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Fifteen high school students chosen to receive STARR scholarships

May 18, 2016 - 11:48am
Fifteen high school students, all of whom are from either the state of Wyoming or the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, were each recently awarded a STARR Charitable Foundation Scholarship to attend MSU.
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Wearable technology could help detect health risks, depression

May 18, 2016 - 9:31am
The "next generation" of wearable technology, known as "HeadScan," is being developed by a team of engineers at MSU. Unlike existing technology, this is radio-based, which means it's less intrusive, better able to protect one's privacy and more comfortable to wear.
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Foreign language teachers facing a confidence conundrum

May 18, 2016 - 9:28am
Foreign language teachers play a pivotal role in creating global citizens, but some teachers lack confidence in their ability to speak in their nonnative tongue, which could undermine the quality of language instruction, MSU researchers argue.
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MSU helps Flint in new national health program

May 17, 2016 - 5:20pm
The city of Flint has been selected by Reinvestment Fund and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to take part in a new Invest Health initiative and Michigan State University is helping to lead the way.
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College of Osteopathic Medicine honors three with Patenge Medals

May 17, 2016 - 5:09pm
A trendsetter in the American Osteopathic Association, a faculty member with 35 years of leadership, and an alumnus who has given extraordinary service to the Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine - all have received the Walter F. Patenge Medal of Public Service, the college's highest honor.
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Honor a veteran; help a nurse

May 17, 2016 - 4:09pm
While serving as a U.S. Marine, Leonard Bernard Graham III decided on his life path to become a Spartan nurse and set a course to achieve it. When his life ended tragically at age 24, his parents wanted to keep his memory alive in a way that would be meaningful to him.
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Sekhar Chivukula recommended as associate provost and dean of undergraduate studies

May 17, 2016 - 12:19pm
Sekhar Chivukula will be recommended as associate provost for undergraduate education and dean of undergraduate studies.
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Spartans to play under the lights at Notre Dame

May 17, 2016 - 10:17am
MSU's game at Notre Dame Stadium on Sept. 17 will begin at 7:30 p.m. ET on NBC.
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Baseball takes on CMU in midweek matchup

May 17, 2016 - 10:15am
MSU heads to CMU on Tuesday for the final road game of the regular season.
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Spartans add two transfers for 2016

May 17, 2016 - 10:12am
Haggerty, Brashear Join MSU volleyball program for upcoming season.
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New packaging advances prolongs veggie freshness

May 16, 2016 - 4:03pm
New advances in packaging at MSU can help produce stay fresh longer.
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Professors and police address elder abuse

May 16, 2016 - 8:25am
Michigan State University professors and the Lansing Police Department are working together on a research project that addresses elder abuse and neglect in the area.
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'Food hubs' emerge as a viable solution to meet consumer demand for local food

May 13, 2016 - 2:31pm
The "food hub" model is proving to be financially successful across a variety of legal structures and markets, according to a newly published report from the MSU Center for Regional Food Systems and the Wallace Center at Winrock International.
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Rare human disease found in dogs

May 12, 2016 - 3:15pm
A rare, severe form of pulmonary hypertension, which up until now, has only been classified as a human lung disease, has also been discovered in dogs according to a Michigan State University study.
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MSU Dean's list and graduate list for 2016 spring semester available online

May 12, 2016 - 1:36pm
Grades for spring semester have been processed, and media outlets can view the MSU Dean's List and Graduate List online.
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Spartans top EMU at Comerica Park, 3-2

May 12, 2016 - 11:38am
Kory Young goes 3-for-3 in the win.
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Jiaguo Qi appointed director of Office of China Programs

May 12, 2016 - 10:35am
International Studies and Programs at MSU has named Jiaguo Qi director of the Office of China Programs. In this role, Qi will provide leadership on MSU's international programs and engagement with institutions in and related to China.
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Stop and smell the flowers

May 11, 2016 - 3:23pm
Most of the students are gone, the caps and gowns put away, the classrooms locked up and the residence halls are empty. Except for some summer courses, the academic year is over. My walk to my office is quiet and empty. After all the hectic activity of the school year, everything has slowed down. Everything, that is, except me. I found myself hurrying toward my building from the parking ramp thinking of all the things I had to do and then, WHAM - the most heavenly scent stopped me. A tree in full bloom wove its scent around me, whispering for me to stop and smell the flowers. So even though I was running late (again), I did. I stopped and breathed in deeply, forcing my mind to stop racing and live in the moment. I pulled a flower closer to my face to take in more of the intoxicating scent. I thought about how fleeting the seasons can be if we don't occasionally stop to truly enjoy them. Life doesn't stop for you, so you have to stop for it. And wow - does this campus have reasons to stop and smell the flowers. It's like some crazy color explosion hit just about everywhere you look. But you have to look. You have to slow down and look before it passes you by. If you're on campus, get out and take a walk. If you haven't been here lately, come back. This beautiful place is like a huge park with gardens everywhere you look. Wander through Horticulture Gardens, one of the most beautiful "laboratories" you'll ever visit. Stroll around the W. J. Beal Botanical Garden, the oldest continuously operated university garden of its kind in the United States.
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Zachary Huang: Bee the Best

May 11, 2016 - 1:18pm
Many people ask why I constantly take photographs of honeybees on flowers. Don't they all look the same after awhile? Why bother to take photographs when Google can find you so many on the same flowers? This is not an easy question to answer.
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College of Arts and Letters: Creating a legacy

May 11, 2016 - 12:40pm
The College of Arts and Letters Alumni Board of Directors has created an endowment that will leave a sustainable legacy of empowering the students, faculty and alumni of the college.
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