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Spartan Rowing announces nine signees for 2017

April 28, 2017 - 12:05pm
MSU rowing coach Matt Weise has announced that nine student-athletes will join the Spartan rowing program when they enroll at MSU in the fall of 2017.
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MSU senior receives Richard Lee Featherstone Endowed Prize

April 28, 2017 - 11:12am
Bronwen McVeigh, an Honors College senior in the College of Music studying piano performance and composition, was recently chosen as the 2017 recipient of the Richard Lee Featherstone Endowed Prize.
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Spartans rout Rockets, 11-1

April 27, 2017 - 2:49pm
MSU baseball erupted for a seven-run eighth inning and went on to beat Toledo, 11-1, Wednesday afternoon at McLane Stadium at Kobs Field.
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City of East Lansing, MSU announce 2017 One Book, One Community selection

April 27, 2017 - 9:40am
The City of East Lansing and MSU announce the book selection for the 2017 One Book, One Community (OBOC) program: "A Long Way Home" by Saroo Brierley with Larry Buttrose.
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National mental-health survey finds widespread ignorance, stigma

April 27, 2017 - 7:20am
Less than half of Americans can recognize anxiety. Most people don't know what to do about depression even when they spot it. And nearly 8 in 10 don't recognize prescription drug abuse as a treatable problem. Those are just some of the findings of a new national survey on issues surrounding mental health literacy by MSU scholars.
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Count on it

April 26, 2017 - 1:17pm
"It was at these sessions where I first started to fall in love with math." Hmmm...I have to say, that just doesn't compute with me. I really can't comprehend a statement like that. Want to know what else I can't comprehend? Math. Well, at least higher math. I mean, I'm not a complete slug when it comes to the subject. I was even in some advanced placement classes in high school. I could do the work, for the most part. (Until I took pre-calculus in college, which I've written about previously.) I just never fell in love with it. Words, I loved - numbers and I were just mere acquaintances that I had to make polite conversation with. I saved very little memories from high school classes, but I recently came across an algebra test of story problems. I had earned a perfect score - the only one in the class. It's the test that moved me into an AP course and after all these years, somehow, I had still saved it. I'd like to say I saved it because that's when I started to love math, but I think it was more a matter of proving that I could conquer it. I'm certainly not the only one who feels this way. My co-worker, Jen, stopped by my office yesterday and I mentioned to her the blog I was reading from the math-lover. She said, "Math? Nope. I just came for the pi." Which, I had literally just typed into my notes to use in my blog. Seriously. That's why we work so well together - a love of baked goods and really dumb humor.
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George Pappas: By the numbers

April 26, 2017 - 1:12pm
I have liked math since I was a kid. While working on my doctorate at Columbia University, I did not know what research area to specialize in, but finally decided on number theory.
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Thomas Grubb: The pursuit of higher math

April 26, 2017 - 8:18am
Every year the Mathematical Association of America hosts the Putnam Competition, a notoriously difficult mathematics test for undergraduate students. Several thousand students sign up to take the test each year, and the median score has often been as low as 0 points out of a possible 120.
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Spartans win three races to wrap Boston Trip

April 25, 2017 - 4:17pm
No. 17 MSU wrapped its Boston weekend with three wins - including in two of the three NCAA boats - over both No. 16 Harvard/Radcliffe and Boston College April 23 on the Charles River.
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MSU Broad Museum to premiere Marc-Olivier Wahler's inaugural exhibition

April 25, 2017 - 2:45pm
The Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum at Michigan State University will host the debut exhibition by Director Marc-Olivier Wahler starting Saturday and running through Oct. 22. "The Transported Man" will feature more than 40 emerging artists whose work relies on the notion of belief.
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Local third-graders test MSU students' Design Day project

April 25, 2017 - 1:26pm
A team of MSU engineering students presented its video game for a final test run recently to its most critical judges: a class of third-graders.
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Musical Theatre Touring Company makes its debut

April 25, 2017 - 11:29am
The MSU Department of Theatre's new Musical Theatre Touring Company will have their premiere at the Friends of Theatre "A Bite of Broadway" gala on May 10, at Wharton Center.
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MSU Friends of Theatre offer gala evening

April 25, 2017 - 10:46am
The Friends of Theatre at Michigan State University will host a fundraising gala, "A Bite of Broadway," on May 10, to support the newly created "Friends of Theatre Endowment" for MSU's Department of Theatre.
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Sharing a love for MSU

April 24, 2017 - 4:38pm
Teacher. Business owner. Role model. Groundbreaker. MSU alumna. No matter how Marilyn Capelli Dimitroff is characterized, her leadership and intelligence have led her to success in almost everything she has attempted.
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Ade Olomu: Role model

April 24, 2017 - 4:25pm
As a physician and a professor, I have done a lot in my career, but I have at least one more goal: I want to move into a leadership position and serve as a role model for other women in academic medicine.
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Spartan Women's Golf Wins Big Ten Championship

April 24, 2017 - 11:18am
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

April 24, 2017 - 11:06am
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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MSU's Gregg Howe awarded Fellow of ASPB Award

April 21, 2017 - 2:36pm
Gregg Howe, an MSU Foundation Professor and AgBioResearch scientist, is the recipient of a Fellow of ASPB Award by the American Society of Plant Biologists. The award recognizes distinguished and long-term contributions to plant biology and service to the society by current members in areas that include research, education, mentoring, outreach and professional and public service.
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Women's Soccer Welcomes Mexico U20 National Team to DeMartin Stadium

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

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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