Research & Creative Work

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COVID-19 and Online Instruction

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On the Banks of the Red Cedar

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Understanding the Impact of Norms and Emotions on Social Distancing during COVID-19

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In this photo, a parasitologist examines a worm under a microscope in Bongor, Chad. (Photo by J. Hahn/The Carter Center)

Interdisciplinary Researchers Team Up to Eradicate Guinea Worm Disease in Chad

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Study Analyzes How STEM Children’s Programming Prioritizes Diversity

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Communication Scholar Receives U.S. Fulbright Scholar Award to Slovenia for Research and Teaching

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MSU Interdisciplinary Team Secures $3.2M NSF Convergence Grant to Empower Off-grid Communities

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Spartans Combat Bias in Reporting with 'Sourcing for Diversity Project'

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Promoting Meaningful Play: Empathic Games Showcased in Science Gallery Exhibit

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Researcher Inspires Widespread Change in Computer Security Practices

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Hunter Empowers Researchers, Raising a Helping Hand to Teachers Who Lose their Voice

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Students Showcase Undergraduate Research at Virtual Mid-SURE Symposium

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Doctors on Call: Study Shows Impact of Telemedicine during COVID-19

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Communication Scholar Observes the Effect of COVID-19 on Interpersonal Relationships

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The Sway of Social Media: Research Reveals Differences Between Platforms

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Takahashi Taps his Love of Poetry to Build a Community Celebrating the Spoken Word

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Professor Increases HPV Vaccination Rates for Underserved Populations

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MSU Researchers Release Free, Online Parenting Video Series as Michigan Families Stay Home

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The COVID-19 Infodemic: Combatting ‘Dangerous’ Misinformation on Social Media

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Using ComArtSci Computer Power to Understand COVID-19

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The Urgent Need to Move Schools Online: Four Things Your School District Needs to Know Before Taking Action

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Gaps in Broadband Access: Lagging Internet Contributes to Lagging Test Scores, Leaving Rural Students Behind

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Survivors Reflect Strength and Individuality in MSU Union Exhibit

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MSU Awarded Innovation Challenge Grant to Develop Chatbot for Broadcasters

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Training the Storytellers of Tomorrow

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Professor Ross Chowles Paints Faculty in a New Light

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Using High-Speed Videoendoscopy to Detect Vocal Cord Anomalies

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Researcher Explores Integration of Robots into Common Spaces for Social Good

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Media Innovation Lab Opens for Research

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Industry Professionals Discuss Trends and Innovations in Health and Risk Communication

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Health and Risk Communication at ComArtSci

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A Blueprint for Diffusing Global Health Ideas in the U.S.

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mHealth: Designing Human-Centered Technology to Support Health in Kenya

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Researchers Study the Era of Autonomous Vehicles and Impacts on the Workforce with $2.49 Million NSF Grant

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Fear of Missing Out: Ph.D. Student Researches an Anxiety We All Share

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Weighing In: How the Calories Add Up with Media Consumption

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Spartans Don't Just Play the Game, They Create It

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Michigan State University School of Journalism Professor Esther Thorson Ph.D.

Esther Thorson Ph.D. Honored with Prestigious Deutschmann Research Award

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Brain Powered Games Come to the Aid of Children Suffering from Malaria, HIV

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Shared Interest Leads Alumni to Pioneer Research on Media and Society

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Fulbright Scholar Ups the Game against Climate Change

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The Social Media Sorting Hat: How Algorithms Drive Your Exposure to News and Politics

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Using the Bully Pulpit to Bridge the Partisan Divide

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MSU Alumni Wins First Place in Undergraduate Research for Work in Digital Media

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MSU Alumni Wins First Place in Undergraduate Research for Work in Digital Media

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Calling It A 'War On Science' Has Consequences

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Student Wins National Award with Bold Twist on Traditional Brand

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Environmental Reporting Helps Protect Citizens in Emerging Democracies

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Is Depression Contagious? How Social Media Really Affects Your Mental Health

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Quello Center Recognized for Innovative Research

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Assistant Professor LaPensée Taps Power of Gaming to Share Indigenous Experience

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A Leader in Media Psychology

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Rest Your Concussion: Researcher Inspired to Survey Approaches to Concussion Care

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Research in the Nation’s Capital: Professors Make Appearance at 69th Annual ICA Conference

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Students Present Undergraduate Research at UURAF 2019

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Students and Faculty Examine Barriers to Cancer Prevention Vaccine among Male Students

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Cringeworthy Politics: Trump Sparks 'Embarrassment' Spikes on Twitter

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College Drinking Intervention Strategies Need a Refresh

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From Repairing Cleft Lip to Restoring Voice: LaPine Leads Distinguished Career in the Classroom and the Field

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What’s Your Big Idea? Researchers Announce Rare 15-Day Challenge to Spark Interest in New Broadcast Technology

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Is Privacy Loss Worth the Perks of Health Apps? Getting the Low-down on Downloads

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A Privacy Catch-22: The Dilemma at the Intersection of Value and Data

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Dearing Named to EPA Council for Environmental Policy and Technology

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Dar Meshi

Researcher Finds Connection Between Excessive Social Media Use and Risky Decision-Making

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Researcher Shares Findings on Data Security with FTC

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Measuring the Value of Facebook: Users Would Need to Be Paid More than $1,000 to Walk Away

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Guided Meditation Explores the Feeling of Meaningful Play

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Understanding Bias: How Ethnicity, Mental Health and Attractiveness Impact Mass Shooting News

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WKAR and MSU Team Up with Lansing Schools to Study Literacy, Math and Tablet-Based Learning

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Vietnam Veterans’ Portraits Honor Stories of Service

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More Than a Habit: Understanding the Mystery of Stuttering

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Poll Reveals Environment Concerns, Division on Politics in Michigan

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Students Join Forces with Police to Bust Bias

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Communication Research Investigates the Black Sheep of the Family

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Communication Research Investigates the Black Sheep of the Family

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How Researchers Become First Responders during a Natural Disaster

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Doctoral Students and Faculty Take Stuttering Research to Japan

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Using Neuroimaging to Find Out What Makes a Good Story

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Researchers Shine Light on Mixed Reality with JARVIS

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Researchers Review Serious Gaming to Help Children with Chronic Illness

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Undergrad Donald Shell Presents Research at Mid-SURE 2018

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Theatre2Film Program Cultivates Success with New Feature Film

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Researchers Use Storytelling as a Defense Against Email Phishing

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ComArtSci Researchers Tackle Type 1 Diabetes with New Mobile App

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Bridging the Digital Divide for HIV/AIDS Patients

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MSU Researchers Explore Incidence of Vocal Fatigue and Hearing Loss in Broadcasters

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Courtney Venker tests eye-tracking device at the Lingo Lab

Venker Receives NIH Award for Research on Autism and Language Development

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Spartan Armor: Research on Helmet Use Prompts Brain Injury Prevention Campaign

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Research Makes the Case for Broadening Diverse Film Marketing

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Undergraduates Publish Research on Parenting Style and Language

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Regulating Facebook Won't Prevent Data Breaches

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ComArtSci Talks: Persuasive Effects of Social Media

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Student Illustrations Help Spark Conversation Around Bystander Intervention

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Can the Effects of Fake News be Reversed by Affirming the Self?

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Bianca Reisdorf

Studying Prison Populations: The Under-Connected Members of Our Connected World

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Dar Meshi Discovers Neuroscience Underlying Social Media Use

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AD+PR Department Welcomes New Chair Teresa Mastin 

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Media and Information Faculty Impact International Communities Through Research

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Media and Information Assistant Professor Joshua Introne.

Flint Eats: App Makes Healthy Food Easier to Find in Flint

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Accounting for Social System Dynamics Makes Your Dollar Go the Distance When it Comes to Conservation

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