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Wildlife Trafficking and More Hinder Nations’ Sustainable Development

Monday, August 12, 2019
Face of a live snow leopard

Transnational environmental crime – wildlife trafficking, illegal logging, dumping hazardous waste and more – takes an estimated $91 to $259 billion bite out of the global economy and…

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Adolescents Are Under Reproductive Coercion

Thursday, August 8, 2019
Mom and Baby

Female adolescents are experiencing relationship abuse at alarming rates, according to a new Michigan State University study that specifically researched reproductive coercion – a form of abuse in…

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Using Big Data to Solve the World’s Biggest Problems

Wednesday, July 24, 2019

The Department of Computational Mathematics, Science and Engineering’s collaborative environment brings together biologists, engineers, astronomers and mathematicians as well as undergrads and grad students. These researchers create models…

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Cross-Cutting Research Collaborations Awarded Grants

Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Nine cross-cutting research collaborations between MSU units were recently awarded grants by the Science and Society at State, or S3, program, which is directed by Sean Valles, associate…

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Less Commonly Taught and Indigenous Languages the Focus of $2.5M Mellon Grant

Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Michigan State University was awarded a four-year, $2.5 million grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to support further development in the research and teaching of less commonly…

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The Unpopular Truth About Biases Toward People with Disabilities

Thursday, July 18, 2019

Needing to ride in a wheelchair can put the brakes on myriad opportunities – some less obvious than one might think. New research from Michigan State University sheds…

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The New Racial Disparity in Special Education

Tuesday, July 2, 2019
The new racial disparity in special education

Racial disparity in special education is growing, and it’s more complex than previously thought. New research from Michigan State University examined how often black and Hispanic students are…

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Professor’s Film Screened at Several Festivals Around the World

Tuesday, July 2, 2019
Professor’s Film Screened at Several Festivals Around the World

Associate Professor of English, Swarnavel Eswaran, has found national and international success for his work as both writer and director of the groundbreaking film, Kattumaram (Catamaran), which has…

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Why Nonprofits are Taking Over Detroit, Flint Governance

Friday, June 28, 2019
Detroit, Flint, Nonprofits, Urban,

Though nonprofit philanthropies aid cities in times of need, like when natural disasters hit, their work usually ends when the crisis subsides. But that’s not the case in…

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Can Facebook Improve Your Mental Health?

Wednesday, June 26, 2019
Can Facebook improve your mental health?

Contrary to popular belief, using social media and the internet regularly could improve mental health among adults and help fend off serious psychological distress, such as depression and…

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