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High school student wins holiday card design contest

December 11, 2017 - 2:25pm
The Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center has recognized East Lansing High School junior Sophie Rutkowski as the winner of the 2017 annual holiday card design contest.
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Heavy nitrogen molecules reveal planetary-scale tug-of-war

December 11, 2017 - 1:27pm
Laurence Yeung, scientist at Rice University, and colleagues at Rice, MSU, UCLA and the University of New Mexico counted rare molecules in the atmosphere that contain only heavy isotopes of nitrogen and discovered a planetary-scale tug-of-war between life, the deep Earth and the upper atmosphere that is expressed in atmospheric nitrogen.
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Spartans rout Rhode Island, 82-38

December 11, 2017 - 9:58am
MSU women's basketball led wire-to-wire, defeating Rhode Island, 82-38, Saturday afternoon at the Breslin Center.
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Four in double figures as Michigan State downs Southern Utah, 88-63

December 11, 2017 - 9:51am
MSU put four players in double figures and used a run in the late stages of the second half to break open a close game en route to an 88-63 win over Southern Utah on Saturday night at the Breslin Center.
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Scientists livestream discussion about future research directions for nuclear science following gravitational wave discovery

December 8, 2017 - 1:10pm
Scientists from around the globe participated in a livestream event Dec. 1 to discuss the nuclear science impacts of the groundbreaking discovery of gravitational waves from two colliding neutron stars announced worldwide in October.
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MSU Music presents 10th annual Professors of Jazz concert

December 8, 2017 - 10:37am
The MSU College of Music will host A Jazzy Little Christmas, the 10th annual Professors of Jazz concert, at 8 p.m. on Dec. 16 at the Fairchild Theatre in the MSU Auditorium. The performance will fuse modern jazz tunes with Christmas classics.
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MSU launches scholarship and endowment system with pilot units

December 7, 2017 - 4:00pm
MSU has licensed and launched AcademicWorks as a complete scholarship and endowment management solution for the university.
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Kipp Erickson named director of newly created position

December 7, 2017 - 3:25pm
Kipp Erickson has been named director of clinical research and translational medicine in the MSU College of Veterinary Medicine's Office of Research and Graduate Studies. The newly created position will help advance the health and wellbeing of both animals and humans.
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Discrimination harms your health - and your partner's

December 7, 2017 - 1:40pm
Discrimination not only harms the health and well-being of the victim, but the victim's romantic partner as well, indicates new research led by an MSU scholar.
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2018 President's Distinguished Teaching Award

December 7, 2017 - 11:38am
MSU assistant professor Marcos Caballero has been chosen as the recipient of the 2018 MSU President's Distinguished Teaching Award. MSU President Lou Anna K. Simon presented the award in a surprise visit to Caballero's Electricity and Magnetism class on Nov. 29.
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'Tales from the Archives' chronicles MSU history and traditions

December 7, 2017 - 11:14am
Looking for a holiday gift or simply a token of appreciation for a Spartan history buff? MSU Archives and Historical Collections recently announced the publication, "Tales from the Archives," which chronicles the origins of the nation's pioneer land-grant university and its traditions.
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Kirk Gibson officially inducted into College Football Hall of Fame

December 7, 2017 - 10:44am
Former MSU All-American wide receiver Kirk Gibson was officially inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame on Tuesday night at the 60th annual National Football Foundation Annual Awards Dinner, held at the New York Hilton Midtown's Grand Ballroom.
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Illini, Spartans clash in NCAA Sweet 16 match Friday

December 7, 2017 - 10:37am
No. 12 MSU has advanced to the regional round of the 2017 NCAA Division I Volleyball Tournament and will take on conference foe (RV) Illinois in Round of 16 on Friday.
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New discovery, more bees mark Michigan's first, full bee census

December 7, 2017 - 9:32am
The first complete bee census, led by Michigan State University scientists, confirmed a new species and revealed that the actual number of bee species in Michigan exceeded earlier estimates.
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MSU distinguished professor's work honored in medical journal

December 6, 2017 - 12:03pm
MSU Distinguished Professor John Kaneene, professor of epidemiology and public health in the College of Veterinary Medicine, has been honored by the Pan African Medical Journal, or PAMJ.
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Don't go it alone

December 6, 2017 - 11:56am
Sure, I like to think I'm a strong, independent woman who has the gumption to succeed in a lot of different ways, but I certainly didn't get here on my own. Because sometimes I still feel like a scared, nervous, inexperienced kid who doesn't have what it takes, and I need the support of others. Sometimes I'm down and need others to lift me up. Sometimes I'm too excited and need an anchor to bring me back to earth. No one succeeds by strictly going it alone. We all need help now and then. When I overheard a few of our student interns talking about how hard "adulting" is, I explained to them that a lot of the time we're all just faking it. No, really. Well, at least I am. I'm still a kid (well, more like teenager) inside trying to make sense of adult responsibilities. I told them I thought there would be a magic time I felt completely self-assured as an adult, but I certainly haven't gotten there yet. This past Monday I celebrated my work anniversary at MSU. I swear, one day I was the new kid on the block and then I blinked and all of a sudden, I've been here longer than almost everyone in the office. How did that happen? Well, it certainly didn't happen by myself. I've been surrounded by incredible colleagues who have taught, mentored and guided me along the way. Many have supported me through personal challenges as well as professional ones. Like I said, no one goes it alone.
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Bethany Huot: Diversions

December 6, 2017 - 11:41am
Diversions are not always distractions, as my life has proven. Born on a naval base in Guam, you might say my life began as a diversion from the "typical" American childhood. My parents traded in military life to become missionaries, which meant moving 22 times before I was 12 years old, and living two years in Thailand.
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Spartans take on Notre Dame

December 6, 2017 - 10:38am
For the third time in four seasons, MSU women's basketball will take on Notre Dame. This season, MSU will travel to South Bend to take on No. 3/2 Notre Dame at the Joyce Center at 7 p.m., Weds., Dec. 6.
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Bridges scores 21 as No. 3 Michigan State beats Rutgers

December 6, 2017 - 10:29am
Sophomore guard/forward Miles Bridges scored 21 points and No. 3 MSU held on defeating Rutgers, 62-52, on Tuesday night in New Jersey.
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How a physics class is changing student attitudes for the better

December 5, 2017 - 2:10pm
MSU professors are taking a newer way of teaching a required introductory physics course and making it more meaningful for students who often start out with an unfavorable outlook and think they'll never use physics later on.
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