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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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When Tempers Flare, Nurses’ Injuries Could Rise

Tuesday, March 26, 2019
Nurse Work Injuries

A new study by researchers at Michigan State University and Portland State University has found that when there’s an imbalance in support among nurses at work, tempers flare…

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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 Archaeology Lifetime Achievement Award. The prestigious award…

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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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