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Spartan Women's Golf Wins Big Ten Championship

MSU News - 3 hours 55 min ago
The Michigan State women's golf team captured the 2017 Big Ten Championship in comeback fashion on Sunday at TPC River's Bend in Maineville, Ohio. The Spartans entered the final round eight strokes back of Northwestern and wound up winning the tournament by two shots after a third-round best 3-under-par 285 on Sunday.
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Student performance commemorates Detroit 1967 uprising

MSU News - 4 hours 7 min ago
A new collaborative performance honoring the 50th anniversary of the 1967 uprising in Detroit will debut at 7:30 p.m. Friday at MSU's Residential College in the Arts and Humanities Theater in Synder-Phillips Hall.
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Women's Soccer Welcomes Mexico U20 National Team to DeMartin Stadium

MSU News - April 21, 2017 - 11:45am
The Michigan State women's soccer team will host the Mexico U20 National Team in an exhibition spring game at DeMartin Stadium. The match is set to be played on Friday, April 21 and is slated to start at 1:30 p.m.
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Spartans drop Toledo 13-7

MSU News - April 21, 2017 - 11:03am
In MSU's return to Secchia Stadium after a 17-day absence due to flooding, the Spartans took a 13-7 win over Toledo on a rainy Wednesday afternoon. MSU is now 5-0 at home this season.
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Sunflower seeds traced as source of toxic mold, potent liver carcinogen

MSU News - April 21, 2017 - 10:50am
Michigan State University researchers have shown that sunflower seeds are frequently contaminated with a toxin produced by molds and pose an increased health risk in many low-income countries worldwide.
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Sarah Burnham is the Big Ten Golfer of the Week

MSU News - April 20, 2017 - 3:21pm
Michigan State junior Sarah Burnham has been named the Big Ten Golfer of the Week, it was announced by the conference office April 19.
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Earth Day, every day

MSU News - April 19, 2017 - 2:46pm
"I just can't imagine a lake you can't see across." That was the comment from my daughter's boyfriend while we were visiting her in New York City and talking about their upcoming trip to Michigan. He has grown up in Brooklyn and has been to the ocean, but never one of the Great Lakes. I've heard that from plenty of people who have never been to the Mitten State. For me, I never even thought about it before - the Great Lakes have always just been a part of home. They were beautiful, cold and fun to swim in, but I never fully appreciated them until I saw a lot more of the world. Just a few weekends ago I got my Great Lakes fix when I visited my sister in Frankfort, Michigan. There's simply something magical about digging your feet into the sand and watching the waves crash into shore. I could feel my stress and worries washing out with the spray as the tides rolled back into the deep water. For all the material things I own, there is nothing that beats Mother Nature for raising the spirits and calming the soul. I've been helping my daughter and her boyfriend plan their upcoming trip. I practically insisted that they visit Sleeping Bear Dunes. It didn't take much to convince them. Like I said, he's been in the Big Apple his whole life and is ready to see some Michigan nature at its best.
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Dong Zhao: Saving energy in homes

MSU News - April 19, 2017 - 1:20pm
As an engineer or a "tech geek," my early research focused on technological improvement to reach energy efficiency. I applied many approaches in construction engineering, building science, geographic information systems and building information modeling.
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Anna Herzberger: Another summer, another field season...

MSU News - April 19, 2017 - 1:15pm
As the snow retreats and the days grow longer, I am again turning my attention towards summer fieldwork. I have fond memories of relaxing by the pool and spending time with my friends and family during high school and undergraduate summer breaks.
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ATD presents annual fashion show

MSU News - April 19, 2017 - 11:43am
The MSU Department of Art, Art History and Design will present its 2017 annual Apparel and Textile Design Fashion Show at 7 p.m. Friday, April 28. The juried fashion show is a culmination of creative explorations ranging from classical to avant-garde designs. The show is an opportunity for students to both be recognized for their work and to receive awards for their designs.
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Well-kept vacant lots can help reduce crime

MSU News - April 18, 2017 - 1:30pm
Maintaining the yards of vacant properties helps reduce crime rates in urban neighborhoods, indicates a new MSU study that's the most comprehensive to date.
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Arctic river ice deposits rapidly disappearing

MSU News - April 18, 2017 - 11:41am
Climate change is causing thick ice deposits that form along Arctic rivers to melt nearly a month earlier than they did 15 years ago, according to a new study co-authored by a Michigan State University hydrologist.
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Hanna-Attisha appointed honorary co-chair for March for Science

MSU News - April 18, 2017 - 10:23am
Mona Hanna-Attisha, an assistant professor of pediatrics in the MSU College of Human Medicine has been selected to serve as an honorary co-chair of the global March for Science event in Washington, D.C. on Saturday, April 22.
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Charisma-challenged? You can still be a good boss

MSU News - April 18, 2017 - 6:56am
You don't need the charisma of Steve Jobs to be an effective boss, indicates new research led by MSU business scholars.
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Spartans claim Lady Buckeye Invitational Title

MSU News - April 17, 2017 - 11:13am
The MSU women's golf team got its first tournament victory of the season, claiming the Lady Buckeye Invitational championship on Sunday in Columbus, Ohio.
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Students earn 2017 Board of Trustees' Awards

MSU News - April 14, 2017 - 12:24pm
At the April 13 Board of Trustees meeting, 52 students were recognized with Board of Trustees' Awards for having the highest scholastic average at the close of their last semester in attendance at MSU.
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Spartan baseball hosting Ohio State in B1G weekend series

MSU News - April 14, 2017 - 9:48am
Michigan State baseball resumes Big Ten Conference action this weekend by hosting Ohio State in a three-game weekend series at McLane Stadium at Kobs Field.
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Spartan men's golf returns to Midwest for the Boilermaker Invitational

MSU News - April 14, 2017 - 9:08am
Michigan State men's golf returns to familiar conditions, playing in the Boilermaker Invitational April 15-16 at the Kampen Course at the Birck Boilermaker Golf Course. The Spartans will play their next two tournaments in Big Ten country, traveling to Purdue before taking part in the Robert Kepler Invitational in Columbus, Ohio April 22-23.
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Tori Jankoska picked ninth in the WNBA draft by the Chicago Sky

MSU News - April 14, 2017 - 8:55am
Former Michigan State women's basketball guard Tori Jankoska was drafted ninth by the Chicago Sky at the 2017 WNBA Draft on Thursday.
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Miles Bridges staying at MSU

MSU News - April 14, 2017 - 8:52am
Seated in front of the iconic Sparty Statue at the intersection of Kalamazoo Street and Chestnut Road, Miles Bridges announced his intentions to return to Michigan State for his sophomore season early Thursday evening.
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