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MSU leads effort to boost preschoolers' writing skills

January 4, 2018 - 8:37am
Working with preschool classrooms in Flint, Michigan, and Atlanta, an MSU scholar is leading a federally funded initiative to improve young students' writing skills.
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Trading spaces

January 3, 2018 - 10:55am
I have moved my office 11 times since I started working at MSU. I haven't changed departments (though our name changed once) or buildings, but have gone from the fourth floor, to the third, back to the fourth, back to the third and back again to the fourth. I often get confused which elevator button to push even now. (I also get confused as to what I've mentioned in my column before, so pardon me if I'm repeating myself. It happens after writing every week for almost five years.) Believe it or not, I don't even hold the record for most moves. My colleague, Rain, actually has moved more times. We're sure it's not because people are trying to get rid of us - well, pretty sure. I actually didn't mind all of the moves that much. There's something exciting about getting a new view, different layout and fresh perspective. Plus, there's zero chance of hoarding because throwing out is part of packing up, so my office is pretty organized.
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MSU Choral Union to hold auditions

January 3, 2018 - 10:47am
The MSU Choral Union will hold interviews and auditions for its upcoming season at 6 p.m., Jan. 10 and 17
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Gary Bente: Endless possibilities

January 3, 2018 - 10:46am
A new lab focused on the interdisciplinary study of the effect of virtual reality experiences on human interaction has found a brick-and-mortar home within the MSU College of Communication Arts and Sciences.
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MSU assistant professor lands NSF Early CAREER and DOE Leadership Computing Challenge awards

January 3, 2018 - 10:28am
Huey-Wen Lin, assistant professor in the Department of Physics and Astronomy, was recently awarded a five-year National Science Foundation Early CAREER award and a 2017 Advanced Scientific Computing Research Leadership Computing Challenge award from the U.S. Department of Energy.
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Nick Ward named Big Ten Player of the Week

January 3, 2018 - 9:51am
MSU sophomore men's basketball player Nick Ward was named the Big Ten Player of the Week on Tuesday.
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Mehrdad Sedaghat Baghbani: Bridging two cultures

January 3, 2018 - 9:45am
Living "in-between" is not easy, but MFA graphic design student Mehrdad Sedaghat Baghbani is using that to his advantage by leveraging his multinational experiences and graphic design background to make the most of living within two vastly different cultures.
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Michigan State moves to No. 1 in Associated Press poll

January 3, 2018 - 9:43am
MSU's men's basketball team moved into the No. 1 spot in the latest Top 25 poll released by the Associated Press on Monday.
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Professors receive grant to support health services

January 3, 2018 - 9:32am
Professor Jacqueline Rhodes and assistant professor Dawn Shoultz Opel, both faculty members in the Department of Writing, Rhetoric, and American Cultures, received a three-year, $140,000 grant from the Humanities Without Walls consortium to create and sustain humanities-centered health service research collaboratives.
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Dantonio wins 100th game at MSU, Spartans take down Washington State in Holiday Bowl

December 29, 2017 - 10:34am
Brian Lewerke threw for 213 yards and three touchdowns, and LJ Scott ran for 110 yards and two scores for No. 18 MSU, which took advantage of Luke Falk's absence to rout No. 21 Washington State 42-17 in the Holiday Bowl on Thursday night.
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Streams can be sensors

December 29, 2017 - 9:50am
Scientists at MSU have shown that streams can be key health indicators of a region's landscape, but the way they're being monitored can be improved.
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No. 16 Spartans ready to face No. 18 Washington State in San Diego County Credit Union Holiday Bowl

December 28, 2017 - 10:38am
After a week enjoying sunny San Diego, the No. 16 MSU football team is ready to take on No. 18 Washington State on Thursday night in the 40th annual San Diego County Credit Union Holiday Bowl.
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MSU women open B1G Action at Indiana

December 28, 2017 - 10:37am
MSU will open Big Ten action at 7 p.m. on Thurs., Dec. 28 at Indiana at Assembly Hall. The Spartans start conference action after going 10-3 in non-conference action.
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Grants support Honors College student service projects abroad

December 28, 2017 - 9:13am
Female refugees from Jordan and Syria are receiving additional support and services and a water filtration system was installed in Belize through two Honors College student projects funded through the Schoenl Family Undergraduate Grant for Dire Needs Overseas.
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Spartans tour USS Essex, hold final Holiday Bowl practice on Tuesday

December 27, 2017 - 9:34am
It was an eventful day for the MSU football team on Tuesday as kickoff nears for the 40th annual San Diego County Credit Union Holiday Bowl.
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Miles Bridges named Big Ten Player of the Week

December 27, 2017 - 9:18am
MSU sophomore men's basketball player Miles Bridges was named the Big Ten Player of the Week on Tuesday.
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Swimming and diving gives back

December 22, 2017 - 2:42pm
The MSU swimming and diving program has been volunteering with Salvation Army's Toys For Tots event annually for the last 15 years.
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Career-high from Colley carries MSU past USF

December 22, 2017 - 9:29am
Shay Colley scored a career-high 27 points as the MSU women's basketball upset No. 22 South Florida 83-73 on Thursday night at the New Orleans Shootout held at Xavier University
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Five in double figures, MSU beats Long Beach State

December 22, 2017 - 9:22am
Sophomores Miles Bridges and Joshua Langford scored 17 points apiece and led five players in double figures as the MSU men's basketball team cruised to a 102-60 win over Long Beach State on Thursday night at the Breslin Center.
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Senior selected as Gates Cambridge Trust Scholarship finalist

December 21, 2017 - 1:16pm
Anna Cumming, an Honors College senior majoring in history and political science in the College of Social Science, has been selected as a finalist for the Gates Cambridge Scholarship.
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