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Aerial Powers fifth pick in WNBA Draft by Dallas Wings

April 15, 2016 - 10:35am
Former MSU women's basketball forward Aerial Powers was drafted fifth by the Dallas Wings at the 2016 WNBA Draft on Thursday at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut.
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Students earn 2016 Board of Trustees' Awards

April 15, 2016 - 9:54am
At the April 15 Board of Trustees meeting, 50 students were recognized with Board of Trustees' Awards for having the highest scholastic average at the close of their last semester in attendance at MSU.
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MSU board approves rate hike for room and board

April 15, 2016 - 9:34am
Room-and-board rates for MSU students who live in the residence halls will increase by 2.75 percent for the 2016-17 academic year, the lowest increase in 18 years.
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A better nutritional facts panel

April 14, 2016 - 5:12pm
The ubiquitous nutrition facts panel has graced food packages for many years. But can it be improved? Results from a study led by MSU and featured in a recent issue of the journal Food Policy indicates the answer is, "Yes."
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Three MSU researchers celebrated as top innovators

April 14, 2016 - 5:00pm
Three Michigan State University professors have been recognized for their accomplishments in innovative technology and research during the sixth annual MSU Innovation Celebration.
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Underage girls more likely to take first drink than boys

April 14, 2016 - 2:54pm
A new Michigan State University study has found that mid-adolescent females are more likely to take their first alcoholic drink earlier in life compared to their male counterparts.
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It's National Library Week, so let's celebrate!

April 14, 2016 - 1:22pm
Here at MSU, we are lucky to have a variety of branch libraries, special libraries and collections that span myriad of topics and research areas for Spartans to use and enjoy. It's #NationalLibraryWeek, so we are delighted to show off the resouces MSU Libraries provides. National Library Week is celebrated April 10-16.
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Wharton Center's 2016-17 season features firsts, favorites and homecomings

April 14, 2016 - 11:13am
From "Wicked" to "A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder," Wharton Center's upcoming season features major Broadway power.
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Spartans top CMU in extra-innings marathon at Comerica, 7-3

April 14, 2016 - 10:14am
Four-run 14th propels MSU to victory.
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Study links gang membership and depression

April 13, 2016 - 12:10pm
Kids who decide to join gangs are more likely to be depressed and suicidal - and these mental health problems only worsen after joining, finds a new study co-authored by an MSU criminologist.
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Aerial Powers to attend WNBA draft in Connecticut

April 13, 2016 - 12:00pm
The forward looks to become the sixth Spartan selected in the WNBA draft.
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Spartans thump Michigan, 11-5

April 13, 2016 - 11:54am
Eight-run sixth inning propels Spartans to their 22nd win of the year.
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Davis plans to enter NBA draft, hire agent

April 13, 2016 - 11:35am
Spartan forward Deyonta Davis blocked a MSU freshman record 64 shots this past season.
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I Love Ya, Tomorrow

April 13, 2016 - 6:44am
I'll admit it. I'm a bit of a procrastinator. It's not that I'm lazy or stubborn or unmotivated - sometimes I underestimate how many things are on my plate or how long something will take. Often for me, tomorrow is another day. Which is why I'm up at 5 a.m. writing something I should have done last night. But I really needed to catch up on "Better Call Saul." I underestimated how tired I would be after two episodes. (Totally worth it though, it's a fantastic show.) For me, I think there are so many things to do in life, that I run out of hours to do them. I kind of like to live my life by Dr. Seuss. "Today was good. Today was fun. Tomorrow is another one." Tomorrows aren't just when I'll get to folding laundry or finishing up some long work project. They're also filled with incredible wonder and opportunity. Who knows what tomorrow brings? I just got back from visiting my daughter in New York City. Talk about a place where you never know what tomorrow brings. Even as a visitor, one day I was tracing ancestors at Ellis island, the next I was drinking ale at a place with bras on the ceiling, and then I was staring at Van Gogh and Matisse masterpieces at the Museum of Modern Art. The possibilities for tomorrows are endless in that city. And as I watch my kid live her dream, tomorrows are what keep her going. Tomorrows also aren't just about procrastination and fun either. Tomorrows are filled with the possibilities that something really big could happen. I mean really big. Like solving huge world problems like hunger, safety, disease and energy use. Imagine a world where someone finds solutions to these challenges. Luckily for the rest of the world, Spartans are on the job.
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Anil Jain: Q&A with a biometrics expert

April 12, 2016 - 10:01am
I joined the EE graduate program at Ohio State in 1969. During the spring quarter in 1970, a new faculty member in computer science at that time, B. Chandrasekaran, offered a course on "pattern recognition" that I attended.
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Sydney Thomas: Vital Hands-On Research

April 12, 2016 - 9:01am
The research we're doing in Professor Day's lab is important to understanding the relationship between plants and their pathogens, and how plants protect themselves by developing resistance to these pathogens. The greater implications of this for the world could be improved agricultural systems, by increasing resistance to pathogens.
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Antibiotic resistance genes increasing

April 12, 2016 - 8:09am
Around the world, antibiotic use and resistance is increasing while the discovery of new antibiotics has nearly halted.
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MSU's coal-free move reducing university's environmental impact

April 12, 2016 - 7:48am
Michigan State University is no longer burning coal in its on-campus power plant, a move that is significantly reducing emissions from the plant as well as advancing the university's Energy Transition Plan.
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A ripple effect

April 11, 2016 - 7:08pm
Fred Addy ('53, Business; '57, Business) and his wife Marilyn Marshall Addy ('53, Music) have a history of giving that has helped their alma mater in so many ways.
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'America's Greatest Makers' features MSU student entrepreneur

April 11, 2016 - 4:37pm
The new TBS reality show "America's Greatest Makers," which airs 9 p.m. Tuesdays, will feature MSU College of Law student John Mohyi, who's competing against other inventors from around the country to be "America's Greatest Maker" and win a $1 million grand prize.
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