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Ever since late Saturday night, I can't get Ethel Merman out of my head. That's what happens when you watch Spartan football with your musical theater daughter-everything relates to a Broadway tune, even a trip to the Rose Bowl.
So all week long in my head, "You'll be swell! You'll be great! I can tell. Just you wait. That lucky star I talk about is due! Honey, everything's coming up roses for me and for you!"
Which is really pretty applicable to our football team. And, I'll hazard a guess that I'm not the only Spartan humming that tune this week. After all, it's been 26 long years since MSU has been to the coveted bowl game in Pasadena, Calif.
A lot can happen in 26 years. A lot has happened at MSU since 1988. Our team has been to 16 other bowl games. Our men's basketball team won a national championship and has had21 NCAA tournament appearances. Our women's basketball team was a runner-up to national championship. The men's hockey team won a national championship. We've had Big Ten titles in those sports and in women's cross country, field hockey, men's soccer, volleyball, indoor track, baseball, men and women's golf and rowing.
As a pediatric resident in Cleveland, I had a heartbreaking experience that changed my professional life. While working in the MetroHealth Medical Center Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, I saw twin infant girls suddenly become severely ill.
Three Spartans - junior libero Kori Moster (Cincinnati, Ohio), senior middle blocker Alexis Mathews (Detroit) and outside hitter Lauren Wicinski (Geneva, Ill.) have earned AVCA All-North Region honors.
The MSU Board of Trustees will meet at 9:30 a.m. Friday in the Board Room of the Hannah Administration Building.
MSU will host commencement ceremonies Friday and Saturday at the Jack Breslin Student Events Center on the corner of Harrison Road and Kalamazoo Street.
MSU seventh-year assistant head coach/defensive coordinator Pat Narduzzi has been named the winner of the 2013 Frank Broyles Award, which is awarded annually to the nation's top assistant coach.
July 20, 2013 was the day I landed in the capitol of Nepal to take a four-week "Engineering for Developing Communities" course and I had no idea what to expect.
Susan Gass, University Distinguished Professor in the Department of Linguistics and Germanic, Slavic, Asian and African Languages and director of MSU's English Language Center, has been awarded the Modern Language Association of America's 32nd Kenneth W. Mildenberger Prize for her excellent work in Teaching English as a Second Language.
The Capital Area Transportation Authority is making changes to its service schedule during MSU's winter break.
Michigan's 15 public universities are keyemployers and economic drivers in the state, responsible for more than 120,000jobs and with spending and earnings accounting for $23.9 billion in economicactivity, according to a new report from the Anderson Economic Groupcommissioned by the Presidents Council, State Universities of Michigan.
A new study co-authored by an MSU scholar contradicts the popular theory that students perform better when surrounded by higher achieving classmates.
After four years of successful efforts, MSU's program on anti-counterfeiting and product protection officially has been recognized as a center - a move that will spur further growth.
MSU seventh-year head coach Mark Dantonio, who has led the Spartans to a school-record 12 wins and their first appearance in the Rose Bowl since 1988, has been named one of eight finalists for the 2013 Eddie Robinson Coach of the Year Award, presented by the Football Writers Association of America, in conjunction with the Fiesta Bowl.
MSU will help meet the need for science instructors in high-need schools across the nation with a new teacher-preparation program.
The home team holds the advantage over visitors - at least in the plant world. However, a mere handful of genetic adaptations could even the playing field.
The MSU gymnastics team opened the 2013 preseason with its annual Green and White meet on Sunday afternoon.
In snowy South Bend, Ind., the Michigan State men's soccer team (14-6-3) fell 2-1 to No. 3-seed Notre Dame in the NCAA Tournament Quarterfinal on Saturday night.
MSU researchers have uncovered a genetic deficiency in males that can trigger the development of one of the most common types of liver cancer and forms of diabetes.
No. 20 MSU advances to the NCAA Round of 16, which will be held at Kentucky's Memorial Coliseum next weekend.
Scientists are digging deep into the Earth'ssurface collecting census data on the microbial denizens of the hardened rocks.What they're finding is that, even miles deep and halfway across the globe,many of these communities are somehow quite similar.