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MSU professor receives premier award for education research

April 14, 2022
MSU professor receives premier award for education research

Michigan State University Professor William H. Schmidt is the recipient of the 2022 Distinguished Contributions to Research in Education Award presented by the American Educational Research Association, or AERA. It is the premier award for outstanding achievement and success in education research. Schmidt is a University Distinguished Professor and founder and director of the Center for the… Read More »

MSU alum named 2022 MI Principal of the Year

April 7, 2022
MSU alum named 2022 MI Principal of the Year

On the banks of the Red Cedar, there is a school that is known to all. And it was on the banks of the Red Cedar River that Nicole Nuckolls Carter, TCRT ’99 and M.A. ’01 (Curriculum & Instruction), found her calling at a college renowned for producing educators who are prepared to lead. Now,… Read More »

MSU hosts symposium on sport and exercise psychology

April 4, 2022
MSU hosts symposium on sport and exercise psychology

Students within the Michigan State University Department of Kinesiology coordinated the annual Midwest Sport and Exercise Psychology Symposium this winter. Following approval from MSU on Feb. 1 to host the conference in person, the student organizers had less than three weeks to set the program, solicit and review presentation abstracts, advertise and oversee registrations before… Read More »

MSU named #1 in nation for four graduate programs by U.S. News

March 29, 2022
MSU named #1 in nation for four graduate programs by U.S. News

For the 28th straight year, Michigan State University has been ranked #1 in the nation for elementary and secondary teacher education. The annual rankings from U.S. News & World Report have also named MSU #1 for curriculum and instruction for the fourth straight year. “We are excited and honored to learn that our college has been recognized… Read More »

MSU research identifies top five character strengths for individuals with disabilities

March 21, 2022
MSU research identifies top five character strengths for individuals with disabilities

In a first of its kind study, Michigan State University researchers have identified the top and bottom five character strengths for most individuals with disabilities. The findings show remarkable consistency amongst groups with all types of physical, emotional and mental disabilities, and point the way toward positive changes for clinicians and clients in rehabilitation, mental… Read More »

MSU’s Office of K-12 Outreach unveils Women’s History Month Resource Guide

March 8, 2022
MSU’s Office of K-12 Outreach unveils Women’s History Month Resource Guide

The Michigan State University Office of K-12 Outreach has announced a free educational guide in honor of Women’s History Month full of resources to learn about and be empowered by women in history. The guide includes a timeline for how commemorations transitioned from a single International Women’s Day (March 8, 2022) to the currently understood… Read More »

Krajcik named University Distinguished Professor

February 28, 2022
Krajcik named University Distinguished Professor

Joseph Krajcik, an internationally recognized scholar in STEM teaching and learning, was named a University Distinguished Professor by the MSU Board of Trustees in 2021. The recognition is one of the highest honors that can be bestowed on a Michigan State University faculty member, and is given in acknowledgment of achievements in research, the classroom… Read More »

MSU leads national research focusing on improving racial equity in teacher preparation programs

February 24, 2022
MSU leads national research focusing on improving racial equity in teacher preparation programs

Ongoing research led by Michigan State University Associate Professor Terry Flennaugh is examining processes in teacher preparation programs that aid in enacting racial justice. The goal: Understanding elements that work and suggesting improvements for all teacher preparation programs nationwide. The work is funded by the Hewlett Foundation, which originally supported the work in 2019 with… Read More »

Floden receives top national honor for career achievement in teacher education

February 16, 2022
Floden receives top national honor for career achievement in teacher education

Robert E. Floden, University Distinguished Professor and dean emeritus of the College of Education, has been named the honoree for the 2022 AACTE David G. Imig Award for Distinguished Achievement in Teacher Education.  Presented by the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE), the recognition honors an individual for their exemplary career achievement in… Read More »