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MSU Receives $247K U.S. Forest Service Grant for Commercial Building Construction

Thursday, June 20, 2019
MSU received $247K U.S. Forest Service grant to develop tool for cross-laminated timber in commercial building construction

The Michigan State University Construction Management program in the School of Planning, Design, and Construction (SPDC) was selected by the U.S. Forest Service to develop a construction time…

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Improving LGBTQ+ Lives Through Health Care

Wednesday, June 19, 2019
Improving LGBTQ+ lives through health care

For many in the LGBTQ+ community, accessing healthcare services proves to be a challenge as many providers aren’t equipped to treat their needs. Deirdre Shires, assistant professor in…

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Understanding and Improving LGBTQ+ Health

Wednesday, June 12, 2019
Understanding and improving LGBTQ+ health

For many LGBTQ+ Americans, access to healthcare can be negatively impacted by their sexual minority or gender diverse identity. Hui Liu, professor of sociology in the College of…

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The Psychology of Screen Time

Wednesday, June 12, 2019

The average American spends up to six hours a day with some sort of screen media, but little is known about how that exposure and interaction affects users….

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Conquer Accelerator Startup Program Launches Fourth Season

Friday, June 7, 2019
Conquer

Five startup teams will have the opportunity to take their business ventures to the next level with the Conquer Accelerator, which launched its 10-week-long program today. Designed for…

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Research Advances Public Awareness for Transgender Community

Tuesday, June 4, 2019
Research advances public awareness for transgender community

Research from Michigan State University’s College of Social Science centers around transforming the human experience, and for Jae Puckett, assistant professor of psychology, that means transforming the way…

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How Collaboration Can Improve Mental Health Treatment Outcomes

Saturday, June 1, 2019
How collaboration can improve mental health treatment outcomes

There needs to be a greater emphasis on collaboration across home, school and physician offices when administering medications to treat mental health problems in school-aged populations, says a…

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MSU’s International Business Center Earns Presidential Award

Tuesday, May 28, 2019
MSU’S International Business Center earns Presidential Award

The United States Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross presented Michigan State University’s International Business Center with the President’s “E” Award for Export Service. This award is the highest…

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Do you Trust Politicians? Depends on How You Define Trust

Thursday, May 16, 2019
Do you trust politicians? Depends on how you define trust

There’s more to trust than credence and faith, especially as it comes to politics. Research from Michigan State University and North Carolina State University presents new evidence to…

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Recreational Sports Improve Students’ Grades, Retention

Friday, May 10, 2019
Students Play Soccer, Academics

A new Michigan State University study adds to growing evidence that participating in recreational sports not only can help improve grades while attending college, but it also can…

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