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Baseball heads to Greenville to face Harvard

March 14, 2014 - 2:29pm
The MSU baseball team will travel to familiar territory this weekend as it returns to Greenville, S.C., for the seventh consecutive season.
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FRIB groundbreaking set for March 17

March 13, 2014 - 10:11am
Groundbreaking ceremonies for the Facility for Rare Isotope Beams will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, March 17, at MSU.
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Hockey wraps up regular season at home this weekend

March 13, 2014 - 9:35am
The Spartans will play their final regular-season series this weekend when they host fifth-ranked Wisconsin.
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Legendary Spartan golf coach Bruce Fossum passes away at age 86

March 13, 2014 - 9:25am
Legendary MSU men's golf coach Bruce Fossum died on Tuesday, March 11, in his hometown of Okemos, Mich. He was 86.
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MSU to host music education conference March 20-22

March 12, 2014 - 5:52pm
The MSU College of Music will host the New Directions in Music Education Conference March 20-22.
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Thank a teacher

March 12, 2014 - 12:13pm
I remember the day clearly. I was in eighth grade and at that awkward stage trying to figure out who I was and who I wanted to be. My language arts teacher, Mrs. Streit, pulled me aside and asked me why I wasn't trying harder. I had been doing well in the class, so I wasn't sure what she meant. She explained that she knew I could be a great writer, but I wasn't putting the effort in. We had a creative writing assignment every week and she asked that I just think more deeply and spend more time with that week's assignment. She said she was excited to read what she knew I could write. So, I took her advice. Instead of waiting until the last minute, I did as she asked. That week, the class voted my story the best in the class, something I had never won before. With newfound confidence, I put in the effort every week and won many times after that. A passion was ignited. That teacher had more confidence in me than I had in myself and she knew just what to do to bring it out. From that moment on, I took pride in my writing and always put the effort in. Look at me today-writing. In every job I've ever had (well, maybe except the movie candy counter) I've been tapped to write, and I couldn't be happier. Would I be in this same place without that one special teacher pointing me in this direction? I don't know for sure but I'm guessing my life might be different. Mrs. Streit mattered, because I mattered to Mrs. Streit.
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Debate Team qualifies third group for National Debate Tournament

March 12, 2014 - 11:18am
The MSU Debate Team has qualified a third group for the National Debate Tournament to be held March 28-April 1 at Indiana University.
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Franklin, O'Connor named regional athletes of the year

March 12, 2014 - 10:20am
MSU redshirt junior Leah O'Connor was named Track Athlete of the Year and junior Tori Franklin received Field Athlete of the Year honors for the Great Lakes Regio
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Women's basketball holds awards banquet

March 12, 2014 - 10:04am
As the MSU women's basketball team awaits its NCAA Tournament fate, the program held its annual banquet on Tuesday night on the main floor of the Breslin Center.
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Mark Helmsing: Teaching the teachers

March 12, 2014 - 9:02am
"Those who can, do. Those who can't, teach. Those who can't teach, teach teachers."
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Lakeya Omogun: Preparation. Growth. Integrity.

March 12, 2014 - 8:02am
Knowing what to teach is not the same thing as knowing how to teach.
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Michigan State University President's Report

March 12, 2014 - 6:04am
Take a look at the Michigan State University student experience-from the inside out. Follow nine Spartan undergraduates whose lives were documented throughout the fall 2013 semester by a team of undergraduate filmmakers for the MSU President's Report. Watch as they tap into MSU's vast opportunities to create their own paths of extreme personalization.
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Annual student fashion show to take place March 15

March 11, 2014 - 3:42pm
The Department of Art, Art History and Design at MSU is hosting the 2014 annual Apparel and Textile Design Student Fashion Show at 7 p.m. March 15 in the Pasant Theatre at the Wharton Center.
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MSU leads largest soil DNA sequencing effort

March 11, 2014 - 3:36pm
MSU scientists have led the largest soil DNA sequencing effort to date, which sheds light on one of the planet's largest microbial populations.
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Spartans play Friday in Big Ten Tournament

March 11, 2014 - 12:23pm
MSU (23-8, 12-6 Big Ten) has earned the No. 3 seed and a first-round bye in this week's Big Ten Tournament at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, and will play Friday night at approximately 9 p.m. on BTN against the winner of Thursday's Iowa-Northwestern contest.
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MSU education programs No. 1 for 20 straight years

March 11, 2014 - 1:01am
For the 20th consecutive year, U.S. News & World Report has ranked MSU No. 1 in both elementary and secondary education on the graduate level.
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Enrollment now open for summer 2014 zombie apocalypse course

March 10, 2014 - 5:04pm
Zombies return to MSU this summer in the course "Disasters, Catastrophes, and Human Behavior: Surviving the Coming Zombie Apocalypse."
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Spartan global day of service to take place April 12

March 10, 2014 - 3:57pm
Spartans are encouraged to take part in Michigan State University's global day of service, SPARTANS WILL. POWER, on April 12.
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Lisa Burt wins all-around crown in Texas Women's Quad-Meet

March 10, 2014 - 3:06pm
Sophomore Lisa Burt took first-place honors in the all-around competition, and though the Spartans posted season-high scores on vault and floor exercise, MSU finished fourth in a quad meet at Kitty Magee Arena on Sunday.
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McClure places fourth, Rizqallah seventh at Big Ten Wrestling Championships

March 10, 2014 - 2:50pm
Senior heavyweight Mike McClure placed fourth and junior 184-pounder John Rizqallah took seventh as the Big Ten Wrestling Championships concluded Sunday afternoon at the Kohl Center.
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