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Spartans and Wolverines to meet in home-and-home series

January 19, 2017 - 3:48pm
The Spartans and Wolverines resume the most-played rivalry in college hockey this weekend as the two teams meet in a home-and-home series beginning Friday in Ann Arbor.
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MSU Museum presents Darwin Discovery Day

January 19, 2017 - 11:35am
The MSU Museum presents its 13th annual Darwin Discovery Day, an afternoon of science, exploration and discovery, 1-5 p.m. Feb. 12.
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We are the same

January 18, 2017 - 2:01pm
I, with my pale skin and blonde hair, stood there in stark contrast among a crowd of children with beautiful brown skin and dark eyes. I was in Naitolia, Tanzania four years ago working on a story about an MSU partner project with a community to make clean water accessible to its residents. One young boy kept rubbing my arm, and then his own, with a confused look on his face. Finally, he looked up at me with a smile and said, "But, they feel the same. They feel exactly the same. We are the same." To this day I still tear up remembering that moment. I love the memory of a purely innocent child realizing that though our skin looked very different, we were very much the same. I only wish that everyone had the same outlook as my young friend in Naitolia. Certainly the world has made strides, but there is much more progress to be made. As Martin Luther King Jr. said, "I look to a day when people will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character." This past Monday, we celebrated MLK Jr. Day to help us all remember the work that still needs to be done to ensure equality. Here on campus, we held a student leadership conference, a march for justice, scholarship dinner, a museum exhibit, performance and a variety of service projects. As MSU president Lou Anna K. Simon says, "We believe that service and involvement in the community are gateways to meaningful engagement with the world."
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Prabu David: The gift of listening

January 18, 2017 - 12:32pm
When the ComArtSci communications team informed me that the theme of this year's holiday greeting was Joy to the World, I gave it an enthusiastic thumbs-up. Then when they asked me to explain how I had brought joy to the world, I had to scratch my head. I said I would get back to them.
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Kaylah Jetton: From local to global

January 18, 2017 - 12:01pm
Kaylah Jetton has been focused on going global since kindergarten and has no plans of stopping. From attending a language intensive grade school to majoring in global studies and studying abroad in Japan, the MSU senior has found her passion in helping others at home in Detroit and around the world.
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Protein involved in blood clotting stimulates liver repair

January 18, 2017 - 8:35am
A team of MSU researchers, led by James Luyendyk in the College of Veterinary Medicine, has uncovered a new pathway in the body that stimulates liver repair.
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New MSU research addresses gap between research and practice in sustainable agriculture

January 18, 2017 - 8:22am
MSU-led research has found a big difference in the yields produced by alternative agricultural practices in commercial fields compared with the same practices in the small experimental plots ordinarily used to test them.
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Limitless possibilities

January 17, 2017 - 3:07pm
Laken Harper is studying to be a veterinary technician at Michigan State - something she's dreamed of her whole life - and a scholarship is allowing her to pursue a career that will ultimately improve animal and human health.
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MSU women's basketball head coach Suzy Merchant to take a medical leave of absence

January 17, 2017 - 2:59pm
MSU women's basketball head coach Suzy Merchant has taken a medical leave of absence from the Spartan women's basketball program.
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Bridges named Co-Freshman of the Week

January 17, 2017 - 9:36am
MSU guard/forward Miles Bridges has been selected as the Big Ten Co-Freshman of the Week, as announced by the conference office Jan. 16.
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Wheat virus crosses over, harms native grasses

January 17, 2017 - 8:35am
Once upon a time, it was thought that crop diseases affected only crops. New research shows, however, that a common wheat virus can spread and harm perennial native grasses.
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$1 million gift creates professorship in honor of former physicist

January 16, 2017 - 12:59pm
MSU has announced a $1 million gift to the Department of Physics and Astronomy in the College of Natural Science from the family of former MSU professor Wu-Ki Tung.
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MSU opens up the season 2-0

January 16, 2017 - 11:38am
The MSU men's tennis team opened the spring season with two home dual matches on Jan. 14.
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College of Music upcoming events

January 16, 2017 - 11:34am
The College of Music has a variety of upcoming events.
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Spartans top Terrapins for first B1G win of season

January 16, 2017 - 11:26am
MSU wrestling got a pin from Javier Gasca and a major decision from Logan Griffin to boost the Spartans to a thrilling 19-17 victory for MSU over Maryland Sunday afternoon at Jenison Field House for the Spartans' first Big Ten victory this season.
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Students earn research awards

January 16, 2017 - 10:42am
Three MSU students have earned the Martin Luther King Jr. Advancing Inclusion through Research Award for their research projects.
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MSU researchers make new discoveries in the underwater world of 'Lost City'

January 16, 2017 - 10:40am
Matt Schrenk, MSU assistant professor of geomicrobiology, and Katrina Twing, former graduate research assistant, were among nine scientists selected to board the RRS James Cook last fall on Expedition 357 to Lost City - a field of alkaline hydrothermal vents in the mid-Atlantic Ocean.
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MDHHS awards $500,000 to MSU for Flint registry planning

January 13, 2017 - 2:42pm
The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services has awarded a one-year grant of $500,000 to the Michigan State University College of Human Medicine for the planning of a registry for Flint residents.
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Broad College of Business professors named Fulbright Scholars

January 13, 2017 - 11:50am
Two MSU professors from the Department of Supply Chain Management in the Eli Broad College of Business have received awards from the Fulbright Program, which provides American scholars with the opportunity to lecture and conduct research internationally.
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MSU launches social justice reading group for kids

January 13, 2017 - 10:21am
Michigan State University faculty members hope to inspire kids to take action against injustice in their community through a new program at East Lansing Public Library.
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