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MSU debate team members Connor Munsinger and Luc Walkington have qualified for a spot at the National Debate Tournament.
A senior interior design major is building a tiny house, dubbed Sparty's Cabin, on campus.
The genome of a slowly evolving fish, the spotted gar, is very similar to the genomes of both zebrafish and humans, and can be used as a 'bridge species' that opens a pathway to important advancements in biomedical research focused on human diseases. That is the conclusion of an international research consortium outlined in a paper lead-authored by newly appointed MSU assistant professor Ingo Braasch.
Michigan State will be opening a new WorkLife Office in April. The office will serve as a single point of contact for all MSU faculty and staff, helping them manage workplace and life transitions, providing programs and resources for MSU faculty and staff and providing support for the fit between work and personal life.
MSU (26-5, 13-5 Big Ten) has earned the No. 2 seed in the Big Ten Tournament and will play at 6:30 p.m. March 11 in the quarterfinals between the winner of No. 7 Ohio State and No. 10 Penn State.
MSU and 10 partner institutions of the University Innovation Alliance will apply $3.85 million in new funding from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Ford Foundation and USA Funds to further support promising student success programs.
The Michigan State University Upward Bound program is celebrating its 50th year on campus.
Matt Costello had 15 points, 11 rebounds and Bryn Forbes scored 14.
Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders are basically neck and neck and Donald Trump leads among likely Republican voters in Michigan's March 8 presidential primary, according to a new MSU survey.
Niche.com recently released its 2016 rankings for Best College Food, placing the Michigan State University Culinary Services dining program at No. 22 (up from No. 24 in 2015). The university received an A+ score among traditional colleges and universities in the United States for campus dining.
Bree Holtz, MSU assistant professor, has received an American Diabetes Association Innovative Clinical or Transitional Science award totaling $590,544 to allow her to conduct research for adolescents with Type-1 diabetes.
Michigan State University and Spectrum Health Helen DeVos Children's Hospital are partnering to expand pediatric services for patients and families in Lansing by opening a new pediatric specialty clinic.
Neil Koepke previews this weekend's series at Munn vs. Minnesota.
Visitors of all ages will have the opportunity to learn about the art of maple syrup on Maple Syrup Day from noon to 5 p.m. on March 19 at MSU's W.K. Kellogg Experimental Forest.
Scientists at Michigan State University have discovered a new kind of stem cell, one that could lead to advances in regenerative medicine as well as offer new ways to study birth defects and other reproductive problems.
MSU has a long history of studying and protecting wildlife around the globe.
Bryn Forbes scored a career-high 33 points.
MSU, with the support of Anheuser-Busch, will lead a nationwide effort focused on changing behaviors and cultural misperceptions on issues related to alcohol and drug use on college campuses.
Nerd, poindexter, brown-noser, teacher's pet, brain. These were just a few names I got called in elementary school. I was a super fast reader and reading is half the battle at that level. Because I finished work early, got called on to read out loud and was put in special reading groups with older kids, I was labeled smart, which led to the nicknames above. It never bothered me, unlike other names I got called for being short.
When I hit middle school, assignments became a little more challenging and I had to put in a lot more effort. By the time I hit high school and AP math and science, I realized there were a whole bunch of kids a lot smarter than me. I wanted so much to be a "smart kid," I did ridiculous things like signing up for AP chemistry even though I knew it was beyond my skills. (Fun fact: Mr. Danes also knew it was beyond me and moved me up to sit between the two smartest boys and said maybe I would absorb something by sitting next to them. I was smart enough to know that scientifically, that wouldn't happen.)
Back then, it seemed pretty easy to figure out what "intelligent" meant. Alex and Matt, who I sat between, were the very definition. I, on the other hand, was a little farther down on the scale. Now that I'm a lot older and a little bit wiser, I'm pretty sure that the definition of intelligent is as varied as we can imagine. There are book smart people with no common sense.
A trio of Spartans have earned bids to the 2016 NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships March 11-12 at the Birmingham CrossPlex in Birmingham, Alabama.