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SASS Academic Excellence Gala celebrates MSU student-athletes

April 14, 2015 - 4:37pm
MSU's Student-Athlete Support Services hosted the 18th annual Spartan Academic Excellence Gala April 13 at the Breslin Center. The event recognized the academic success of Spartan student-athletes during the 2014-15 academic year.
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MSU to offer joint medical and business degree

April 14, 2015 - 1:37pm
MSU's College of Osteopathic Medicine and Broad College of Business will begin a Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine and Master of Business Administration joint degree in fall semester 2015.
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New department advances computational science research, education

April 14, 2015 - 11:20am
A new academic department at MSU will bring together researchers from a variety of disciplines and will serve to advance cutting-edge interdisciplinary science and the training of undergraduate and graduate students.
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MSU student earns Beinecke Scholarship

April 14, 2015 - 9:24am
MSU student Joshua Schnell has been awarded the nationally competitive Beinecke Scholarship, which pays for graduate studies in the arts, humanities and social sciences.
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MSU student shunned in Egypt wins coveted PD Soros Fellowship

April 14, 2015 - 9:01am
Raeuf Roushangar, a Michigan State University graduate student studying biochemistry, has won a prestigious Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans - an honor that comes with up to $90,000 stipend.
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MSU High 5: April 14, 2015

April 14, 2015 - 6:54am
Here's today's MSU High 5 - a morning hello and the fastest way to get you up to speed with what's happening at MSU.
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MSU grant helps explore new technologies for malaria diagnosis

April 13, 2015 - 3:05pm
Peter Lillehoj, assistant professor of mechanical engineering at MSU, is heading a team of researchers that will use a $1.8 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to develop the technology to diagnosis and monitor cerebral malaria using mobile phones.
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Jazz studies faculty awarded Guggenheim Fellowship

April 13, 2015 - 2:42pm
A jazz trumpeter and assistant professor of jazz studies at MSU, Etienne Charles is among 175 scholars, artists and scientists receiving a 2015 fellowship from the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation.
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MSU Law moot court team crowned national ABA champions

April 13, 2015 - 12:26pm
Third-year College of Law students Ashley Chrysler, Crystal Bultje and Ashley Byers won the American Bar Association's National Appellate Advocacy Competition, the largest moot court competition in the country, topping 202 teams representing 118 ABA-approved law schools.
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Hildebrand named a First-Team All-American

April 13, 2015 - 11:46am
MSU junior goaltender Jake Hildebrand has been selected to the CCM/American Hockey Coaches Association All-America first team, it was announced by the ACHA April 10.
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MSU offense explodes in 14-3 win over Northwestern

April 13, 2015 - 11:39am
The MSU offense erupted for a season-high 20 hits on Sunday afternoon as the Spartans defeated Northwestern by a score of 14-3 at McLane Stadium at Kobs Field.
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Undergrads honor faculty with Mentor of the Year Awards

April 13, 2015 - 11:30am
Denise Hershey, assistant professor in the College of Nursing, and Richard Lunt, assistant professor in the Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science, were both recent recipients of the annual Undergraduate Research Faculty Mentor of the Year Award.
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MSU continues homestand with Ohio State series

April 10, 2015 - 10:35am
MSU welcomes Ohio State to Secchia Stadium to continue a nine-game homestand.
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Baseball welcomes Northwestern for weekend set

April 10, 2015 - 10:31am
The MSU baseball team carries a four-game winning streak into their series with Northwestern this Weekend.
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MSU 'science fair geek' in Glamour's Top 10

April 9, 2015 - 3:12pm
MSU's Elizabeth Brajevich, a self-described "science fair geek," never figured she would one day be in Glamour magazine.
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Disney and Dow Chemical execs to speak at commencement

April 9, 2015 - 12:16pm
Bob Chapek, chairperson of Walt Disney Parks and Resorts, and Andrew Liveris, chairperson and CEO of The Dow Chemical Co., will speak at MSU's commencement ceremonies on May 8.
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Honors College junior earns nationally competitive award

April 9, 2015 - 10:06am
Shelbie Shelder, an Honors College junior majoring in nutritional sciences in the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, has earned one of 80 nationally competitive Udall scholarships.
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Lyman Briggs prof earns professor of the year honors

April 9, 2015 - 9:40am
Because of his high level of involvement with his students and his passion for undergraduate education, MSU's Ryan Sweeder has been named a Michigan Distinguished Professor of the Year by the Presidents Council, State Universities of Michigan.
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MSU to share $8.1 million grant to improve diversity on college campuses

April 8, 2015 - 2:45pm
As a member of the Big Ten's Committee on Institutional Cooperation, MSU will share an $8.1 million grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to prepare underrepresented students for graduate school and academic careers in the humanities and social sciences.
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Step up

April 8, 2015 - 1:21pm
It was late. It was dark. I had just entered the stairwell of a parking ramp and started up the stairs. Suddenly, a young man threw open the door of the stairwell and ran up the stairs until he was right behind me. My heart quickened and I picked up my pace. I instinctively moved my car key through my knuckles so I could use it for defense if needed and I was already planning my escape...and then we reached the second floor and he politely said, "Excuse me," and went around me and out the door. I had nothing to fear, and yet that was my first instinct. I'd argue that it's a good instinct because you should always be aware of your surroundings, but it's still sad. I was relaying the story to some friends the next day when the lone male of the group expressed surprise that all of the women said that fear is always top of mind when we're alone and run into a lone male. Whether it's a parking garage, an elevator, our neighborhood, a bike path...it's just how we're wired. Granted, there are plenty of men who are victimized, but when you're a woman just a bit taller than five feet, you're definitely at a disadvantage. However, everyone knows sexual assault does not just occur in stairwells or jogging paths and the criminals are often not strangers. It's no secret to anyone who's been reading the news that college campuses are grappling with the very serious problem of sexual assaults and how to stop them.
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