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The gift of giving back: Camp Kesem

November 16, 2016 - 12:40pm
Camp Kesem at MSU was founded in 2006 and supports children whose parents have been affected by cancer by providing a weeklong summer camp experience and yearlong peer support. It is operated by 50 student volunteers and serves 130 campers ages 6-16 per year. Gifts from Spartan donors help MSU College of Education students participate as volunteers. Kesem is a nationwide community driven by passionate college student leaders and is the only national organization dedicated to this unique population.
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$1 million gift to help light up MSU's DeMartin Stadium

November 16, 2016 - 10:20am
MSU has announced a $1 million gift from alumnus Craig Bush to support construction of lights at DeMartin Stadium, home of MSU men's and women's soccer.
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MSU Foundation launches venture fund

November 16, 2016 - 8:10am
A new $5 million venture investing subsidiary of the MSU Foundation called Red Cedar Ventures will help MSU-based business startups and technologies overcome early funding gaps, accelerate growth and provide growth-stage capital.
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MSU Foundation launches tech transfer fund

November 16, 2016 - 8:10am
A new $5 million venture investing subsidiary of the MSU Foundation called Red Cedar Ventures will help MSU-based business startups and technologies overcome early funding gaps, accelerate growth and provide growth-stage capital.
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MSU to open first Detroit health care clinic Nov. 29

November 15, 2016 - 3:49pm
The MSU College of Osteopathic Medicine Popoff Clinic, a family health care facility located in Detroit, is set to open on Nov. 29.
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Four decades and counting

November 15, 2016 - 1:21pm
David and Shiela Blough have a long history of giving back to MSU. At 47 consecutive years, it's as long as their marriage. One started with a dollar. The other with a dance.
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College of Human Medicine honored nationally for community service

November 14, 2016 - 4:09pm
The Association of American Medical Colleges, or AAMC, honored the MSU College of Human Medicine for their outstanding contributions to medicine and community service on Sunday, Nov. 13, during the AAMC's annual meeting, Learn Serve Lead 2016, in Seattle, Washington.
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MSU Museum to host a display of the AIDS Memorial Quilt

November 14, 2016 - 3:56pm
The MSU Museum will honor World AIDS Day by displaying two NAMES Project AIDS Memorial quilt blocks from Dec. 1 to 11.
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Anjana Susarla: The big data behind Cyber Monday

November 14, 2016 - 2:16pm
Anjana Susarla, Broad College of Business' resident expert of information systems cloud computing, social media and big data analytics in the Accounting and Information Systems department, talks about what data scientists find related to Cyber Monday, which takes place on Nov. 28 this year.
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Celebrating 60 years of academic excellence

November 14, 2016 - 2:06pm
From now until the end of 2017, the Honors College at MSU, one of the oldest honors programs at large public universities, is recognizing its 60th anniversary.
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MSU a leading institution for global education

November 14, 2016 - 8:24am
With nearly 11,000 students engaging in international learning opportunities on campus and around the world, Michigan State University is a top institution for global education, according to the Institute of International Education's annual Open Doors Report released today.
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Broad Art Museum combines art with science in new exhibition

November 11, 2016 - 9:29am
The Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum made preparations for its newest exhibition in an unlikely location: an MSU chemistry lab.
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Beer made with Spartan barley creates craft industry buzz

November 11, 2016 - 9:23am
Century-old Spartan barley has made a comeback, and a Michigan craft brewery will be the first to feature it in a limited-edition lager called Russ's Revival - named after the MSU researcher who resurrected the heirloom variety.
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Undergraduate student researchers nominated for highly competitive STEM scholarship

November 10, 2016 - 9:05am
MSU has nominated two of its outstanding undergraduate students for the Churchill Scholarship - a nationally competitive science, technology, engineering and mathematics award that pays for graduate school in the United Kingdom.
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Engaging opportunity

November 9, 2016 - 3:30pm
Every day I go to work in my office and right outside my door our student interns do their work. Yes, they are millennials, but guess what? They're not spoiled, undisciplined, lazy or entitled in the least - though the media would have you believe otherwise. These millennials are pretty freaking amazing and I'm certain when these young Spartans take over, the world will be in great hands. Our interns amaze me. Not only are they bright, talented, resourceful and driven, they are thoughtful, caring and compassionate young men and women. We should all be so lucky to feed off their incredible energy. We're not easy on them - we throw them right into the frantic pace of working in a professional PR and marketing office. We teach them plenty and expect a lot and they never fail to impress us. They work hard and aren't afraid to pitch in, even if it means trying something out of their comfort zone. We once tasked an intern with interviewing MSU President Lou Anna K. Simon - on his very first day! He barely blinked and delivered on the challenge. They learn how to write better, take photos, edit video, pitch stories to the media, come up with social campaigns and more. We expect them to come up with creative ideas and produce quality work almost daily.
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Bill Ravlin: Finding Spartans Will in veterans

November 9, 2016 - 3:00pm
Nov. 11 is Veterans Day and this has me thinking about entomology's student veterans and how we've interacted with them over the years. Recently, MSU has made significant moves to bring military veterans onto campus and as a result the university earned "gold status" in the Veteran-Friendly School Program created by the Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency.
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Meredith Herman: Make discoveries

November 9, 2016 - 1:57pm
My enthusiasm for medicine and research developed during my education in the Biomedical Laboratory Science program. As I grew my interest I found many opportunities to became more involved. I found on campus work through the Department of Neurology and Ophthalmology, volunteered to raise funds for the Muscle Dystrophy Association day camps for kids and sought medical experiences abroad. I gained perspective on difficult diseases and built the confidence to take on a tough research project.
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More than 50 years of graphic design expertise on display

November 9, 2016 - 11:50am
From 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, the newest gallery on campus, located on the second floor of the MSU Union, is hosting a reception in honor of its first exhibit and the designers whose work is featured.
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Leading Voices Series presents Iqbal Khan

November 9, 2016 - 11:44am
Acclaimed director Iqbal Khan will speak with students and faculty and present a public lecture titled, "The Creative Process of Directing: From Shakespeare to Opera and Beyond," at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 14 at the Wharton Center's Pasant Theatre.
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Fewer students drinking and smoking regularly, MSU survey finds

November 9, 2016 - 9:56am
Fewer Michigan State University students are drinking alcohol and smoking cigarettes on a regular basis, according to the State of Spartan Health survey, which is conducted every two years to assess the health of students on campus.
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