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Spartan inducted into Michigan Golf Hall of Fame

June 5, 2017 - 5:11pm
Michigan State women's golf head coach Stacy Slobodnik-Stoll joined an elite class of golfers on June 3 as she was inducted into the Michigan Golf Hall of Fame at Ferris State University's Katke Golf Club.
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Decomposing leaves are a surprising source of greenhouse gases

June 5, 2017 - 11:47am
Michigan State University scientists have pinpointed a new source of nitrous oxide, a greenhouse gas that's more potent than carbon dioxide. The culprit?
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Donald Morelli named chair of Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science

June 2, 2017 - 1:59pm
Donald Morelli, interim chair of MSU's Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science for nearly two years, has been named chair following a national search. His appointment was effective June 1.
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MSU receives grant to combat invasive pest in tart cherry trees

June 1, 2017 - 3:58pm
MSU researchers have been awarded $150,000 from The Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research to combat spotted wing drosophila, an invasive pest that decimated 21 percent of Michigan's 2016 cherry crop, according to industry surveys.
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Omega-3 fatty acid stops lupus trigger, but how?

June 1, 2017 - 3:14pm
MSU scientists have received a $2.3 million, five-year National Institutes of Health grant to help uncover why an omega-3 fatty acid, known as DHA, is so effective in stopping a known trigger of lupus.
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Research universities power state life science

June 1, 2017 - 9:42am
Michigan's University Research Corridor conducted $1.2 billion in research and development in the health sciences and is a key source of talent, deliverer of care and economic driver in Michigan, a new report says. The report, "Leading Discovery: URC Contributions to the Life, Medical and Health Sciences" was released at the Detroit Regional Chamber's annual Mackinac Policy Conference on Mackinac Island.
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How to attack Africa's neonatal mortality problem

June 1, 2017 - 8:07am
Giving birth at home is the most significant risk factor for neonatal deaths in major sections of Africa - a continent that continues to be plagued by the highest neonatal mortality rates in the world, indicates a new study by Michigan State University scholars.
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NASA christens probe in honor of MSU alumnus

May 31, 2017 - 3:00pm
NASA renamed the Solar Probe Plus spacecraft - which will make humanity's first mission to a star and will launch in 2018 - as the Parker Solar Probe in honor of astrophysicist Eugene Parker, Michigan State University alumnus.
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Fun is good

May 31, 2017 - 2:38pm
When I was a kid, summers meant long days of hot breezes, bare feet, playing with my friends until the streetlights came on and endless hours of uninterrupted fun. Somewhere along the way, fun gave way to obligations and responsibilities. Being a grownup is hard and finding time to play isn't easy. But guess what? I still like to squeeze in fun, games and walking around barefoot as often as I can. As Dr. Seuss once said, "Fun is good." Fun really is good - you should try it. I've been on vacation the last week, having some fun with my family while my daughter and her boyfriend visited from New York. I still had plenty of adulting to do, but I spent lots of time without my shoes on. We played board games, outdoor sports, racquetball, went swimming, hiked, relaxed on the deck and basically had as much fun as we could in a short amount of time. It might not have been an endless summer, but the fun I had definitely was good for the body and soul. But even fun and games aren't always just fun and games. Peter Burroughs is an expert on games - video games. He's a recent MSU graduate and talented concept artist who creates graphics and game design that can have applications beyond just fun, like training pilots and teaching ways of conflict resolution for law enforcement.
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Christopher P. Long: Beware the Jabberwocks

May 31, 2017 - 2:13pm
None of us knew quite what to expect on Saturday as we gathered at Hawk Island for our one-hour training session for the Capital City Dragon Boat Race to support the Women's Resource Center of Greater Lansing.
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Long-time philanthropist to be honored Sunday at Cowles House

May 31, 2017 - 2:12pm
MSU will celebrate the 100th birthday of Selma Hollander, who's been central to the fabric of the campus and mid-Michigan arts communities, from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday at Cowles House.
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Louren Rose Escamilla: A good time to be yourself

May 31, 2017 - 2:06pm
If now is not a good time to be yourself, then when? I am proud to be a leader in the Department of Forestry, the university as a whole, and in the Society of American Foresters. I am proud to be a transgender woman in a field that is increasing in diversity.
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MSU Department of Theatre announces 2017-18 season

May 31, 2017 - 1:11pm
MSU's Department of Theatre announces its 2017-18 season featuring the theme "Divergent Voices," which will offer chances to examine a broad range of topics, characters and stories from varying perspectives.
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Baseball hosting summer camps

May 31, 2017 - 11:22am
MSU baseball will be hosting three camps this summer. The Spartans will host two youth camps (ages 6-12), June 26-28 and July 17-19 and a comprehensive camp (ages 13-18), July 17-19.
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MSU develops model partnership to improve nationwide primary patient care

May 31, 2017 - 11:05am
A partnership at MSU between the College of Human Medicine and MSU Extension is serving as a model of how land-grant universities can collaborate with medical schools to increase health research and strengthen primary care delivery.
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Student's green aspirations being fulfilled at MSU

May 30, 2017 - 4:56pm
As a sophomore studying environmental engineering, Thiramet "Dream" Sotthiyapai's life plans immediately changed the day he found out he was being awarded a scholarship from Thailand's government.
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Human trafficking addressed at Osteopathic Summer Symposium

May 30, 2017 - 3:12pm
Alan Janssen, an associate professor of osteopathic medical specialties in the College of Osteopathic Medicine, will discuss the important issue of human trafficking during the college's Summer Symposium, June 23-25 in Traverse City.
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Daniels and Gary advance to NCAA Championships after second day of East Prelims

May 30, 2017 - 11:12am
MSU's track and field team had another successful day at the East Preliminary Round in Lexington, Kentucky. Juniors Katelyn Daniels and Noah Gary both punched their tickets to the NCAA Championships on Friday.
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Six Spartans qualify for NCAA Championships

May 30, 2017 - 10:57am
MSU's track & field team completed action at the East Preliminary Round in Lexington, Kentucky. One more Spartan will advance to the NCAA Championships in Eugene with sophomore Justine Kiprotich advancing in the 1,500m on Saturday. Overall, six MSU athletes will continue their seasons.
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Sailar and Madison advance to Eugene after first day of East Preliminary Round

May 26, 2017 - 1:32pm
Fighting through rainy and windy conditions, the MSU track and field team began action at the East Preliminary Round in Lexington, Kentucky on Thursday. Inclement weather delayed many events, but the Spartans had two athletes advance to the NCAA Championships in Eugene.
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