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MSU, Henry Ford Health System Finalize Partnership to Battle Health Disparities

Monday, January 25, 2021
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Henry Ford Health System and Michigan State University, two of the state’s leading education, research and health care institutions, are partnering to make Michigan a national leader in…

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Putting MSU On The “Geopath” To Diversity In The Earth Sciences

Thursday, October 22, 2020
Image of Tourists taking in Gros Morne Park, Newfoundland, Canada where geoscientist Matt Schrenk conducts research.

With support from a two-year, $250,000 National Science Foundation GeoPAths grant, Matt Schrenk, assistant professor, and Julie Libarkin, professor, both from MSU’s Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences (EES) in the College of Natural…

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How Is Children’s STEM Programming Prioritizing Diversity?

Thursday, October 15, 2020
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Children’s television programming not only shapes opinions and preferences, but its characters can have positive or negative impacts on childhood aspiration, says a new study from Michigan State…

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MSU Leads $1 Million NSF Grant to Study Diversity in Classroom Instruction Materials

Thursday, October 1, 2020
classroom

Most scientists that students see in undergraduate educational materials do not reflect the diversity of researchers within the scientific community, nor do they match the identities of students…

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Young Joon Kwak Chosen As Critical Race Studies Artist-In-Residence

Thursday, September 10, 2020
Picture of Arts and Letter’s Artist-in-Residence Young Joon Kwok

This year’s College of Arts and Letter’s Artist-in-Residence of Critical Race Studies is Young Joon Kwak, a multidisciplinary artist who works primarily through sculpture, performance, video and collaboration. The Critical…

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Damien Sneed Named New Artist-in-Residence At MSU

Wednesday, September 9, 2020
Picture of Damien Sneed New artist-in-residence at MSU

International recording artist and instrumentalist Damien Sneed to focus on social impact. Multigenre recording artist Damien Sneed – whose latest tour stop at Wharton Center at Michigan State…

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

Thursday, July 18, 2019
Group of scientists in lab

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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Student Wins National Award with Bold Twist on Traditional Brand

Tuesday, June 25, 2019
Student Wins National Award with Bold Twist on Traditional Brand

Anna Kennedy, a recent creative advertising graduate, created more than a print ad for a makeup remover, she launched an eye-catching, award-winning campaign with a focus on diversity…

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First College of Education Ford Foundation Fellow Named

Monday, April 29, 2019
First College of Education Ford Foundation Fellow named

Chezare A. Warren, assistant professor in the department of teacher education, has received a 2019 Ford Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship, the first in the college’s history. Ford Foundation Postdoctoral…

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MSU Shares in $10 Million Project to Diversify STEM Faculty Nationwide

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Colleges and universities across the nation are striving to attract more diverse and inclusive faculty, especially in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics fields. Michigan State University researcher Leslie…

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