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It's not necessarily voters who should be blamed for the lack of minorities in state legislatures, but instead the two major political parties for not recruiting enough candidates, indicates new research by an MSU scholar.
MSU got some big hitting from its underclassmen and strong performances in the circle from its pitching staff in posting a pair of shutouts on Sunday, sweeping a doubleheader from Rhode Island (0-3) at the Stetson Leadoff Classic
Led by school record-breaking marks from Antonio James (shot put) and Tori Franklin (triple jump), the MSU track and field team wrapped up competition with a bang on day two at the Notre Dame Meyo Invitational in South Bend, Ind., on Saturday.
MSU will hold grand opening ceremonies for the newly designed Morrill Plaza on Tuesday at the site located at the corner of East and West Circle Drives.
When it was time to select a host location to sign the Farm Bill into law, the White House decided that the best place was Michigan State University.
Three student leaders at MSU have been nominated for the Harry S. Truman Scholarship.
MSU head coach Mark Dantonio introduced the Spartans' 2014 recruiting class Wednesday afternoon at a press conference inside the Clara Bell Smith Center Auditorium.
MSU returns to conference play as it hosts Penn State on Thursday.
The MSU hockey team hosts Ohio State in a pair of conference games this weekend at Munn Ice Arena.
Four MSU students pursuing STEM-related degrees have been nominated for the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship. All students are members of the Honors College.
When the heart fails, the most endangered organ is the brain, according to Joshua Reynolds, MSU assistant professor of emergency medicine.
The following MSU experts can discuss various aspects of the legislation and its impact on Michigan's economy.
Julia McAnallen, graduate career services coordinator, talks about how she helps Ph.D. students find jobs.
So what are you doing today? What's on your agenda? So far, my day has involved shoveling snow, (yet again!), a somewhat slow and slippery drive to campus, a quick staff meeting, snapping the above photo out the window of my building and now I'm at my desk doing some writing. Later on I'll probably go to the gym, shovel some more, take the dog out and hang out with my family. Eh, it's not that exciting, but it is my day.
A year ago today, I was in Kigali, Rwanda with my coworkers covering a story about MSU research that's helping the country grow better beans. Three years ago I was visiting my daughter at college in Glasgow, Scotland. Seven years ago I was recovering from having my first ICD put in. Fifteen years ago I was celebrating my three-month anniversary as an MSU employee. Twenty years ago I was dropping my toddler off at daycare and heading into work at a U.S. senator's office. Twenty-nine years ago I was in the second month of my second semester as an MSU freshman.
When you're a Spartan, you never know what the day might hold. If it's this Friday you might be listening to President Obama when he visits campus to sign the Farm Bill. You might be in class or teaching a class. You might be treating patients in Zambia or maybe flying a jet off an aircraft carrier. You might be having a baby or celebrating your 75th birthday. You might be helping youth in Detroit or researching ways to cure disease.
From the moment I could walk and talk, I planned on having a career in the theatre. I studied acting, music and dance from early on in elementary school through to the completion of my bachelor's degree at Sarah Lawrence College. But the advent of the AIDS epidemic in New York City put my plans for life on the stage on permanent hold.
MSU has launched The Spartan Advocate - an informative and interactive site developed to educate and galvanize Spartan faithful on current issues in the Legislature and provide the tools necessary to help them communicate to policymakers, media and community groups the importance of supporting MSU and higher education.
MSU will share a $2.9 million grant from the National Science Foundation to develop a system of measuring student performance for a new set of K-12 science standards.
Over winter break, we went on an adventure to New Zealand! There were no hobbits involved, but it was part of MSU's Natural Science in New Zealand study abroad program,
Ten MSU faculty members will be honored for their outstanding contributions to education and research with William J. Beal Outstanding Faculty Awards at the annual MSU Awards Convocation Feb. 11.
Snow-covered trees cast shadows onto Linton Hall during a rare moment of winter sun on Feb. 3, 2014. Photo by Lisa Mulcrone