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MSU Faculty Earn NSF Grant for Project on Illicit Drug Trafficking Networks

Wednesday, January 6, 2021
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Drug cartel methods used to distribute heroin and other unlawful wares are increasing in complexity, according to a study by two Michigan State University researchers titled Discovery, Analysis and…

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Extroversion is More Than a Trait, It’s an Adaptive Tool

Tuesday, January 5, 2021
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Researchers from Michigan State University have discovered two insights related to extroversion and personality beliefs that can influence behavior and well-being. Jason Huang, an associate professor in the MSU School of Human Resources and…

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Counterfeit Products And COVID-19

Friday, December 18, 2020
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Jay Kennedy is an assistant professor in the School of Criminal Justice with a joint appointment in the Center for Anti-Counterfeiting and Product Protection. Much of Kennedy’s research in the anti-counterfeiting…

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Innovative Solutions for Off-Grid Communities in the Amazon Basin

Friday, December 18, 2020

Dr. Emilio Moran presents his latest research to the MSU Board of Trustees on December 18, 2020. Emilio F. Moran, Ph.D. joined MSU in January 2013 as a…

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MSU Researchers Urge Action Now for the Eldercare Demands of the Future

Wednesday, December 16, 2020
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As aging population grows, demand for health care providers increases With an estimated 20% of America’s population to be 65 and older by 2030, Michigan State University researchers…

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MSU Researchers Study Conversation Platforms For Second Language Students

Wednesday, December 16, 2020
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Shawn Loewen knows what it’s like to learn a second language through “blood, sweat, and tears.” He started taking private Spanish lessons when he was 13 and studied Spanish…

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Interdisciplinary Team Studies Eye Gaze To Predict Consumer Behavior

Wednesday, December 16, 2020
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Buying is in the eye of the beholder. An interdisciplinary team co-led by MSU Professor Patricia Huddleston of the Department of Advertising and Public Relations and Professor Bridget Behe of the Department…

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Social Circles Protect Against Depression In Elder Adults, Research Finds

Tuesday, December 15, 2020
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Researchers in MSU’s Department of Communication examine the layers of social connection and impacts on functioning in older adults. A new study published in Psychology and Aging shows…

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When Social Science And Art Collide

Tuesday, December 15, 2020
MSU Broad new exhibition spotlights conceptualism in Latin America

How Two MSU History Students Helped Bring the Broad’s Latest Exhibit to Life. When the social sciences and the arts collide, magic happens. The Eli and Edith Broad…

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Researchers To Test Wastewater Statewide For Early COVID-19 Detection

Friday, December 11, 2020
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Michigan State University researchers have received $2.1 million in grant funding to test for the novel coronavirus in wastewater, which has the potential to be an early warning…

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