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MSU researcher working to develop new cancer-fighting drug

May 26, 2016 - 12:10pm
MSU professor and researcher Andr'e Bachmann is collaborating on cancer-fighting research that could change the way we treat the illness.
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Suzy Merchant and Family make $125,000 gift for women's athletics

May 26, 2016 - 12:07pm
Merchant announced gift at Spartan Fund Event for women.
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Sarah Burnham named WGCA honorable mention All-American

May 26, 2016 - 11:35am
Burnham recorded the lowest single-season scoring average in school history in 2015-16.
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Rocky marriages not always bad for your health

May 26, 2016 - 11:32am
For men, an unhappy marriage may actually slow the development of diabetes and promote successful treatment once they do get the disease, finds a national study led by an MSU sociologist.
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Spartans topple two-seed Nebraska

May 26, 2016 - 11:30am
Five-run sixth inning propels MSU to victory in the first round of the Big Ten Tournament.
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MSU Museum's 2016 Great Lakes Folk Festival takes place Aug. 12-14

May 26, 2016 - 10:25am
The roots, the rhythms and the richness of music, dance, arts and culture are returning for the annual Great Lakes Folk Festival.
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Party on(line): The link between social media, alcohol use

May 26, 2016 - 10:03am
One of the undeniable powers of social media is its ability to influence people and their behaviors. This is especially true, an MSU study finds, when it comes to alcohol use.
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MSU pilots second joint medical and business degree

May 25, 2016 - 3:32pm
MSU's College of Human Medicine and Broad College of Business will begin a Doctor of Medicine and Master of Business Administration joint degree in fall 2016.
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We've got game

May 25, 2016 - 2:49pm
WHOMP! That was the sound the soccer ball made hitting my daughter's face on a cold October morning. First there was a look of surprise, then a flood of tears. Just like that, my kid was absolutely done with soccer. She was five years old but there was no way we were getting her out on the field again. Ever. Luckily, she wasn't really injured. In fact, we were lucky throughout her childhood that sports injuries weren't anything we had to deal with - mainly because my daughter is not exactly an athlete. (By the way, she gave me permission to say that.) We live in a pretty athletic school district so she tried to like sports, but she really wasn't a fan. She tried softball. While she loved to hit, she took to picking dandelions out in the field. She tried out for volleyball, but only scored high on positive attitude. Everyone was joining track and she really wanted the shirt so she joined. Then promptly claimed she was going to be sick so she could stop running during the first meet. She is a demon on ice skates though - even as her father yells at her to protect her head if she falls. Instead, she dove into other interests - the performing arts. I have to say, watching other parents sitting out at a soccer field in the rain while I made my way into a temperature-controlled auditorium; I was totally fine with her pursuits. Plus, it's pretty hard to hurt yourself in a musical. (Well, there was one time a sandbag fell from the ceiling, but I digress.) Like I said, we were lucky. She escaped childhood with nary a broken bone, stitch or concussion.
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Joanne C. Gerstner: Covering concussions

May 25, 2016 - 1:48pm
The gravity of the moment hit me, a few seconds after I walked into the dramatic grand main hall of the University of Zurich's Student Union. It was the first week of December 2015, and I was far from Michigan State University and my sports journalism students.
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Spartans face Nebraska in Big Ten Tournament first round

May 25, 2016 - 11:45am
No. 7 MSU takes on No. 2 Nebraska in tournament opener.
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Six Spartans garner All-Big Ten honors

May 25, 2016 - 11:42am
A total of six Spartans earned All-Big Ten honors as the conference announced its all-league teams Tuesday afternoon.
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Michigan State will play at Duke in ACC/Big Ten Challenge

May 25, 2016 - 11:36am
Spartans and Blue Devils will meet on Nov. 29.
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IPF program receives APPA's Effective and Innovative Practices Award

May 25, 2016 - 10:20am
Michigan State's Infrastructure Planning and Facilities Emergency Response and Business Continuity Program has been selected to receive APPA's Effective and Innovative Practices Award.
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CHM students: Caring for the underserved

May 25, 2016 - 9:48am
Students in the College of Human Medicine recently traveled to Peru as part of the Leadership in Medicine for the Underserved Certificate Program. The program is designed to allow future doctors an opportunity to experience international health care in underserved areas.
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From Oregon, with love

May 24, 2016 - 5:35pm
Scott Lovejoy is a Spartan who is living, working and raising a family in the middle of Oregon. He and his wife, Kristy, created the Scott and Kristy Lovejoy Endowed Fund for Faculty in the College of Arts and Letters with a gift of $100,000.
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Timothy Busfield to join MSU as artist-in-residence

May 24, 2016 - 11:41am
Emmy-awarding actor Timothy Busfield will join MSU as an artist-in-residence in the College of Communication Arts and Sciences.
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NSF grant will help decipher cells' electric properties

May 24, 2016 - 11:18am
An MSU researcher will use a National Science Foundation grant to decipher the secrets of electric organs in fish and apply the insights to human electrically excitable tissue.
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Can telehealth fill gap in autism services?

May 24, 2016 - 9:38am
Parents struggling to find and afford therapy for their child with autism may eventually be able to provide that therapy themselves with the help of telehealth training, finds a federally funded pilot study at MSU.
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College of Music on the road

May 23, 2016 - 3:25pm
In addition to teaching and inspiring students, faculty members in the College of Music spend much of their time performing concerts and recitals, giving master classes and clinics, presenting lectures and sharing their musical expertise in a wide range of areas.
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