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Mental Health Awareness Month Q&A: How Stress Affects Parents and Kids

Friday, May 1, 2020
Dr. Jiying Ling with a child

May is National Mental Health Awareness Month and Michigan State University College of Nursing experts are offering tips on how to balance the mind. In this feature, Assistant…

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Researching and Teaching How Language Shapes Our World

Thursday, December 5, 2019

Using language purposefully is the framework of rhetoric, a notion that Jacqueline Rhodes, Professor and Interim Chair of the Department of Writing, Rhetoric, and American Cultures (WRAC), wants…

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Conservation or Construction? Determining Waterbird Hotspots

Monday, July 29, 2019
A flock of birds in the sky with a red and yellow sunset in the background. In the left hand side of the picture there is a white barn and trees along the fence line.

Imagine your favorite beach filled with thousands of ducks and gulls. Now envision coming back a week later and finding condos being constructed on that spot. This many…

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New Research Points to Soil Pore Structure as Key to Carbon Storage

Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Alexandra Kravchenko, Michigan State University professor in the Department of Plant, Soil and Microbial Sciences, and several of her colleagues recently discovered a new mechanism determining how carbon…

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Helping Paramedics Recognize Signs of Stroke Faster

Thursday, July 18, 2019
Emergency personal arrive at the scene of a mock shooting during a MSU police emergency training exercise on Wednesday July 18, 2012.

When it comes to strokes, doctors have a mantra: time is brain. Delaying treatment even by minutes can mean the difference between a normal life and permanent disability,…

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Designing Drugs at the Atomic Scale with Computer Simulation

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

At the atomic level, the molecules in our bodies are in constant motion, and are undergoing constant change. The motions are incredibly rich; they range from the isomerization…

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Youth at Risk: A Collaborative Approach to Water Science

Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Researchers Sara Fingal and Rebecca Lahr discuss their collaborative project to study the role youth play in environmental crisis and how youth can be empowered as change agents…

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Jes Asmussen: MSU 2016 Technology Transfer Award

Thursday, May 12, 2016

Michigan State University’s intellectual property office, MSU Technologies, selected Jes Asmussen work for the Technology Transfer Achievement Award for 2016. Asmussen, University Distinguished Professor of electrical and computer…

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The Future of America, Forgotten in 2016

Tuesday, March 22, 2016
Lou Anna K. Simon

Editor’s Note: Michigan State University President Lou Anna K. Simon wrote the following opinion piece for U.S. News and World Report. Simon is also chair of the Association…

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MSU’s Global Impact Initiative to Recruit 100 New Researchers

Tuesday, December 8, 2015
collage of research

Written by Stephen Hsu, Vice President for Research and Graduate Studies, Michigan State University More than 3,000 colleges and universities in the United States confer degrees. Yet, no…

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