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MSU hires nation's first endowed chair in genetic programming

June 8, 2015 - 5:27pm
MSU has hired the first endowed chair in genetic programming in the United States.
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MSU track and field travels West for NCAA Championships

June 8, 2015 - 2:31pm
MSU men's and women's track and field programs will be well represented at the 2015 NCAA Championships at historic Hayward Stadium in Eugene, Oregon.
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ITA officially announces Jadun, Mullane All-Americans

June 5, 2015 - 2:45pm
After making it to the national semifinals of the NCAA Division I Men's Tennis Doubles Championship, Harry Jadun and John Patrick Mullane knew this announcement was coming.
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Vote now for the 2015 Spartan football student section shirt

June 5, 2015 - 2:35pm
Voting is underway for the 2015 Michigan State Football student section t-shirt. Fans can vote for one of the two options for the shirt, all of which are designed by Nike.
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Neal Schmitt recommended as interim dean of College of Social Science

June 5, 2015 - 10:56am
Neal Schmitt, a University Distinguished Professor and professor emeritus who served the Department of Psychology, has been recommended to serve as interim dean of the College of Social Science at MSU.
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MSU High 5: June 4, 2015

June 4, 2015 - 7:20am
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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Hear me roar

June 3, 2015 - 12:53pm
I celebrated my birthday a couple of days ago. By anyone's standards, it really was a lovely day - I was given presents, cards and delicious treats. I was taken to lunch and spent the evening drinking wine and watching some hilariously trashy television with a group of wonderful friends. Family members called and my Facebook page was filled with good wishes. My daughter sent me a beautiful video of her singing a song that would make anyone tear up. And yet, there was still something missing - a birthday wish from my mom. It was something I could always count on. My mom was the one other person there for that very first birthday of mine so many years ago and she never missed one. I had no idea when I celebrated my birthday six years ago that a mere 12 days later I would be saying goodbye to her. She was there for my first breath and I was with her for her last. I miss her all the time, but my birthday is one of the worst days - and her birthday, which was just four days before mine. Of course Mother's Day is just a few weeks before that. It can be a difficult time of year. She was an amazing woman. She was one of the kindest people I've ever met. She never forgot a birthday, anniversary or other important occasion for all her friends and extended family. She was smart, funny and a wonderful cook. She loved my dad, her children, her grandchildren and all of her family fiercely.
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Selke named director of MSU School of Packaging

June 3, 2015 - 12:43pm
Susan Selke has been named director of the MSU School of Packaging.
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Joshua Davis, finalist from NBC's 'The Voice,' returns to East Lansing for special performance

June 3, 2015 - 12:32pm
Longtime Lansing resident and MSU alumnus Joshua Davis, finalist of NBC's "The Voice," returns home for a special concert at 8 p.m. June 26 at Wharton Center's Cobb Great Hall featuring solo performances, special guests and a reunion with "Steppin In It".
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Naming the 2015 MSU Museum Curatorial Fellow

June 3, 2015 - 10:55am
The MSU Museum has selected Douglas McFalls, a Ph.D. student in the educational policy program with a specialization in culture based education and museum studies, as the 2015 Nelson Mandela Museum-Michigan State University Museum Curatorial Fellowship recipient.
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2016 College Football Hall of Fame Ballot features three Spartans, former coach

June 3, 2015 - 10:42am
Three former Michigan State All-Americans - placekicker Morten Andersen, wide receiver Kirk Gibson and running back Lorenzo White - along with former Spartan head coach Darryl Rogers are featured on the National Football Foundation's 2016 (Football Bowl Subdivision) ballot for induction into the College Football Hall of Fame.
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Rylee Brower: The Impact of One Mentor

June 3, 2015 - 9:49am
As a junior or senior in high school, everything becomes centered on college: where to go, AP credits, costs, recommendation letters, programs and scholarships. But the million-dollar question, the one at the heart of every conversation, is simply "What do you want to do with the rest of your life?"
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A smelling bee?

June 3, 2015 - 9:00am
If there were an international smelling bee, a deadly mite would be a favorite to win.
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Memorial service for Broad Museum director set for June 14

June 2, 2015 - 5:08pm
Michael Rush, the founding director of MSU's Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum, will be remembered at a public service at 2:30 p.m., June 14, in the Sculpture Garden at the museum, located at 547 E. Circle Drive, East Lansing, Michigan.
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Extinguishing the Black Hole Firewall Paradox

June 2, 2015 - 2:30pm
In the quest for knowledge about how our universe works, physicists have been trying to understand black holes for decades. In 2014, MSU professor Chris Adami published a paper that arguably solved the paradox of classical information and black holes. He discovered that if you throw classical information at a black hole, the information is copied and contained in the stimulated emission of radiation, but not in the Hawking radiation, named after physicist Stephen Hawking. This means information is preserved and the laws of physics remain intact.
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Kellie Boyd: Using her MBA to do more good

June 2, 2015 - 1:39pm
Kellie Boyd has always liked helping people. That's why she studied psychology at Michigan State and then earned a master's degree in counseling from MSU. She has worked most of her career with nonprofit organizations focused on counseling and assisting those in need.
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Biking for awareness

June 2, 2015 - 12:40pm
Some college students backpack through Europe after graduation. MSU alumnus Derek Blalock decided to bike across America to raise money and awareness for a nonprofit foundation to provide heart screening for teens.
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Schools failing to address biased student discipline

June 2, 2015 - 9:58am
School districts are failing to address the discipline gap between students of color and white students - in some cases even blocking researchers from gathering data on the troubling trend, an MSU scholar argues in a new paper.
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MSU researcher joins White House effort against antibiotic resistance

June 2, 2015 - 9:42am
MSU College of Veterinary Medicine associate professor Bo Norby has been selected to attend the White House One Health Forum on Antibiotic Stewardship, which takes place today.
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MSU High 5: June 2, 2015

June 2, 2015 - 7:15am
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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