have upgraded their Trojan horse therapies designed to fight one of the world’s leading causes of death. Led by Bryan Smith, an associate…

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MSU Faculty Earn NSF Grant for Project on Illicit Drug Trafficking Networks

Wednesday, January 6, 2021
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Drug cartel methods used to distribute heroin and other unlawful wares are increasing in complexity, according to a study by two Michigan State University researchers titled Discovery, Analysis and…

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Extroversion is More Than a Trait, It’s an Adaptive Tool

Tuesday, January 5, 2021
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Researchers from Michigan State University have discovered two insights related to extroversion and personality beliefs that can influence behavior and well-being. Jason Huang, an associate professor in the MSU School of Human Resources and…

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Bringing Genomics into the Fold

Wednesday, December 30, 2020
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With a five-year, $1.95 million National Institutes of Health R35 grant, the Brandizzi Lab in the College of Natural Science is expanding its exploration of protein folding within plant cells, paving the…

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MSU Foundation Professor Selected as Science Defender by Union of Concerned Scientists

Tuesday, December 29, 2020
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Michigan State University’s Beronda Montgomery, an MSU Foundation Professor, was one of five individuals nominated by the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) as a 2020 Science Defender. Montgomery, who holds…

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