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Michigan’s Tourism Industry Continues Strong Performance

Monday, April 18, 2016
Sleeping Bear Dunes

Michigan’s tourism industry thrived in 2015 and is expected to remain strong through 2016, according to two Michigan State University researchers who presented their annual report recently at…

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Flint Fallout: Snyder’s Popularity Plummets

Monday, April 18, 2016
State Capital, Michigan

Gov. Rick Snyder’s approval ratings plummeted in the wake of the Flint water crisis, and Michiganders now consider city infrastructure the state’s biggest problem, according to Michigan State…

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A Better Nutritional Facts Panel

Friday, April 15, 2016
Salad on plate

The ubiquitous nutrition facts panel has graced food packages for many years. But can it be improved? Results from a study led by Michigan State University and featured…

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Three MSU Researchers Celebrated as Top Innovators

Friday, April 15, 2016
Basso, Reguera, Asmussen

Three Michigan State University professors have been recognized for their accomplishments in innovative technology and research during the sixth annual MSU Innovation Celebration. The center recognizes the MSU…

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Underage Girls More Likely to Take First Drink Than Boys

Thursday, April 14, 2016
Hui Cheng

A new Michigan State University study has found that mid-adolescent females are more likely to take their first alcoholic drink earlier in life compared to their male counterparts….

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The Cheat: How Volkswagen Tried to Fool Emissions Testing

Thursday, April 14, 2016
Arvind Thiruvengadam

West Virginia researcher Arvind Thiruvengadam, the scientist who discovered the elevated levels of emissions in Volkswagon vehicles, will speak Tuesday, April 19 at Michigan State University. Thiruvengadam’s talk…

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MSU Report Spotlights Research Potential for ‘Tomorrow’

Wednesday, April 13, 2016
2016 President's Report

The 2016 Michigan State University President’s Report features a few of the many Spartan researchers who are making discoveries in some of the most promising and critical areas. It…

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Study Links Gang Membership and Depression

Wednesday, April 13, 2016
Chris Melde

Kids who decide to join gangs are more likely to be depressed and suicidal – and these mental health problems only worsen after joining, finds a new study…

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‘Faces of Flint’ Looks at Daily Lives In Water Crisis

Wednesday, April 6, 2016
TV filming studio

Michigan State University’s WKAR radio and TV will soon present a series of documentary video shorts and radio features that will cover how the people of Flint, Mich….

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What’s Holding Black Entrepreneurs Back?

Thursday, March 31, 2016
Steven Gold and Berkey Hall

Only 5 percent of blacks are self-employed, compared with 11 percent of whites, and black-owned companies tend to be smaller, have fewer employees and make less money than…

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