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Villa Pizza closing at Crossroads Food Court

April 30, 2014 - 5:20pm
As of April 30, Villa Pizza at Crossroads Food Court in the International Center has closed permanently.
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Helping farmers: MSU nets more than $3.9 million in USDA grants

April 30, 2014 - 3:20pm
MSU has netted more than $3.9 million in grants from the United State Department of Agriculture to help Michigan farmers adapt to changing climate, tackle food safety issues, and help small- and medium-sized farms better compete in the marketplace.
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Connected

April 30, 2014 - 2:24pm
Wait. What? You're on Facebook and want to be my friend? Aren't you, like, too old for that? Video games are for young people. Trust me, you wouldn't know how to use an iPhone. Ever heard a young person say any of those things? Yes, it's true-to the horror of some teenagers, older generations have taken over Facebook, forcing them to look for new venues like Snapchat and Instagram. We've gotten iPhones and might even try our hands at Wii or Xbox occasionally. Many teens think they have the corner market on wanting to keep in touch with friends and share experiences. I think they think you hit a certain age and stop wanting to have fun or try new things. Little do they know, most of us are pretty similar to the teenagers we once were-we just have three million more responsibilities and knees that make strange sounds when we go up stairs. To a young person, the Internet, video games and iPhones are a lot about fun and friends. But, what if it was your lifeline? What if technology was more than just fun? What if it could help keep you healthier? Would you roll your eyes at your grandma being on Facebook if it meant she was happy?
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Sandra Spoelstra: Sleeping with your iPhone

April 30, 2014 - 2:06pm
Do you sleep with your iPhone? My aunt does and I want to tell you about her. I am a nurse and research scientist. My passion is helping the elderly, especially those who have had cancer, have a better quality of life.
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MSU researcher receives NSF CAREER award to study disease spread

April 30, 2014 - 1:26pm
West Nile virus and bird flu are just two of the diseases spread from animals to humans. Jen Owen wants to know more about how those viruses are spreading, so she is studying birds.
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Injury, adversity bring Sherman to rowing program

April 30, 2014 - 1:11pm
Spartan rower Sara Sherman is like many of her MSU teammates, picking up rowing in college after playing a different sport in her early years.
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Peter Burroughs: Game Boy

April 30, 2014 - 11:56am
Peter Burroughs is designing a college experience for himself that's like no other. An Honors College freshman in media and information studies, his talent for drawing-and his handmade suit of armor-caught the attention of a professor who tapped him to work on a game design research project.
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Spartans graduate this weekend

April 30, 2014 - 9:39am
MSU will host commencement ceremonies this weekend at the Jack Breslin Student Events Center on the corner of Harrison Road and Kalamazoo Street.
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Broad reflections

April 29, 2014 - 5:38pm
Reflections during a concert at the Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum become a work of art. Photo by Kurt Stepnitz
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Physical activity of nation's children receives poor grade

April 29, 2014 - 3:48pm
In a first-ever report card evaluating the physical activity of our nation's children, the final results are less than stellar.
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Dan Ellis named MSU men's golf assistant coach

April 29, 2014 - 2:28pm
MSU men's golf head coach Casey Lubahn announced today that former Spartan Dan Ellis has been named the program's new assistant coach.
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Three MSU buildings earn LEED certification

April 29, 2014 - 11:36am
At MSU, green is more than just a color we like to wear. It's a way of life.
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Honoring an undergraduate education advocate

April 28, 2014 - 4:50pm
Douglas Estry, associate provost for undergraduate education and dean of undergraduate studies at MSU, is the recipient of the Michael C. Holen Pacesetter Award from the National Academic Advising Association as part of its 2014 Annual Awards Program for Academic Advising.
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Faculty conversations: Virginia Ayres

April 28, 2014 - 4:29pm
Virginia Ayres, associate professor of electrical and computer engineering, talks about her work attempting to reverse paralysis.
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MSU Resource Center for Persons with Disabilities presents annual awards

April 28, 2014 - 3:03pm
The MSU Resource Center for Persons with Disabilities recently held its annual Awards and Appreciation Reception where they announced the winners of the 2014 Spirit of Ability Award, Student Leadership and Service Award and Outstanding Alumnus Award.
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Flozell Adams provides leadership gift for stadium project

April 28, 2014 - 11:16am
A leadership gift from former MSU All-America offensive tackle, Flozell Adams, brings the fundraising efforts for Spartan Stadium's North End Zone Expansion Project to over $20 million.
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Estimating baby's size gets more precise

April 28, 2014 - 11:12am
New MSU research aims to help doctors estimate the size of newborns with a new set of birth weight measurements based on birth records from across the country.
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2013 Spartan Football Awards Banquet recap

April 28, 2014 - 10:19am
Consensus All-American cornerback Darqueze Dennard, who became the first Spartan to win the Jim Thorpe Award as the nation's best defensive back, has been selected Most Valuable Player (Governor's Award recipient) by his teammates at the annual Spartan Football Awards Banquet held April 27 before a crowd in excess of 800 at the Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center.
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Women's golf wins third Big Ten Championship in four years

April 28, 2014 - 9:11am
The No. 25 MSU women's golf team captured its third Big Ten Championship in four years and 11th in program history.
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Terrorism works, but only when governments allow it to

April 28, 2014 - 9:06am
Terrorism can be a successful strategy for rebel groups during civil war, but only when governments allow it to work, finds a new study by an MSU political scientist.
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