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MSU boasts top-10 class for second straight season

May 27, 2014 - 2:50pm
MSU has compiled the No. 6 recruiting class in the country, according to the top-30 ranking released by PrepVolleyball.com over the Memorial Day weekend.
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Allyssa Ferrell places 10th at NCAA Championships

May 27, 2014 - 2:40pm
Senior Allyssa Ferrell became just the third Spartan to place in the top 10 at the NCAA Championships.
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MSU Extension names new interim leaders

May 23, 2014 - 2:32pm
Margaret Bethel has been named interim director of MSU Extension, replacing Thomas Coon, who recently took a position with Oklahoma State University.
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MSU Children's Choir to perform with the Detroit Symphony Orchestra

May 23, 2014 - 12:28pm
The MSU Children's Choir will perform with the Detroit Symphony Orchestra and the University Musical Society Choral Union on May 30 and 31, presenting Mahler's Symphony No. 3.
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Allyssa Ferrell remains in contention for national title at NCAA Women's Golf Championships

May 23, 2014 - 11:15am
Senior Allyssa Ferrell will enter Friday's fourth and final round at the NCAA Women's Golf Championships within striking distance of claiming MSU's first individual national title in program history.
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College of Human Medicine expands research and innovation with Mary Free Bed Hospital

May 22, 2014 - 5:30pm
MSU's College of Human Medicine and Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital are joining together to expand the health care facility into a research and teaching hospital. The collaboration sets the stage for research and evidence-based medicine to improve the lives of patients and encourage more medical students to focus on physical rehabilitation.
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Big Ten announces 2014-15 hockey schedule

May 22, 2014 - 3:45pm
MSU will meet each team four times as all six schools will play a 20-game schedule with the first weekend of conference action starting in November.
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$2.7 million from USDA bolsters MSU's commitment to food security and production

May 22, 2014 - 3:34pm
Michigan State University has netted more than $2.7 million in grants from the United States Department of Agriculture to help to increase food security and improve food production.
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New class of National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellows

May 22, 2014 - 2:57pm
Ten MSU students and a recent graduate have been selected 2014 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellows.
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Student research on infant cranial fracture, arthritic hand function takes top spot

May 22, 2014 - 2:44pm
Two recent Honors College graduates who worked with faculty mentors on research that could help doctors and forensic scientists are the grand prize winners of the 2014 University Undergraduate Research and Arts Forum.
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Delegating the dirty work is a key to evolution

May 22, 2014 - 1:29pm
We have hundreds of types of cells in our bodies - everything from red blood cells to hair follicles to neurons. But why can't most of them create offspring for us?
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Grad at a glance: Kelly Adams

May 22, 2014 - 11:59am
MSU doctoral candidate Kelly Adams had to look no further than her hometown to find an idea for her dissertation.
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'I can' mentality goes long way after childbirth

May 22, 2014 - 10:21am
The way a woman feels about tackling everyday physical activities, including exercise, may be a predictor of how much weight she'll retain years after childbirth says an MSU professor.
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Do good

May 21, 2014 - 1:59pm
"Go into the world and do well. But more importantly, go into the world and do good." I stumbled across this quote the other day, attributed to Minor Myers Jr., who was the president of Illinois Wesleyan University. He might have run another university and he may not have been a Spartan but, to me, that phrase captures the essence of what being a Spartan is all about. I know that Spartans go into the world and do well. I know lots of them and I know many have incredible success in their careers and lives. That's a great thing. They came to MSU, got an excellent education and were able to go out and do well. Who can ask for anything more out of a university? Well, Spartans do. It simply isn't enough to just do well. If you're a student, it isn't enough to just do well in class and learn from lectures and books and graduate. If you're a professor, it isn't enough to just be a good instructor in the classroom. If you're an alumnus, it isn't enough to graduate from MSU.
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Jeanette McGuire: Study Abroad Changes Lives

May 21, 2014 - 12:23pm
I am often asked why I teach study abroad courses, and my answer simply has been that it changes lives. Recently, through the acts of my students, I was reminded as to what studying abroad does not only for instructors and students, but also for communities both at home and abroad. I have learned that through inspiring each other we can turn tragedies into beautiful things.
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Kirk Mason: Reverse Acclimation

May 21, 2014 - 11:33am
Kirk Mason graduated in May from the Residential College of Arts and Humanities. He also studied media and information in the College of Communication Arts and Sciences. Last summer, Kirk participated in an MSU Study Abroad trip to Mukteshwar, Uttarakhand, India. Watch Kirk's video, Ecology of the Mountains-Part III, Reverse Acclimation about his experience.
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New, fossil-fuel-free process makes biodiesel sustainable

May 21, 2014 - 9:12am
A new fuel-cell concept, developed by an MSU researcher, will allow biodiesel plants to eliminate the creation of hazardous wastes while removing their dependence on fossil fuel from their production process.
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Four Spartans named to All-Big Ten teams

May 20, 2014 - 4:12pm
Four members of the MSU baseball team earned All-Big Ten honors, as announced by the conference May 20.
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Cyberbullying affects rich and poor alike

May 20, 2014 - 4:03pm
Cyberbullying isn't just a problem in middle class and affluent areas. Teenagers in poor, high-crime neighborhoods also experience online bullying, finds new research led by a MSU criminologist.
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Senior trio leaves legacy of success

May 20, 2014 - 12:45pm
It's not easy to measure the true impact of a senior class.
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