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New Research Shows Broader Definitions Needed for Hispanic-Serving Institutions

Friday, February 22, 2019
Hispanic-Serving Institutions

New research from Michigan State University’s Patricia Marin says it’s hard to tell if a college or university is a Hispanic-Serving Institution, or HIS,—unless we ask different questions. Though the…

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New Department of African-American and African Studies

Monday, February 18, 2019
African Studies

The Michigan State University Board of Trustees has approved the establishment of a Department of African-American and African Studies, which will be part of the College of Arts…

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Finding a Nice Partner May Lead to Higher Levels of Relationship Satisfaction

Monday, February 11, 2019

The key to relationship happiness could be as simple as finding a nice person. And, despite popular belief, sharing similar personalities may not be as important as most…

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Michigan Schools Face Nation’s Worst Decline in State Education Funding

Wednesday, January 23, 2019
David Arsen

Funding for Michigan’s public schools has fallen more sharply than any other state over the past quarter century, new research from Michigan State University finds. Educators have been…

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Education Researchers Named Top National Influencers

Wednesday, January 9, 2019
Educational Researchers Collage

Six Michigan State University faculty earned national recognition for their influential research. With expertise spanning from economics to sociology, these MSU researchers are among 200 scholars from across…

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Associate Dean Receives Research Achievement Award

Wednesday, January 9, 2019
Ann Austin

Ann E. Austin, associate dean for research in the Michigan State University College of Education, was recently recognized for her significant contributions to higher education research. She was…

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MSU Professor Honored for Advances in Math, Mentoring Students

Tuesday, December 4, 2018
Chalk Board with Math

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
baby on adults knees playing

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
Strunk and Cowen

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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