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New Program to Target Underserved Populations with Healthy Eating, Stress Management Tips

Monday, September 16, 2019
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One Michigan State University College of Nursing researcher is hoping a new program will instill healthy eating habits in under served, low-income young children and families across Michigan. “Happy Family,…

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New MSU Foundation Professors Announced for 2019

Sunday, September 15, 2019
Group photos of Laura McCabe, David Morgan, Amirpouyan Nejadhashemi and Terrie Taylor

Michigan State University recently named four new MSU Foundation Professors, a designation given to outstanding faculty who demonstrate excellence in research and teaching while enhancing the prominence of…

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Jeffrey Nanzer Selected for DARPA Award in Wireless and Remote Applications

Friday, September 13, 2019
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Jeffrey Nanzer of Michigan State University has been awarded a highly competitive Director’s Fellowship from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA). Nanzer is the Dennis P. Nyquist assistant…

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MSU and Yale Social Scientists Team Up to Research Intimate Partner Violence

Friday, September 13, 2019
Beaumont Tower on a sunny fall afternoon.

Social scientist Christopher Maxwell, a professor in the School of Criminal Justice at Michigan State University, is collaborating with Tami Sullivan from the Yale University School of Medicine…

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The University Corporate Research Park Launches Vancamp Incubator Research Labs

Friday, September 13, 2019
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The University Corporate Research Park, or UCRP, a wholly owned subsidiary of the MSU Foundation, has launched its newest property, the VanCamp Incubator + Research Labs. The VanCamp Incubator…

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Tiny Bubbles In Our Body Could Fight Cancer Better Than Chemo

Friday, September 13, 2019
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Healthy cells in our body release nano-sized bubbles that transfer genetic material such as DNA and RNA to other cells. It’s your DNA that stores the important information…

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Finding Microbial Pillars of the Bio-Energy Community

Thursday, September 12, 2019
Late fall switchgrass harvest

Stems, leaves, flowers and fruits make up the biggest chunk of potential living space for microbes in the environment, but ecologists still don’t know a lot about how…

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MSU’s Smith Wins American Chemical Society Award

Wednesday, September 11, 2019
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Milton (Mitch) Smith III, Michigan State University professor of chemistry, has received the 2020 American Chemical Society (ACS) Award in Organometallic Chemistry, which is given to one individual…

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How Does a Recession Affect Public School Students?

Wednesday, September 11, 2019
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If the predicted economic downturn comes to fruition, many public schools will find their already stressed budgets squeezed even more. And, as a result, many administrators will head…

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Michigan Tops States For Authorizing Fiscal Power Over School Districts

Wednesday, September 11, 2019
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State takeovers of school districts facing financial trouble have been on the rise across the nation, but just a handful of states have laws threatening the majority of…

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