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MSU Professor Honored for Advances in Math, Mentoring Students

Tuesday, December 4, 2018
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Efstratia, or Effie, Kalfagianni, Michigan State University professor of mathematics, was named a fellow of the American Mathematical Society, or AMS, for 2019. Established in 1888, the AMS…

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Inactivity May Cause Babies to Stay Up at Night

Wednesday, November 28, 2018
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New Michigan State University research suggests babies who are less active get less sleep, something new parents may want to consider when looking for possible solutions for the…

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MSU Joins Research Partnership to Improve Michigan Schools

Tuesday, November 27, 2018
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Michigan State University is part of a new research partnership designed to improve K-12 public schools statewide. Announced today, the Michigan Education Research Institute, or MERI, is a…

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Studying Tablet-Based Learning in Lansing Public Schools

Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Nearly 1,200 interactive learning tablets were distributed to kindergarteners in the Lansing School District in November, as part of the PBS KIDS Playtime Pad Research Project. In its…

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Professor Receives 2018 English Journal Edwin M. Hopkins Award

Friday, November 16, 2018
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MSU English Professor Lamar Johnson chosen to receive the 2018 English Journal Edwin M. Hopkins Award for “Loving Blackness to Death”: (Re)Imagining ELA Classrooms in a Time of…

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MSU Shares in $10 Million Project to Diversify STEM Faculty Nationwide

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Colleges and universities across the nation are striving to attract more diverse and inclusive faculty, especially in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics fields. Michigan State University researcher Leslie…

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High Speed Internet could be Key for Medically Underserved Areas

Tuesday, October 30, 2018
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Michigan State University researchers suggest improved broadband high-speed internet access in rural areas could support better care for patients in medically underserved areas. In a recent position statement…

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MSU Pioneers New Course: Digital Introduction to Biology, Evolution

Friday, October 19, 2018

Michigan State University researchers have improved an introductory biology class to make it more accessible for students not majoring in life sciences. The new course, “Integrative Biology: From…

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Less Than a Quarter of Detroit Students Attend Schools Near Home

Thursday, October 11, 2018
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Research led by Michigan State University helps reveal why getting to school can be particularly difficult for students in Detroit. As one of the nation’s largest markets for…

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Connected Math: Solving Problems for Over 30 Years

Tuesday, September 18, 2018
Connected Math Books

In the early 1980s, MSU mathematics researchers Glenda Lappan and Elizabeth (Betty) Phillips were working with middle school students, seeking a new way to help students grasp math concepts at…

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