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MSU 'smart ag' forum focuses on feeding more with less

November 30, 2017 - 11:30am
The SmartAg International Symposium, being held at MSU Dec. 3-6, will connect researchers, practitioners and policymakers who are tackling the global agro-food problem of producing more with less.
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Seven Spartans earn All-Big Ten honors on offense

November 30, 2017 - 10:06am
A total of seven Spartans on offense have garnered All-Big Ten recognition, the conference office announced on Wednesday.
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No. 3 Michigan State hosts No. 5 Notre Dame on Thursday night

November 30, 2017 - 9:52am
MSU's men's basketball team returns home on Thurs., Nov. 30, hosting Notre Dame in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge at the Breslin Center. Tipoff is slated for 7 p.m.
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Spartans play host to No. 4 Notre Dame this weekend at Munn

November 29, 2017 - 3:10pm
MSU returns home to host No. 4 Notre Dame this weekend at Munn Ice Arena. The Spartans are coming off a loss and a tie -- with a shootout win -- at Penn State. Notre Dame enters Friday's game on a nine-game winning streak.
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NCAA Tournament begins Friday in Omaha

November 29, 2017 - 3:01pm
No. 12 MSU has earned an at-large bid to the 2017 NCAA Division I Volleyball Tournament and will take on No. 25 Missouri State in the first round in Omaha, Nebraska on Friday.
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MSU researchers identify a new family of light-responsive proteins

November 29, 2017 - 1:19pm
MSU researchers have discovered a new family of light-sensitive proteins found in cyanobacteria, formerly known as blue-green algae.
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Give Green Day exceeds expectations with $550,000 in gifts

November 29, 2017 - 11:56am
MSU's #GiveGreenDay campaign raised more than $550,000 Tuesday thanks to more than 3,300 gifts from around the world.
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Spartans among us

November 29, 2017 - 11:06am
It was an absolutely gut-wrenching day. A little less than two weeks ago, my brilliant little ball of light, happiness and goodness laid down her fluffy head in my lap for the last time. For 16 years, Molly, Molly the border collie (mix) had been the simplest joy and the kindest of souls for my family. Steadfast, loyal and the sweetest dog you've ever met, every day was better when she greeted us at the door. She honestly was the perfect dog. I know everyone says that, but seriously, she was. Yet, as we know when we get them, they can't stay with us forever. Though, a kind friend pointed out that it is their forever, and we hopefully made hers wonderful. A shelter dog we picked out when she was about six months old, we lavished love and attention on her every single day. She grew up with my daughter, stood by us on bad days, and always made us remember that there is good in this world. I'm still trying to figure out how to go about my routine without her and without crying. And on that horrible day, when we needed it the most, another kind and compassionate soul stepped in to be there for us. Because of illness and some other circumstances, we ended up with a veterinarian who we had never met and had never before cared for Molly. She came recommended by a friend who also had experienced this loss recently. She held us up when we couldn't, cared for all of us, and said some of the kindest things we needed to hear. Most of all, she made sure Ms. Molly was comfortable and at peace.
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Broader gun restrictions lead to fewer intimate partner homicides

November 29, 2017 - 12:01am
State laws that restrict gun ownership among domestic abusers and others with violent histories appear to significantly reduce intimate partner homicides, indicates a groundbreaking national study led by an MSU researcher.
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Grand Rapids Research Center receives new construction award

November 28, 2017 - 3:26pm
The MSU Grand Rapids Research Center has received a certificate of excellence and has been honored as "Best New Construction" project by the Grand Rapids Neighborhood Business Alliance during its 28th Annual Neighborhood Business Awards ceremony.
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Yomaira Figueroa: Inspiring students through literature

November 28, 2017 - 3:22pm
Raised in Hoboken, New Jersey, the daughter of Puerto Rican immigrants, Yomaira Figueroa thought college was not a possibility for people like her, despite that she became the first person in her family to go to college.
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Noushin Mahmood: Helping women join STEM Fields

November 28, 2017 - 3:17pm
Growing up in Bangladesh, Media and Information student Noushin ("Sus") Mahmood often saw girls being oppressed and discouraged when trying to pursue higher education and careers in STEM fields. This observation, which also carried over into the United States, soon became a lifelong passion, inspiring Mahmood to conduct research on ways to combat the issue.
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MSU faculty members recognized among the world's most highly cited researchers

November 28, 2017 - 1:21pm
Six Michigan State University faculty members have earned a spot on the Clarivate Analytics highly cited researchers list for 2017. The list is based on analysis of peer-reviewed research paper and manuscript citations between 2005 and 2015 in 21 broad natural and social science disciplines.
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Gravitational wave discovery a boon for nuclear science? NSF physics collaboration to discuss

November 28, 2017 - 1:12pm
The Joint Institute for Nuclear Astrophysics - Center for the Evolution of the Elements will host a livestream event at 12:30 p.m. (EST) on Dec. 1, featuring scientists who will discuss the nuclear astrophysics impacts of a groundbreaking gravitational-wave science discovery announced worldwide in October.
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Communication professors receive grant for health research

November 28, 2017 - 12:54pm
MSU communication professors James Dearing and Maria Lapinski have received a grant to research which effective and low-cost healthcare practices from other countries could be successful if implemented in the United States.
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"Refuge Lansing:" Humanizing resettled refugees in the mid-Michigan community

November 28, 2017 - 12:47pm
Stories from refugees like Otis Ebulela - who has worked at a Meijer grocery store since coming to mid-Michigan - were the focus of the "Refuge Lansing" exhibit hosted at MSU this fall.
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MSU Museum exhibit marks World AIDS Day

November 28, 2017 - 12:40pm
The MSU Museum will display two NAMES Project AIDS Memorial Quilt blocks beginning Friday to mark World AIDS Day, which takes place on Dec. 1 each year.
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Spartans off to Omaha for NCAA Tournament

November 27, 2017 - 4:33pm
No. 10 Michigan State has earned an at-large bid to the 2016 NCAA Division I Volleyball Tournament and will take on No. 25 Missouri State in the first round in Omaha, Nebraska Dec. 1.
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No. 16 MSU routs Rutgers, 40-7

November 27, 2017 - 11:32am
MSU quarterback Brian Lewerke threw for a touchdown and ran for another and the Spartans held the ball for more than 47 minutes in defeating Rutgers 40-7 on Nov. 25 to probably write a ticket to one of college football better bowl games
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Spartans top Western Michigan, 2-1, to advance to NCAA Elite Eight

November 27, 2017 - 11:25am
MSU men's soccer advanced to the Elite Eight of the NCAA Tournament in thrilling fashion on Nov. 25 after a nail-biter against No. 10-seed Western Michigan, coming from behind to defeat the Broncos, 2-1 in front of over 1,500 fans at DeMartin Stadium.
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