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Redefining Art, Finding a Voice During COVID-19

Wednesday, January 13, 2021
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Grant funds virtual, physical exhibits of art created globally. Michigan State University has begun collecting art from around the world in an exploration of how people are using…

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Three MSU Researchers Named Top Education Influencers

Wednesday, January 13, 2021
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Three Michigan State University faculty members earned national recognition for their influential research in the field of education. The annual Rick Hess Edu-Scholar Public Influence Rankings honor 200 scholars from…

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How ‘Iron Man’ Bacteria Could Help Protect the Environment

Friday, January 8, 2021

When Michigan State University’s Gemma Reguera first proposed her new research project to the National Science Foundation, one grant reviewer responded that the idea was not “environmentally relevant.”…

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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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MSU Foundation Professor Selected as Science Defender by Union of Concerned Scientists

Tuesday, December 29, 2020
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Michigan State University’s Beronda Montgomery, an MSU Foundation Professor, was one of five individuals nominated by the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) as a 2020 Science Defender. Montgomery, who holds…

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Wu Named Fellow Of The Society For Risk Analysis

Thursday, December 17, 2020

Felicia Wu, John A. Hannah Distinguished Professor in the Michigan State University (MSU) departments of Food Science and Human Nutrition, and Agriculture, Food and Resource Economics, has been named a…

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Zevalkink Receives NSF CAREER Award For Semiconductor Research

Monday, December 14, 2020
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A chemical engineering and materials science researcher at Michigan State University will use a National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award to improve the targeted design…

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Why Kids Hack: Understanding And Mitigating Risk Factors

Tuesday, December 8, 2020

With a computer in almost every household and a cell phone in almost every pocket, it’s easier than ever for kids and teenagers to learn how to hack….

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Soboll Hussey Awarded 2020 Zoetis Award for Research Excellence

Tuesday, December 8, 2020
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Dr. Gisela Soboll Hussey was selected by the MSU College of Veterinary Medicine as the recipient of the 2020 Zoetis Award for Research Excellence for her work with…

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