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Research Suggests Michigan Raise Jail-Time Age

Thursday, September 20, 2018
Row Jail Cells

Youth, families and communities across Michigan could benefit if the state changes the age for juvenile court jurisdiction from 17 to 18, finds new research from Michigan State…

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IPPSR Kicks Off 26th Year of Public Policy Forums

Friday, September 14, 2018
State Capitol

Michigan State University’s Institute for Public Policy and Social Research kicks off its 26th year of public policy forums beginning Sept. 19 with a panel on the state’s…

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How Journalists Become First Responders During a Natural Disaster

Friday, September 14, 2018

Nearly a year after Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico on Sept. 20, 2017, Michigan State University researchers have been awarded a grant from the National Science Foundation to…

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Email Distractions Reduce Leadership Effectiveness

Wednesday, September 12, 2018
Russell Johnson

Research from Michigan State University shows that keeping up with email traffic places high demands on managers, which prevents them from achieving their goals and from being good…

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University Research Corridor Adds $18.7 Billion to State Economy

Thursday, September 6, 2018
URC report

Michigan’s University Research Corridor contributed $18.7 billion to the state economy in 2017, according to the group’s latest economic impact report. Up from $16.5 billion in 2015, the…

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The ‘Invisible Hand’ Doesn’t Control Markets

Tuesday, August 28, 2018
Stock Market

Traditionally, many economists presume markets are influenced by the “invisible hand” theory. New research from Michigan State University found a disruptor has turned this long-held concept – perpetuated…

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Hustle: Science Lab Gallery Detroit

Thursday, August 9, 2018

Science Gallery Lab Detroit is a brand new space that Michigan State University is bringing to Detroit. The mission of Science Gallery is to act as a collider of art and…

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Automated Vehicles will Create a Shift in Workforce Demands

Tuesday, August 7, 2018

Despite concerns that arise in automated vehicles, or AVs, will displace significant numbers of truck drivers in the United States, only a modest number of truck driver jobs,…

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Discovering the Gold Standard of Cancer Drugs

Monday, August 6, 2018
Cisplatin Image

Legendary figure skater Scott Hamilton has been diagnosed with cancer three times. In 1997, Hamilton, who won gold at the 1984 Winter Olympics, was diagnosed with stage 3…

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IPPSR Grants Extend Applied Public Policy Research Across Michigan

Thursday, July 26, 2018
Berkey Hall

New research projects exploring teaching, public schools, affordable housing, the health of the Great Lakes and community fiscal health are winners of the Institute for Public Policy and…

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