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Community Music School welcomes public to open house Jan. 19

January 10, 2014 - 2:36pm
MSU Community Music School invites greater Lansing residents to attend its open house from 3 to 5 p.m. Jan. 19 to enroll or learn more about the classes and lessons offered to students of all ages, birth through adulthood.
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'Peter and the Starcatcher' comes to Wharton Center

January 10, 2014 - 1:58pm
"Peter and the Starcatcher," the five-time Tony Award(R)-winning musical play written by Tony Award(R) nominee Rick Elice, comes to Wharton Center as part of the MSU Federal Credit Union Broadway at Wharton Center series.
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MSU Extension offers tips for healthier year

January 10, 2014 - 1:32pm
Each year, when Jan. 1 rolls around, about one in three Americans makes a New Year's resolution revolving around healthier living. MSU Extension aims to help people reach their goals by defining a healthier lifestyle.
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Women's basketball knocks off No. 16/14 Nebraska, 70-57

January 10, 2014 - 1:12pm
The MSU women's basketball team never trailed and controlled the action against No. 16/14 Nebraska on Thursday night, topping the Huskers, 70-57.
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'Hip-hop' students unfairly targeted, study finds

January 10, 2014 - 11:03am
Black and Latino "hip-hop" students are disproportionately punished in urban schools, finds an MSU study that sheds light on some of the unfair disciplinary practices newly targeted by the Obama administration.
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Women's basketball welcomes No. 16/14 Nebraska to Breslin Center

January 9, 2014 - 4:36pm
The Michigan State women's basketball team returns to Breslin Center for its first home Big Ten game on Thursday night, hosting No. 16/14 Nebraska at 7 p.m.
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Faculty conversations: Carol Wilson-Duffy

January 9, 2014 - 2:55pm
Carol Wilson-Duffy, associate director of the English Language Center, talks about her experiences working in Korea and Micronesia before beginning her work at the ELC in 2002.
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Kids have skewed view of gender segregation

January 9, 2014 - 8:50am
Children believe the world is far more segregated by gender than it actually is, implies a new study led by an MSU scholar.
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Free legal clinics for entrepreneurs

January 8, 2014 - 4:13pm
The MSU College of Law is leading an initiative to help west Michigan and mid-Michigan entrepreneurs and small businesses with their intellectual property questions. The initiative will offer assistance with patents, copyrights and trademarks through individual consultations.
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Two former hockey players in 2014 Olympic Games

January 8, 2014 - 1:17pm
MSU will have two former hockey players competing in this year's Olympic Games: Ryan Miller and Duncan Keith.
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A little too much perspective

January 8, 2014 - 1:16pm
Life is funny. Just when you think you've got something figured out, it throws you a curveball and changes your whole perspective. You think it's cold-and then your power goes out for days, as mine, (and hundreds of thousands of others in mid-Michigan), did over the holidays. You think having your power out is bad, and then you hear about a very ill friend and suddenly shivering under blankets and losing food from your freezer doesn't seem bad at all. A football season starts, and you question how bad it's going to be, and then all of a sudden a trip to the Rose Bowl starts to look possible. Your team makes it to the Rose Bowl and you think everything is great, and then your star player doesn't make the trip and prognosticators are betting against your team. Then somehow, your team shows grit, determination, leadership and talent and your star's replacement comes up big and suddenly your team is the Rose Bowl champion. And then just when you think that the Spartans have given you the best New Year's gift by winning the game, something else happens that puts everything in perspective, (a little too much perspective), and you realize a different Spartan gift is way more important.
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Leonard Fleck: Ethical dimensions of health care

January 8, 2014 - 1:07pm
Which political value ought to be accorded greater weight: protecting individual liberty or enhancing social equality? This is the sort of abstract question with which philosophers are typically associated. It is ultimately a frustrating, unanswerable question because it is so abstract.
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Mike Sadler: Game Changer

January 8, 2014 - 12:27pm
At MSU, when academic and athletic excellence come together the results are game changing. Three-time Academic All-American, Ph.D. student, and punter Mike Sadler from Grand Rapids was attracted to MSU for its academic opportunities, believing football would be temporary, but a college education would serve him for a lifetime.
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Calhoun named CFPA National Defensive Performer of the Year

January 8, 2014 - 10:30am
MSU sophomore defensive end Shilique Calhoun, who led the 13-1 Spartans in quarterback hurries (18), QB hits (34) and sacks (7.5 for 45), has been named recipient of the 2013 National Defensive Performer of the Year by the College Football Performance Awards.
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No. 5 Michigan State beats No. 3 Ohio State in OT, 72-68

January 8, 2014 - 9:59am
Keith Appling made a tiebreaking 3-pointer with 29 seconds left in overtime and finished with 20 points, seven assists and six rebounds to help the fifth-ranked Spartans beat No. 3 Ohio State 72-68 on Tuesday night after blowing a 17-point lead in the second half.
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Baby, it's cold outside

January 8, 2014 - 9:40am
A polar vortex swept down upon campus Jan. 5 transforming the landscape with snowdrifts and plunging wind chill temperatures to 30 below zero. Photo by Kurt Stepnitz
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Ryan Miller named to USA Olympic Team

January 7, 2014 - 2:24pm
Former MSU goaltender Ryan Miller has been named to the 2014 USA Olympic hockey team.
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Wharton Center presents 'Aladdin And Other Enchanting Tales'

January 7, 2014 - 2:12pm
MSU's Wharton Center for the Performing Arts will present the Enchantement Theatre Company's "Aladdin And Other Enchanting Tales," at 1:30 and 4 p.m. Jan. 12 in the Cobb Great Hall.
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UPDATE: MSU will not resume normal operations until 5 p.m. Jan. 7; morning and afternoon classes canceled

January 7, 2014 - 10:10am
Michigan State University will not resume normal operations until 5 p.m. Jan. 7. Due to extreme wind chill temperatures and blowing snow, all classes beginning before 5 p.m. will be canceled; evening classes will be held. All employees starting their shifts at 5 p.m. or after should report to work. Most campus events and in-person services will resume at 5 p.m. Jan. 7.
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MSU to resume normal operations at noon Jan. 7; morning classes canceled

January 6, 2014 - 3:00pm
Michigan State University will resume normal operations at noon Jan. 7 at its East Lansing campus. Due to ongoing snow removal, extreme wind chill temperatures and blowing snow, all classes beginning before noon will be canceled; employees are expected to begin work at noon. Most campus events and in-person services will resume at noon Jan. 7.
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