Michigan State University

Jobs plentiful for college grads

The job market for new college graduates is red hot. After several years of modest growth, hiring is expected to jump a whopping 16 percent for newly minted degree-holders in 2014-15, according to key findings ...

dateOct 14, 2014 in Economics & Business
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Abusive leadership infects entire team

Supervisors who are abusive to individual employees can actually throw the entire work team into conflict, hurting productivity, finds new research led by a Michigan State University business scholar.

dateAug 20, 2014 in Social Sciences
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Scared of crime? Good.

In the past half-century, fear of crime in the United States has fueled "white flight" from big cities, become known as a quality of life issue and prompted scholars and law enforcement experts to address ...

dateAug 12, 2014 in Social Sciences
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Surfing the Web in class? Bad idea

Even the smartest college students suffer academically when they use the Internet in class for non-academic purposes, finds new research by Michigan State University scholars.

dateJun 17, 2014 in Social Sciences
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Weight bias plagues US elections

Overweight political candidates tend to receive fewer votes than their thinner opponents, finds a new study co-authored by a Michigan State University weight bias expert.

dateMay 19, 2014 in Social Sciences
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