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Shelia Cotten

MSU Faculty Included on Team for Michigan Mobility Challenge

Tuesday, January 14, 2020
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Shelia Cotten, a faculty member from Michigan State University’s College of Communications Arts and Sciences is part of a team that was selected to receive a $1.77 million…

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Studying the Impacts of Autonomous Vehicles on the Workforce

Friday, September 20, 2019
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A multidisciplinary research team from Michigan State University will use a $2.49 million grant from the National Science Foundation to conduct a four-year study examining the impacts of…

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Older Adults Resent, Fear the ‘Digital Divide’

Friday, January 5, 2018
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Use of communication technologies, such as the Internet and smartphones, have changed the way that we interact with each other. Many of us benefit from being able to…

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Top Michigan State Researchers Named MSU Foundation Professors

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Michigan State University recently named five new MSU Foundation Professors, a designation given to outstanding faculty who demonstrate excellence in research and teaching, while enhancing the prominence of…

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Health Communication Expert Named MSU Foundation Professor

Monday, July 24, 2017
Shelia Cotton

 Shelia Cotten, professor, Michigan State University College of Communication Arts and Sciences, has been named an MSU Foundation Professor for her accomplishments in media and information research. The university awards this title…

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Cotten Named Gerontology Fellow, Given Sociology Career Achievement Award

Tuesday, June 7, 2016
Shelia Cotten

Shelia Cotten, a professor in the Department of Media and Information, has received a lot of good news lately surrounding her research in Gerontology. Cotten was awarded Fellow…

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Technology, Aging and Health

Thursday, April 28, 2016

Shelia Cotten provides insight on the technological challenges faced by the elderly today as well as technology that could be leveraged by or to serve the elderly.

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Trifecta and Sparrow/MSU Center for Innovation and Research

Thursday, September 17, 2015

Shelia R. Cotten, director of the Sparrow Health Systems/Michigan State University Center for Innovation and Research discusses Trifecta. Trifecta is a research initiative launched by Michigan State University’s…

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Tablets Can Help Elderly Cross the ‘Digital Divide’

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

One way to help the elderly cross what’s known as the “digital divide” is the use of tablets, those smaller, lighter, easy-to-use computers that seem to be taking…

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