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February 5, 2013
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Survey: More Freshmen than Ever Say They Go to College to Get Better Jobs, Make More Money

The current economic situation in the United States has a major influence on first-year students’ decisions about which college to attend and is reflected in their reasons for pursuing higher education, according to the CIRP Freshman Survey, UCLA’s annual survey … Continue reading

November 18, 2012
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The Ecology of Voter Signs

Students in Mitchell Pavao-Zuckerman’s UA ecology class took to the streets of Tucson last week to lend their eyes and minds to real science. You might have looked out your kitchen window last week to see a group of college … Continue reading

November 17, 2012
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For College Students, Job Market a Mixed Bag

EAST LANSING, Mich. — As Michigan State University’s Recruiting Trends report shows, college students are experiencing a mixed bag of outcomes when it comes to finding a job. For some MSU students, like MBA candidate Megan Brody, the job search … Continue reading

October 21, 2012
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Civil War Stories Forever Preserved

EAST LANSING, Mich. — Faded and sometimes tattered, letters and journal entries written 150 years ago by hopeful and homesick Civil War soldiers will forever be preserved online, thanks to digitization by Michigan State University archivists. University Archives and Historical … Continue reading

October 17, 2011
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“Drunkorexia:” A Recipe for Disaster

*MU study finds disordered eating combined with heavy drinking is common among college students* COLUMBIA, Mo. – It is well known that eating disorders are common among teens and college students. Heavy alcohol consumption is another well-known unhealthy habit of … Continue reading

February 9, 2011
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Spring Break: Study Suggests How to Reduce Risky Behavior

ANN ARBOR, Mich.— College students who arrange with friends to “get their backs” are less likely to engage in risky spring break behavior, according to a new study. The University of Michigan study, published this month in the Journal of … Continue reading

January 9, 2011
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College Students Lack Scientific Literacy, Study Finds

EAST LANSING, Mich. — Most college students in the United States do not grasp the scientific basis of the carbon cycle – an essential skill in understanding the causes and consequences of climate change, according to research published in the … Continue reading