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Assigning Workers to New Networks Boosts Sustainability

Friday, November 8, 2019
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Organizations looking to lead quests for sustainability can train troops within their ranks, but the traditional boundaries like experience, seniority and departments aren’t where the payoffs lie. Social…

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MSU Student, Alumna Named Finalists for Marshall and Rhodes Scholarships

Tuesday, November 5, 2019
Honors College Building

One Michigan State University undergraduate student and one alumna are finalists for the Marshall Scholarship and Rhodes Scholarship. MSU’s two finalists for the Marshall Scholarship are Anna Esenther…

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Research Aims To Improve Job Placement Outcomes For Project SEARCH Grads

Thursday, October 17, 2019
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Individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities, or IDD, in Michigan generally have a higher rate of unemployment than their peers across other states. At Michigan State University, researchers…

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Six MSU Students Honored With Title VI Fulbright Hays Fellowships

Tuesday, October 15, 2019
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This year, six Michigan State University students earned Fulbright-Hays research fellowships in the national competition among scholars of foreign language and area studies, setting a record number of…

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First Report Issued on Michigan Partnership Model of School Reform

Monday, October 7, 2019

The first independent report on Michigan’s Partnership Model for school reform finds “modest but potentially positive results” after one year of implementation. The report, from Michigan State University’s Education Policy Innovation…

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How Does a Recession Affect Public School Students?

Wednesday, September 11, 2019
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If the predicted economic downturn comes to fruition, many public schools will find their already stressed budgets squeezed even more. And, as a result, many administrators will head…

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MSU Leads $2 Million Grant on Outdoor Science Learning

Friday, August 23, 2019
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New research from Michigan State University will develop methods to show teachers how learning science can be situated outside of the classroom. Gail Richmond, a professor in the…

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Want Less Student Loan Debt and More Job Success? Plan in High School

Monday, August 5, 2019
MSU Increasing Number of STEM graduates

Though the financial benefits of obtaining a college degree are well documented, soaring student loan debt has many debating if it’s worth it. New research from Michigan State…

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Collaborative Digital Classroom Environments Focus of NSF Grants

Thursday, July 25, 2019
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As digital technologies and platforms become more and more integrated in the day-to-day way people communicate, collaborate and make decisions, teachers in K-12 and middle schools are looking…

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2K to 5K Students Would Repeat Third Grade if Reading Law Took Effect

Wednesday, July 24, 2019
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If Michigan’s controversial Read by Grade 3 law went into effect today, it’s estimated between 2% and 5% – or 2,000-5,000 students – would be retained to repeat…

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