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MSU announces major athletic award winners

June 6, 2014 - 1:56pm
Five MSU student-athletes have been recognized for excellence both on the playing field and in the classroom, earning the school's highest athletic awards for 2013-14.
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Watch World Cup games live at International Center

June 6, 2014 - 11:52am
The 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil kicks off on June 12, and the MSU community can watch games live through July 13 on the big screen at the Food Court in the International Center.
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MSU research aims to curtail pig fighting on swine farms

June 6, 2014 - 10:57am
An MSU AgBioResearch scientist is leading a multidisciplinary effort to find ways to curb fighting and enhance swine productivity and quality of life with a nearly $750,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
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Bringing researchers, volunteers and legislators together to advance science

June 5, 2014 - 3:57pm
The Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute at MSU has joined forces with ResearchMatch, a national registry that is designed to bring volunteers together with researchers who are working toward advancing new health treatments.
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Men's tennis hands out 2013-14 season awards

June 5, 2014 - 2:56pm
MSU men's tennis head coach Gene Orlando announced winners for the 2013-14 team awards June 5.
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Can mice mimic human breast cancer? MSU study says 'yes'

June 5, 2014 - 11:46am
Eran Andrechek, a physiology professor in the College of Human Medicine at MSU, has discovered that many of the various mouse models used in breast cancer research can replicate several characteristics of the human disease, especially at the gene level.
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Four Spartans selected for U.S. Field Hockey National Championship

June 4, 2014 - 3:13pm
MSU senior field hockey players Allie Ahern, Abby Barker and Becky Stiles have been recognized as some of the top field hockey athletes in the country and were selected to compete in the US Women's National Field Hockey Championship.
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Adding it up

June 4, 2014 - 1:28pm
Just Do it. I'm lovin' it. Have a Coke and a smile. Got Milk? Melts in your mouth, not in your hands. Think different. Tastes great, less filling. Don't leave home without it. Think outside the bun. Because I'm worth it. Advertising. Love it or hate it or even fast-forward through it, but you'll never escape it. Americans are exposed to thousands of advertising images and sounds every single day. Television, radio, magazines, billboards, websites, the sides of buses, ballpark walls, clothing-ads are everywhere. In just 30 seconds, ads have the ability to evoke emotion and feeling. Who hasn't found themselves tearing up watching a Hallmark commercial or the Budweiser ad with the puppy and the horse? Or the Pampers Mother's Day ad? And don't get me started on Sarah McLachlan and the anti-animal abuse commercial-I literally have to change the channel to avoid crumbling into a weeping wreck on the floor. Advertising can also make us smile or laugh, like the mini Darth Vader starting up a Volkswagen, Betty White hawking Snickers or a whole slew of beer and Doritos commercials.
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Jef Richards: Embracing a shifting field

June 4, 2014 - 11:28am
The morning of the May 2014 commencement, I was privileged to have breakfast with one of our department's distinguished alumni. He currently serves as president and CEO of the National Parks Conservation Association. We talked about an idea he had to get this department involved in a fabulous project with a potential for both national impact and national visibility. With his help and guidance, we could do something good, not only for this department but for the broader society in which we function.
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Students GET onboard with experience

June 4, 2014 - 8:28am
Students in the Advanced Creative: Media I class received real-world experience this past spring by designing graphics for the GET Longboards company in Grand Rapids, Mich.
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Pretty as a picture

June 4, 2014 - 7:28am
MSU students Aja Harper and Damon Adams photograph spring blossoms in front of the Delia Koo International Academic Center on May 28, 2014.
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MSU partnership accelerates bio-based projects

June 3, 2014 - 12:31pm
The Michigan Translational Research and Commercialization Program for the Bio-Economy, launched by MSU and the Michigan Economic Development Corporation, announces the first three BioAg projects selected for grants to help make them broadly available for consumer use.
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MSU CAMP Program scholar earns doctorate degree

June 3, 2014 - 12:21pm
Felipe Lopez Sustaita was recently honored as the 2014 College Assistance Migrant Program Scholars Initiative Scholar during the 14th Annual MSU CAMP Recognition Ceremony. He is the first MSU CAMP Scholar to earn a doctorate degree.
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'Thinking Like a Writer' MOOC is back

June 3, 2014 - 10:31am
First held in summer 2013 as MSU's first humanities massive open online course, "Thinking Like a Writer" has been redesigned for this summer to provide a better user experience.
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Security guard industry lacks standards, training

June 3, 2014 - 10:27am
Despite playing a more important role in the wake of 9/11, the security guard industry remains plagued by inadequate training and standards in many states, indicates new research by MSU criminologists.
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Community Music School hosts 12th annual Eric 'RicStar' Winter Music Therapy Camp

June 3, 2014 - 10:09am
The MSU Community Music School will host the 12th Annual Eric 'RicStar' Winter Music Therapy Camp June 9 to June 14.
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MSU professor reappointed to the Governor's Council on Physical Fitness, Health and Sports

June 2, 2014 - 4:00pm
Gov. Rick Snyder announced two appointments and six reappointments to the Governor's Council on Physical Fitness, Health and Sports.
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