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Three CANR graduate students awarded National Science Foundation fellowships

April 21, 2015 - 10:10am
Three graduate students from the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources at MSU have been awarded prestigious National Science Foundation graduate research fellowships.
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New archive creates global access to rare African photos

April 21, 2015 - 10:09am
Hoping to preserve cultural heritage and change Western thought on Africa, an MSU researcher will use a $300,000 National Endowment for the Humanities grant to digitize 100,000 original black-and-white negatives of Mali's most important photographers, dating from the 1940s.
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MSU High 5: April 21, 2015

April 21, 2015 - 7:30am
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 Michigan State University.
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Men's soccer captain Ryan Keener awarded post-graduate scholarship

April 20, 2015 - 2:42pm
Ryan Keener, a former captain on the Michigan State men's soccer team, was awarded the NCAA Post-Graduate Scholarship.
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Record-breaking Saturday for MSU track and field at Virginia Challenge

April 20, 2015 - 2:31pm
Two MSU track and field program records were set on Saturday as the Spartans won three events on the final day of the Virginia Challenge.
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New office to review discrimination complaints, including sexual assault

April 20, 2015 - 12:52pm
MSU is creating a new office to handle all discrimination complaints, including sexual assault and relationship violence, as part of its continued efforts to prevent, address and respond to misconduct in the campus community.
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New MSU Tower Guard members chosen

April 20, 2015 - 12:22pm
Seventy-seven students were chosen from the top 5 percent of the MSU freshman class to carry on the tradition of assisting MSU employees and students with disabilities through their involvement with Tower Guard, a sophomore honorary and service society.
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Belly fat chatter may be what's raising your blood pressure

April 20, 2015 - 10:57am
MSU researchers, who were the first to suggest that high blood pressure could be caused by belly fat hormones "talking" with blood vessels in the abdomen, have received a nearly $7 million National Institutes of Health grant to further their work.
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Gophers come to town for B1G series

April 17, 2015 - 4:01pm
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Rate hike ensures quality living environment for MSU students

April 17, 2015 - 11:45am
MSU students who live in the residence halls will see their room-and-board rates increase by 3.5 percent for the 2015-16 academic year.
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Students earn 2015 Board of Trustees' Awards

April 17, 2015 - 11:05am
At the April 17 Board of Trustees meeting, 36 students were recognized with Board of Trustees' Awards for having the highest scholastic average at the close of their last semester in attendance at MSU.
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Ph.D. student receives TIAA-CREF Fellowship

April 16, 2015 - 2:04pm
Thanks to a gift from financial services organization TIAA-CREF, MSU doctoral candidate David Walton will study black liberation organizations in the United States and South Africa that were active from the mid-1960s through early 1980s.
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College of Osteopathic Medicine names Kirsten Waarala assistant dean

April 16, 2015 - 11:57am
MSU College of Osteopathic Medicine has named Kirsten Waarala as assistant dean for its Macomb University Center site.
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Quiz Bowl state championship to take place at MSU

April 16, 2015 - 9:23am
The Michigan High School Quiz Bowl State Championship will take place Friday and Saturday on the campus of MSU.
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Ding in the Universe

April 15, 2015 - 2:12pm
This past weekend I visited my daughter in New York City. Yes, my only baby is all grown up and living by herself in the Big Apple and it's kind of a big deal - for me, that is. For almost her whole life, my universe was her universe and consisted of the community where we lived. We followed certain routes to school, shopped at the same stores, walked familiar paths, dined at regular haunts and explored the borders of our universe when we had the opportunity. Then, she went off to college across the ocean, expanding her universe to limits I had never imagined. All of a sudden, her world was completely different than mine. She was treading down paths I had never set foot on and expanding her universe by leaps and bounds. When I was lucky enough to visit her, I was merely a guest in her world. The tables were turned and she was the one with all the answers and I simply followed her lead. I've been to New York City before, yet this time was different. Once again, I was simply a visitor in my daughter's world. As she confidently hopped on the subway taking charge of getting to our destinations, showed us where to find the best cheap eats and navigated through throngs of people I realized that NYC was now her universe.
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Piano Monster concert to take place May 3 at Fairchild Theatre

April 15, 2015 - 12:39pm
On May 3, the MSU College of Music will present the return of the musical extravaganza, Piano Monster. There will be two performances at 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. in Fairchild Theatre in the MSU Auditorium.
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Mark Voit: The Privilege of Seeing How the Universe Works

April 15, 2015 - 12:21pm
When I was 5, the big kid next door gave me "The How and Why Wonder Book of Stars." I was instantly captivated and stayed that way.
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Discovery of new plant switch could boost crops, biofuel production

April 15, 2015 - 12:07pm
A team of MSU researchers has discovered a switch that regulates plant photosynthesis - the process that lets plants store solar energy and use it to grow and produce food.
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MSU Board of Trustees to meet Friday

April 15, 2015 - 11:34am
The MSU Board of Trustees will meet at 9:30 a.m. Friday in the Board Room of the Hannah Administration Building.
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Informational sessions focus on tobacco-free initiative

April 15, 2015 - 11:29am
The task force guiding MSU's transition to a tobacco-free environment is planning three campus conversations to welcome feedback on how best to implement the policy.
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