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Coaching Model Still Best According to Early Childhood Interventionists

Tuesday, March 12, 2019
Early Intervention, Coaching Model

Researchers at Michigan State University partnered with researchers at the University of Illinois to investigate the coaching model, used by early intervention service providers, to understand how it…

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Goldstein Receives Society for American Archaeology Lifetime Achievement Award

Tuesday, March 5, 2019
MSU Brick Entrance Sign

Dr. Lynne Goldstein (Professor Emerita of Anthropology and Founding Director of the Campus Archaeology Program) has received the Society for American Lifetime Achievement Award. The prestigious award is…

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Research Aids Future NASA Missions to Mars

Monday, March 4, 2019

Steve Kozlowski, professor of psychology in the College of Social Science, will take his research to new heights … literally. Kozlowski is working on NASA-funded research that could…

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Survey Reveals Michigan’s Fears Regarding Line 5 Spill

Monday, February 25, 2019
Line 5 underwater oil pipeline in to the Straits of Mackinac, State of the State Survey, Mackinac Bridge, Lake Huron, Lake Michigan

Michigan residents are worried about a spill of the Line 5 underwater oil pipeline in to the Straits of Mackinac and are even more concerned about a rupture…

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Dog Personalities Change Over Time

Friday, February 22, 2019
Dog personalities, change personalities

When dog-parents spend extra time scratching their dogs’ bellies, take their dogs out for long walks and games of fetch, or even when they feel constant frustration over…

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Student Nominated For Beinecke Scholarship

Friday, February 15, 2019
Muhammad

Najma Muhammad, a junior majoring in urban and regional planning in the College of Social Science, has been nominated by Michigan State University for the nationally competitive Beinecke Scholarship. The…

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Finding a Nice Partner May Lead to Higher Levels of Relationship Satisfaction

Monday, February 11, 2019

The key to relationship happiness could be as simple as finding a nice person. And, despite popular belief, sharing similar personalities may not be as important as most…

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Putting Understudied Terrorists under a Microscope

Friday, January 25, 2019
Thomas Holt

Bombs exploding, hostages were taken and masked gunmen firing machine guns are all types of terrorist attacks we’ve seen. According to new Michigan State University research, it’s the…

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Education Researchers Named Top National Influencers

Wednesday, January 9, 2019
Educational Researchers Collage

Six Michigan State University faculty earned national recognition for their influential research. With expertise spanning from economics to sociology, these MSU researchers are among 200 scholars from across…

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New Study Aims to Prevent Teen Partner Rape

Thursday, January 3, 2019
Girl sitting at a window

If teen partner rape could be predicted, it could be better prevented. Social scientists from Michigan State University are helping close that gap by identifying risk factors linked…

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