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Ask the Expert: New COVID Strains and Double Masks

Friday, February 12, 2021
Photo of the sparty statue with a mask on.

After the CDC recommended the use of multiple masks to protect from the coronavirus, Peter Gulick, professor of medicine at the Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine and infectious disease…

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

Monday, January 25, 2021
Logos of both Henry Ford Health System and Michigan State University

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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Investigating The Impact Of Heatwaves On Natural And Agricultural Ecosystems

Tuesday, September 29, 2020
Image of A Colorado potato beetle on a leaf.

Will Wetzel, assistant professor in the Michigan State University (MSU) Department of Entomology, is researching how extreme weather events, such as heatwaves, impact various ecosystems in Michigan. A major…

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Michigan Residents Feel Upbeat on Economy, Less so on Trump

Tuesday, February 4, 2020

According to the latest State of the State Survey, Michiganders are more positive about their personal finances than they’ve been in nearly two decades, but their feelings about President…

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More Michigan Students Taking, Passing Advanced Math

Thursday, April 11, 2019
Mathematics, Michigan High School Students

Michigan high school students are going above and beyond the required math curriculum, likely an effect of the state’s graduation requirements finds new research from Michigan State University….

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Answering the Call to Michigan’s Lack of Addiction Specialists

Friday, February 22, 2019
Opioid Crisis, addiction, michigan

The number of opioid-related deaths in Michigan has hit an all-time high, requiring the resources of the state’s three major research universities and one of its largest health…

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MSU Scholars Help Lead Statewide Literacy Project

Monday, January 8, 2018
Tanya Wright and Laura Tortorelli

Michigan State University researchers are providing leadership in a new statewide effort to improve literacy. Tanya Wright helped write the preschool and K-3 Literacy Essentials outlining evidence-based teaching practices that…

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Michigan Residents Bullish on Economy, But Not on Trump

Monday, August 28, 2017
Charles Ballard

Consumer confidence in Michigan rose to its highest level in 15 years, even as Donald Trump’s approval ratings in the state were the lowest of any incoming president…

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Slight, but Steady, Increase in Michigan’s On-the-Job Deaths

Thursday, May 4, 2017
On-the-Job Deaths in Michigan, 2016

According to an annual Michigan State University report, while the number of on-the-job deaths has remained relatively consistent over the past five years, preliminary numbers for 2016 indicate…

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Most Michiganders Favor Environment Over Economy

Friday, March 3, 2017
Dan Bergan poes on Monday February 27, 2017.

Most Michigan residents would prefer policymakers prioritize the environment over economic growth, finds a new survey by Michigan State University researchers. According to the poll, 59 percent favor…

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