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Holiday Shopping Days, Gift Choices Changing

Monday, November 16, 2015
toys

With the continuing popularity of online buying, coupled with holiday shoppers’ tendency to buy early, will Thanksgiving shopping and Black Friday soon become things of the past? Michigan…

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For Better Sales, Connect with Coworkers, Says MSU Marketer

Thursday, November 12, 2015
hands put together for teamwork

For successful salespeople, it’s all about who you know – particularly within your own firm. A new study, co-authored by a Michigan State University business scholar and published…

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Gas Tax Might be OK, If Americans Knew How It Would Be Used

Tuesday, November 10, 2015
person pumping gasoline into a car

Americans would be more likely to accept a gas tax increase if they knew the extra revenue would improve energy efficiency, repair roads and bridges or be refunded…

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100-Year-Old Drug-Use Stats Could Impact Today’s Policies

Wednesday, November 4, 2015

Conducting an economic analysis of drug use is a particularly difficult endeavor, but for Michigan State University professor and economist Siddharth Chandra, it just meant taking a look…

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A Gender Revolution – Minus the Bigger Paycheck

Tuesday, October 27, 2015
Stephanie Nawyn

Women are more likely than men to have a bachelor’s degree and a white-collar job, yet continue to earn less than their male counterparts, finds a new study…

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MSU’s Gardner Says, ‘College Labor Market Still Strong’

Thursday, October 8, 2015
Phil Gardner

The job market for college graduates is poised for a third straight year of explosive growth, as companies in most industries seek new talent, according to the largest…

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MSU to Share in $5M ‘Big Data’ Grant

Thursday, October 1, 2015

Michigan State University is teaming up with the University of Michigan, Wayne State University, Indiana University and Van Andel Research Institute to implement a high-speed infrastructure that will…

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MSU, ExxonMobil to Work on Algae-Based Fuels

Wednesday, September 30, 2015
Photobioreactors in the lab of David Kramer

A new $1 million relationship between Michigan State University and ExxonMobil will expand research designed to progress the fundamental science required to advance algae-based fuels. David Kramer, MSU’s…

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MSU Gets $1.8M USAID to Boost Rawanda’s Coffee Industry

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

The U.S. Agency for International Development awarded Michigan State University a $1.8 million cooperative agreement to help the African Great Lakes region maintain its international position in the…

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Hispanic Heritage Month 2015

Tuesday, September 29, 2015
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Rubén O. Martinez, director of the Julían Samora Research Institute at Michigan State University, is a nationally known scholar with expertise in the areas of higher education, race…

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