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Giving with integrity

October 5, 2016 - 11:32am
What began as a social experiment for Shashikant (Shashi) Gupta and his wife Margaret has turned into a successful business built on strong values - and so much more.
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MSU website helps parents of children with diabetes

October 5, 2016 - 10:23am
Type 1 diabetes, which afflicts more than half a million children under the age of 14 worldwide, is a complex disease and parents often take responsibility for managing their child's disease. As a result, parents can benefit from a place that provides reliable information and offers support.
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Online software helps citizen scientists solve real-world problems

October 5, 2016 - 10:15am
With proper training and recently launched online software and web-portal, citizen scientists can follow scientific-based practices to improve environmental decision-making and even secure funding to help solve environmental problems, says a new study.
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College job market to continue torrid pace

October 5, 2016 - 1:15am
The hiring of college graduates at all degree levels should be very strong in 2016-17, according to MSU's Recruiting Trends, the largest annual survey of employers in the nation.
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Water inspires creativity on campus

October 4, 2016 - 12:40pm
The Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum has unveiled a series of outdoor, site-specific installations of photographs by artist Gideon Mendel along the banks of the Red Cedar River on the MSU campus.
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WorkLife Office to host conference Oct. 20

October 4, 2016 - 11:41am
MSU's WorkLife Office will host the "Honoring Your Work and Personal Lives: Implementing Flexibility" conference from 8 a.m. to noon on Oct. 20 at MSU's University Club.
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Diabetic fruit flies may unlock secrets in humans

October 4, 2016 - 11:02am
Fruit flies may be small, but the genetic secrets they can unlock for humans are mighty.
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Michigan State University and Michigan Nonprofit Association announce scholarship

October 3, 2016 - 11:52am
In response to the growing need to develop the next generation of leaders in the nonprofit community, MSU's Broad College of Business Executive MBA, with the support of the Michigan Nonprofit Association, created a scholarship for nonprofit professionals dedicated to honing their business acumen.
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MSU student selected as finalist in Collegiate Inventors Competition

September 30, 2016 - 2:52pm
John Mohyi, an MSU law student and CEO of Mohyi Labs, was selected as a 2016 Collegiate Inventors Competition Graduate Finalist for his invention of the bladeless drone.
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MSU School of Packaging to host Healthcare Packaging Immersion Event

September 30, 2016 - 12:49pm
When MSU professor Laura Bix thinks about a disease outbreak, she thinks about minimizing mistakes, what a hazmat suit feels like, and how a healthcare professional might administer medication and medical devices in such a suit.
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MSU launches school-to-work program for youth with disabilities

September 30, 2016 - 11:44am
Starting this fall, MSU is helping young adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities prepare for the workplace through a new on-campus internship program.
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MSU launches new, campus-wide focus on water

September 29, 2016 - 3:08pm
MSU will launch Water Moves MSU, a university-wide initiative fostering scientific innovation and cultural and artistic expression inspired by water, at 6 p.m. Oct. 4 at the Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum.
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Omega-3 fatty acid stops known trigger of lupus

September 29, 2016 - 11:50am
A team of Michigan State University researchers has found that consuming an omega-3 fatty acid called DHA, or docosahexaenoic acid, can stop a known trigger of lupus and potentially other autoimmune disorders.
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MSU report details relationship violence, sexual misconduct complaints

September 29, 2016 - 10:34am
A first-of-its-kind annual report from MSU details the number of relationship violence and sexual misconduct complaints the university received during the 2015-2016 academic year and highlights efforts to increase staffing, resources and awareness around prevention and response.
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$4.8M NIH grant addresses environmental influences on child health

September 28, 2016 - 4:12pm
A $4.8 million grant awarded to MSU from the National Institutes of Health will help Michigan's top three research universities, a leading health care system and a state health agency investigate how exposure to a range of environmental factors in early development influences the health of children and adolescents.
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Head of the class

September 28, 2016 - 2:12pm
So what did you do last Thursday? I got to sit in a room and have someone control my heartbeat from a computer without even touching me. I'm not exaggerating. Tap, tap, tap - my heart was racing out of my chest. Tap, tap, tap - my heartbeat plummeted making me feel like it was being sucked out of my body. It's a disconcerting and uncomfortable feeling, to say the least. It's not the greatest way to spend a morning, but it's all just part of the process to make sure the crazy little piece of technology inside my chest is working properly and keeping me going. Since it literally saved my life, I'm a little partial to it even when it does make me feel weird. I'm also partial to the nurses and doctors who care for me. And I'm really grateful for the scientists who came up with the technology in the first place. How did they come up with it? What made them want to in the first place? Where did they learn to be curious, smart, determined and creative? My guess would be it started long ago. Long before they were saving lives, those scientists were first- graders learning to read. That caring nurse was once just a kid learning biology. That doctor was a middle-schooler studying algebra. They all were students, learning from teachers.
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Allan Kozlowski joins College of Human Medicine, named director at Mary Free Bed

September 28, 2016 - 1:30pm
Allan Kozlowski, an expert in rehabilitation medicine, will join the MSU College of Human Medicine as an assistant professor in the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics and lead outcomes research in the John F. Butzer Center for Research & Innovation at Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital.
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Nizar Lajnef: Scaling the Mackinac Bridge

September 28, 2016 - 12:55pm
At first, Nizar Lajnef said standing about 200 feet above the Straits of Mackinac was an "unnerving" experience. But as he adjusted and got to the business at hand, he said it was "fun." Last week Lajnef and his team climbed onto the Mackinac Bridge to place a series of sensors on the iconic structure.
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Making a difference

September 28, 2016 - 12:07pm
MSU alumna Jordyn Castor has never let anything stop her from living life to the fullest. Armed with an MSU computer engineering degree, Jordyn is driving the creation of accessibility tools and advances for adults and children at Apple, Inc.'s headquarters in Cupertino, California.
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Claire Morrison: Creating for STEM

September 28, 2016 - 11:37am
Claire Morrison is an Honors College senior majoring in physical science and secondary education. Her professorial assistantship as a first-year student led to her to working as a research intern for the CREATE for STEM Institute on K-12 science education.
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