Category Archives: College News

‘Ivory tower’ bucking social media

University scholars are largely resisting the use of social media to circulate their scientific findings and engage their tech-savvy students, a Michigan State University researcher argues in a new paper. While social media is widely used in fields such as journalism and business – not just to push a product but also to engage in… Read More »

MSU at AERA: At a Glance

Nearly 200 faculty members and graduate students from Michigan State University are expected to participate in the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association this year in Philadelphia. The meeting runs from April 3-7, 2014. Researchers from all over the world converge at AERA to share and discuss research across numerous education disciplines. Here… Read More »

Museum program improves science teacher, student learning

New research by Michigan State University shows a teacher professional development program developed and run by the Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago significantly improves student performance in science. At a press conference today in Chicago, University Distinguished Professor William Schmidt – who led the research with funding from the Boeing Corporation – joined Chicago Mayor Rahm… Read More »

MSU scholars honored for education research

Two faculty members in the College of Education at Michigan State University have been honored for excellence in education research this year by the American Educational Research Association (AERA). Both will be recognized during an awards ceremony April 5 at the AERA Annual Meeting in Philadelphia. University Distinguished Professor Mark Reckase is receiving the E.… Read More »

Ames named distinguished scholar at Purdue

Dean and Professor Emeritus Carole Ames has been honored by Purdue University as a Distinguished Woman Scholar. She was among six Purdue alumni who received the recognition on March 7, 2014 from the university’s Susan Bulkeley Center for Leadership Excellence, which was initiated to advance women in leadership. Ames spent 18 years as dean of… Read More »

No. 1 for 20 years!

For a solid two decades now, Michigan State University has been ranked No. 1 in the nation for both elementary and secondary education! According to the latest graduate school rankings from U.S. News & World Report, released today, the MSU College of Education has been considered the best place to study elementary and secondary education… Read More »