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Cross-Cutting Research Collaborations Awarded Grants

Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Nine cross-cutting research collaborations between MSU units were recently awarded grants by the Science and Society at State, or S3, program, which is directed by Sean Valles, associate…

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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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New Associate Dean Named for Lyman Briggs College

Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Dr. Jerry Urquhart was recently named associate dean for research and faculty affairs at Lyman Briggs College, effective May 20, 2019. Urquhart is an associate professor of biology…

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STEM Students Nominated for National Scholarships

Tuesday, February 5, 2019
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Michigan State University has nominated four outstanding undergraduate STEM students for the nationally competitive Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship. Each year, the Goldwater Foundation seeks scholars committed to a career…

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Broad Exhibit Blends Art and Science

Tuesday, October 23, 2018
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The Michigan State University Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum, or MSU Broad, introduces a new exhibition, “MATTER(S) matter(s): Bridging Research in the Arts and Science,” which brings together…

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Michele H. Jackson Recommended as New Dean of Lyman Briggs College

Wednesday, May 9, 2018
Michele Jackson

Michele H. Jackson will be recommended as dean of Michigan State University’s Lyman Briggs College. If approved by the MSU Board of Trustees, the appointment will be effective…

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MSU’s Wake Named Dibner Research Fellow

Wednesday, April 11, 2018
Naoko Wake

Michigan State University associate professor Naoko Wake has been selected as a Dibner Research Fellow in the History of Science and Technology in 2018-19. She will spend fall…

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Can Open and Honest Scientists Win Public Trust?

Wednesday, October 25, 2017
Kevin Elliott

With the increased politicization of science, more and more people continue to be skeptical of research, especially when it comes to hot-button topics such as climate change and…

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Public Skeptical of Research If Tied to a Company

Monday, May 8, 2017
John Besley, Aaron McCright, Kevin Elliot and Norbert Kaminski

When it comes to research warning us about the latest health risks or touting the latest cure, a new Michigan State University study indicates that many people won’t…

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‘Alternative Facts’ Not Just in Politics and Media

Sunday, February 19, 2017
Test tubes in science experiment

A Michigan State University scholar is warning those who read about the latest groundbreaking research to proceed with caution. “In everyday life, we recognize that we should think…

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