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Certain Personality Traits Heighten Cyber Crime Risk

Impulse online shopping, downloading music and compulsive email use are all signs of a certain personality trait that make you a target for malware attacks. New research from Michigan State University examines the behaviors – both obvious and subtle – …

Michigan State Agrees to Settle Nassar Claims for $500M

Michigan State University agreed to pay $500 million to settle claims from more than 300 women and girls who said they were assaulted by sports doctor Larry Nassar in the worst sex-abuse case in sports history, officials announced Wednesday. The …

Study Says Mobile Homes at Risk From Climate Change, More Tornadoes

As mobile home ownership rises, the volatility of climate change and more tornadoes increases the risk of massive property damage and deaths in coming decades, according to a new study by Michigan State University researchers. The number of mobile homes …

Ethical Bosses May Burnout, Lash Out at Employees

Is your boss ethical? Does he or she do what’s right, as opposed to what’s profitable? If so, they may turn downright abusive the next day. New research on leader behavior by Russell Johnson, associate professor of management at Michigan …

Panel Rules Michigan State University Has Immunity From Woman’s Suit

Michigan State University has dodged any legal responsibility for injuries suffered by a high school visitor who fell six floors to the ground after a window collapsed at a residence hall. Public agencies have a duty to maintain buildings, but …

Deer Crashes Through Window at Michigan State University Building

A deer crashed through a window at a Michigan State University building, leaving behind a trail of blood and broken glass before jumping out another window. MLive.com reports the deer knocked into several windows at Wilson Hall’s classroom wing Wednesday …

High School Student Injured in 6-Story Fall at Michigan State

A high school student was critically injured after accidentally falling from a sixth-floor window while playing a game of catch with friends at a Michigan State University dorm, authorities said Monday. The 18-year-old from Ann Arbor crashed through the glass …