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An inspired perspective

November 29, 2016 - 5:32pm
United States Army veteran Kyle Wilson's path to Michigan State's College of Nursing wasn't an easy one.
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Faculty and student work honored at national convention

November 29, 2016 - 3:36pm
The College of Arts & Letters was well represented at the 2016 National Council of Teachers of English Conference, held Nov. 17-20 in Atlanta.
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MSU announces commencement speakers

November 28, 2016 - 10:53am
MSU alumnus John Duffey, president of Six Flags Entertainment Corp., and alumna Barbara Ross-Lee, vice president for health sciences and medical affairs at New York Institute of Technology, will speak at MSU's fall commencement ceremonies.
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Forest die-offs ricochet to distant ecosystems

November 23, 2016 - 10:24am
El Nino, a climate cycle influenced by a mass of warm water in the equatorial Pacific Ocean, dramatically changes weather patterns every few years. But according to new study published in PLOS ONE, major forest loss and die-offs can have similar far-flung impacts on climate and vegetation.
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Just add water: New discovery in plant-disease mechanism

November 23, 2016 - 9:18am
New research led by plant scientists at MSU has found that too much rain, coupled with prolonged high levels of humidity, can result in more plant disease.
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$2M grant to help youngest students learn science

November 23, 2016 - 8:18am
MSU researchers will use a four-year, $2.2 million grant from the National Science Foundation to help teachers across the nation introduce science from the start of school.
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2016 Global Focus photo contest winners

November 22, 2016 - 3:42pm
Twelve images taken by Spartans from locations around the world have been selected as the winners of the 2016 Global Focus photo competition.
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Despite upbeat headlines, Detroit still reeling

November 22, 2016 - 3:14pm
Despite the news media's portrayal of Detroit as a comeback kid, most revitalization is occurring in a small swath of the city's core, while the rest of Motown continues to decline, finds a new study led by an MSU scholar
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Grab a seat

November 22, 2016 - 10:30am
My grandmother has been gone 25 years, yet I can picture Thanksgiving at her house like I was there yesterday. I can smell the turkey in her old gas oven you had to light with a match. I see her bustling about the kitchen with a smile on her face. I hear the train down the road and the laughter of cousins. I picture the china on the table; I remember where every family member sat. I feel the wooden chair under me. Pulling a seat up to my grandma's Thanksgiving table is one of my fondest memories and a most cherished gift. Since then, I've pulled a chair up to Thanksgivings at my mom and dad's, my sister's, my sister-in-law's, a couple of restaurants and my own table. They've all been lovely, but those childhood Thanksgiving dinners still outrank them all because my grandparents and my mom had seats at that table. I miss them terribly every holiday. This year, I'll pull my chair up to a new table - at a cool diner in Brooklyn, New York. My kid couldn't make it home this year so we're going to her. Given her tiny Manhattan sublet, cooking at her place isn't really an option. But, it's not like you can't find great food in NYC, so I think we'll be well fed.
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Gov. Rick Snyder appoints Drs. Hanna-Attisha and Furr-Holden to the Public Health Advisory Commission

November 22, 2016 - 10:17am
Gov. Rick Snyder has announced the appointments of 18 members to the Public Health Advisory Commission, including MSU College of Human Medicine faculty, Mona Hanna-Attisha and Debra Furr-Holden.
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Jeremiah Lopez: Connecting with an older population

November 22, 2016 - 8:10am
My residency in family medicine at McLaren-Flint Family Practice introduced me to geriatrics and planted the seed of interest in the sub-specialty.
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Ashley Logan: Helping others live well

November 21, 2016 - 5:18pm
Ashley Logan is a second year medical student in MSU's College of Osteopathic Medicine and the co-founder of the nonprofit organization Lettuce Live Well. She also serves as the vice president and as a nutritional counselor.
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MSU to help increase student success in Grand Rapids

November 21, 2016 - 1:01pm
Michigan State University has joined a Grand Rapids-area community initiative to increase the number of students from underrepresented groups entering and graduating from Michigan colleges.
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Two MSU scientists honored as AAAS Fellows

November 21, 2016 - 11:00am
Two MSU scientists have been named AAAS Fellows by the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
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College of Music hosts Brooklyn Rider

November 21, 2016 - 9:49am
The lively string quartet Brooklyn Rider will perform at 7:30 Dec. 1 at Fairchild Theatre.
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Alumnus, student earn Mitchell Scholarship

November 20, 2016 - 9:25am
Joel Arnold, a recent MSU graduate with degrees in social relations and policy from James Madison College and urban and regional planning from the College of Social Science; and Margaret Born, an Honors College senior majoring in comparative cultures and politics in James Madison College and Arabic in the College of Arts and Letters, are two of 12 students in the country to earn the Mitchell Scholarship, which is a competitive graduate school scholarship.
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MSU data breach exposed records

November 18, 2016 - 3:26pm
Michigan State University has confirmed that on Nov. 13 an unauthorized party gained access to a university server containing certain sensitive data.
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Standing with Spartans

November 17, 2016 - 6:16pm
Jack Lin was the first in his family to attend college, but he says the financial, academic and social support MSU offered ensured he was never in it alone.
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Discovering what keeps cellular cargo on track

November 17, 2016 - 12:00pm
Michigan State University researchers, for the first time, have identified how plants' largest cell factory moves to maintain vital functions, which could lead to advances in improving plant cells' critical functions and growing better crops.
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Team MSU gifts to Michigan State are highest in Big Ten

November 17, 2016 - 9:18am
MSU's faculty, staff and retirees made such significant contributions to MSU's record-breaking fundraising year last year, that they they set records of their own.
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