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First Report Issued on Michigan Partnership Model of School Reform

Monday, October 7, 2019

The first independent report on Michigan’s Partnership Model for school reform finds “modest but potentially positive results” after one year of implementation. The report, from Michigan State University’s Education Policy Innovation…

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New Research Shows Inland Fisheries as Rural Nutrition Hero

Wednesday, October 2, 2019
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Synthesizing new data and assessment methods is showing how freshwater fish is an invisible superhero in the global challenge to feed poor rural populations in many areas of…

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Black Women Contend With Superwoman Persona

Monday, September 30, 2019
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Black women in America often feel pressured to act like Superwoman to cope with the stress of race- and gender-based discrimination in their daily lives, which can have…

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MSU Conservation and Business Researchers Partner To Disrupt Wildlife Trafficking

Tuesday, September 24, 2019
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Faculty from Michigan State University will join forces and combine wildlife trafficking and supply chain management expertise to reduce global crime with far-reaching impacts. The team will combine…

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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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New Program to Target Underserved Populations with Healthy Eating, Stress Management Tips

Monday, September 16, 2019
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One Michigan State University College of Nursing researcher is hoping a new program will instill healthy eating habits in under served, low-income young children and families across Michigan. “Happy Family,…

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Underrated and Underground, Tuber Evolution Study Earns NSF Grant

Thursday, September 5, 2019
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The United States grew more than a million acres of potatoes in 2017, making the number one vegetable crop in the country a tuber. But potatoes are not…

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Could Marriage Stave Off Dementia?

Tuesday, August 27, 2019
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Dementia and marital status could be linked, according to a new Michigan State University study that found married people are less likely to experience dementia as they age….

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10-Cent Tuberculosis Test Allows For Earlier Treatment

Tuesday, August 27, 2019
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News of a cure for the deadliest strain of tuberculosis is making headlines around the world. However, before treatment can begin, TB must first be diagnosed. Early detection has been…

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MSU Leads $2 Million Grant on Outdoor Science Learning

Friday, August 23, 2019
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New research from Michigan State University will develop methods to show teachers how learning science can be situated outside of the classroom. Gail Richmond, a professor in the…

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