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Snyder's approval ratings up; Congress down

MSU News - 2 hours 4 sec ago
Gov. Rick Snyder's approval ratings improved in the latest results from MSU's State of the State Survey. Congress, however, continued to fare poorly.
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Broad Art Museum gets another $5 million from namesake

MSU News - 2 hours 24 min ago
The Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum at MSU announced today it has received a new $5 million gift from The Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation to increase the museum's exhibition endowment as well as to provide annual funding for exhibitions for the next five years. The gift was given in honor of the museum's founding director, Michael Rush. Now in its second year, Broad MSU is dedicated to exploring global contemporary culture and ideas through art.
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The final goodbye

State News Top Stories - April 17, 2014 - 9:16pm

By Geoff Preston




Don’t call it a memorial.

That was what the Holsworth family of St.

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Thousands gather at Breslin to remember life of "Princess Lacey"

State News Top Stories - April 17, 2014 - 8:53pm

The lights went up in Breslin Center on Thursday night as the family of Lacey Holsworth walked out with former senior center Adreian Payne — Lacey’s "big brother" — leading the way.

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Smith no-hitter, Nielsen homer deliver win vs. EMU

MSU News - April 17, 2014 - 3:41pm
Senior Kelly Smith threw the 20th no-hitter in school history, while junior Carly Nielsen came off the bench to hit a pinch-hit home run in the bottom of the sixth inning as MSU earned a 1-0 non-conference win over Eastern Michigan.
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Staff profiles: Daedre Craig

MSU News - April 17, 2014 - 2:30pm
Daedre Craig, annual trial garden manager at the Horticulture Demonstration Gardens, talks about her love of gardening.
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Internet use can help ward off depression among elderly

MSU News - April 17, 2014 - 2:27pm
It's estimated that as many as 10 million older Americans suffer from depression, often brought on by feelings of loneliness and isolation.
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MSU Apparel and Textile Design Fashion Show

MSU News - April 17, 2014 - 2:15pm
As a member of the general public watching the MSU Apparel and Textile Design Fashion Show, you would never guess the amount of planning and preparation that goes into the making of the show.
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MSU Board of Trustees to meet April 22

MSU News - April 17, 2014 - 11:16am
The MSU Board of Trustees will meet at 9:30 a.m. April 22 in the Board Room of the Hannah Administration Building.
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Unraveling the 'black ribbon' around lung cancer

MSU News - April 17, 2014 - 10:00am
A Michigan State University study consisting of lung cancer patients, primarily smokers between the ages of 51 to 79 years old, is shedding more light on the stigma often felt by these patients, the emotional toll it can have and how health providers can help.
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Hunt or be hunted

State News Top Stories - April 16, 2014 - 7:07pm

No preference freshman Patrick Murray felt a surge of bloodlust as he was walking out of Mason Hall. He had spotted a member of the human resistance across Physics Road, the soon-to-be victim’s status indicated by the orange bandana on her arm.

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Faculty conversations: Rob Roznowski

MSU News - April 16, 2014 - 3:00pm
Rob Roznowski didn't start out being a teacher, but he always knew he wanted to be one.
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Out of nowhere

MSU News - April 16, 2014 - 11:29am
Oomph! There was that feeling. It came out of nowhere when I least expected it. You know the one-the one that feels like someone hit you in the stomach and all your air escaped, even though no one physically touched you. Maybe it happened because a smell reminded you of someone you've lost and grief swung back and hit you hard, even if the loss was years ago. Or maybe it happened when a song on the radio took you back to a time you were hurt by someone, and that same feeling came rushing back. Or maybe it even happened when you were teased with spring and then woke up to yet another morning with snow. (Really? Can we please be done now?) It's those things that happen when we least expect them that can take your breath away and knock you off kilter. They can stop your day cold and steal moments of happiness. Often, it takes some time, and maybe a few tears, to get past it, gather yourself and get back into the swing of things. My day at work had been pretty unremarkable. I was doing what I normally do, writing, editing, managing the MSUToday website, coordinating content and putting together editorial calendars. Part of all of that includes finding and editing Faculty Voices for this page.
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Student entrepreneurs hope to impress Silicon Valley execs

MSU News - April 16, 2014 - 10:15am
Five MSU students have been chosen to attend the prestigious Business Association of Stanford Entrepreneurial Students e-Bootcamp, which will be held at Stanford University April 17-20.
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SASS Academic Excellence Gala celebrates MSU student-athletes

MSU News - April 16, 2014 - 8:58am
Michigan State's Student-Athlete Support Services hosted the 17th annual Spartan Academic Excellence Gala on Monday evening at the Breslin Center.
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Leonard Fleck: Using a medical ethicsope

MSU News - April 16, 2014 - 8:29am
A woman died Dec. 23, 2013 at age 53. The immediate cause of death was a fatal heart arrhythmia.
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Bradley Burmeister: The Perfect Match

MSU News - April 16, 2014 - 7:28am
It all came down to this: Match Day. Forty applications, 16 interviews, hundreds of miles on the road, eight years of medical school, and my future, all came down to what was inside the envelope at noon on March 21.
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Winter's last laugh

MSU News - April 16, 2014 - 5:28am
After a weekend of warm, spring weather, winter had one last laugh for campus on April 15, 2014. Here, a light snow dusts the statue of John Hannah in front of the Administration Building. Hannah was the longest-serving president of MSU.
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From the words of the US poet laureate

MSU News - April 15, 2014 - 5:42pm
Natasha Trethewey, U.S. poet laureate, paid a visit to the RCAH Center for Poetry April 2-3. On April 2, she read some of her poetry, and the next day Trethewey was part of a question and answer session with Center for Poetry Director Anita Skeen.
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A glimpse of Wharton Center's 2014-2015 season

MSU News - April 15, 2014 - 4:55pm
Wharton Center released a short list of upcoming 2014-2015 performances. The entire season will be announced the last week of April when Wharton Center subscribers will receive the season brochure and order form.
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