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Creating Wonder: Book Offers New Vision For Learning Science

Wednesday, January 15, 2020
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Students in the U.S. and Finland participating in a new project-based learning model are not only learning more, but becoming more engaged in class, research from Michigan State…

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MSU Online Graduate Programs Ranked Highly by U.S. News & World Report

Tuesday, January 14, 2020
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In its 2020 ranking for online graduate programs, U.S. News & World Report ranked three of Michigan State University’s participating online graduate programs in the top 20 and…

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Developing Future Educational Leaders: Smith Named Fulbright Scholar

Thursday, January 9, 2020
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How can a country redevelop its schools? That challenge is at the center of a Fulbright Scholar award to BetsAnn Smith, associate professor in the Department of Educational…

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$2M in Grants to Develop Computing-Integrated Teaching for K-12

Thursday, January 9, 2020
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Michigan State University scholars will help more teachers integrate computational thinking lessons into classrooms, thanks to more than $2 million in research funding. Professor Aman Yadav is principal…

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Faculty Produced Album Spreads Awareness about Homelessness

Wednesday, January 8, 2020
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In an effort to reduce the social stigma surrounding homelessness and to raise awareness about housing instability, a collection of spoken-word stories about homelessness set to original music…

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MSU Research Improves Decision Making Skills of Behavior Technicians

Thursday, December 5, 2019
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Research from Michigan State University could make daily decisions for professionals who work with children with autism faster and more effective. “We have created a guide for practitioners…

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MSU Alumna Named Rhodes Scholar

Monday, November 25, 2019
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Anna Esenther, a 2019 Michigan State University graduate, has been named a Rhodes Scholar. She is the 20th Rhodes Scholar from MSU. An Honors College graduate, Esenther holds…

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Bridging Communication Gaps for those with Disabilities

Monday, November 18, 2019
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For those with developmental disabilities and communication challenges, struggling to interact with others can be an extremely frustrating and isolating experience. Social scientist Sarah Douglas, an assistant professor…

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Smart People May Learn Music Faster

Thursday, November 14, 2019
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Why do some people learn music more quickly than others? Intelligence could play a role, according to a Michigan State University study that investigated the early stages of…

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Assigning Workers to New Networks Boosts Sustainability

Friday, November 8, 2019
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Organizations looking to lead quests for sustainability can train troops within their ranks, but the traditional boundaries like experience, seniority and departments aren’t where the payoffs lie. Social…

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