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MSU Debate Team wins elite round robin

October 7, 2015 - 10:29am
The MSU Debate Team won the Kentucky Round Robin - an elite event in which only nine of the top teams in the country compete.
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In-state rivals bring awareness to student disability services

October 6, 2015 - 3:18pm
As Spartan and Wolverine fans gear up for the annual in-state rivalry football game on Oct. 17, the schools are issuing an off-field challenge to raise the most funds and awareness for student disability services.
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MSU marks special cyclotron beam anniversary

October 6, 2015 - 11:19am
It was 50 years ago that the cyclotron at MSU accelerated its first beam and the university and the scientific world haven't been the same since.
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Weatherhead has career day at Fossum Memorial

October 6, 2015 - 10:44am
In the first year of holding the Fossum Memorial at legendary Point O'Woods Country Club and Golf Course, the MSU men's golf team had a record-setting day, standing in first place after 36 holes.
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Spartans weather the storm; win Big Ten opener over Purdue

October 6, 2015 - 10:38am
If teams were ranked on how well they handle adversity on Saturday afternoons, MSU may well move up to the top spot in the country this week.
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Rachel Tang: Minds Wide Open

October 6, 2015 - 9:00am
As an international student from Singapore, Michigan State has given me an array of opportunities that I never could have dreamed of if I stayed home for my college education.
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MSU doctors aboard hospital ship serve sick, poor

October 5, 2015 - 5:42pm
Spartans Nicholas Michols, '13, and Ryan Buckley, '10, are completing the final year of their medical residencies as lieutenants aboard the USNS Comfort. Recently, they completed Continuing Promise, a several months-long mission that stopped at ports throughout the Caribbean.
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MSU to lead $6.5 million research on disease resistance in cucurbits

October 5, 2015 - 5:03pm
Rebecca Grumet, MSU horticulture professor, will lead a team of researchers in developing breeder-friendly genomic tools to help with the production of watermelon, melon, cucumber and squash.
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MSU Releases Results for 2015 Internet and Technology User Experience Survey

October 5, 2015 - 3:01pm
The 2015 MSU Internet and Technology User Experience Survey data are available for anyone who wants to better understand tech usage among students, faculty, and staff in the MSU community.
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Surprise: Your visual cortex is making decisions

October 5, 2015 - 12:08pm
The part of the brain responsible for seeing is more powerful than previously believed. In fact, the visual cortex can essentially make decisions just like the brain's traditional "higher level" areas, finds a new study led by an MSU neuroscientist.
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Two common medicines found to fight deadly childhood cancer

October 2, 2015 - 3:08pm
A combination of two medicines long used for treating other illnesses can stop the growth of a deadly childhood cancer, according to a recent study by a MSU College of Human Medicine researcher who has a history of finding new uses for old drugs.
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New science redefines remote - even pandas global

October 2, 2015 - 2:51pm
This just in from the pandas nestled in a remote corner of China: Their influence spans the globe.
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Five nominated for Rhodes, other prominent graduate school scholarships

October 2, 2015 - 10:17am
Five MSU students have been nominated for major graduate school scholarship awards - the Marshall Scholarship, Mitchell Scholarship and Rhodes Scholarship.
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MSURx features inspiring talks on health and medicine

October 1, 2015 - 4:11pm
MSU's College of Human Medicine will host the second annual MSURx, a series of thought-provoking and inspirational short talks, tomorrow, October 2.
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MSU nets part of $5M big data grant from National Science Foundation

October 1, 2015 - 2:24pm
Michigan State University is teaming up with the University of Michigan, Wayne State University, Indiana University and Van Andel Research Institute to implement a high-speed infrastructure that will allow scientists to access and share their research across the region with unprecedented ease.
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Virtual Power

September 30, 2015 - 3:33pm
It happened when I was scoring the winning goal in a soccer game...I was delivering a roundhouse kick to a man trying to steal an old woman's purse...I blocked a shot while warming up with the Red Wings. Any of those would be great stories to explain my recent injury. But no, it's nothing that exciting. You see, only I could break my toe in a baking accident. (Technically, it's not actually broken, but for all the pain and ugly colors, it might as well be.) A baking accident you ask? Yes. Here's some advice - it's probably not smart to start baking cookies at 11 p.m. In my haste, I managed to pull an entire drawer of baking pans onto my big toe. Not just the pans - the actual wooden drawer too. Ouch. I should have been ready for it. I mentioned in my column last week that I once had been on crutches. That same day I had a conversation about how I always wear heels because I'm short. And I ordered a new pair of great dress boots online. Remember I also mentioned I have a bit of "the shining?" Apparently I also have the ability to curse myself. I found myself on crutches (again) for a few days, in a walking boot for a few more and not able to wear my heels or my new cute boots for a little while longer. All thanks to a batch of caramel apple cheesecake cookies I was making for a staff gathering. And yes, I did make those cookies - Spartans Will and all that. My daughter was sympathetic, but not really surprised. She's kind of used to me being a bit of a klutz.
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MSU partners with ExxonMobil to advance biofuel research

September 30, 2015 - 12:00pm
A new $1 million relationship between MSU and ExxonMobil will expand research designed to progress the fundamental science required to advance algae-based fuels.
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Matt Zierler: Take a Leap

September 30, 2015 - 11:50am
While I was always interested in history and current events, the first sense that I would make a career in international affairs came during my freshman year of high school. I was in my first year studying the German language in 1989 - the same year the Berlin Wall came down.
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Ethan Wingrove: Planting Seeds

September 30, 2015 - 10:50am
It's important to plant seeds for the future, even when times are rough. No matter what the economic conditions, Michigan State University has helped three generations of my family build toward a better tomorrow.
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Celebrating 100th homecoming game

September 30, 2015 - 10:40am
After going through the non-conference portion of its schedule undefeated at 4-0, MSU opens the Big Ten season at noon Oct. 3 against Purdue (1-3) in Spartan Stadium for the school's 100th Homecoming game.
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