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Studying Tablet-Based Learning in Lansing Public Schools

Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Nearly 1,200 interactive learning tablets were distributed to kindergarteners in the Lansing School District in November, as part of the PBS KIDS Playtime Pad Research Project. In its…

College of Natural Science

Professor Elected to the American Philosophical Society

Sunday, November 18, 2018

Michigan State University evolutionary biologist Richard Lenski was inducted into the American Philosophical Society (APS) — the oldest “learned society” in the United States — on Nov. 9…

Laptop Data

Healthcare Providers, Not Hackers, Leak Data

Friday, November 16, 2018

Your personal identity may fall at the mercy of sophisticated hackers on many websites, but when it comes to health data breaches, hospitals, doctors offices, and even insurance…

Linton Hall

Professor Receives 2018 English Journal Edwin M. Hopkins Award

Friday, November 16, 2018

MSU English Professor Lamar Johnson chosen to receive the 2018 English Journal Edwin M. Hopkins Award for “Loving Blackness to Death”: (Re)Imagining ELA Classrooms in a Time of…

Quilts

The Quilt Index Relaunches and Expands Its Collection

Thursday, November 15, 2018

This past October 2018, a new iteration of the Quilt Index, a digital repository of thousands of images, stories, and information about quilts and their makers drawn from hundreds of public…

An Air Filter May Help with High Blood Pressure

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

A Michigan State University researcher has found that high blood pressure, a leading cause of heart attacks and strokes, can be lowered significantly by using portable air filters…