Partners Break Ground on Doug Meijer Medical Innovation Building
Health Innovation Partners broke ground on the next phase of the university’s Grand Rapids Innovation Park, the Doug Meijer Medical Innovation Building.
What will make grandma use her Fitbit longer?
For older adults, Fitbits and other activity trackers may be popular gifts, but they may not be used for very long. While counterintuitive, engaging in competition with family and friends decreases the odds of long-term use among older adults, perhaps because they feel it’s demotivating, according to a new MSU study.View story photos
As counseling services expand, employees play key role in supporting students
The significant expansion of counseling and mental health resources for MSU students has led to a dramatic increase in use of those services, and campus officials stress that more students in distress need vital support.
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.
MSU researcher develops support services for released inmates
MSU College of Human Medicine researcher believes that specially trained “peer navigators” who have experienced the same problems can help connect the former inmates with the mental health, medical, substance abuse and other services they need.
How meditation can help you make fewer mistakes
If you are forgetful or make mistakes when in a hurry, a new MSU study – the largest of its kind to-date – found that meditation could help you to become less error prone.
New drug combos may prevent resistance to melanoma treatments
A MSU study led by a physiology graduate student in the College of Human Medicine has found that new drug combinations may prevent melanoma, an often deadly form of skin cancer, from becoming resistant to treatment.
MSU administrators honored with research administrator award
Erin Gorman, director of research operations with health colleges research services for the College of Human Medicine and Barb Miller, research administrator with the research office in the College of Arts and Letters are the recipients of the Fall 2019 Unit Research Administrator Spotlight, or RAS, awards.
Spartan, Wolverine ROTC cadets run annual Alex's Great State Race
For the sixth consecutive year, a team of Reserve Officer Training Corps, or ROTC, cadets from the MSU Spartan Battalion and the University of Michigan Wolverine Battalion will unite on Nov. 15 — kicking off the annual rivalry weekend — to participate in Alex’s Great State Race.View story photos
Secchia family donates to Grand Rapids Research Center
Peter and Joan Secchia are giving an additional $5 million to complete the $30 million campaign for the $88 million building that opened in 2017.View story photos