Tuesday, October 27, 2020

Meredith Skrzypczak

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NEWS

Rooted in the past

Words from the mouth of a convicted murderer, retellings of great game moments and pleas from students to keep programs all made headlines this semester. The football team experienced highs and lows with a win over a top rival and suspensions of multiple players.

CAMPUS

MSU professors study different uses of social networking sites

Signing into Facebook during class normally is looked down upon by MSU faculty, but some MSU professors are taking a different approach through research on social networking sites. Nicole Ellison, an assistant professor in the Department of Telecommunication, Information Studies and Media is part of a team using about $500,000 from a National Science Foundation grant to study how people use social networking sites such as Facebook. “The story of students using Facebook in class and not paying attention … (is) one small part of it,” Ellison said.

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