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Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual Communities More At-Risk For Dementia

Wednesday, November 18, 2020
Research advances public awareness for transgender community

Lesbian, gay and bisexual — or LGB — people are more vulnerable to one of the fastest-growing health concerns in the country, dementia, according to new research from…

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Cook Named To Biden Transition Team

Wednesday, November 11, 2020
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Michigan State University economist Lisa Cook was selected to serve on President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris’s transition team. Cook is a professor in the Department of Economics in…

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Building Soft Robots To Lend A Helping Hand (Or Four)

Tuesday, November 10, 2020
Soft robotic hand holding an apple

Spartan researchers have won a grant to develop next-generation machines to help humans in orchards and operating rooms Smarter. Better. Faster. Softer. That’s what Michigan State’s Zhaojian Li…

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MSU Hosts Mobility Forum Featuring Industry Experts, State Officials

Tuesday, November 10, 2020
Artist's rendering of dashboard area of car working autonomously

Michigan State University will assemble mobility experts from industry, government and its academic colleges and units to host an automotive industry virtual forum, “Accelerating the first/last mile for…

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Cooper Named 2020’s Adam M. Enfroy Digital Entrepreneurship Scholar

Saturday, October 31, 2020

The Burgess Institute for Entrepreneurship and Innovation has chosen Joshua Cooper, an Advertising Management senior with a minor in entrepreneurship, as the 2020 Adam M. Enfroy Scholar for…

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Naghibolhosseini Receives Early Career Award From American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

Saturday, October 31, 2020
Outdoor group photo of AVAH lab members

Maryam Naghibolhosseini, Ph.D., an assistant professor in MSU’s Department of Communicative Sciences and Disorders, received the Award for Early Career Contributions in Research from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA)….

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Understanding The Impact Of Norms And Emotions On Social Distancing During COVID-19

Tuesday, October 27, 2020
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Researchers at MSU’s Health & Risk Communication Center receive a RAPID grant from the National Science Foundation to study the relationships among social norms and risk reduction behaviors…

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MSU Named Top 100 Global Institution

Monday, October 26, 2020
Beaumont Tower with the MSU Library in the background.

On its 2021 Best Global Universities ranking, U.S. News & World Report ranked Michigan State University among the top 100 institutions worldwide and in the top 50 in…

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Untangling The Complicated Relationship Of Health, Economy During COVID-19

Thursday, October 22, 2020
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Policymakers are having a challenging time navigating the most effective way to monitor public health while also supporting the economic health of their states during the COVID-19 pandemic….

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WKAR Partners With Michigan Public TV Stations And Educators To Create New Learning Service

Wednesday, October 21, 2020
Image of teacher giving an online lesson.

Michigan Learning Channel to provide instructional content to support the work of teachers and parents through universally available platforms Michigan’s public television stations, in partnership with leading educators…

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