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Undergraduate researchers nominated for national Goldwater Scholarship

51 min 23 sec ago
Four undergraduate researchers studying in the science, technology, engineering and math fields have been nominated by MSU for the nationally competitive Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship.
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MSU High 5: Jan. 27, 2015

5 hours 44 min ago
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-Rutgers men's basketball postponed

January 26, 2015 - 4:40pm
MSU's men's basketball game at Rutgers scheduled for Jan. 27 has been postponed due to weather conditions in the Northeast.
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Staff profiles: Barbara Breedlove

January 26, 2015 - 3:40pm
Sharing gratitude isn't something that Barbara Breedlove reserves for Thanksgiving Day. It's an attitude that she carries - and passes on to others - year round.
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Super Bowl advertisers: Buy big and buy early

January 26, 2015 - 1:36pm
For advertisers planning to buy commercial time during this year's Super Bowl, it's not a matter of if they'll buy, but when their ads will air. Although the airtime could cost more, earlier in the game is better, so says Robert Kolt, an MSU instructor of advertising and public relations who tracks and analyzes the high-profile Super Bowl ads.
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MSU partners with UN to defend inland fisheries

January 26, 2015 - 1:24pm
A memorandum of understanding between Michigan State University and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations calls for close cooperation in elevating the profile of inland fisheries in global policies and planning.
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Women engineering students going 'shopping'

January 23, 2015 - 1:50pm
Women engineering students at MSU will have the opportunity to sharpen their machine-shop skills at a special event designed to teach them the finer points of the drill press, ban saw and lathe, among others.
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$2 million endowment ensures ongoing success in humanities

January 23, 2015 - 11:43am
Kyle Whyte, a leading researcher and authority in the ethical and political issues surrounding climate policy and indigenous peoples, has been named as the inaugural Timnick Chair in the Humanities in the College of Arts and Letters at MSU.
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MSU, University of Rwanda launch agribusiness program in Rwanda

January 22, 2015 - 2:26pm
MSU and the University of Rwanda launched a new Master of Science degree program in agribusiness this week in Kigali, Rwanda. The gender-sensitive degree program will enroll its first cohort of students in February 2015.
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'Master Harold' ... and the Boys comes to Wharton Center

January 22, 2015 - 12:20pm
The Wharton Center is bringing "Master Harold' ... and the Boys to Pasant Theatre Jan. 30-31.
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Balanced attack leads Spartans past Penn State, 66-60

January 22, 2015 - 11:08am
Branden Dawson had 12 points, 10 rebounds and three blocked shots to help MSU outlast Penn State 66-60 on Wednesday night.
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How charter school foes are failing

January 22, 2015 - 8:22am
As charter schools continue to expand, new research by MSU scholars indicates liberal opponents are failing to make effective arguments aimed at curbing the education reform movement.
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MSU High 5: Jan. 22, 2015

January 22, 2015 - 6:18am
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 scholars create system to address school fiscal stress

January 21, 2015 - 3:17pm
A financial health-indicator system created by MSU scholars could prevent many Michigan school districts from reaching the crisis point.
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It takes all kinds

January 21, 2015 - 1:31pm
Guess what? I'm an extrovert. To anyone who knows me at all, that is hardly a shocking statement. My family teases me about making friends with strangers who are only asking for directions and I was voted most talkative in my high school class. I love public speaking and being in a group is fun for me. So, I didn't really need any test to tell me I'm an extrovert. That said, a couple of coworkers and I decided to take an online Myers-Briggs personality test just for fun. The results and coordinating profiles were pretty spot on. As we shared our results, it was almost scary how accurate a lot of it was. Though we work together and are friends, we're all very different people. Some of us are more rational (not me), some of us are emotional (um, yep), some of us need order (ha!) and some of us crave a free flow of new ideas (without question). Yet, put us together and we make a really incredible team. Our differing personalities complement each other and when woven together get the job done. The creative types need people to ground them. The numbers people need others to come up with ideas. Each one of us is important to the team, but together is where we really shine. Bottom line is we need each other and we need to be different.
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Spartans host Penn State in 400th game at Breslin

January 21, 2015 - 12:34pm
MSU looks to start a new winning streak as it hosts Penn State on Wednesday in the 400th game in Breslin Center history.
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Andr'as Kom'aromy: Double visions

January 21, 2015 - 12:12pm
Because of the vital role clinician-scientists play in translating between clinical practice and discovery research, it has always been my career goal to obtain both clinical and basic research training. I have been very fortunate to accomplish this goal by becoming both a veterinary ophthalmologist and a vision researcher.
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John Greene: Spartans at sea

January 21, 2015 - 11:40am
Our destination: a remote area in the western Pacific Ocean (around 20^0N, 165^0E). Below us, beneath 5,000 meters of water, is the oldest oceanic crust in the world and the target for our study involving the ancient history of Earth's geomagnetic field.
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The Facebook of plant science

January 21, 2015 - 10:45am
By building PhotosynQ - a handheld device with sensors and an online data-sharing and analysis platform - a team of MSU researchers is creating the plant-science equivalent of Facebook.
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Morrill Plaza kiosk honors more than 130 MSU faculty

January 21, 2015 - 9:53am
It was about a year ago, on a cold February morning, that MSU dedicated Morrill Plaza, a park-like piece of land that pays homage to Morrill Hall, which once stood on that spot. The plaza also pays tribute to MSU faculty, both present and past, in the form of a kiosk.
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