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Mark Auslander Named MSU Museum Director

Mark Auslander, a sociocultural anthropologist, has been appointed director of the Michigan State University Museum. He will lead one of the earliest established museums in the nation, and the state’s first museum to receive Smithsonian affiliate...
21-Mar-2017 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Peers, More Than Teachers, Inspire Us to Learn

“Why do I have to learn this?” It’s a common question among youth, but new research out of Michigan State University suggests students perform much better academically when the answer is provided by their peers rather than their teachers.
21-Mar-2017 6:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Skilled Workers More Prone to Mistakes When Interrupted

Expertise is clearly beneficial in the workplace, yet highly trained workers in some occupations could actually be at risk for making errors when interrupted, indicates a new study by two Michigan State University psychology researchers.
17-Mar-2017 6:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Kirk Gibson to Speak at MSU Commencement

Detroit Tigers legend Kirk Gibson will speak at Michigan State University's undergraduate convocation on May 5. He will also receive an honorary doctorate of humanities. In addition, Darren Walker, president of the Ford Foundation, will speak at the...
16-Mar-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Refugees with PTSD Regulate Stress Differently

New Michigan State University research has found that refugees diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder regulate stress differently than those who don’t have the disorder, but may have experienced similar suffering.
15-Mar-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

MSU to Partner with Indian Media Giant, Helping Local Farmers

Michigan State University and Indian media company Ramoji Film City are partnering to help farmers better produce food for India. The project involves the university’s communication and agriculture experts and the Ramoji Media Group, a multi-media...
14-Mar-2017 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Enlarged Prostate Later in Life Could Stem From Fetal Development Early On

New research from Michigan State University indicates that embryonic tissue, key to the development of a baby’s gender, could contribute to an enlarged prostate, or BPH, in men later in life.
13-Mar-2017 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Innocent African-Americans More Likely to Be Wrongfully Convicted

African-American prisoners who were convicted of murder are about 50 percent more likely to be innocent than other convicted murderers and spend longer in prison before exoneration, according to a report released today that’s co-edited by a...
7-Mar-2017 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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