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MSU receives $18.5M in USAID grants, continues legacy of fighting global hunger

November 12, 2015 - 11:03am
MSU will use two grants, awarded by the U.S. Agency for International Development and totaling more than $18 million, to support two African nations as they fight hunger and take charge of their own food security future.
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MSU endowment, facilities to benefit from $1 million donation

November 12, 2015 - 9:29am
MSU alumnus William Deary and his wife, Cherilyn, have made a $1 million gift to MSU that will establish an athletics endowment, help fund a significant upgrade to the Breslin Center and assist in completing the fundraising efforts toward the North End Zone Expansion of Spartan Stadium.
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Gratitude

November 11, 2015 - 10:00am
I was very young, newly married, living in a mobile home on the plains of South Dakota with no friends or family nearby and no option to leave. I waited tables to pay the bills and went to school in a temporary trailer at night. The weather was harsh and unforgiving and I had to tiptoe around rattlesnakes as I walked through a field to get to work. There were days that my tips were the only cash we had until payday. Every morning my husband ironed his clothes to perfection, drove through a security checkpoint and went to his office in a cavernous airplane hangar. He reported to an office he had no part in choosing, in a state we were ordered to move to. On any one of those days he could have been told to pack his gear and head out to some dangerous conflict in the world. Saying "no" would not have been an option. My husband was an airman. He had enlisted in the United States Air Force and went to basic training two weeks after our wedding. I was finally able to join him at his first assignment at Ellsworth AFB in Rapid City, South Dakota.
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Joe Grimm: Who is a Veteran?

November 11, 2015 - 8:58am
This Veterans Day, ask yourself: Who is your veteran?
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Hosting Maryland

November 11, 2015 - 8:27am
The No. 14 Spartans will play host to the Maryland Terrapins at noon Nov. 14 in Spartan Stadium.
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Advancing new knowledge

November 10, 2015 - 4:35pm
Science called out to researcher Nick Kanaan quite some time ago. Its complexity was not simply interesting - there was a mystery surrounding the study of neurodegenerative diseases like Parkinson's and Alzheimer's.
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New Merida health clinic opens doors for MSU, College of Osteopathic Medicine

November 10, 2015 - 2:08pm
A new health clinic, opening this month in Merida, Mexico, is a central point for activities between the state and MSU that's been years in the making.
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College of Osteopathic Medicine one of three to join medical education consortium

November 10, 2015 - 2:07pm
The College of Osteopathic Medicine is one of the first three osteopathic colleges that have been selected to join the American Medical Association's Accelerating Change in Medical Education Consortium and receive a $75,000 innovation grant.
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Undergraduate student researcher nominated for Churchill Scholarship

November 10, 2015 - 10:12am
An undergraduate student researcher at MSU, Henry Pan, has been nominated for the Churchill Scholarship - a nationally competitive award that pays for graduate school in the United Kingdom.
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How voters would accept higher gas tax

November 10, 2015 - 10:00am
Americans would be more likely to accept a gas tax increase if they knew the extra revenue would improve energy efficiency, repair roads and bridges or be refunded to taxpayers equally, indicates a new study by two MSU sociologists.
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Controlling levels of specific gut bacteria could help prevent severe diarrhea

November 10, 2015 - 9:51am
Everyone has suffered from it. It's ranged from mild to severe. It's a condition that's most-often described in a whisper.
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Dow, MSU, local foundations open new MSU STEM Center

November 9, 2015 - 10:10am
Creating more opportunities to motivate teachers, encourage students and empower young people to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering and math is the inspiration behind the new MSU STEM Center for the Great Lakes Bay Region.
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Two students named finalists for Rhodes Scholarship

November 9, 2015 - 10:09am
MSU has two finalists for the Rhodes Scholarship.
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Spartans host Bulldogs in final exhibition tune-up

November 8, 2015 - 7:23pm
MSU closes its exhibition season against Ferris State, the 2015 GLIAC Tournament Champions, at 7 p.m. Nov. 9 at Breslin Center.
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MSU Global Festival returning Nov. 22

November 6, 2015 - 5:07pm
MSU's annual Global Festival is returning to the MSU Union Nov. 22.
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MSU recognized for bike-friendly campus by the League of American Bicyclists

November 6, 2015 - 2:07pm
The League of American Bicyclists recognized MSU with a silver-level Bicycle Friendly University award, adding it to the list of more than 100 visionary colleges and universities from across the country.
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Partnering to improve access to legal services

November 6, 2015 - 10:02am
MaRS Discovery District and LegalRnD - The Center for Legal Services Innovation at Michigan State University College of Law have partnered to innovate the legal sector and improve access to legal services.
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Joshua Davis records version of 'MSU Shadows'

November 6, 2015 - 10:00am
Joshua Davis, an MSU College of Arts & Letters graduate, native of Michigan and finalist on the eighth season of NBC's The Voice, has released a recording and music video of his version of Michigan State University's alma mater, "MSU Shadows."
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Bringing awareness to women filmmakers

November 6, 2015 - 9:21am
On Monday, a group of MSU faculty and students will launch a social media campaign around the hashtag #FavWomanFilmmaker.
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ASMSU focuses on sexual assault during It's On Us action week

November 5, 2015 - 2:59pm
MSU's undergraduate student government is joining campus groups across the nation to raise awareness of and prevent sexual assault during the It's On Us action week Nov. 9-14.
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