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The Race Card Project comes to MSU

MSU News - 2 hours 16 min ago
During her Sept. 15 visit to MSU as part of this year's One Book, One Community program and Project 60/50, award-winning journalist and NPR-contributor Michele Norris talked about her memoir "The Grace of Silence" and launched the MSU version of The Race Card Project at Wharton Center's World View Lecture.
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Annual summit works to solve priority economic problems in Michigan

MSU News - September 16, 2014 - 8:59pm
The MSU EDA University Center for Regional Economic Innovation hosted the third annual Innovate Michigan! Summit Sept. 4 at the Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center.
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Abnormal properties of cancer protein revealed in fly eyes

MSU News - September 16, 2014 - 4:37pm
Mutations in the human retinoblastoma protein gene are a leading cause of eye cancer. Now, MSU scientists have turned to fruit fly eyes to unlock the secrets of this important cancer gene.
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MSU engineering professor named Fulbright Scholar

MSU News - September 16, 2014 - 4:25pm
Volodymyr Tarabara, associate professor of civil and environmental engineering at MSU, has been named a Fulbright Scholar.
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Tigers, pandas and people a recipe for conservation insight

MSU News - September 16, 2014 - 1:26pm
The first big revelation in conservation sciences was that studying the people on the scene as well as nature conservation was crucial. Now, as this science matures, researchers are showing that it's useful to compare apples and oranges.
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Diversity could lead to ethical behaviors among scientists

MSU News - September 16, 2014 - 11:55am
A group of MSU researchers will use a five-year, $600,000 National Science Foundation grant to study how demographic and disciplinary diversity affects scientists' ethical behaviors.
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MSU joins national alliance to increase college graduation rates

MSU News - September 16, 2014 - 10:59am
Eleven large research institutions, including Michigan State University, have come together across state and conference lines to increase the rate at which students from low-income and underrepresented backgrounds graduate from college.
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Staff profiles: Joe Garza

MSU News - September 16, 2014 - 9:04am
When entering a Sparty's, what is the first thing on your mind? Is it customer service, marketing or product deliveries? It is if you're Joe Garza, the retail manager of Sparty's, which has 21 different stores on campus.
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MSU High 5: Sept. 16, 2014

MSU News - September 16, 2014 - 7:40am
Here's today's MSU High 5 - a morning hello and the fastest way to get you up to speed with what's happening at MSU.
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Breaking barriers

State News Top Stories - September 16, 2014 - 12:04am

Many international students pursue degrees and careers, forcing them out of their comfort zones. It isn’t easy. But both MSU and East Lansing are taking steps to ease the transition.

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Big Ten bloodlines

State News Top Stories - September 15, 2014 - 6:29pm

Last Friday, MSU and then-No. 9 Wisconsin kicked their seasons off in a tough Big Ten opener. The Spartans and Badgers were certainly familiar with one another, but two individuals involved in the game knew each other like sisters.

Courtney Clem, MSU’s redshirt senior goalkeeper, had the rare opportunity to see her sister, Caitlyn, on the opposite bench.

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Spartans make headlines for Homecoming 2014

MSU News - September 15, 2014 - 1:04pm
From groundbreaking medical discoveries to a world-class art museum, MSU is recognizing the historic and future impact of Spartans with its 2014 Homecoming "Spartans Make Headlines" Sept. 22-27.
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Open house to honor 'Nuestros Cuentos'

MSU News - September 15, 2014 - 10:10am
An open house will be held Tuesday for Nuestros Cuentos, or "Our Stories," a collaborative project documenting the lives of Lansing-area public school children through the use of autobiographies and artwork.
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Coming together

State News Top Stories - September 15, 2014 - 8:22am

Breslin Center was overflowing with swarms of people attending the annual Spartan Spectacular event on Sunday evening.

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Boosting armor for nuclear-waste eating microbes

MSU News - September 12, 2014 - 2:39pm
A microbe developed to clean up nuclear waste and patented by an MSU researcher has just been improved.
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MSU chooses site for new student, family housing

MSU News - September 12, 2014 - 1:41pm
Following an in-depth feasibility study that engaged students, residents and other university and community stakeholders, MSU has selected a new site to build student and family apartments - the former Michigan State Police Post at the corner of Harrison Road and Kalamazoo Street.
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Drinking culture

State News Top Stories - September 11, 2014 - 9:00pm

Alcohol has fueled celebrations, riots, holidays and in some cases, trips to the hospital. But what do students who attend MSU really think about the drinking culture here?

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MSU High 5: Sept. 11, 2014

MSU News - September 11, 2014 - 7:27am
Here's today's MSU High 5 - a morning hello and the fastest way to get you up to speed with what's happening at MSU.
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State News Top Stories - September 10, 2014 - 9:31pm

As the popularity of body art and modification rises, hiring practices and views on tattoos and piercings have begun to see a shift as well.

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In the beginning, there were three elements

MSU News - September 10, 2014 - 12:52pm
Figuring out how the universe went from three elements to 100 is the focus of new research being led by an MSU physicist and funded by a five-year, $11.4 million grant from the National Science Foundation.
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