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New cocaine tracking system could lead to better drug enforcement

June 19, 2014 - 9:22am
Law enforcement authorities need to better understand trafficking patterns of cocaine in the United States to address one of the world's largest illegal drug markets, according to a MSU researcher whose new methodology might help.
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Corpse flower's stench soon to grace MSU

June 18, 2014 - 12:20pm
Summer is here. Birds are singing. Children are playing. Flowers are blooming. And the smell of death is in the air. That's because MSU's corpse flower is about to bloom again. The five-foot tall Amorphophallus titanum is best known for its putrid scent.
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MSU Board of Trustees to meet June 20

June 18, 2014 - 10:53am
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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Keenan Wetzel: Filming 'The Cager'

June 18, 2014 - 9:18am
Watching films has always been a passion of mine. At a very young age I began to watch films with a creative eye, trying to figure out how the director shaped the visual story and used the camera to engage the viewer. As I got older, I began to write, direct and shoot short videos, realizing that I had the talent and determination to pursue a career in the movie industry.
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Mildred Horodynski: Passion + Prevention

June 18, 2014 - 9:18am
I entered nursing because of the desire to give back to those in need of care and assistance in living a healthy life. I chose to obtain a college degree in nursing which pivoted me into a world of higher education with an emphasis on maternal-child nursing and the love of community-based nursing.
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Geometric science

June 18, 2014 - 6:18am
A reflection of the Biochemistry Building makes shapes on the Biomedical and Physical Sciences Building on June 7, 2014. Photo by Kurt Stepntiz
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Nursing professor furthers childhood obesity research thanks to NIH grant

June 17, 2014 - 4:22pm
Mildred Horodynski, a professor in the College of Nursing, is continuing to expand her research efforts focused on healthy infant feeding and childhood obesity thanks to a $430,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health.
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Gupta recommended as acting dean of Eli Broad College of Business

June 17, 2014 - 1:36pm
Sanjay Gupta, associate dean for MBA and professional master's programs in the Eli Broad College of Business, has been recommended to serve as acting dean of the college.
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Four Spartans receive USTFCCCA All-America accolades

June 17, 2014 - 1:07pm
Four members of the Michigan State track & field team were named All-Americans from the 2014 NCAA Outdoor Championships, as announced by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association.
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MSU staff and faculty win Michigan Emmy Awards

June 17, 2014 - 12:25pm
Projects by MSU staff and faculty members received Emmy awards from the Michigan Chapter of The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences at a ceremony June 14 at the Motor City Casino in Detroit.
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Surfing the Web in class? Bad idea

June 17, 2014 - 10:02am
Even the smartest college students suffer academically when they use the Internet in class for non-academic purposes, finds new research by MSU scholars.
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Leah O'Connor wins NCAA title in 3,000m steeplechase

June 16, 2014 - 4:28pm
It was a banner night for Michigan State junior Leah O'Connor as she won the 3,000m steeplechase title on Friday at the 2014 NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championship at Hayward Field.
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Summer Cinema for Community Conversations

June 16, 2014 - 4:03pm
One Book, One Community and the Office for Inclusion and Intercultural Initiatives is collaborating this summer to offer a special cinematic series to MSU staff, faculty and community members as part of the yearlong Project 60/50 celebration.
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Summer Solstice Jazz Festival to bring hot sounds to downtown East Lansing

June 16, 2014 - 11:31am
The MSU College of Music co-produces the Summer Solstice Jazz festival on June 20 and 21 with the city of East Lansing and Wharton Center for Performing Arts, and as such, draws on its talented educators, graduates and current students to infuse local talent into the festival each year.
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Helping TurtleCell come out of its shell

June 16, 2014 - 11:25am
A recent MSU grad is tackling a problem that frustrates people daily - tangled headphones. Jeremy Lindlbauer, MSU alumnus, along with Paul Schrems and Nick Turnbull, University of Michigan alumni, has founded TurtleCell.
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MSU offers 'Take it from the Top' musical theater workshops

June 13, 2014 - 10:42am
"Take it from the Top," a series of interactive workshops offered through the MSU Federal Credit Union Institute for Arts and Creativity at the Wharton Center, gives participants- young adults and beyond- an opportunity to train with a team of top Broadway professionals and top NYC casting director, Justin Huff.
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Faculty Conversations: Jeffrey Kovan

June 12, 2014 - 12:58pm
Spectators often observe team physicians on the sidelines, but don't see them when they are waking up at 7 a.m. or climbing into bed after work at midnight.
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Fruits of summer

June 11, 2014 - 1:37pm
Ahhh...the warm weather has finally arrived and I couldn't be happier. The sun, the warmth, open windows, flowers, long days and outside activities all just put me in a better mood. Another one of my favorite things about summer is the abundance of fresh fruits and vegetables. There's nothing better than sitting outside on a summer day to enjoy the sun and eat lunch. Imagine some greens topped with avocado, cucumbers and almonds. Follow that up with a fruit bowl overflowing with apples, blueberries, cherries, watermelon, peaches, blackberries, raspberries, cantaloupe, pears and plums. Now imagine a pesky honeybee buzzing around and interrupting your peaceful meal. I'm guessing your first instinct is to swat around at it or maybe even trying to squash it. Time out. Before you curse your pesky new friend, take a moment and imagine something else. Without that honeybee's existence, you would literally be eating just a bowl of greens. That's it. Just greens. Without bees and pollination, all those other crops are at risk of disappearing. All of a sudden, lunch got a whole lot less tasty. Who wants just a bowl of greens? (Lettuce is the only thing I've seen my dog ever spit out).
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Rufus Isaacs: Research creates buzz

June 11, 2014 - 10:59am
Soon after joining the faculty at MSU, I told a potential graduate student who was interested in studying bees that she needed to find a different lab, because "we don't work with bees". This proves you should never say never because during the past decade a major portion of my research program has focused on the fascinating world of bees and crop pollination.
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Kayla Hoppe: Friday Harbor Study Away

June 11, 2014 - 9:29am
During Spring Break 2014, I joined 15 other MSU students on a living and learning experience of our own at the Friday Harbor Laboratories.
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