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Dapeng Zhan

MSU Math Prof Lands Prestigious Simons Fellowship

Tuesday, March 22, 2016

Michigan State University Mathematics Associate Professor Dapeng Zhan is among 30 researchers nationally who have been awarded a 2016 Simons Fellowship in Mathematics. The Simons Fellows Program provides…

Jennifer Cobbina and Baker Hall

Police View Blacks as ‘Suspects First, Civilians Second’

Tuesday, March 22, 2016

Most of the Ferguson protestors believed police view black people as worthless thugs and white people as innocent and superior – perceptions that, true or not, affect police-community…

Forest in China

China’s Efforts to Restore Forests Are Working

Monday, March 21, 2016

China’s sweeping program to restore forests across the country is working. The vast destruction of China’s forests, leveled after decades of logging, floods and conversion to farmland, has…

Matt Grossman, associate professor of political science, talks about his research on Monday September 14, 2015.

Michiganders Support Detroit Schools Bailout

Friday, March 18, 2016

A strong majority of Michigan residents favor state aid to help the fiscally strapped Detroit Public Schools pay off its debts, a new Michigan State University survey says….

What's on Tap

MSU’s Water Research

Thursday, March 17, 2016

The United Nations has designated Tues., Mar. 22, 2016, as World Water Day with the theme, “Better Water, Better Jobs.” Since 1855, Michigan State University researchers have been working…

Catherine Ryu

MSU Learning Game Teaches Mandarin from Bird Sounds

Wednesday, March 16, 2016

Scholars of the Mandarin Chinese language can learn a lot from birds. That’s the premise of a new language learning game designed by a Michigan State University researcher…