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Hanna-Attisha appointed honorary co-chair for March for Science

April 18, 2017 - 10:23am
Mona Hanna-Attisha, an assistant professor of pediatrics in the MSU College of Human Medicine has been selected to serve as an honorary co-chair of the global March for Science event in Washington, D.C. on Saturday, April 22.
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Charisma-challenged? You can still be a good boss

April 18, 2017 - 6:56am
You don't need the charisma of Steve Jobs to be an effective boss, indicates new research led by MSU business scholars.
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Spartans claim Lady Buckeye Invitational Title

April 17, 2017 - 11:13am
The MSU women's golf team got its first tournament victory of the season, claiming the Lady Buckeye Invitational championship on Sunday in Columbus, Ohio.
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Students earn 2017 Board of Trustees' Awards

April 14, 2017 - 12:24pm
At the April 13 Board of Trustees meeting, 52 students were recognized with Board of Trustees' Awards for having the highest scholastic average at the close of their last semester in attendance at MSU.
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Spartan baseball hosting Ohio State in B1G weekend series

April 14, 2017 - 9:48am
Michigan State baseball resumes Big Ten Conference action this weekend by hosting Ohio State in a three-game weekend series at McLane Stadium at Kobs Field.
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Spartan men's golf returns to Midwest for the Boilermaker Invitational

April 14, 2017 - 9:08am
Michigan State men's golf returns to familiar conditions, playing in the Boilermaker Invitational April 15-16 at the Kampen Course at the Birck Boilermaker Golf Course. The Spartans will play their next two tournaments in Big Ten country, traveling to Purdue before taking part in the Robert Kepler Invitational in Columbus, Ohio April 22-23.
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Tori Jankoska picked ninth in the WNBA draft by the Chicago Sky

April 14, 2017 - 8:55am
Former Michigan State women's basketball guard Tori Jankoska was drafted ninth by the Chicago Sky at the 2017 WNBA Draft on Thursday.
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Miles Bridges staying at MSU

April 14, 2017 - 8:52am
Seated in front of the iconic Sparty Statue at the intersection of Kalamazoo Street and Chestnut Road, Miles Bridges announced his intentions to return to Michigan State for his sophomore season early Thursday evening.
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MSU Board approves lowest room and board increase in 19 years

April 13, 2017 - 11:37am
MSU students who live in the residence halls will see an increase in room-and-board rates of 2.5 percent for the 2017-18 academic year, the lowest percentage increase in 19 years.
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MSU awarded $1.2M grant for international health research collaboration

April 13, 2017 - 10:53am
An MSU researcher, in collaboration with other researchers in Australia and Germany, has received a three-year, $1.2 million Human Frontier Science Program grant to study how human cells respond to certain stressors associated with disease and aging.
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Softball weekend series vs. Illinois moved to Davenport University

April 13, 2017 - 9:32am
Due to the flooding of the Red Cedar River adjacent to Secchia Softball Stadium and the Old College Field complex, the weekend softball series between Michigan State and Illinois has been relocated, and will be played at Davenport University's Farmers Insurance Athletic Complex.
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Dorgan named Lamp Endowed Chair in Chemical Engineering at MSU

April 13, 2017 - 9:30am
An expert in polymeric materials and composites from the Colorado School of Mines has been appointed as the inaugural David L. and Denise M. Lamp Endowed Chair in Chemical Engineering at MSU.
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Piotr Piecuch named Lawrence J. Schaad Lecturer in theoretical chemistry

April 13, 2017 - 9:29am
Piotr Piecuch, University Distinguished Professor of chemistry and adjunct professor of physics and astronomy in the MSU College of Natural Science, was selected as the 2017 Lawrence J. Schaad Lecturer in Theoretical Chemistry by Vanderbilt University.
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Get creative

April 12, 2017 - 2:31pm
"She's creative." Was that just a nice way for my teacher to describe my chattiness, boredom and high activity level in elementary school? Or did it really all boil down to creativity? When I was in fifth grade, the teachers approached my parents with a proposal that I attend a school for creative kids two days a week. So, off I went, with other "creative" kids. I didn't really get it. I was pretty much a horrible artist and to my 10-year-old self, that's what I thought creative meant. So why me? What did creativity really mean? And why was I singled out? Maya Angelou once said, ""I think that each one of us is born with creativity." I'm going to go ahead and agree with her. At that special school, there was simply no cookie-cutter creative kid. With every lesson we studied, with every project we did, our individual creativity was explored in countless ways. Some kids were incredible artists. Others, could weave a tale with their words. A bunch of budding McGuyvers could make a working machine out of things like rubber bands and popsicle sticks. A few were so smart I'm sure by now they're working on curing cancer. But this class wasn't about top grades or even being smart - it was about looking at things differently and trying something new. It meant having the courage to color outside the lines and take a path less traveled. It taught us to challenge preconceived notions and pursue crazy ideas. In the words of Pablo Picasso, "The chief enemy of creativity is 'good' sense." Every day that group of diverse, mismatched fifth graders dared to defeat that enemy by throwing "good" sense out the window.
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SASS Academic Excellence Gala celebrates MSU student-athletes

April 12, 2017 - 10:18am
Michigan State's Student-Athlete Support Services hosted the 20th annual Spartan Academic Excellence Gala on Monday evening at the Breslin Center. In all, 315 student-athletes were honored.
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Prabu David: Celebrating communication arts and sciences through water

April 12, 2017 - 10:15am
Growing up in India, I experienced the scarcity of water during my childhood and teen years. Monsoons were irregular, as they still are, and insufficient rains in the catchment areas led to frequent droughts.
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MSU Day of Play will take your stress away

April 12, 2017 - 9:44am
On April 28, MSU faculty, staff and students are encouraged to escape for a brief "recess" from their daily grind and participate in MSU's first Day of Play event.
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Danton Cole introduced as Spartan hockey head coach

April 12, 2017 - 8:26am
Danton Cole was introduced as the seventh head coach in Spartan hockey history in a press conference on Tuesday at Munn Ice Arena.
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MSU Music unleashes the Piano Monster

April 12, 2017 - 8:22am
The MSU College of Music presents the "Piano Monster" concert at 3 p.m. April 15 at the MSU Auditorium Fairchild Theater. The concert will feature four pianos on one stage for a wall of sounds and is the final installment in this year's MSU Federal Credit Union Showcase Series.
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CAL Citizen Scholars

April 12, 2017 - 8:15am
The new Citizen Scholars Program at MSU's College of Arts & Letters is designed to prepare students to succeed academically as they gain experience through high-impact learning opportunities such as study abroad, undergraduate research and internships.
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