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MSU High 5: Oct. 16, 2014

October 16, 2014 - 7:40am
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 Michigan State University.
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Stephanie Watts: Research, service and teaching

October 15, 2014 - 2:06pm
I'm in lab before 5 a.m. so my day is filled with any meetings that need to happen or experiments that need to happen. My door really is open to anyone who wants to come and talk.
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Expert available to discuss World Food Day 2014

October 15, 2014 - 10:32am
Food is a big topic right now. As the population grows and the climate changes, food security becomes more and more important. Felicia Wu, John A. Hannah Distinguished Professor in the departments of Food Science and Human Nutrition and Agricultural, Food and Resource Economics at MSU is an international expert in global health, agriculture and trade. She is available to speak on several topics for World Food Day.
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Jelani Zarif: Receptive to Change

October 15, 2014 - 9:35am
Jelani Zarif is a cell and molecular biology doctoral graduate who researched androgen receptors in professor Cindy Miranti's lab at the Van Andel Research Institute in Grand Rapids. Zarif has published in the journal Cancer Research and is a postdoctoral fellow at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine.
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Spartans travel to Indiana Oct. 18

October 15, 2014 - 8:47am
MSU head coach Mark Dantonio held his weekly press conference Tuesday inside the Tom and Lupe Izzo Family Media Center at the Spartan Stadium North End Zone Complex to preview Saturday's game at Indiana. The No. 8/6 Spartans (5-1, 2-0 Big Ten) will face the Hoosiers (3-3, 0-2) at 3:30 p.m. in Memorial Stadium
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Pretty as a picture

October 15, 2014 - 8:36am
A student photographs the beauty of autumn's arrival along the Red Cedar River on Oct. 8, 2014. Photo by Derrick L. Turner
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Constructing a better future

October 14, 2014 - 6:59pm
More Spartans will build the structures we live, work, recover, travel, vacation and play in-thanks to an endowment for the Construction Management Program being created through the estate plans of Steven and Kristine Black (both '91, College of Agriculture and Natural Resources).
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Faculty conversations: Stephanie Watts

October 14, 2014 - 1:18pm
Stephanie Watts, a Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology professor and assistant dean in The Graduate School, is in her laboratory by 5 a.m.
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Jobs plentiful for college grads

October 14, 2014 - 8:55am
The job market for new college graduates is red hot, finds an annual survey by MSU's Collegiate Employment Research Institute.
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MSU High 5: Oct. 14, 2014

October 14, 2014 - 7:30am
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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Discovery of cellular snooze button advances cancer and biofuel research

October 13, 2014 - 4:02pm
The discovery of a cellular snooze button has allowed a team of MSU scientists to potentially improve biofuel production as well as offer insight on the early stages of cancer.
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MSU Wind Symphony welcomes Cleveland Orchestra trumpeter Michael Sachs

October 13, 2014 - 3:54pm
Presenting a dynamic second concert of the season, MSU's Wind Symphony will perform Aaron Jay Kernis's "a Voice, a Messenger" with guest soloist Michael Sachs, principal trumpet of the Cleveland Orchestra Oct. 23.
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MSU awarded $7 million to support international education

October 13, 2014 - 12:36pm
Five area study centers at MSU have been awarded federal grants totaling more than $7 million to advance international education.
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Helping stroke patients transition from hospital to home

October 13, 2014 - 11:35am
Stroke patients and their family caregivers often find the transition from hospital to home difficult. However, a new $2 million grant from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute will help MSU researchers look at ways to improve that experience using a nontraditional approach.
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MSU sweeps Iowa to wrap homestand

October 13, 2014 - 9:29am
MSU had several offensive contributors and mounted a balanced attack as it swept Iowa, 3-0 (25-15, 25-17, 25-18) on Saturday night at Jenison Field House.
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Spartans hold off Purdue rally, 45-31

October 13, 2014 - 9:26am
Connor Cook threw three touchdown passes and Nick Hill ran for two scores Saturday, but No. 8 MSU still needed a late interception return for a touchdown to hold on 45-31 at Purdue.
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It's time to 'Rock, Walk-n-Roll;' MSU Moves U Mile set for Oct. 15

October 10, 2014 - 2:35pm
Beginning at the Rock on Farm Lane, the second annual Rock, Walk-n-Roll event presented by MSU Moves will take place on Oct. 15.
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The College of Arts and Letters Signature Lecture Series: Isabel Wilkerson and Soledad O'Brien

October 10, 2014 - 12:24pm
As a part of the College of Arts and Letters Signature Lecture Series, Pulitzer Prize-winning American journalist and author Isabel Wilkerson and Emmy Award-winning broadcast journalist and executive producer Soledad O'Brien spoke on Oct. 2 at Wharton Center.
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City of East Lansing, MSU promote outreach through translations

October 10, 2014 - 12:03pm
The City of East Lansing has formed an innovative partnership with MSU's Center for Language Teaching Advancement to launch a new translation initiative titled MELTing POT, MSU East Lansing Together: Promoting Outreach through Translations.
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Industry, academics come together at MSU game conference

October 9, 2014 - 2:18pm
The ever-widening world of video games comes together Oct. 16-18 at MS when it hosts the "Meaningful Play" conference.
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