In Other Words (Week of April 23)

On the Left Time’s Up, John Engler From Progress Michigan, John Engler’s history in handling sexual assault as Michigan Governor and more recently as MSU interim president. Earth Day: A Revisit From Ramona’s Voices, remembering the first Earth Day. Tax Day 2018: Celebrating The Contributions Of All Michiganders From the Michigan League for Public Policy blog Factually Speaking, tax …

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Independent Streams (Week of April 16)

Problems East Lansing Is Going To Soon Have A Housing Market Overload IPPSR affiliate Charles Ballard is quoted on East Lansing demographics and student housing choices. New Findings Raise Concerns About Avian Malaria In Southwest Michigan IPPSR affiliate Eric Freedman pens article on the spread of avian disease in Michigan as temperatures rise. In Today’s World, Student …

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AERA 2018 presentation: Patterns of engagement in a flipped undergraduate class (slides, paper, & code)

I’m presenting a second paper at AERA on patterns of (outside of class) engagement in a flipped undergraduate class with my colleagues You-kyung Lee, Kristy Robinson, John Ranellucci, Cary Roseth, and Lisa Linnenbrink-Garcia. The presentation is at 8:15 am (Sunday, 4/15) in the Millenium Broadway Hotel (Room 7.04) and is on a session on emotions, …

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AERA 2018 presentation: How engagement during out-of-school STEM programs promotes the development of interest (slides, paper, & code)

I’m excited to present a paper on how engagement during out-of-school STEM programs promotes youths’ development of interest with my co-authors Patrick Beymer and Jennifer Schmidt. The paper is in the session “Data-Intensive Approaches to Studying Engagement in Education: Exploring Their Current Potential”. My co-presenters in the session include Eric Weibe and James Creager, Sophia …

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In Other Words (Week of April 9)

On the Left Nestlé “We Own the Muskegon River” Waters Gets MDEQ Approval to Pump 400 Gallons of Ground Water Every Single Minute(link is external) From Up North Progressive, Nestle’s controversial request to increase water pumping for resale approved by MDEQ. Medicaid Work Requirements: A Prescription For Problems(link is external) From the Michigan League for Public Policy …

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Cultivating a Culture of Trust

It has been difficult to write for the public in the months since posting the Open Letter to the College of Arts & Letters in the wake of the survivor impact statements that are transforming Michigan State University.1 Part of the difficulty is what my thoughtful #SpartanDean colleague, Prabu David, emphasized when he wrote that it is challenging to find the right …

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National Indian Law Library Bulletin (4/5/2018)

Here: The National Indian Law Library added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 4/5/18. U.S. Supreme Court Bulletin http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/sct/2017-2018update.html Petition was filed in Fort Peck Housing Authority, et al., v. Department of Housing and Urban Development, et al. (Jurisdiction; Grant in Aid Funds) on 3/22/18. Read the latest Tribal Supreme Court Project update published on 4/2/18. …

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We installed a new exhibit today!

We installed a new exhibit today! Come check out some high flights from our Special Collections on display in the Sawyer-Koch exhibit cases, which are located by the front entrance of the main library. Many thanks to our Facilities crew for helping with the install! #libraryexhibit #exhibition #specialcollections #librariesofinstagram (at MSU Libraries)   Tweet

2018 FBA Baca Award Winners

Eric Eberhard and Heather Kendall-Miller Honored With 2018 Lawrence R. Baca Lifetime Achievement Award for Excellence in Federal Indian Law The Federal Bar Association Indian Law Section is proud to announce that Professor Eric Eberhard and Heather Kendall-Miller are the 2018 recipients of the Lawrence R. Baca Lifetime Achievement Award for Excellence in Federal Indian Law. Eric and Heather will …

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National Indian Law Library Bulletin (3/20/2018)

Here: The National Indian Law Library added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 3/20/18. U.S. Supreme Court Bulletin http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/sct/2017-2018update.html Petition was filed in Harvey, et al., v. Ute Indian Tribe of the Uintah and Ouray Reservation, et al. (Exhaustion of Tribal Remedies) on 3/7/18. Law Review & Bar Journal Bulletin http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/lawreviews/2018.html Tribal lending and tribal …

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National Indian Law Library Bulletin (3/15/2018)

Here: The National Indian Law Library added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 3/15/18.Law Review & Bar Journal Bulletin http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/lawreviews/2018.html Justice for Native Nations: Insights from legal pluralism. GMOs, International law, and Indigenous peoples. May the spirit of section 106 yet prevail?: Recognizing the environmental elements of Native American intangible cultural heritage. Tribal …

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