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Why Nonprofits are Taking Over Detroit, Flint Governance

Friday, June 28, 2019
Detroit, Flint, Nonprofits, Urban,

Though nonprofit philanthropies aid cities in times of need, like when natural disasters hit, their work usually ends when the crisis subsides. But that’s not the case in…

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Faculty Finds Solutions for Marginalized Communities

Tuesday, June 25, 2019
Faculty finds solutions for marginalized communities

Kaston Anderson-Carpenter, assistant professor of psychology in Michigan State University’s College of Social Science, focuses his academic expertise on ways to create more inclusive, informed services and resources…

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Improving LGBTQ+ Lives Through Health Care

Wednesday, June 19, 2019
Improving LGBTQ+ lives through health care

For many in the LGBTQ+ community, accessing healthcare services proves to be a challenge as many providers aren’t equipped to treat their needs. Deirdre Shires, assistant professor in…

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Understanding and Improving LGBTQ+ Health

Wednesday, June 12, 2019
Understanding and improving LGBTQ+ health

For many LGBTQ+ Americans, access to healthcare can be negatively impacted by their sexual minority or gender diverse identity. Hui Liu, professor of sociology in the College of…

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Research Advances Public Awareness for Transgender Community

Tuesday, June 4, 2019
Research advances public awareness for transgender community

Research from Michigan State University’s College of Social Science centers around transforming the human experience, and for Jae Puckett, assistant professor of psychology, that means transforming the way…

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Do you Trust Politicians? Depends on How You Define Trust

Thursday, May 16, 2019
Do you trust politicians? Depends on how you define trust

There’s more to trust than credence and faith, especially as it comes to politics. Research from Michigan State University and North Carolina State University presents new evidence to…

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Student Named 12th Udall Scholar from MSU

Tuesday, May 7, 2019
Student named 12th Udall Scholar from MSU

Charles Booher, an Honors College junior majoring in fisheries and wildlife in the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources and public policy in the College of Social Science,…

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Weapons Trade Reveals a Darker Side to Dark Web

Thursday, April 18, 2019
Weapons trade reveals a darker side to dark web

Debates over gun regulations make headlines across the world, but there’s an underground operation for weapons that has drawn very little attention – until now. Researchers from Michigan…

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Using Music to Combat Antisemitism

Monday, April 15, 2019
Using music to combat antisemitism, holocaust, jews, jewish

Michigan State University will present two performances of one of the most enduring musical protests against antisemitism, Dmitri Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 13, titled “Babi Yar,” which memorializes the…

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Teens Face Health and Safety Risks Exploring Sex Online

Tuesday, April 9, 2019
Teens, Internet, Sexual Assault

Teens spend hours every day on internet-connected devices, with limitless opportunities to explore sexuality online. These opportunities don’t come without big risks, though. A researcher from Michigan State…

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