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U.S. Faces Uphill Struggle Compared to U.K. in COVID-19 Vaccination Rates

Monday, March 15, 2021
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Just 51% of Americans expressed a clear willingness to take the COVID-19 vaccine compared to 71% of residents in the United Kingdom, according to a new study conducted…

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Interdisciplinary Team Studies Eye Gaze To Predict Consumer Behavior

Wednesday, December 16, 2020
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Buying is in the eye of the beholder. An interdisciplinary team co-led by MSU Professor Patricia Huddleston of the Department of Advertising and Public Relations and Professor Bridget Behe of the Department…

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Social Circles Protect Against Depression In Elder Adults, Research Finds

Tuesday, December 15, 2020
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Researchers in MSU’s Department of Communication examine the layers of social connection and impacts on functioning in older adults. A new study published in Psychology and Aging shows…

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Storyteller’s Film Honored at Cannes International Independent Film Festival

Tuesday, December 15, 2020
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After studying Communication and Journalism at MSU, Pamela Sherrod Anderson’s films debut on the world stage. “In a way, I feel like the stories find me.” All her…

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Access to Breastfeeding Education Affects Feeding Choices Among Chinese-American Mothers

Monday, November 30, 2020
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A recent study led by a Michigan State University College of Nursing researcher found a lack of available prenatal breastfeeding education led Chinese-American women to introduce other unnecessary liquids to…

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LaPensée Inducted into Women in Games Hall of Fame

Wednesday, November 25, 2020
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A game developer, graphic novelist and researcher at MSU’s ComArtSci, Assistant Professor Elizabeth LaPensée, Ph.D., joined the 2020 class of honorees to the Women in Games Hall of Fame. LaPensée was…

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Neufeld’s Comics Journalism Published In Journalist’s Resource

Wednesday, November 18, 2020
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J-School Professor Josh Neufeld’s immense artistic talents are on display at Journalist’s Resource. Neufeld has created a new feature for the site called “A Tale of Two Pandemics:…

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MSU Hosts Mobility Forum Featuring Industry Experts, State Officials

Tuesday, November 10, 2020
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Michigan State University will assemble mobility experts from industry, government and its academic colleges and units to host an automotive industry virtual forum, “Accelerating the first/last mile for…

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Naghibolhosseini Receives Early Career Award From American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

Saturday, October 31, 2020
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Maryam Naghibolhosseini, Ph.D., an assistant professor in MSU’s Department of Communicative Sciences and Disorders, received the Award for Early Career Contributions in Research from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA)….

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Understanding The Impact Of Norms And Emotions On Social Distancing During COVID-19

Tuesday, October 27, 2020
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Researchers at MSU’s Health & Risk Communication Center receive a RAPID grant from the National Science Foundation to study the relationships among social norms and risk reduction behaviors…

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