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Collaborative $3.5 Million NIH Grant Helps Continue Work in Minority Aging and Health

Monday, December 10, 2018
Patient Black Female with Nurse

The Michigan State University College of Human Medicine has joined a long-standing partnership with the Institute of Gerontology at Wayne State University and the Institute of Social Research…

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MSU Initiative Awarded for Raising Environmental Awareness

Friday, December 7, 2018
CAL Mapping

An initiative aimed at raising environmental awareness and engagement in Monroe, Michigan, born out of a collaboration with Michigan State University’s College of Arts and Letters, is now…

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Grant Expands Policy Education

Tuesday, December 4, 2018
Berkey Hall

Michigan State University’s Institute for Public Policy and Social Research, or IPPSR, will expand its role as a hub for critical policy leadership, education and learning with a…

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Don’t Grin and Bear it: Fake Smiles at Work Could Lead to Unethical Behavior, Study Finds

Wednesday, November 28, 2018
Work

Faking a smile at work could mean more than becoming someone that at the moment you’re not. It could leave you more vulnerable to acting like someone you…

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Studying Tablet-Based Learning in Lansing Public Schools

Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Nearly 1,200 interactive learning tablets were distributed to kindergarteners in the Lansing School District in November, as part of the PBS KIDS Playtime Pad Research Project. In its…

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Healthcare Providers, Not Hackers, Leak Data

Friday, November 16, 2018
Laptop Data

Your personal identity may fall at the mercy of sophisticated hackers on many websites, but when it comes to health data breaches, hospitals, doctors offices, and even insurance…

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The Quilt Index Relaunches and Expands Its Collection

Thursday, November 15, 2018
Quilts

This past October 2018, a new iteration of the Quilt Index, a digital repository of thousands of images, stories, and information about quilts and their makers drawn from hundreds of public…

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Using Social Media to Weaken Terrorist Attacks

Tuesday, November 13, 2018
Bombed Building

Governments and police forces around the world need to beware of the harm caused by mass and social media following terror events. In a new report, leading counter-terrorism…

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Perceptions of Parents Can Impact Health, Wellness

Monday, November 5, 2018
William Chopik

Happy or sad, accurate or not, your perceptions of your parents directly impact your physical health and wellness, according to research from Michigan State University. And regardless if…

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MSU Campus Transforming into Advanced Mobility Ecosystem

Thursday, November 1, 2018
Mobility Village

Michigan State University is transforming its 5,200-acre campus into a live, connected ecosystem to drive mobility research and development to advance smart-vehicle technology and better understand the human…

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