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New Initiative Promotes Art Across Campus

Tuesday, May 7, 2019
New initiative promotes art across campus

MSU’s campus is rich in art — live performances, art installations, sculptures, exhibits and more spanning across disciplines, departments and programs — but this segmented approach makes coordination difficult,…

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New Approaches to College Drinking and Smoking Intervention

Thursday, March 14, 2019
College Drinking and Smoking Intervention, Peer Approval

Peer approval is the best indicator of the tendency for new college students to drink or smoke, even if the students don’t want to admit it, according to…

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Journalism Students, Faculty Earn Prestigious Broadcast Awards

Tuesday, February 19, 2019
Focal Point, Journalism Awards

Michigan State University School of Journalism and students and faculty earned national recognition in the prestigious Broadcast Education Association Festival of Media Arts Awards competition. Focal Point, which…

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The Dilemma at the Intersection of Value and Data

Tuesday, January 22, 2019
Rader Web

A traffic jam in Chicago appears on the map on the screen, traced in a familiar red line. To the end user, it’s a sign of gridlock, which…

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Communication Professor Named to EPA Council for Environmental Policy and Technology

Thursday, January 10, 2019
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James Dearing, Ph.D., professor, and chairperson of the Department of Communication at MSU’s College of Communication Arts and Sciences, has accepted an invitation to serve on an advisory…

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Excessive Social Media Use is Comparable to Drug Addiction

Thursday, January 10, 2019
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New research from Michigan State University shows a connection between social media use and impaired risky decision-making, which is commonly deficient in substance addiction. “Around one-third of humans…

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New Study Assesses Facebook Users Price to Deactivate their Accounts

Thursday, December 20, 2018
Saleem Alhabash

A Michigan State University researcher teamed with three economists to answer those questions by assessing Facebook’s value to its users in contrast to its market value or its…

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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…

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More Than a Habit: Understanding the Mystery of Stuttering

Monday, October 22, 2018

From the outside, stuttering seems simple. The listener hears a disruption in the speech like the repetition or extension of part of a word or sees that the…

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How Journalists Become First Responders During a Natural Disaster

Friday, September 14, 2018

Nearly a year after Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico on Sept. 20, 2017, Michigan State University researchers have been awarded a grant from the National Science Foundation to…

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