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University Research Corridor Adds $18.7 Billion to State Economy

Thursday, September 6, 2018
URC report

Michigan’s University Research Corridor contributed $18.7 billion to the state economy in 2017, according to the group’s latest economic impact report. Up from $16.5 billion in 2015, the…

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The ‘Invisible Hand’ Doesn’t Control Markets

Tuesday, August 28, 2018
Stock Market

Traditionally, many economists presume markets are influenced by the “invisible hand” theory. New research from Michigan State University found a disruptor has turned this long-held concept – perpetuated…

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Hustle: Science Lab Gallery Detroit

Thursday, August 9, 2018

Science Gallery Lab Detroit is a brand new space that Michigan State University is bringing to Detroit. The mission of Science Gallery is to act as a collider of art and…

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Automated Vehicles will Create a Shift in Workforce Demands

Tuesday, August 7, 2018

Despite concerns that arise in automated vehicles, or AVs, will displace significant numbers of truck drivers in the United States, only a modest number of truck driver jobs,…

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Discovering the Gold Standard of Cancer Drugs

Monday, August 6, 2018
Cisplatin Image

Legendary figure skater Scott Hamilton has been diagnosed with cancer three times. In 1997, Hamilton, who won gold at the 1984 Winter Olympics, was diagnosed with stage 3…

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IPPSR Grants Extend Applied Public Policy Research Across Michigan

Thursday, July 26, 2018
Berkey Hall

New research projects exploring teaching, public schools, affordable housing, the health of the Great Lakes and community fiscal health are winners of the Institute for Public Policy and…

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Why it’s Important to Support your Breastfeeding Co-workers

Wednesday, July 11, 2018
Mom and Baby

Support from female co-workers may be even more important to new moms who are breastfeeding than getting encouragement from their significant others, close friends and relatives, says a…

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Can Parents of Juvenile Offenders Still Dream?

Tuesday, July 3, 2018
Caitlin Cavanagh

Mothers want the best for their sons, but what happens to a mother’s hopes and dreams when her son is charged as a juvenile offender? A new study…

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Junk Food Around Schools Prevalent in Poorer, Urban Areas

Wednesday, June 27, 2018
Rick Sadler

Schools in urban areas with high levels of socioeconomic distress are exposed to a disproportionate amount of junk food, according to a recent study co-authored by a Michigan…

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WKAR First to Receive Experimental License to Explore Future of TV

Wednesday, June 20, 2018
FCC Commissioner Michael O’Rielly’s visited WKAR and ComArtSci. East Lansing, MI. June 20, 2018.

Michigan State University and WKAR have received a license from the Federal Communications Commission, or FCC, to launch an experimental Next Generation TV broadcasting station to focus on…

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