Report: Insights for reopening schools
Diversity, equity and inclusion in education
MSU professor elected fellow
Improving access to opioid use disorder treatment
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Responding to COVID-19 with innovation and compassion
For the past several months, MSU’s apparel and textile design faculty, alumni and students have used their skills and contributed their time in the fight against COVID-19 by constructing masks and teaching others how to make their own through an online video.
Researchers study how COVID pandemic is affecting language change
COVID-19 has had a major impact on people around the world, but how is the pandemic changing our language and the way we communicate? That is the question being studied by a team of researchers led by associate professor Suzanne Wagner and assistant professor Betsy Sneller.
Placebos prove powerful…even when people know they’re taking one
A team of researchers from MSU, University of Michigan and Dartmouth College is the first to demonstrate that placebos reduce brain markers of emotional distress even when people know they are taking one.
Aggression torward owners is always problematic, but when is it pathologic?
Owner-directed aggression is problematic for any dog and owner. It most commonly comes in two forms: a genetic disorder referred to as Rage Syndrome and a more typical diagnosis called Conflict Aggression.
Summertime safety for your pet
While state and local health departments are encouraging people to take precautions this summer to prevent the spread of COVID-19, pet owners should also consider how to keep their pets healthy and safe during the hot months.
A-CAPP supports PSA for fraudulent PPE
The A-CAPP Center at MSU has partnered with the Department of Homeland Security Investigations to inform decision makers and consumers about the flood of fraudulent Personal Protective Equipment on the U.S. market.
Education, occupation are major factors in racial income gaps
Since the late 1970s and early 1980s, the earnings of Black workers have fallen relative to the earnings of white workers in much of the United States, according to a new study from Michigan State University.View story photos
Louise Labbate: Why I study entomology
I am researching an invasive insect that entered Michigan in 2015 called the Asian chestnut gall wasp (Dryocosmus kuriphilus), which attacks and causes damage to chestnut trees. I am monitoring this pest’s phenology and its interactions with the chestnut trees and an introduced natural enemy. I have been working towards an integrated pest management strategy to limit yield loss while minimizing costs to the growers and negative effects on the environment.View story photos
Andre Harris: Getting teens involved outdoors
I chose the Sustainable Parks, Recreation and Tourism major because I grew up in parks and recreation and knew I wanted to lead and be an advocate for traditional and nontraditional youth and teen parks and recreational programs in the Michigan. I knew for a while this field of work was the career path for me and MSU’s SPRT major was the best for me.View story photos
How to get a better workout during a pandemic
New research from MSU shows that working out with a stronger, computer-generated partner can help people ramp up their intensity, especially in the hardest parts of their routine.