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$1M Grant From Luce Foundation Launches Interdisciplinary Program On Mekong Sustainability

Thursday, July 23, 2020
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A Michigan State University interdisciplinary team of faculty and staff is working to foster environmental justice in Southeast Asia. The Henry Luce Foundation’s Initiative on Southeast Asia, or…

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Social Scientists Awarded National Parks Service Grant

Wednesday, July 8, 2020

The MSU Department of Anthropology announced that two members of the faculty have received a unique grant award from the National Parks Service. Stacey Camp and Ethan Watrall…

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“On These Grounds” Describes the History of Enslavement at Colleges

Tuesday, July 7, 2020
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The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded MSU a grant of $550,000 to support the first phase of the “On These Grounds” project, a digital initiative to describe…

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Tetreault Receives Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program Award

Tuesday, June 30, 2020

The Department of Anthropology announced that Dr. Chantal Tetreault has been awarded a coveted Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program Award. Dr. Tetreault is an Associate Professor of Anthropology specializing…

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MSU Sociologists Working to Help Refugees Stay Safe from COVID-19

Friday, June 26, 2020
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In refugee camps and urban settlements throughout the Middle East and North Africa, the threat of COVID-19 is high in the minds of the non-governmental organizations. In some…

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Social Science LEADR Lends 3D Printer for Creation of Over 10,000 Face Shields

Wednesday, June 24, 2020
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While many hospitals and community organizations struggle to obtain necessary personal protection equipment, LEADR (the Lab for the Education and Advancement in Digital Research) is putting its resources…

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MSU Researchers Develop Clearer, More Intuitive Method of Relaying Scientific Results

Tuesday, June 9, 2020
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Faced with confusing or contradictory COVID-19 health news, the public needs more help in understanding complex scientific studies. Michigan State University researchers say. “Scientific studies, especially those in…

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Addressing Health Care Gaps for the LGBTQ Community

Tuesday, June 9, 2020
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Ning Hsieh, a Michigan State University sociologist, is knocking down barriers that prevent LGBTQ+ Americans from accessing quality health care. By exposing disparities and creating solutions, she plays…

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Understanding How Your Work Environment Can Change Your Pandemic Attitude

Tuesday, June 2, 2020
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The COVID-19 pandemic has caused many Americans and people around the world to feel increased stress, uncertainty and anxiousness – which is affecting how they live and work….

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MSU Faculty Awarded Grants for COVID-19 Research

Tuesday, June 2, 2020
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The National Science Foundation recently awarded three Rapid Response Research, or RAPID, grants — grants given by the NSF for research focusing on urgent or immediate situations —…

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