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No. 10/9 MSU will play in its second Big Ten Championship Game in three years as the Spartans (11-1, 8-0 Big Ten) take on No. 2/2 Ohio State (12-0, 8-0) at 8:17 p.m. Dec. 7 at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis.
Ahead of Saturday's showdown in the Big Ten Championship Game, Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder and Lt. Gov. Brian Calley are encouraging all Michigan citizens to wear green tomorrow as the Spartans take on Ohio State University with a Rose Bowl berth on the line.
Twelve new hospitality mini-courses designed for professionals are now offered by The School of Hospitality Business.
MSU begins a new era as it hosts Minnesota at 7 p.m. Dec. 6 and 4 p.m. Dec. 7 at Munn Ice Arena for its inaugural Big Ten series.
MSU senior linebacker Max Bullough and junior punter Mike Sadler have been named to the 2013 Capital One Division I Academic All-America First Team, as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America.
With nearly 4 million miles of public roads criss crossing the United States and millions of dollars spent to maintain them, it's imperative that researchers look for better ways to preserve these roadways.
President Barack Obama's approval rating in Michigan sagged to its lowest point in three years, while Gov. Rick Snyder gained ground in MSU's latest State of the State Survey.
Beginning Friday, the MSU debate program will host the 23rd annual Spartan Classic Debate Tournament in which more than 100 students from schools across the Midwest will gather to compete.
For Spartans, you don't have to be a music major to get some experience in song writing, thanks to John Kratus, professor of music education.
Pulitzer Prize-winner Eric Freedman has been named Knight Chair and director of the John S. and James L. Knight Center for Environmental Journalism at Michigan State University.
Matthew Fehrenbach, of Landscape Services, talks about the fun he has climbing trees as he trims them and keeps MSU's green-filled campus looking tidy.
Peanut butter and jelly. Milk and cookies. Love and marriage. Rock and roll. Spaghetti and meatballs. Chips and salsa. Cheese and crackers. Tom Izzo and basketball. Some things were just made to go together. Individually, each thing is fine, but together they become something even better. (I just realized most of my examples are food-it must be getting close to lunchtime).
And then there are those things that seem diametrically opposed. Fire and ice. Oil and water. Cats and dogs. Democrats and Republicans. Michigan and Michigan State. (Or maybe this week it's more like Michigan State and Ohio State). Either way, these things just don't really go together.
Or do they?
A campfire on an icy night is beautiful. With the addition of just an egg and a mix, oil and water can make delicious brownies. My Facebook feed is often filled with adorable pictures of cats and dogs cuddling. Occasionally politicians do work together across the aisles.
And believe it or not, though rivals in the sports arena, Michigan and Michigan State actually do a lot of great work together. In the academic realm, there's a lot of respect and collaboration. Many people might not even know that UM, MSU and Wayne State are part of the University Research Corridor that aims to transform, strengthen and diversify the state's economy.
MSU seventh-year head coach Mark Dantonio, who has led the Spartans to a school-record tying 11 wins and their second Big Ten Legends Division title in three years, has been named the Big Ten Coach of the Year by both the league's head coaches and media, as announced on BTN Tuesday evening.
Most of you know me by the name Danielle Whittaker. I am the managing director of BEACON, and also an animal behavior researcher.
Technology to allow car buyers to make more informed choices and a new app to teach elementary and middle-school students the fine art of finance are among the student projects that will be on display at this year's Design Day.
Alex Smith, a master's candidate in performance and musicology at MSU, has taken on a project that pushes the boundaries between musical eloquence, attainable and sustainable materials and the artistry required to construct a complex and precise instrument like the marimba.
MSU students from a geology and human environment class present their research findings to classmates in the lobby of North Kedzie Hall. Photo by Kurt Stepnitz
MSU athletics is having a big week. Many teams are involved in post-season play and several student-athletes and coaches have been recognized in their respective sports.
MSU College of Law's Frank J. Kelley Institute of Ethics and the Legal Profession will host U.S. Sen. Carl Levin at 12:30 p.m. Friday at the Law College Building for a lecture discussing the ends and means of the political tactic known as the "Nuclear Option."
MSU alumnus Lawrence Sheets has dedicated his career to cultivating a deep understanding of the South Caucasus region-its language, its people and its struggles-and puts that knowledge to work to help prevent and resolve conflicts.