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Social Scientist Uncovers Patterns of Opioid Misuse Among Bisexual Female Veterans

Thursday, December 19, 2019
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Psychology professor Dr. Kaston Anderson-Carpenter, a behavioral and social scientist at Michigan State University, is uncovering an alarming pattern of prescription opioid misuse among certain groups of underrepresented…

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How Vulnerable is Your Car to Cyber Attacks?

Tuesday, December 17, 2019
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The emergence of smart cars has opened the door to limitless possibilities for technology and innovation – but also to threats beyond the car itself. New research from…

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Here’s What Police Know About Digital Evidence

Thursday, December 12, 2019
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In today’s criminal justice system, a Play Station and iPhone are just as important pieces of evidence as eyewitness accounts. Yet, there isn’t a strong understanding as to…

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MSU Research Improves Decision Making Skills of Behavior Technicians

Thursday, December 5, 2019
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Research from Michigan State University could make daily decisions for professionals who work with children with autism faster and more effective. “We have created a guide for practitioners…

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MSU Alumna Named Rhodes Scholar

Monday, November 25, 2019
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Anna Esenther, a 2019 Michigan State University graduate, has been named a Rhodes Scholar. She is the 20th Rhodes Scholar from MSU. An Honors College graduate, Esenther holds…

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MSU Student, Alumna Named Finalists for Marshall and Rhodes Scholarships

Tuesday, November 5, 2019
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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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