MSU takes academic lead in emerging field of intimacy direction
Alexis Black is one of only 30 intimacy directors for theater in the United States. She currently works at MSU as an assistant professor in acting and movement.View story photos
Ask the Expert: Online learning vs. classroom learning
Online learning can be as good or even better than in-person classroom learning. Research has shown that students in online learning performed better than those receiving face-to-face instruction, but it has to be done right.
How COVID-19 is impacting kids involved in the criminal justice system
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 system are facing even more unique challenges navigating this trying time.View story photos
Ask the Expert: COVID-19 testing
We do need community wide testing of asymptomatic people before we can effectively get a handle on exposure and do appropriate contact tracing. States are re-opening without this widespread testing because the governors are responding to people’s demand to reopen and states don’t have sufficient testing strategies and capacity to do regular, community-wide testing.View story photos
Mork aids relief efforts in hometown after flooding
Mork, a native of Midland, Michigan, saw utter devastation in his hometown after two dams failed and flooded the area. Along with his family, he's volunteering in the massive cleanup efforts in his hometown.
Tending to young children’s mental health
COVID-19 has created a lack of stability in our everyday lives. Families and particularly children are affected by the lack of structure and familiar activities. Without the usual supports provided by school-based programs and resources, there can be long-term loss of children’s social and emotional development.
The truth behind fake news and politics on social media
Dustin Carnahan, an assistant professor of communications in the College of Communication Arts and Sciences, shares his thoughts on what could happen if President Trump continues his controversial Twitter dialogue and how misinformation could impact the 2020 election.View story photos
How to choose and when to apply grub control products for your lawn
Not all the grub control products on store shelves will be effective this spring. Here’s how to choose and use the right one for your lawn.
Two performances set to reschedule due to Coronavirus
Davina and the Vagabonds and Hot Club of Cowtown's "The Finest Hour" was originally scheduled for Wednesday, May 13. The event is rescheduled for 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 4, 2021.
Understanding how your work environment can change your pandemic attitude
To further understand the effects of this pandemic, MSU psychologist Daisy Chang has launched a new study to find out how employer practices can shift essential workers’ attitudes during this crisis.