More minority children die from cancer
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Tending to young children’s mental health
MSU faculty awarded grants for COVID-19 research
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John Hollenbeck: The magic to making Zoom calls effective
Humans simply weren’t designed for a 15-person Zoom meeting.View story photos
Amelia Armstrong: Supporting those who support us
Since the beginning of this year, I have seen how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected different people, schools, stores, sports and entire communities. When I applied for summer internships, I was lucky enough to find one that focuses on the effects that COVID-19 has on healthcare workers.View story photos
Ask the expert: What is contact tracing?
Mieka Smart, assistant professor in the department of epidemiology and biostatistics and the division of public health in the College of Human Medicine, answers questions about contact tracing.View story photos
Perfecting the potato chip
Each time a bag of potato chips is opened in the United States, there is a one in four chance that it’s filled with Michigan-grown potatoes. Michigan is the largest producer of potatoes grown for the potato chip industry, and more than 70% of the state’s annual 1.7 billion pounds of potatoes go toward chip production. The booming industry has not come about by accident or coincidence. A concerted effort made by industry stakeholders, spearheaded by Michigan State University Extension and MSU AgBioResearch, and coordinated by the Michigan Potato Industry Commission, has built a partnership that is growing the industry.View story photos
New technology gives students and faculty a new way to learn
A new technology acquired by the Learning Assessment Center is dramatically improving medical education and training for students and faculty across campus.
Spartan designs no-touch tool for door handles
Executive MBA student Gabriel Escudero Borges has employed the Spartan spirit by designing his No-Touch Tool to help people avoid touching surfaces when leaving their home during the novel coronavirus pandemic.View story photos
Study: How to identify patients most at risk from COVID-19 through nanotechnology
What if doctors could not only diagnose a COVID-19 infection but identify which patients are at the greatest risk of death before any major complications arise? One Michigan State University scientist believes nanotechnology may be the answer.View story photos
Ask the expert: Sleep and stress during a crisis
Kimberly Fenn, psychology professor and director of MSU's Sleep and Learning Lab, says that lighter sleep, unusual and vivid dreams and insomnia symptoms are results of stress — and unsurprisingly, what many people are experiencing.View story photos
MSU stresses importance of PPE in photo and video shoots
Amidst the novel coronavirus pandemic, MSU’s Environmental Health and Safety, or EHS, is diligently working to prioritize the health and safety of all Spartans and ensure that proper use of Personal Protective Equipment, or PPE, is depicted in all photo and video shoots.
Mieka Smart: Promoting exposure to global public health practices
A lot of faculty concentrate on research and many love lecturing in the classroom. For me, the best part of being an academic is advising and mentoring students through their academic journeys, including research and life beyond the classroom.View story photos