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Reenergized Spartans host first-place Minnesota

March 4, 2016 - 9:51am
Neil Koepke previews this weekend's series at Munn vs. Minnesota.
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Maple syrup open house to be held March 19

March 4, 2016 - 9:13am
Visitors of all ages will have the opportunity to learn about the art of maple syrup on Maple Syrup Day from noon to 5 p.m. on March 19 at MSU's W.K. Kellogg Experimental Forest.
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MSU discovers a new kind of stem cell

March 3, 2016 - 10:30am
Scientists at Michigan State University have discovered a new kind of stem cell, one that could lead to advances in regenerative medicine as well as offer new ways to study birth defects and other reproductive problems.
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MSU helps wildlife around the globe

March 3, 2016 - 10:00am
MSU has a long history of studying and protecting wildlife around the globe.
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Bryn Forbes leads No. 2 Michigan State over Rutgers

March 3, 2016 - 7:42am
Bryn Forbes scored a career-high 33 points.
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MSU, Anheuser-Busch look to change misperceptions and behaviors on campus

March 2, 2016 - 12:47pm
MSU, with the support of Anheuser-Busch, will lead a nationwide effort focused on changing behaviors and cultural misperceptions on issues related to alcohol and drug use on college campuses.
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Brain Power

March 2, 2016 - 12:22pm
Nerd, poindexter, brown-noser, teacher's pet, brain. These were just a few names I got called in elementary school. I was a super fast reader and reading is half the battle at that level. Because I finished work early, got called on to read out loud and was put in special reading groups with older kids, I was labeled smart, which led to the nicknames above. It never bothered me, unlike other names I got called for being short. When I hit middle school, assignments became a little more challenging and I had to put in a lot more effort. By the time I hit high school and AP math and science, I realized there were a whole bunch of kids a lot smarter than me. I wanted so much to be a "smart kid," I did ridiculous things like signing up for AP chemistry even though I knew it was beyond my skills. (Fun fact: Mr. Danes also knew it was beyond me and moved me up to sit between the two smartest boys and said maybe I would absorb something by sitting next to them. I was smart enough to know that scientifically, that wouldn't happen.) Back then, it seemed pretty easy to figure out what "intelligent" meant. Alex and Matt, who I sat between, were the very definition. I, on the other hand, was a little farther down on the scale. Now that I'm a lot older and a little bit wiser, I'm pretty sure that the definition of intelligent is as varied as we can imagine. There are book smart people with no common sense.
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Three Spartans earn bids to NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships

March 2, 2016 - 10:57am
A trio of Spartans have earned bids to the 2016 NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships March 11-12 at the Birmingham CrossPlex in Birmingham, Alabama.
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Chris Adami: Design and Evolution

March 2, 2016 - 9:22am
Chris Adami is a professor of microbiology and molecular genetics as well as a professor of physics and astronomy. He is doing research at MSU's Institute for Cyber-Enabled Research that uses high-performance computing to evolve artificial intelligence.
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Spartans take last Big Ten road trip

March 2, 2016 - 8:32am
MSU plays at Rutgers on Wednesday night.
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Jim Porter: Studying the history of intelligence

March 2, 2016 - 8:21am
Jim Porter was once an elementary school teacher and taught English and literature at the high school and undergraduate level. Now, he is a sixth year doctoral student in the Department of History. Porter's area of study grew out of the interesting conversations he had with fellow educators on the topic of intelligence.
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Hey boss: Workers prefer 'consistent jerk' to loose cannon

March 1, 2016 - 10:29am
Workers are better off with a boss who is always unfair versus a boss whose behavior is erratic, suggests a new study by a team of current and former MSU business researchers.
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Powers and Jankoska earn All-Big Ten honors

March 1, 2016 - 10:26am
Junior forward Aerial Powers earned first-team honors for the third-straight season, while junior guard Tori Jankoska named to the second-team again.
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New app could benefit Flint residents affected by lead water

March 1, 2016 - 8:44am
People living in Flint affected by the ongoing water situation now have a new tool to navigate the available community resources.
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Continuing legacy through endowed chair

February 29, 2016 - 2:47pm
Kyle Whyte, a professor and inaugural Timnick Chair in the Humanities within the MSU College of Arts and Letters, came to MSU in the hope of addressing climate change and environmental issues, specifically within communities and tribal nations.
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TEDxMSU to focus on multidimensional ideas

February 29, 2016 - 2:42pm
MSU will host TEDxMSU from 6 to 9:30 p.m. Wednesday at Wharton Center's Cobb Great Hall.
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Future doctors and lawyers become allies in new elective

February 29, 2016 - 10:14am
Doctors and lawyers might not be considered partners in practice, but students in a new elective recently learned how they could become allies and learn to better communicate with their patients and clients.
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MSU women's basketball earns third seed in the Big Ten Tournament

February 29, 2016 - 9:20am
MSU women's basketball has earned the third seed in the upcoming Big Ten Women's Basketball Tournament, which will be held March 2-6 at the Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis.
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New curriculum helps teachers, students with SAT scramble

February 29, 2016 - 8:19am
The SAT, which high school juniors in Michigan are now required to take, is causing angst among teachers and students, but a new writing curriculum designed by a Michigan State University spinoff company could help.
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No. 6 Michigan State beats Penn State 88-57

February 29, 2016 - 8:18am
Denzel Valentine started slow and finished strong with 19 points, eight rebounds and six assists to help No. 6 Michigan State beat Penn State 88-57 on Sunday.
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