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How Long Does it Take Detroit Students to Get to School?

Thursday, October 11, 2018
Joshua Cowen

Research led by Michigan State University helps reveal why getting to school can be particularly difficult for students in Detroit. As one of the nation’s largest markets for…

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MSU Professor Studies the Learning and Relearning of Movement

Thursday, October 4, 2018
Golfer

Rajiv Ranganathan, a professor in the Michigan State University Department of Kinesiology, will examine the process of learning and relearning movement with a more than $400,000 grant from the National Science…

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Connected Math: Solving Problems for Over 30 Years

Tuesday, September 18, 2018
Connected Math Books

In the early 1980s, MSU mathematics researchers Glenda Lappan and Elizabeth (Betty) Phillips were working with middle school students, seeking a new way to help students grasp math concepts at…

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Researchers Receive National Award for Exploring Walking and Social Exclusion

Tuesday, September 18, 2018
Students Walking Fall

A Michigan State University study conducted last year has won two kinesiology researchers and an alumnus a national award for their work exploring how walking might reduce the…

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History Book Asks High Schoolers: Right or Wrong?

Wednesday, August 29, 2018
Anne Lise Halvorsen

What if history lessons didn’t stop with facts? What if students were asked to judge whether the decisions of others at momentous times in the past were right…

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The ‘Invisible Hand’ Doesn’t Control Markets

Tuesday, August 28, 2018
Stock Market

Traditionally, many economists presume markets are influenced by the “invisible hand” theory. New research from Michigan State University found a disruptor has turned this long-held concept – perpetuated…

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Cantwell Co-edits Book on International Politics in Higher Education

Monday, July 23, 2018
Brendan Cantwell

Michigan State University scholar Brendan Cantwell is co-editor, and a contributing author, to a new publication that aims to underline the importance of understanding higher education politics, and…

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MSU Education Policy Innovation Collaborative to Launch National School Choice Research Center

Tuesday, July 17, 2018
Katharine Strunk and Joshua Cowen

Michigan State University is part of a new national research center on school choice policy. The National Center for Research on Education Access and Choice, or REACH, funded…

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Cárdenas Curiel Earns Outstanding Dissertation Award

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Lucía Cárdenas Curiel was recognized as the first place winner for an Outstanding Dissertation by the National Association for Bilingual Education (NABE). Cárdenas Curiel, new to the Michigan State…

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There is no Such Thing as Oversharing in Conservation

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Conservation globally has received a boost from the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals, placing new emphasis on, and opportunities for, support for the world’s flora and fauna. Yet…

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