Harold Boven, land management labor, died Nov. 11. Boven joined the staff in 1977 and retired in 2013.
Is opioid treatment available to those who need it most?
The U.S. opioid epidemic is still raging – it’s particularly pronounced in low-income areas and in those where people lack access to health care services, which includes cities in Michigan and across the Rust Belt. But the effectiveness of efforts to provide treatment and recovery options to those who need it most – that is, in locations with the greatest number of deaths from opioid overdose – has been unclear.View story photos
Smart people may learn music faster
Why do some people learn music more quickly than others? Intelligence could play a role, according to an MSU study that investigated the early stages of learning to play piano.View story photos
Nearly half of accused harassers can return to work
New research from MSU's School of Human Resources and Labor Relations revealed that almost half of accused harassers can go back to work when disputes are settled by arbitrators – or, third-parties who resolve disputes.
MSU gymnastics announces co-captains for 2020 season
MSU gymnastics head coach Mike Rowe announced senior Gabriella Douglas and junior Lea Mitchell as the co-captains for the 2020 season.
Suzy Merchant radio show begins on Nov. 20
MSU women's basketball head coach Suzy Merchant will start her weekly radio call-in show, the Suzy Merchant Radio Show, on Wednesday, Nov. 20 at Reno's East.
Step by step
I take a walk with my dog pretty much every evening after work. We usually go at least a mile, sometimes more than two. The things that run through my mind are usually what to cook for dinner, wondering if I need to do laundry, thinking about what show to binge or taking note of home décor I like in the neighborhood. I also think about keeping my active dog busy with treats, so she ignores the occasional squirrel, rabbit, deer or turkey in our path.View story photos
Renee Canady: Making vital changes for health equity
I realized I was motivated by the impact of illness on a person and their family not from a biomedical or clinical perspective, but from a social perspective—how illness affects how people see themselves, how the family supports them, and how they figure out all of the systems they have to maneuver.View story photos
Darline K. El Reda: Reducing preventable deaths
The U.S. is the highest in the world in terms of GDP spending on healthcare, but this spending has not correlated with a higher ranking in health quality or outcomes. In fact, the U.S. ranks last among comparable countriesView story photos
MSU kinesiology wins big at regional conference
MSU Kinesiology, or KIN, students and faculty attended the midwest chapter meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine, or MWACSM, on Nov. 7-9 in Oak Brook, Illinois. Between 600-700 people attended in total.