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'Finding Neverland' coming to MSU's Wharton Center

MSU News - December 5, 2017 - 10:46am
MSU's Wharton Center will host "Finding Neverland" in Cobb Great Hall Dec. 12-17. This performance is part of the MSU Federal Credit Union Broadway at Wharton Center Series.
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Sorden joins Spartan softball staff

MSU News - December 5, 2017 - 10:31am
MSU head coach Jacquie Joseph has announced the addition of Benjamin Sorden to the Spartan softball staff.
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No. 16 Michigan State to play No. 18 Washington State in Holiday Bowl

MSU News - December 4, 2017 - 11:03am
MSU, which finished No. 16 in the final College Football Playoff rankings, has accepted an invitation to play in the 40th annual San Diego County Credit Union Holiday Bowl against No. 18 Washington State at 9 p.m. EST, Thurs., Dec. 28 in SDCCU Stadium in San Diego, California.
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Allen's double-double pushes MSU past Western Michigan

MSU News - December 4, 2017 - 10:58am
Behind a double-double from junior forward Jenna Allen, MSU women's basketball stopped in-state foe Western Michigan, 65-62, in a return to the Breslin Center.
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MSU College of Music to perform Handel's 'Messiah'

MSU News - December 4, 2017 - 10:12am
Michigan State University's College of Music is once again bringing a beloved holiday tradition to the Wharton Center's Cobb Great Hall at 8 p.m., Dec. 9 with a performance of Handel's "Messiah."
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MSU scholar lands $2.7M to improve undergraduate STEM education

MSU News - December 4, 2017 - 9:27am
As more universities attempt to transform how they teach science and math, an MSU researcher is focusing on broader changes across networks of campuses in order to improve student learning.
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MSU and Notre Dame: Rivals on the court, partners in safety

MSU News - December 1, 2017 - 1:47pm
MSU and Notre Dame were fierce competitors during the 2017 Big Ten-ACC Challenge. But off the court, the two university police departments partnered to conduct a special training with their Vapor Wake K-9s with one goal: to share best practices on keeping campuses safe.
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Michigan State sends 10 Spartans to USA Winter Nationals

MSU News - December 1, 2017 - 10:53am
MSU swimming and diving sent 10 individuals to Columbus, Ohio to compete in the USA Winter Nationals. The meet will be held from Nov. 29-Dec. 2 in the Bill and Mae McCorkle Aquatic Pavilion.
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Winston, Langford lead Michigan State past Notre Dame, 81-63

MSU News - December 1, 2017 - 10:39am
Sophomore guards Joshua Langford and Cassius Winston scored 17 points apiece and No. 3/3 MSU used a big first half en route to an 81-63 win over No. 5/5 Notre Dame in a men's basketball game at the Breslin Center Thursday night.
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Pioneering businesswoman, Apple exec to speak at commencement

MSU News - December 1, 2017 - 8:41am
Two top female executives and a world-renowned physician will speak at MSU's fall commencement ceremonies.
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Robot learning improves student engagement

MSU News - December 1, 2017 - 8:34am
The first study of MSU's pioneering robot-learning course shows that online students who use the innovative robots feel more engaged and connected to the instructor and students in the classroom.
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MSU 'smart ag' forum focuses on feeding more with less

MSU News - November 30, 2017 - 11:30am
The SmartAg International Symposium, being held at MSU Dec. 3-6, will connect researchers, practitioners and policymakers who are tackling the global agro-food problem of producing more with less.
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Seven Spartans earn All-Big Ten honors on offense

MSU News - November 30, 2017 - 10:06am
A total of seven Spartans on offense have garnered All-Big Ten recognition, the conference office announced on Wednesday.
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No. 3 Michigan State hosts No. 5 Notre Dame on Thursday night

MSU News - November 30, 2017 - 9:52am
MSU's men's basketball team returns home on Thurs., Nov. 30, hosting Notre Dame in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge at the Breslin Center. Tipoff is slated for 7 p.m.
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Spartans play host to No. 4 Notre Dame this weekend at Munn

MSU News - November 29, 2017 - 3:10pm
MSU returns home to host No. 4 Notre Dame this weekend at Munn Ice Arena. The Spartans are coming off a loss and a tie -- with a shootout win -- at Penn State. Notre Dame enters Friday's game on a nine-game winning streak.
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NCAA Tournament begins Friday in Omaha

MSU News - November 29, 2017 - 3:01pm
No. 12 MSU has earned an at-large bid to the 2017 NCAA Division I Volleyball Tournament and will take on No. 25 Missouri State in the first round in Omaha, Nebraska on Friday.
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MSU researchers identify a new family of light-responsive proteins

MSU News - November 29, 2017 - 1:19pm
MSU researchers have discovered a new family of light-sensitive proteins found in cyanobacteria, formerly known as blue-green algae.
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Give Green Day exceeds expectations with $550,000 in gifts

MSU News - November 29, 2017 - 11:56am
MSU's #GiveGreenDay campaign raised more than $550,000 Tuesday thanks to more than 3,300 gifts from around the world.
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Spartans among us

MSU News - November 29, 2017 - 11:06am
It was an absolutely gut-wrenching day. A little less than two weeks ago, my brilliant little ball of light, happiness and goodness laid down her fluffy head in my lap for the last time. For 16 years, Molly, Molly the border collie (mix) had been the simplest joy and the kindest of souls for my family. Steadfast, loyal and the sweetest dog you've ever met, every day was better when she greeted us at the door. She honestly was the perfect dog. I know everyone says that, but seriously, she was. Yet, as we know when we get them, they can't stay with us forever. Though, a kind friend pointed out that it is their forever, and we hopefully made hers wonderful. A shelter dog we picked out when she was about six months old, we lavished love and attention on her every single day. She grew up with my daughter, stood by us on bad days, and always made us remember that there is good in this world. I'm still trying to figure out how to go about my routine without her and without crying. And on that horrible day, when we needed it the most, another kind and compassionate soul stepped in to be there for us. Because of illness and some other circumstances, we ended up with a veterinarian who we had never met and had never before cared for Molly. She came recommended by a friend who also had experienced this loss recently. She held us up when we couldn't, cared for all of us, and said some of the kindest things we needed to hear. Most of all, she made sure Ms. Molly was comfortable and at peace.
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Broader gun restrictions lead to fewer intimate partner homicides

MSU News - November 29, 2017 - 12:01am
State laws that restrict gun ownership among domestic abusers and others with violent histories appear to significantly reduce intimate partner homicides, indicates a groundbreaking national study led by an MSU researcher.
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