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MSU, East Lansing host children's storytelling event

March 16, 2015 - 4:40pm
MSU is partnering with East Lansing Public Schools and the East Lansing Public Library to host "One World, Many Stories," a children's storytelling event, on Friday.
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Social status has impact on overall health of mammals

March 12, 2015 - 10:14am
High social status has its privileges --when it comes to aging - even in wild animals. In a first-of-its-kind study involving a wild species, Michigan State University researchers have shown that social and ecological factors affect animal health. The results, published in the current issue of Biology Letters, focused on spotted hyenas in Kenya.
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Break Away

March 11, 2015 - 1:58pm
Finally! The sun is shining, the birds are singing and it's almost 60 degrees warmer than the subzero temperatures from last week. We might have finally kicked old man winter back where he belongs. Which is a good thing since it's officially spring break here on campus. I mean, how can you have spring break if it doesn't feel at least a little like spring? When I was a kid, spring break meant family road trips to Disney World or Washington, D.C. or just hanging out with friends at home. When I was a senior in high school, I, and seven friends, went to Daytona Beach (I'm still not sure why our parents ever consented, but I know my dad reads these so I'll just leave it at that). When I was in college, because I was working full time, spring break mainly just meant a little extra time to finish assignments from school and work. When I became a parent, spring break again meant road trips to Disney World, Washington, D.C., New York and Boston. Now, since I work on campus, spring break means empty sidewalks, shorter lines and the ability to park on the second floor of the parking ramp.
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Joanne C. Gerstner: Tackling Concussion Debate

March 11, 2015 - 11:21am
I am really honored to represent the Michigan State School of Journalism at South by Southwest and show how we are on the cutting edge of the discussions about sports journalism and concussions. It is a vital topic in neurology, sports and medicine, and we hope our panel will be the first of many we do across the country to bring this important issue for all athletes to the forefront.
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Carly Belsito: Out of the Box

March 10, 2015 - 7:08pm
We've been planning this trip since September. If I do some math, that's like six months in advance. A long time to build up expectations of what could be the greatest trip, or the contrary.
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Promising Alzheimer's treatment moves toward clinical trials

March 10, 2015 - 4:01pm
A promising new natural treatment for Alzheimer's disease is moving toward clinical trials. This will be a major step forward as there is nothing on the market that slows the progression of Alzheimer's.
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MSU High 5: March 10, 2015

March 10, 2015 - 7:09am
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 graduate programs top the charts

March 10, 2015 - 1:01am
MSU continues to reign supreme in a diverse group of graduate fields, according to U.S. News & World Report's latest rankings.
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Work-family conflict linked to verbal abuse

March 10, 2015 - 1:01am
People whose family life regularly interferes with their job are more likely to become emotionally exhausted and, in turn, verbally abusive to co-workers and loved ones, finds a new study co-authored by an MSU scholar.
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Jake Boss wins 200th game with ninth-inning comeback

March 9, 2015 - 2:09pm
The MSU baseball team scored two runs in the ninth inning to come back and beat Coastal Carolina, 6-5 on Sunday afternoon in Conway, S.C.
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Michigan State is No. 3 seed in Big Ten Tournament

March 9, 2015 - 2:03pm
MSU enters the 2015 Big Ten Tournament in Chicago as the No. 3 seed.
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Michigan folk songs come to MSU Museum

March 9, 2015 - 11:17am
A traveling exhibition on Michigan folk songs will be on display at the MSU Museum's Heritage Gallery until Oct. 18.
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Undergraduates can explore research in summer science program

March 9, 2015 - 10:41am
Undergraduate students in their junior year who want to pursue careers in the biomedical sciences are encouraged to apply for the College of Osteopathic Medicine's Summer Undergraduate Physician-scientist Education and Research Training Program, or SUPER.
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Spartans head to Big Ten Championships at Ohio State

March 6, 2015 - 3:06pm
MSU will travel to Columbus, Ohio, March 7-8 for the 101st edition of the Big Ten Wrestling Championships.
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MSU advances to B1G Tournament quarterfinals after 60-49 win over Michigan

March 6, 2015 - 11:17am
Four Spartans scored in double figures as the ninth-seeded Michigan State women's basketball team defeated eighth-seeded Michigan, 69-49, in the second round of the Big Ten Tournament Thursday at the Sears Centre Arena
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'Cinderella' opens Wharton Center's 2015-16 season

March 6, 2015 - 9:30am
Rodgers + Hammerstein's "Cinderella," the 2013 Tony Award winning Broadway musical from the creators of "South Pacific" and "The Sound of Music," is the first MSU Federal Credit Union Broadway at Wharton Center show of the 2015-2016 season.
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MSU outlasts Purdue, 72-66

March 5, 2015 - 3:56pm
Travis Trice equaled a career high with 27 points and Matt Costello lifted MSU at both ends of the court, helping the Spartans to a 72-66 victory over Purdue on Wednesday night.
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Studying the impact of net neutrality

March 5, 2015 - 2:19pm
Now that the Federal Communications Commission has approved new rules supporting net neutrality, the real work begins. In an effort to determine the far-reaching consequences of this decision, faculty from MSU's Quello Center are joining forces on a Net Neutrality Impact Study.
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Investigator Training Program looks to make clinical study process easier

March 5, 2015 - 9:33am
The College of Human Medicine's Office of Research, along with MSU's Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute and Office of Regulatory Affairs are holding a two-day training on March 26 and 27 designed to support clinical research investigators.
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Staff profiles: Patrick Olson

March 5, 2015 - 9:22am
It all started in a high school English class. Rare books librarian Patrick Olson said he took an interest in rare books after listening to his high school teacher talk about American author Nathaniel Hawthorne's first novel.
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