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Seeking applications for Richard Lee Featherstone Endowed Prize

December 19, 2016 - 3:30pm
MSU is now accepting applications for the Richard Lee Featherstone Endowed Prize, which grants an award for "future growth and development, travel, graduate study or meditation" to an outstanding graduating senior.
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Giving back in tandem

December 19, 2016 - 1:39pm
Cliff Haka, the director of the MSU Libraries, and Sue Haka, the Ernst & Young Professor of Accounting and former senior associate dean of the Eli Broad College of Business, have created endowments they see as opportunities to lead by example.
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MSU's Terrie Taylor honored with Ben Kean award

December 19, 2016 - 11:26am
Terrie Taylor, internationally recognized malaria expert in the College of Osteopathic Medicine at Michigan State University, was recently awarded the Ben Kean Medal by the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene.
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Ancient Chinese malaria remedy fights TB

December 19, 2016 - 11:07am
A centuries-old herbal medicine, discovered by Chinese scientists and used to effectively treat malaria, has been found to potentially aid in the treatment of tuberculosis and may slow the evolution of drug resistance.
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S3 collaborative program funds new research

December 16, 2016 - 2:17pm
Science and Society at State, or S3, a research program that supports scholarship across disciplines at MSU, has awarded funding to 12 new research projects for 2016-2017.
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Nine students recognized with 2016 Board of Trustees Awards

December 16, 2016 - 10:47am
At the Dec. 16 Board of Trustees meeting, nine graduating students were recognized with Board of Trustees Awards for having the highest scholastic average at the close of his or her last semester in attendance at Michigan State University.
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New building reflects MSU's commitment to STEM-related fields

December 16, 2016 - 10:41am
MSU's newest building bolsters the university's commitment of providing interdisciplinary research space to support significant growth in STEM-related fields.
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Student-produced film earns spot in film festival

December 16, 2016 - 10:04am
A film produced by students participating in an MSU American Semester Program last summer has been accepted to the Made in Michigan Film Festival, which will run Feb. 3-5 in Frankenmuth.
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Student receives scholarship to study abroad

December 16, 2016 - 9:11am
Surayya Maultsby, a junior civil engineering and Arabic language major, has received a Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship to study Arabic language and culture for six months in Amman, Jordan, this spring.
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MSU Board of Trustees roundup

December 16, 2016 - 9:04am
At its Dec. 16 meeting, the MSU Board of Trustees - in lieu of a salary raise - voted to give $100,000 to an academic scholarship created last year in honor of MSU President Lou Anna K. Simon and her spouse, Roy J. Simon.
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MSU receives $2M grant from Mott Foundation to improve future for Flint students

December 15, 2016 - 12:40pm
MSU will continue to help improve educational opportunities for students in the city of Flint, thanks to a $2.1 million grant from the Charles Stewart Mott Foundation.
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MSU board to meet Friday

December 14, 2016 - 2:54pm
The MSU Board of Trustees will meet at 9:30 a.m. Friday in the Board Room of the Hannah Administration Building.
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Recipe for success

December 14, 2016 - 12:04pm
It happens pretty much the same every year. On Christmas Day I'll carry presents into my dad's house, drop them by the tree, give quick hugs and make a beeline for the cookie tray. It doesn't matter what time it is or if I've already eaten. Christmas cookies are tradition and I simply can't resist them. Chocolate crinkles, coconut butterballs, holly wreaths, cutouts, almond trees, peanut kisses - the list goes on. I'm not just talking a few cookies on a plate - I'm talking a ridiculous amount of cookies. My incredible dad, who is in his 80s, makes about 20 different kinds of cookies every year. He makes up beautiful boxes and gives them out to all sorts of people in his neighborhood and at his church. Luckily, he saves plenty for me. (Well, not just for me, but I will push my sisters out of the way to get to them.) Sure, they taste delicious, but it's more than that. It's the pure love and sentimental tradition that is baked in each one that really makes them special.
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Elizabeth Hanna: Holiday weight maintenance

December 14, 2016 - 12:03pm
The holidays are upon us! This means we tend to gather around many meals, appetizers and beverages. The opportunity to make poor food/drink choices is almost daily.
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MSU hosts commencement ceremonies this weekend

December 14, 2016 - 9:19am
Michigan State University will host commencement ceremonies Friday and Saturday at the Jack Breslin Student Events Center on the corner of Harrison Road and Kalamazoo Street.
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Jeff Painter: Aren't bowls just bowls?

December 13, 2016 - 5:12pm
As part of my ongoing research project for Campus Archaeology, I have been focusing so far on the dinnerware from the early period of the campus (1855-1870).
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BTN: MSU Year in Review 2016

December 13, 2016 - 9:37am
As 2016 comes to a close, the Big Ten Network is highlighting their favorite Michigan State vignettes of the year. From MSU doctors repairing a dog's palate to the Public Health Initiative led by MSU and the Hurley Children's Hospital in Flint, BTN shares examples of Spartans Will.
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Are death row cases plagued with racial bias?

December 13, 2016 - 8:13am
Defendants charged with murder in North Carolina from 1990 to 2009 were more than twice as likely to receive the death penalty if the victims were white, Michigan State University researchers have found.
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MSU-led research receives $1.84 million NSF grant

December 12, 2016 - 1:01pm
MSU integrative biologist Janette Boughman is the lead investigator of a five-year, $1.84 million National Science Foundation Dimensions of Biodiversity collaborative grant to pursue research studying the evolution of threespine stickleback throughout Iceland.
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Faculty appointed co-editors for TESOL Quarterly

December 12, 2016 - 11:34am
Two Department of Linguistics and Germanic, Slavic, Asian and African Languages faculty members have been appointed co-editors for TESOL Quarterly, the academic journal for the TESOL International Association.
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