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MSU Receives $247K U.S. Forest Service Grant for Commercial Building Construction

Thursday, June 20, 2019
MSU received $247K U.S. Forest Service grant to develop tool for cross-laminated timber in commercial building construction

The Michigan State University Construction Management program in the School of Planning, Design, and Construction (SPDC) was selected by the U.S. Forest Service to develop a construction time…

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New MSU Agreement will Exchange Graduate Students and Research in Seoul

Wednesday, June 19, 2019
New MSU agreement will exchange graduate students and research in Seoul

There was “exciting science” between Michigan State University and Chung-Ang University at the 20th anniversary of the Korea Tissue Engineering & Regenerative Medicine Conference in Seoul, Korea, in…

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Improving LGBTQ+ Lives Through Health Care

Wednesday, June 19, 2019
Improving LGBTQ+ lives through health care

For many in the LGBTQ+ community, accessing healthcare services proves to be a challenge as many providers aren’t equipped to treat their needs. Deirdre Shires, assistant professor in…

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Looking for Latinx in Social Studies: Santiago Honored for Research, Mentorship

Monday, June 17, 2019
Looking for Latinx in social studies: Santiago honored for research, mentorship

Maribel Santiago, assistant professor of teacher education, has been honored with two awards that acknowledge her career, research, and leadership. In May 2019, Santiago was awarded a National…

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Overdose, Suicide Among Leading Reasons for Deaths of New Moms

Wednesday, June 12, 2019
Overdose, suicide among leading reasons for deaths of new moms

Overdoses and suicides were among the most common reasons for mothers dying within a year of giving birth in California, according to a new study from Michigan State…

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Understanding and Improving LGBTQ+ Health

Wednesday, June 12, 2019
Understanding and improving LGBTQ+ health

For many LGBTQ+ Americans, access to healthcare can be negatively impacted by their sexual minority or gender diverse identity. Hui Liu, professor of sociology in the College of…

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The Psychology of Screen Time

Wednesday, June 12, 2019

The average American spends up to six hours a day with some sort of screen media, but little is known about how that exposure and interaction affects users….

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Seed Microbiome May Hold Uncommon Ability to Benefit Next Generation of Plants

Monday, June 10, 2019
Seed microbiome may hold uncommon ability to benefit next generation of plants

At the conclusion of a pilot study for Michigan State University’s Plant Resilience Institute, or PRI, microbial ecologist Ashley Shade had a hunch that started a chain reaction…

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Switchgrass Hybrid Yields Insights into Plant Evolution

Monday, June 10, 2019
Switchgrass hybrid yields insights into plant evolution

Switchgrass is attractive as a potential bioenergy crop because it can grow for years without having to be replanted. Requiring less fertilizer than typical annual crops like corn,…

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Conquer Accelerator Startup Program Launches Fourth Season

Friday, June 7, 2019
Conquer

Five startup teams will have the opportunity to take their business ventures to the next level with the Conquer Accelerator, which launched its 10-week-long program today. Designed for…

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