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The 2013-14 MSU women's basketball season gets underway on Wednesday when the Spartans host Ferris State in their first of two exhibition games.
The No. 2 Spartans open their exhibition season against Grand Valley State at 7 p.m Oct. 29.
MSU senior cornerback Darqueze Dennard has been named one of 15 semifinalists for the Jim Thorpe Award, which is awarded annually by the Jim Thorpe Association to the nation's best defensive back.
A respected leader in higher education innovation, Mary Sue Coleman, president of the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, will be one of three speakers for MSU's December commencement ceremonies.
Sandra Haslam, professor of physiology and director of MSU's Breast Cancer and the Environment Research Center, talks about her interest in breast cancer research.
A voting joystick created at MSU could eventually enable people with dexterity impairments, senior citizens and others to exercise their right to cast ballots independently.
David Wheeler, an accomplished creative director in all aspects of the digital media entertainment industry, will be joining Michigan State University's College of Communication Arts and Sciences as director of the college's Media Sandbox. His appointment is effective Nov. 4.
MSU has announced plans to open a new research institute in Midland, Mich., focusing on value chain creation and management and tackling many of today's grand challenges in business.
At its Board of Trustees meeting, MichiganState University announced plans to open a new research institute in Midland,Mich., focusing on value chain creation and management and tackling many oftoday's grand challenges in business, said MSU President Lou Anna K. Simon.
Michigan State's report card for the first week of the regular season - a pair of defeats at the University of Massachusetts - listed a few areas in which the Spartans "Need to Improve.''
The Spartans and Fighting Illini will clash at 3:30 p.m. ET Saturday in Memorial Stadium.
The painful, potentially deadly stings of bark scorpions are nothing more than a slight nuisance to grasshopper mice, which voraciously kill and consume their prey with ease. When stung, the mice briefly lick their paws and move in again for the kill.
MSU, ranked 10th this week in the AVCA national poll, has a pair of home games on tap this week against No. 17 Michigan and Indiana.
On Tuesday afternoon at the Breslin Center, the MSU basketball program, ranked No. 2 in the USA Today/Coaches Preseason poll, held its annual media day.
The second annual MSU Conference on Women's Health Research, designed to showcase diverse research projects and provide a venue for research networking, will be held from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 22 at the Kellogg Center.
The MSU Board of Trustees will meet at 9:30 a.m. Friday in the Board Room of the Hannah Administration Building.
New Michigan State University research links childhood participation in arts and crafts activities to patents generated and businesses launched as adults.
If you're happy and you know it clap your hands. Anyone clapping? Anyone? Ok, maybe you don't have to clap your hands to show it, but it's always my hope that most people are happy.
But happiness is tough and sometimes elusive. So many other things come into our life that seek to kidnap our happiness and hide it away from us. Health problems, money woes, failed relationships, stress, loss and grief happen to everyone. So how does one live with the tough things and still stay happy?
Charles Schultz said happiness was a warm puppy. Aristotle said it depends upon ourselves. The Dalai Lama said it is the purpose of our lives. Thomas Jefferson said the pursuit of it is an unalienable right. Susan B. Anthony said it's independence. Helen Keller said no one has a right to consume it without producing it. Someone said money can't buy it. Judy Garland implored us to forget our troubles and just get it.
Easier said than done, right?
Every June, a fresh crop of students arrives at Fee Hall, ready to begin medical school at MSU's College of Osteopathic Medicine (MSUCOM). They are excited and enthusiastic with the realization of a dream that has been years in the making: long hours of studying, extensive volunteerism, preparing for and taking the all-important medical school admissions exam, the MCAT. It has all led to this. Many will think, "I have arrived." They will quickly realize, however, that the journey has just begun.
Five years ago, if you had asked for my perspective on Zambia, I would have promptly requested a map. Fortunately, after three trips full of clinical and cultural experiences, I no longer require a map to inform my sentiments.