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Real estate gift will support MSU College of Engineering

February 25, 2016 - 12:25pm
Michigan State University's ability to advance the fields of chemical engineering and materials science will be enhanced with a real estate gift appraised at $1.725 million which will subsequently be sold to support the College of Engineering.
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Four students nominated for Udall Scholarship

February 25, 2016 - 11:50am
MSU has nominated four undergraduate students for the nationally competitive Udall Scholarship.
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Powers double-double record propels No. 20 Michigan State women over Illinois, 71-43

February 25, 2016 - 10:51am
Aerial Powers led the Spartans with 26 points and 10 rebounds for her school-record 44th career double-double.
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Chemists' detour leads to unexpected discovery

February 24, 2016 - 2:29pm
Chemists at MSU have created the first metal complex containing single, double and triple nitrogen bonds. The discovery occurred during an unplanned detour from a larger project using nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy to investigate chemical bonding.
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Reflections of commitment

February 24, 2016 - 1:28pm
Water - such a basic necessity. Growing up in Michigan, I never really gave it a passing thought. If I was thirsty, I simply walked over to the faucet and filled a glass. I might have complained about the taste of well water when I was camping, but drinkable water was always a given. It was easily the one thing I missed the most when I was traveling in other countries where the water wasn't safe to drink. What I had always taken for granted became a luxury I missed. I grew weary of brushing my teeth with bottled water and making sure to keep my mouth closed in the shower. After eight weeks on the road, I longed for a simple glass of tap water. Though I hadn't expected to miss it quite so much, I knew what to expect when visiting rural locations around the globe. I knew that developing countries counted clean water as a goal, not a reality. In fact, one of the projects we profiled was about a Spartan partnership that helped a community in Tanzania with access to water. Like I said, I expected a lack of clean water in places like Tanzania. But I never expected a community in my own state would face a devastating water crisis that will affect the health of its citizens for years to come. By now, the entire nation is aware of the situation in Flint. It's a tragic situation. While there have been many debates about how it happened, the most important thing to consider is what to do now. How can we help the people of Flint going forward?
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47th annual Spartan Stampede educates, entertains

February 24, 2016 - 1:26pm
The 47th annual Spartan Stampede filled the MSU Pavilion for a weekend of classic rodeo events.
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Powers earns multiple Player of the Week honors

February 24, 2016 - 11:40am
Michigan State junior forward Aerial Powers was named Ann Meyers Drysdale National Player of the Week. Monday, she earned ESPNW National Player of the Week and Co-Big Ten Player of the Week honors.
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No. 6 Michigan State dominates Ohio State 81-62

February 24, 2016 - 11:32am
Bryn Forbes made six of his seven 3-pointers in the second half when the sixth-ranked Spartans pulled away for an 81-62 victory Tuesday night, their seventh in eight games.
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Richard Fracker: Immerse Yourself in China Through Music

February 24, 2016 - 11:29am
We're calling it a perfect synthesis. Not only is 2015-16 the Year of China at MSU, it's the year that marks the 10th anniversary of the MSU-China Vocal Exchange Program.
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Broad Art Museum supports Read Across America program

February 24, 2016 - 11:12am
The Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum at MSU will present programming in conjunction with the National Education Association's Read Across America throughout the month of March.
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MSU research helping communities improve the delivery of public safety services

February 24, 2016 - 10:37am
The latest research effort from Jeremy Wilson, a professor in the School of Criminal Justice and director of the Center for Anti-Counterfeiting and Product Protection, is helping to educate people around the country.
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Heba Osman: A Week in a Jordanian Refugee Camp

February 24, 2016 - 10:29am
I spent a portion of my winter break in Al-Zaatari refugee camp in Jordan for Syrian refugees assisting physicians in providing medical care for a population that has access to none.
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Flint water focus of MSU forum

February 24, 2016 - 9:24am
As the nation focuses its eyes on the city of Flint's recovery from lead-tainted waters, MSU's Institute for Public Policy and Social Research looks to its research experts for ways to move Flint and Michigan forward.
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MSU SpartanFit looks to keep students fit and much more

February 24, 2016 - 8:09am
A new and improved program, formerly known as LIFE: Rx, is offering students not only a way to improve their fitness level, but help students excel in other areas of their life.
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Discovering a passion for helping

February 23, 2016 - 6:00pm
Hailee Ridge, a College of Arts and Letters junior, discovered a passion for helping the community after spending a summer in Detroit, thanks to a scholarship from the MSU Federal Credit Union. Ridge is also a member of the Honors College and James Madison College.
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Exploring China through opera and song

February 23, 2016 - 3:07pm
Not only is 2015-16 the Year of China at Michigan State University, it's the 10th anniversary of an exchange program between the MSU College of Music and the China Conservatory of Music.
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Lawrence Ponoroff named dean of MSU College of Law

February 23, 2016 - 2:55pm
Lawrence Ponoroff has been appointed the 12th dean of the Michigan State University College of Law and will begin his new leadership role on July 1.
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Fat cells outlive skinny ones

February 23, 2016 - 2:02pm
Cells with higher fat content outlive lean cells, says a new study from MSU.
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African Americans focus of newest 'Bias Busters' guide

February 23, 2016 - 9:30am
While protests over racial inequity continue on city streets and college campuses, an MSU journalism class has developed a new guide that is written to help bash myths and stereotypes about the nearly 40 million African Americans living in the United States.
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MSU assistant professor honored by President Obama with prestigious award

February 22, 2016 - 1:51pm
Amy Ralston, MSU assistant professor of molecular, cell and developmental biology, is among 105 researchers being honored by President Barack Obama as recipients of the Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers.
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