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The Benefits Of Friendship

Friday, September 25, 2020
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Teen social networks linked with levels of adult depression. Teens who have a larger number of friends may be less likely to suffer from depression later in life,…

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Accelerating Society’s Quantum Leap: MSU-Q Contributes To Innovative Curriculum

Wednesday, September 23, 2020
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Members from Michigan State University’s Center for Quantum Computing, Science and Engineering, or MSU-Q, will join forces with four leading universities in the Midwest to develop QuSTEAM (Quantum Information Science, Technology,…

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Ask The Expert: What’s In Store For Retailers During A Pandemic Holiday Season?

Tuesday, September 22, 2020
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While autumn may have just begun, retailers are already hard at work to prepare for the holiday season — especially with the added complications of a global pandemic….

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MSU Research Exposes Discrimination Against Black Women with Natural Hair

Tuesday, September 22, 2020
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In 2019, Brittany Noble, a news anchor in Mississippi, lost her job because she decided not to straighten her hair. Just one year earlier, Chastity Jones, who was seeking employment…

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Burgess Institute Launches Entrepreneur-in-Residence Program

Wednesday, September 16, 2020
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The Burgess Institute for Entrepreneurship & Innovation at Michigan State University welcomes five successful Spartan entrepreneurs into its Entrepreneur-in-Residence Program’s inaugural cohort. Starting this fall, students in the…

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The Unintended Consequence Of Becoming An Empathetic Person

Wednesday, September 16, 2020
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When people say that they want to change things about their personalities, they might not know about the inadvertent consequences these changes could bring. In fact, changes in…

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Spartans Combat Bias In Reporting With ‘Sourcing for Diversity Project’

Wednesday, September 16, 2020
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As the media faces higher scrutiny for bias, the MSU School of Journalism is working to ensure voices from every corner of the community are represented in reporting. Students and…

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MSU’s Wash Inspires Widespread Change In Computer Security Practices

Friday, September 11, 2020
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An MSU researcher has changed the way the tech industry designs computer security into computing systems, motivating end users to make more informed decisions to protect their devices….

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Broad Researcher Will Be First To Explore ‘Leadership As Event Management’

Thursday, September 3, 2020
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When the coronavirus pandemic hit the United States in March, business leaders didn’t have much time to respond. They were immediately tasked with pivoting operations and reinventing processes…

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Elder Named An MSU Foundation Professor

Thursday, September 3, 2020
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Todd Elder, Professor & Director of Graduate Studies in the Department of Economics, was recently named an MSU Foundation Professor, a designation given to outstanding faculty who demonstrate…

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