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MSU track and field sweeps Big Ten Women's Athletes of the Week

February 18, 2014 - 10:00am
MSU track and field's Rachele Schulist and Tori Franklin were named Big Ten Women's Indoor Track and Field Athletes of the Week, as announced by the conference office.
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Record-setting day for Spartans at Central District Invitational

February 18, 2014 - 9:50am
Host MSU shot the lowest round in school history with a 10-under-par 278 in the second round and is currently in third place overall in the 14-team field with a 10-under 566 (288-278).
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C.S. Mott Foundation grant fuels Flint expansion of MSU's College of Human Medicine; public health program

February 17, 2014 - 3:30pm
Efforts by MSU's College of Human Medicine to expand its public health program in downtown Flint are getting a boost from a $9-million grant from the Charles Stewart Mott Foundation.
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Victoria Bujny: A startup standout

February 17, 2014 - 1:06pm
It was a steamy summer afternoon, and Victoria Bujny's block was lined with lemonade stands. Parents were out in full force enjoying the weather, and every kid in town was looking to strike it rich off the influx of paying customers.
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Common ground fosters climate change understanding

February 17, 2014 - 10:40am
Grasping the concept of climate change and its impact on the environment can be difficult. Establishing common ground and using models, however, can break down barriers and present the concept in an easily understood manner.
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Bringing new options to farmers in Africa

February 17, 2014 - 10:14am
A new type of agriculture has been proposed in Africa that complements conventional annual crops with new genetic options that grow for extended periods and can double sunlight capture, nitrogen fixation and water cycling.
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Vet Med students take issues to Washington

February 17, 2014 - 9:37am
For MSU College of Veterinary Medicine students Amanda Craig and Matthew Kuhn, last week was no ordinary week.
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Spartans earn road victory at Penn State, 2-1

February 17, 2014 - 8:08am
Joe Cox and Matt Berry each had a goal and an assist as the MSU hockey team topped Penn State, 2-1, on Saturday afternoon at Pegula Ice Arena in University Park, Pa.
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No. 25 women's basketball rolls past Ohio State, 70-49

February 17, 2014 - 8:01am
Annalise Pickrel had 17 points, 11 rebounds and six assists as No. 25 MSU rolled to a 70-49 victory Saturday over Ohio State.
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Celebrating the music of Chopin

February 14, 2014 - 1:30pm
The MSU College of Music is set to celebrate the music of one of the greatest composers of the romantic era, Fr'ed'eric Chopin.
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Spartans wrap up home season Friday on Senior Day

February 14, 2014 - 1:04pm
The MSUwrestling team will finish its home season Friday with Senior Day against Olivet College at noon in Jenison Field House.
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No. 9 MSU beats Northwestern, 85-70

February 14, 2014 - 12:58pm
Adreian Payne had 20 points and 14 rebounds, and No. 9 Michigan State cruised past Northwestern 85-70 on Thursday night to stay tied atop the Big Ten.
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Survey: Americans struggle with science; respect scientists

February 14, 2014 - 10:55am
While most Americans could be a bit more knowledgeable in the ways of science, a majority are interested in hearing about the latest scientific breakthroughs and think highly of scientists.
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Communication essential to scientists' training

February 14, 2014 - 9:29am
Today more than ever it is increasingly important for scientists to communicate their findings with colleagues, other professionals in related fields and the general public.
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Hockey makes inaugural trip to Penn State

February 13, 2014 - 8:08am
The MSU hockey team will travel to Penn State and Pegula Ice Arena this weekend for the first time.
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Baseball voted fourth in Big Ten preseason poll

February 12, 2014 - 4:21pm
The Big Ten released its annual baseball preseason coaches' poll on Wednesday and the Spartans were selected to finish fourth.
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MSU opens homestand against Northwestern

February 12, 2014 - 2:45pm
MSU is back at home for two games this week, beginning with a Thursday night contest against Northwestern.
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Faculty conversations: David Stowe

February 12, 2014 - 1:36pm
David Stowe, professor of English and religious studies, talks about the many experiences he's had at MSU throughout the years.
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Happy Birthday!

February 12, 2014 - 12:11pm
Who knew 159 years old could look so fantastic? Sure, I suppose there has been a facelift or two throughout the years and even a couple of name changes, but dang, MSU is looking pretty awesome (though snow covered) on its birthday. That's right, in addition to Abe Lincoln and Charles Darwin, Michigan State University is celebrating its birthday today, more officially called Founder's Day. On Feb. 12, 1855 Michigan Gov. Kinsley S. Bingham signed into law an act for the establishment of the Agricultural College of the State of Michigan, now known as Michigan State University. It was the prototype for 69 land-grant institutions established under the Morrill Act of 1862. All these years later, MSU is looking remarkable. Yes, the campus is beautiful, but what's really remarkable is so much deeper than the surface of pretty buildings and lovely grounds. What's remarkable is just how much impact this place has had in the world since that day 159 years ago. I wonder if anyone back then truly grasped the importance of what they were doing or just how much a difference one college could make. How many hundreds of thousands of students have passed through these doors and gained knowledge and experiences that forever changed their lives? How many people got solid foundations of learning and skill that allowed them to leave here and go out and change this world for better?
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Population bomb may be defused, but research reveals ticking household bomb

February 12, 2014 - 9:35am
After decades of fretting about population explosion, scientists are pointing to a long-term hidden global menace. The household. More specifically, the household explosion.
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