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Zeoli Receives $1.3M Grant To Investigate Tools To Reduce Gun Violence Risk

Thursday, October 8, 2020
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April M. Zeoli, associate professor in Michigan State University’s School of Criminal Justice, was awarded a two-year, $1,357,336 grant by the National Collaborative for Gun Violence Research to…

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How COVID-19 is Impacting Kids Involved in the Criminal Justice System

Thursday, June 11, 2020
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From school closings to social isolation to prom cancellations, there’s no question that American teenagers are being impacted by the COVID-19 crisis. Adolescents involved with the juvenile justice…

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Advocating For LGBTQ+ Criminal Justice

Tuesday, June 2, 2020
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While many LGBTQ+ pride festivities have been forced to move events to a virtual platform, a Michigan State University ally is ensuring the community remains visible in her…

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MSU Faculty Awarded Grants for COVID-19 Research

Tuesday, June 2, 2020
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The National Science Foundation recently awarded three Rapid Response Research, or RAPID, grants — grants given by the NSF for research focusing on urgent or immediate situations —…

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Incarcerated in the Midst of a Public Health Crisis

Thursday, May 7, 2020
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Americans everywhere are feeling the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. But while many are staying home to self-quarantine, for the 2.3 million Americans currently incarcerated, that isn’t an…

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Ask the Experts: Avoiding Counterfeit Products When Shopping Online

Tuesday, April 28, 2020

Do you expect the hand sanitizer you ordered online to be counterfeit? The hope is that it’s not, but there’s a chance it might be. The current health…

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Protecting Police and First Responders During COVID-19

Thursday, April 2, 2020
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Unlike millions of Americans who can work from home during the COVID-19 crisis, police officers and first responders are on the front lines keeping the public safe. Protective…

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Thwarting Hacks by Thinking Like the Humans Behind Them

Wednesday, February 5, 2020
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If we understood the humans behind hacking incidents – and their intent – could we stop them? Research from Michigan State University reveals the importance of factoring in…

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Organized Cybercrime – Not Your Average Mafia

Thursday, January 16, 2020
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Does the common stereotype for “organized crime” hold up for organizations of hackers? Research from Michigan State University is one of the first to identify common attributes of…

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MSU Online Graduate Programs Ranked Highly by U.S. News & World Report

Tuesday, January 14, 2020
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In its 2020 ranking for online graduate programs, U.S. News & World Report ranked three of Michigan State University’s participating online graduate programs in the top 20 and…

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