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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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Six MSU Students Honored With Title VI Fulbright Hays Fellowships

Tuesday, October 15, 2019
MSU brick entrance sign on Kalamazoo Street.

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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NASA Recognizes MSU CGCEO Faculty with Grant Awards

Monday, September 23, 2019
By Poulpy, based on work by NASA. - Derived from satellite imagery from NASA World Wind., Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=90374

Faculty from the Michigan State University’s Center for Global Change and Earth Observations (CGCEO) recently secured funding from NASA’s Land-Cover/Land-Use Change (LCLUC) Program for four projects studying the…

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Decoding How Kids Get Into Hacking

Friday, September 20, 2019
Smart Phone

Is your kid obsessed with video games and hanging out with questionable friends? These are common traits for involvement in cybercrime, among other delinquencies. New research from Michigan…

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MSU and Yale Social Scientists Team Up to Research Intimate Partner Violence

Friday, September 13, 2019
Beaumont Tower on a sunny fall afternoon.

Social scientist Christopher Maxwell, a professor in the School of Criminal Justice at Michigan State University, is collaborating with Tami Sullivan from the Yale University School of Medicine…

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Mapping Wildfires from Space

Friday, September 6, 2019

The following “Mapping wildfires from space – Turning remotely sensed observations into knowledge products” was presented by Professor David Roy to the MSU Board of Trustees on September…

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NIH Grant Funds Study to Improve Detroit’s Health Through Nature

Monday, August 26, 2019
Photo of detroit park and sign reading " greening of detroit park"

Faculty from Michigan State University received a $3.3 million grant from the National Institutes of Health for an experiment to improve the health of Detroit’s residents by cultivating…

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Li Elected to National Landscape Architectural Council

Friday, August 16, 2019
James Klausner named a Fellow of the American Society of Thermal and Fluid Engineers

Ming-Han Li, director of the Michigan State University’s School of Planning, Design and Construction, or SPDC, has been elected to the American Society of Landscape Architects’ Council of…

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Social Science Researcher Finds Link Between Sexual Minorities and Heightened Diabetes Risk

Thursday, August 8, 2019
College of Social Sciences

A new study in the College of Social Science has found higher risks of diabetes among sexual minority individuals. The study by Sociology professor Dr. Hui Liu, published…

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Adolescents Are Under Reproductive Coercion

Thursday, August 8, 2019
Mom and Baby

Female adolescents are experiencing relationship abuse at alarming rates, according to a new Michigan State University study that specifically researched reproductive coercion – a form of abuse in…

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