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Four homers gives MSU win at Georgia Tech

March 9, 2017 - 3:10pm
MSU used the long ball (repeatedly ) to down homestanding Georgia Tech, 7-3, March 8 in Atlanta.
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New study shows FRIB significantly impacts Michigan's economy

March 9, 2017 - 2:44pm
A new economic impact study shows FRIB is expected to have a significant impact on Michigan's economy and job creation. From construction through an anticipated 20-year operational phase, FRIB is projected to add $4.4 billion to the state's economy and create up to 1,500 Michigan jobs at the height of the construction phase and about 1,000 permanent jobs during operations.
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Beronda Montgomery: Growing from adviser to mentor

March 9, 2017 - 1:22pm
I remember the great responsibility I felt when the first graduate student decided to join my research team. In preparing for her arrival, I highlighted the list of course requirements for her doctoral program and quickly outlined the first biochemistry experiments that she would conduct.I was cautiously optimistic that we would be positioned to make significant inroads in understanding how plants perceive what is going on around them to inform which activities and behaviors best situate them for success and productivity based on the environments in which they exist, which is one focus of my scientific work. As the student began to work diligently in the laboratory, it quickly became clear that my preparation had positioned me to serve as an adviser, but not necessarily a mentor. These are two names that are often used interchangeably to describe what happens when engaging with those individuals we supervise. However, I have come to fully understand that advising does not equal mentoring. Advising at its core is offering advice or factual information that would benefit any individual on a defined course of action - and I was clearly prepared to do that valiantly. I knew exactly what classes a student seeking a doctoral degree in my student's chosen discipline needed to take.
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MSU tackles concussions by bringing new sensor to market

March 9, 2017 - 11:10am
Two Michigan State University chemists are bringing their impact sensors to market. The effective, yet inexpensive, headband sensors can be worn by athletes in a variety of sports who could be at risk of suffering concussions.
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Elizabeth Schondelmayer: A lesson in every day

March 9, 2017 - 12:44am
When you think of England, what comes to mind? Double-decker buses? Noel Gallagher? The Tower of London? If you had asked me this question a year ago, my mind would have wandered in a similar direction (plus or minus a few Monty Python actors or aging rock musicians). Since visiting the country over the summer, however, my answer would be totally different.
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No. 29 Spartan men's golf captures Colleton River Collegiate Title

March 8, 2017 - 2:45pm
MSU men's golf captured its third tournament title of the 2016-17 season by winning the fifth-annual MSU-hosted Colleton River Collegiate at the Colleton River Club in Bluffton, South Carolina.
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Researchers find promising lead that reduces autism symptoms and more

March 8, 2017 - 10:34am
Fragile X syndrome is the most common cause of autism. Even though the single gene that's responsible for it was discovered in 1991, and the disease is detected by a simple blood test, there's no treatment or cure.
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Helping students plan for the future

March 7, 2017 - 5:33pm
A newly created fund will enable students in the School of Planning Design and Construction to gain firsthand knowledge of major urban planning projects through site visits around the world.
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Annual Shamrock 5K to benefit MSU Resource Center for Persons with Disabilities

March 7, 2017 - 2:24pm
The 16th annual Shamrock 5K Run-Walk-Roll will start at noon on March 26 behind Conrad Hall.
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New report to aid school administrators

March 7, 2017 - 2:18pm
With funding from the William T. Grant Foundation and the National Institutes of Health, MSU assistant professors of psychology Zachary Neal and Jennifer Watling Neal, created the Michigan School Program Information Project, or MiSPI, to help alleviate the stress of identifying strong school programs and to provide access to the information needed. In their Winter 2017 report, they explain how social networks are important in this process.
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Making a difference through Alternative Spartan Breaks

March 7, 2017 - 1:58pm
Each winter break and spring break, MSU students travel across the country to participate in service projects as part of Alternative Spartan Breaks.
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Miles Bridges named Big Ten Freshman of the Year

March 7, 2017 - 12:57pm
MSU guard/forward Miles Bridges was selected as the Big Ten Freshman of the Year by the conference's media and coaches, the Big Ten office announced March 6.
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Innocent African-Americans more likely to be wrongfully convicted

March 7, 2017 - 9:54am
African-American prisoners who were convicted of murder are about 50 percent more likely to be innocent than other convicted murderers and spend longer in prison before exoneration, according to a report released today that's co-edited by a MSU College of Law professor.
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Fly-over states matter when understanding - and saving - birds

March 7, 2017 - 9:34am
Around the world, thousands of migratory animals travel hundreds or even thousands of miles each year. The journey of migratory animals is more important than their destination. Scientists use the endangered Kirtland's warblers to show how connecting all migration's points can chart a way to sustainability.
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Fly-over states matter when understanding - and saving - migratory birds

March 7, 2017 - 9:34am
Around the world, thousands of migratory animals travel hundreds or even thousands of miles each year. The journey of migratory animals is more important than their destination. Scientists use the endangered Kirtland's warblers to show how connecting all migration's points can chart a way to sustainability.
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MSU to upgrade Ralph Young Field

March 6, 2017 - 12:39pm
MSU and the Spartan field hockey program are making significant upgrades to Ralph Young Field, the home of MSU field hockey, this spring.
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Spartans enter Big Ten Tournament as No. 5 seed

March 6, 2017 - 12:22pm
MSU (18-13, 10-8 Big Ten) has earned the No. 5 seed in the Big Ten Tournament and will play at approximately 2:30 p.m. March 9 against the winner of No. 12 Nebraska and No. 13 Penn State.
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Two graduate students receive the annual Theodore Roosevelt Conservation and Environmental Leadership Fellowship

March 6, 2017 - 10:32am
Two MSU master's students have been awarded the annual Theodore Roosevelt Conservation and Environmental Leadership Fellowship.
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Construction begins on MSU solar array project

March 6, 2017 - 10:14am
Construction on a new solar array project - a venture that could save the university $10 million over 25 years and help keep tuition in check - has started at MSU.
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Two graduate students receive fellowships

March 3, 2017 - 3:16pm
Two MSU master's students have been awarded the annual Theodore Roosevelt Conservation and Environmental Leadership Fellowship.
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