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2015 student fashion show hits the runway March 6

MSU News - February 26, 2015 - 4:47pm
The Department of Art, Art History and Design at MSU is hosting the 2015 annual Apparel and Textile Design Student Fashion Show at 7 p.m. March 6 in the Pasant Theatre at Wharton Center.
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Immigration bill focus of public debate, community discussion

MSU News - February 26, 2015 - 2:46pm
As part of the ongoing Project 60/50, the MSU Debate team will argue whether or not Congress should pass the Development, Relief and Education for Alien Minors (DREAM) Act during a free event on Tuesday, March 3.
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MSU High 5: Feb. 26, 2015

MSU News - February 26, 2015 - 6:37am
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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Tied to memories

MSU News - February 25, 2015 - 12:50pm
It's not news to anyone that it's cold. I mean really cold. The kind of cold that takes your breath away and makes you wonder if it will ever be warm again. The kind of snow that makes you want to punch snowmen and curse at the wind. Since I park in a ramp that isn't exactly next to my building, every morning I bundle up for the polar trek into work. I layer up, put on boots, a hat, mittens and lastly, a scarf. And just about every morning when I tie that scarf around my neck, I'm taken back to a time when my 10-year-old self was wishing she had forgone a scarf that day. Don't get me wrong, I had a pretty great childhood. I was lucky - I wasn't picked on a lot and I had great friends. But I was always the shortest kid in the class - like a lot shorter than most everyone else, which meant being called "shrimp" or "munchkin" were commonplace. I also was pretty successful academically which earned me additional names like "poindexter" or "nerd." I took to heart the sticks and stones attitude and tried not to let it bother me. But one winter afternoon, for reasons I still don't understand, a couple of older kids took it upon themselves to pick on the small girl.
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World's challenges demand science changes - and fast

MSU News - February 25, 2015 - 10:34am
The world has little use - and precious little time - for detached experts. A group of scientists makes a compelling case in this week's Science Magazine that the growing global challenges has rendered sharply segregated expertise obsolete.
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Matthew Hedden: Solving Knotty Problems

MSU News - February 25, 2015 - 10:21am
If you'd asked me what I wanted to be when I was a kid, I would have said I wanted to be an artist. If you'd asked me during my freshman or sophomore year in high school, I would have said I wanted to be a writer. Math was something fun for me, but it was not always my passion.
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Anna Perrin: Puzzles of Math and Language

MSU News - February 25, 2015 - 10:09am
Despite being a fifth-generation Spartan, Anna Perrin chose her own path, combining her love of math and language into a unique academic program.
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BTN Appreciation Day: Feb. 26

MSU News - February 25, 2015 - 9:40am
MSU Athletics Director Mark Hollis has designated Feb. 26 as "BTN Appreciation Day."
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Workplace negativity can hurt productivity

MSU News - February 25, 2015 - 8:09am
Employees who point out problems in the office may help the company improve, but could be hurting themselves in the process, finds a study by researchers in MSU's Broad College of Business.
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Faculty conversations: Rhonda Conner-Warren

MSU News - February 24, 2015 - 3:09pm
Assistant professor of health programs Rhonda Conner-Warren's current research focuses on the use of apps by medical physicians, registered nurses and nurse practitioners. Conner-Warren is also involved in vaccination efforts with the Ingham County Department of Health - Child Health Clinic.
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'Worldwide, the nitrogen cycle is off'

MSU News - February 24, 2015 - 2:28pm
When exposed to nitrogen fertilizer over a period of years, nitrogen-fixing bacteria called rhizobia evolve to become less beneficial to legumes - the plants they normally serve.
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Former Astros owner, MSU grad returns to campus

MSU News - February 24, 2015 - 1:06pm
Drayton McLane, the former Houston Astros owner who earned a graduate business degree from MSU, returns to campus this week to talk with students and learn more about the Broad College of Business.
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MSU senior honored for organic chemistry research

MSU News - February 24, 2015 - 12:51pm
MSU chemistry senior Claire Baniel has been selected to receive an American Chemical Society Division of Organic Chemistry Undergraduate Award in Organic Chemistry.
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TEDxMSU features 'The Will' of Spartans

MSU News - February 24, 2015 - 11:09am
On March 4, TEDxMSU will take place at the MSU Wharton Center in the Cobb Great Hall and will feature an incredible line-up of presenters who each hold a different perspective on what "The Will" means to them.
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MSU High 5: Feb. 24, 2015

MSU News - February 24, 2015 - 6:12am
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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MSU Women upset No. 19 Rutgers, 60-50, on Senior Day

MSU News - February 23, 2015 - 2:39pm
Aerial Powers scored 18 points and matched a career-high with 18 rebounds for her 20th double-double of the season to help MSU upset cold-shooting No. 19 Rutgers 60-50 Sunday.
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Michigan State withstands late Illinois comeback

MSU News - February 23, 2015 - 2:32pm
Travis Trice scored 18 points off the bench, including a pair of late free throws, to help MSU seal a win over Illinois Sunday night, 60-53.
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Alumnus leads homeless choir

MSU News - February 23, 2015 - 1:38pm
MSU College of Music alumnus Jonathan Palant (DMA 2007) recently led a chorus of 20 homeless singers in a standing-room only, one-night performance at the Dallas City Performance Hall.
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MSU student named finalist for nationally competitive research assistant fellowship

MSU News - February 23, 2015 - 8:00am
An MSU student interested in international affairs has been named a finalist for a nationally competitive research assistant fellowship through the Carnegie Junior Fellows Program within the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.
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Tracking invasives? There's an app for that

MSU News - February 20, 2015 - 9:02am
Invasive species will have a tougher time sneaking around undetected, thanks to an app developed by Michigan State University.
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