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WKAR First to Receive Experimental License to Explore Future of TV

Wednesday, June 20, 2018
FCC Commissioner Michael O’Rielly’s visited WKAR and ComArtSci. East Lansing, MI. June 20, 2018.

Michigan State University and WKAR have received a license from the Federal Communications Commission, or FCC, to launch an experimental Next Generation TV broadcasting station to focus on…

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Venker Receives NIH Award for Research on Autism and Language Development

Monday, May 14, 2018
Courtney Venker presenting research

An assistant professor within the Michigan State University College of Communication Arts and Sciences has received an early career research award from a division of the National Institutes…

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Studying Prison Populations: The Under-Connected Members of Our Connected World

Tuesday, May 1, 2018
Bianca Reisdorf

If you own a smartphone, laptop, smartwatch and tablet, and often find yourself using up to three of those devices at once, chances are you’ve embraced the digital…

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Can the Effects of Fake News be Reversed by Affirming the Self?

Tuesday, May 1, 2018
Dustin Carnahan

In the age of fake news, concerns about misinformation seem to have reached a pinnacle in U.S. society. A new research study to be published in Human Communication…

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Elizabeth LaPensée Wins Guggenheim Fellowship Award

Thursday, April 26, 2018

Assistant Professor Elizabeth LaPensée is among the 25 winners in the Fine Art group to receive a 2018 Guggenheim Fellowship Award. The winners are chosen through a highly competitive process…

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New App Makes Healthy Food More Accessible in Flint

Thursday, April 26, 2018

Joshua Introne, assistant professor in Michigan State University’s Department of Media and Information, has helped develop a solution to what he would describe as a “food desert” in…

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MSU Professor Discovers Neuroscience Underlying Social Media

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Dar Meshi is studying social information processing, social influence and social decision making as an assistant professor in the Department of Advertising and PR. “It’s just an innate…

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Two MSU Comm Arts Profs Get Top Research Paper Awards

Monday, March 5, 2018
Assistant Professors in the Department of Communication, Allison Eden and Elizabeth Dorrance Hall, have been awarded Top Paper Awards from the National Communication Association (NCA).

Assistant Professors in the Department of Communication, Allison Eden and Elizabeth Dorrance Hall, have been awarded Top Paper Awards from the National Communication Association (NCA). Eden’s work concerns decision making in the context of…

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MSU’s Van Osch to Study Enterprise Social Media Collaboration

Monday, March 5, 2018
Wietske Van Osch

Assistant Professor Wietske Van Osch of the Michigan State University Department of Media and Information received a five-year, $526,000 Early CAREER Award from the National Science Foundation to analyze and encourage creative…

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MSU Developing App to Help Consumers Find Healthy Food

Friday, March 2, 2018
Joshua Introne,

Joshua Introne, assistant professor in Michigan State University’s Department of Media and Information, has helped develop a solution to what he would describe as a “food desert” in…

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