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MSU Awarded Grant to Study Renewable Energy Adoption in Michigan

Monday, November 18, 2019

Michigan State University was awarded close to $1 million from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for a five-year study of renewable energy options using a cross-disciplinary research approach in eight…

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Smart People May Learn Music Faster

Thursday, November 14, 2019
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Why do some people learn music more quickly than others? Intelligence could play a role, according to a Michigan State University study that investigated the early stages of…

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Nearly Half of Accused Harassers Can Return to Work

Wednesday, November 13, 2019
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What happens behind the scenes when employees are accused of harassment? New research from Michigan State University revealed that almost half of accused harassers can go back to…

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MSU Entrepreneurship Reaches New Height in National Ranking

Tuesday, November 12, 2019
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Michigan State University was named a top undergraduate entrepreneurship program by Princeton Review and Entrepreneur magazine, rising from number 21 to number 16 in the latest ranking. This…

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How Meditation Can Help You Make Fewer Mistakes

Monday, November 11, 2019
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If you are forgetful or make mistakes when in a hurry, a new study from Michigan State University – the largest of its kind to-date – found that…

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Assigning Workers to New Networks Boosts Sustainability

Friday, November 8, 2019
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Organizations looking to lead quests for sustainability can train troops within their ranks, but the traditional boundaries like experience, seniority and departments aren’t where the payoffs lie. Social…

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When Managing a Big Company, Less is More

Tuesday, November 5, 2019
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No company has the exact same marketing strategy when it comes to managing its suite of products and brands, but a team of researchers led by Michigan State…

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Will College Job Market Continue its Decade-Long Growth?

Monday, November 4, 2019

Despite fears about a recession, the job market is strong for college graduates – for the 10th consecutive year, according to Michigan State University’s Recruiting Trends, the largest annual…

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Study Helping Mentally Ill Inmates Cope After Release

Wednesday, October 30, 2019
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Most seriously mentally ill inmates face daunting barriers to getting the medical and mental health care they need after they are released, which can lead to relapses, suicide…

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Sustainability Team Wins Ford Motor Company Fund Grant to Light Bus Stops

Thursday, October 17, 2019
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There will be new solar-powered lighting at bus stops across Michigan State University’s campus thanks to a $25,000 grant from the Ford Motor Company Fund awarded to the…

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