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MSU Prof Wants Your Clothes To Tell You If You’re Coming Down With Something

As the country shivers and sneezes through another winter flu season, how cool would it be if your undershirt or socks not only kept you warm but also warned you about an oncoming infection? They might, under a grant given to an engineering professor of Michigan State University to create wearable biosensors that analyze the tiny amounts of body fluids you secrete onto your clothes.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/16/2014

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Five Michigan Universities Get NSF Grant To Boost Minority STEM Success

The National Science Foundation has awarded a $1.32 million grant to five Michigan universities for a project that will increase the academic success of underrepresented minority graduate students and postdoctoral scholars in STEM (science, technology , engineering, and mathematics) fields, as well as women graduate students in gender-imbalanced fields.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/11/2013

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WMU Prof Gets $500K NSF Grant To Study Cyberwar Ethics

A Western Michigan University professor has been awarded a $500,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to study ethical issues associated with cyberwarfare.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/22/2013

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$5.7 Million NSF Grant To MSU To Boost STEM Learning

Michigan State University has received two National Science Foundation grants totaling $5.7 million, funds that will be used to look for ways to use computer software to analyze student writing in science and engineering classes.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/01/2013

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MSU Prof Wins $400,000 NSF Award For Fuel Cell Research

Jason D. Nicholas, an assistant professor in the Michigan State University Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science, has received a National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development award.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/19/2013

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Wayne State Changing Undergraduate STEM Teaching Techniques

With help from National Science Foundation funding, Wayne State University will join other universities across the country aiming to improve teaching methods in the STEM disciplines, ultimately supporting those students with an interest in STEM fields and improving their graduation rates.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/17/2013

David Shonnard, Sustainable Futures Institute director at Michigan Tech, visits a jatropha plantation near Merida, Mexico with industry representatives. Michigan Tech photo.

Michigan Tech Helps Develop Sustainable Bioenergy Across the Americas

Michigan Technological University’s Sustainable Futures Institute and a broad range of Pan American partners see biofuel as a good answer to society’s growing need for alternative energy. But they want to make sure that it is produced in a sustainable way, benefiting rather than harming the societies and environments producing it.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/21/2013

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Wayne State Gets NSF Grant For Training Future Nanoengineers

Wayne State University has received a $200,000 Nanotechnology Undergraduate Education Grant from the National Science Foundation to develop an undergraduate certificate program geared toward training the next generation of nanoengineers.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/19/2013

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LTU Addresss Shortage Of Power Engineers With Scholarships

Thanks to a grant from the National Science Foundation, Lawrence Technological University is offering $10,000 scholarships for two years to community college graduates to complete a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering with a power engineering concentration.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/19/2013

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WMU Part Of 13-University EPA Research On Climate, Air Quality

Western Michigan University is one of 13 research universities from around the nation tapped to conduct a multiyear $4.3 million research effort aimed at determining the impact of organic aerosol materials on climate and air quality.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/09/2013

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