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MSU Librarian Receives Fullbright Scholar Award

Wednesday, May 6, 2020
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MSU Middle East Studies librarian Deborah Margolis has received a Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program award. Margolis will conduct research in partnership with Tomorrow’s Youth Organization in Palestine, the…

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MSU Researchers Advance Coronavirus Test for Greater Accuracy

Friday, April 3, 2020
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Michigan State University researchers have validated a test to detect coronavirus that is more accurate than those currently available, and could help address the national shortage of testing…

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MSU Units Collaborate to Create 3D-Printed Medical Face Shields in Response to COVID-19 Crisis

Monday, March 30, 2020
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Michigan State University is helping local health professionals on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic caused by the novel coronavirus by making 3D-printed personal protective equipment. To…

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Four Things School Districts Need to Know Before Moving Learning Online

Thursday, March 26, 2020
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As the number of cases of COVID-19 multiplies and the duration of school closures increases, school districts are struggling with the feasibility of providing students with online learning…

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Professor Named ITE Fellow for Contributions to Improving Mobility Safety

Friday, January 10, 2020
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MSU Foundation professor Peter Savolainen has been named a Fellow of the Institute of Transportation Engineers, or ITE, for his ongoing contributions and leadership in improving mobility and…

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Understanding Microbiome Resilience on a Changing Planet

Friday, December 20, 2019

Dr. Ashley Shade received her Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin Microbiology Doctoral Training Program in 2010, and afterwards was a Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation postdoctoral fellow…

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Should Preschool Writing be More Communication and Less ABCs?

Tuesday, October 29, 2019
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Writing instruction in early education should be about more than letter formation and penmanship, argue Michigan State University researchers who found preschool teachers don’t often encourage writing for…

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Identifying a Cyanobacterial Gene Family that Helps Control Photosynthesis

Tuesday, October 8, 2019
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A new Michigan State University study has identified a family of genes in cyanobacteria that help control carbon dioxide fixation. The discovery furthers our basic knowledge of photosynthesis….

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Mapping Wildfires from Space

Friday, September 6, 2019

The following “Mapping wildfires from space – Turning remotely sensed observations into knowledge products” was presented by Professor David Roy to the MSU Board of Trustees on September…

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MSU Leads $2 Million Grant on Outdoor Science Learning

Friday, August 23, 2019
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New research from Michigan State University will develop methods to show teachers how learning science can be situated outside of the classroom. Gail Richmond, a professor in the…

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