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Philosophy Professor Recognized for Anti-Violence Research

Monday, June 29, 2020
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Elena Ruíz’s anti-violence research has attracted the interest and support of advocacy organizations and philanthropic groups world-wide, including the Me Too Movement Organization for which she was named…

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Peters Receives Woodrow Wilson Career Enhancement Fellowship

Wednesday, December 18, 2019
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Assistant Professor Tacuma Peters is one of only 10 junior faculty from universities across the nation selected for a 12-month Woodrow Wilson Career Enhancement Fellowship. Funded by the…

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Diversity on Teams Leads to Positive Outcomes, But Not For All Individuals

Thursday, July 18, 2019
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Individuals on teams of diverse people working together can have better outcomes than those on teams with similar individuals. But a new study by Michigan State University and…

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Toolbox Dialogue Initiative Awarded Prize for Excellence and NSF Grant

Tuesday, October 16, 2018
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Michigan State University’s Toolbox Dialogue Initiative (TDI), led by Michael O’Rourke, Interim Director of the MSU Center for Interdisciplinarity (C4I), and Stephanie Vasko, Managing Director of C4I, has…

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MSU Philosopher Whyte Given 2015 Bunyan Bryant Award

Thursday, October 15, 2015
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Kyle Whyte, the Timnick Chair in the Humanities in the Department of Philosophy at MSU’s College of Arts & Letters, was awarded the 2015 Bunyan Bryant award for…

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Improving Collaboration between Native Americans, Climate Scientists

Friday, September 18, 2015
Kyle Whyte

Hoping to improve Native American tribes’ access to climate science tools, a Michigan State University researcher will use a four-year $450,000 National Science Foundation grant to foster better…

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Climate Change Alters All Life – Including Kids

Monday, June 15, 2015

Child Health day, Oct. 5, 2015 From heat waves to damaged crops to asthma in children, climate change is a major public health concern, argues a Michigan State…

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MSU Receives $1 Million for Humanities Project

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

The National Endowment for the Humanities has awarded nearly $1 million to Michigan State University as part of its Digital Humanities Implementation Grants program. Marking the largest grant, Jon Frey, assistant…

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