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MSU Dean Leads National Education Report

Wednesday, February 12, 2020
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Michigan State University College of Education dean Robert Floden led the national committee of experts behind a new report on the demands facing K-12 teachers. The report, released by the National Academies of…

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MSU Online Graduate Programs Ranked Highly by U.S. News & World Report

Tuesday, January 14, 2020
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In its 2020 ranking for online graduate programs, U.S. News & World Report ranked three of Michigan State University’s participating online graduate programs in the top 20 and…

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Developing Future Educational Leaders: Smith Named Fulbright Scholar

Thursday, January 9, 2020
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How can a country redevelop its schools? That challenge is at the center of a Fulbright Scholar award to BetsAnn Smith, associate professor in the Department of Educational…

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$2M in Grants to Develop Computing-Integrated Teaching for K-12

Thursday, January 9, 2020
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Michigan State University scholars will help more teachers integrate computational thinking lessons into classrooms, thanks to more than $2 million in research funding. Professor Aman Yadav is principal…

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Education Researchers Named Top National Influencers

Thursday, January 9, 2020
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Five Michigan State University faculty earned national recognition for their influential research in the field of education. With expertise spanning from economics to sociology, these MSU researchers are…

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MSU Research Improves Decision Making Skills of Behavior Technicians

Thursday, December 5, 2019
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Research from Michigan State University could make daily decisions for professionals who work with children with autism faster and more effective. “We have created a guide for practitioners…

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MSU Alumna Named Rhodes Scholar

Monday, November 25, 2019
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Anna Esenther, a 2019 Michigan State University graduate, has been named a Rhodes Scholar. She is the 20th Rhodes Scholar from MSU. An Honors College graduate, Esenther holds…

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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
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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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