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Student work unveiled in downtown East Lansing

MSU News - April 28, 2016 - 10:58am
Two Department of Art, Art History and Design students now have their artwork permanently displayed in downtown East Lansing as the winners of the Michigan State University Federal Credit Union mural competition.
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Students awarded Boren Scholarships to study critical languages abroad

MSU News - April 28, 2016 - 10:37am
Landon Fortenberry, a sophomore majoring in international relations in James Madison College, and Allison Tumas, a senior majoring in Arabic in the College of Arts and Letters, have received a Boren Scholarship to study languages abroad.
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Ocean views linked to better mental health

MSU News - April 28, 2016 - 10:15am
Here's another reason to start saving for that beach house: New research from an MSU health geographer indicates residents with a view of the water are less stressed.
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MSU engineering students share creativity at Design Day

MSU News - April 27, 2016 - 4:17pm
This year's MSU College of Engineering's Design Day will feature potentially life-changing projects, ranging from a device installed in a baby's crib that could reduce the incidence of SIDS to technology to help improve a person's walking balance.
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On-the-job deaths in agriculture rise

MSU News - April 27, 2016 - 4:09pm
An estimated 138 on-the-job deaths occurred in Michigan last year, with tractor-related deaths increasing, according to preliminary figures from an annual Michigan State University report.
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Punch a higher floor

MSU News - April 27, 2016 - 1:53pm
Click. Click. Each time I stepped up the stairs my right knee shouted out its existence. Sigh - I felt old. I refused to let that get me down, so the next day I hopped on my bike and rode 19 miles up and down hills, the wind whipping through my hair, and I felt young. That's how life is, at least for me. Some days you feel old and some days you feel young (or at least not so old). Then something happens and old and young come rushing at you and crash together and you're not quite sure how to feel. That happened to me last week. "Prince died," my coworker said. Crash. There it was. Two small words and all of a sudden I was young and old all at the same time. I felt old when I realized how long ago his poster adorned my bedroom wall. I felt even older when I realized there are students at MSU who were one year old when we resurrected "1999" to celebrate the millennium. Let that sink in for a minute. Then I felt young. My mind went back to dance parties and concerts with my friends. To listening to his music while I sat in my dorm room as a freshman trying to figure out what I was doing and where I was going. I could feel the uncertainty, nervous excitement and enthusiasm that youth brings. "We are gathered here today to get through this thing called life." At the time Prince wrote those lyrics, I could absolutely identify with them. I didn't know where life would lead me. I didn't know what I'd do, but I knew I needed to keep going. Heck, those lyrics still speak to me. Does anyone really know the path his or her life will take? But we know as Spartans that whatever life brings, we'll figure out a way to get through it. Spartans have never met a challenge they didn't like. We're tenacious that way.
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Music therapy recitals celebrate all abilities

MSU News - April 27, 2016 - 12:43pm
The MSU Community Music School is hosting two concerts to showcase the talents and abilities of CMS music therapy students.
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Sean Pue: Publics of Sound

MSU News - April 27, 2016 - 11:06am
When I was a child, I spent a lot of time around computers. I taught myself how to program and immersed myself in the computing communities of the day, which mostly congregated in bulletin board systems.
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Beach buoys deployed to detect water contamination

MSU News - April 27, 2016 - 10:07am
Beachgoers may soon be able to know in a timely manner if the water is clean enough for swimming, thanks to some new technology developed by researchers from MSU and the U.S. Geological Survey.
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Kiera Fisher: From lost to lovin' it

MSU News - April 27, 2016 - 10:06am
My whole life, I had wanted to be a veterinarian. I loved animals, I had grown up with them, and I was already dreaming of the day that I would apply to Michigan State's College of Veterinary Medicine. But then, the summer before I began my freshman year at MSU, I shadowed a veterinary surgery and realized - oh no.
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Influential Spartan

MSU News - April 27, 2016 - 8:05am
Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha, director of the Michigan State University and Hurley Children's Hospital Pediatric Public Health Initiative, shares a laugh with a young patient. She was recently named to the 2016 TIME 100, its annual list of the 100 most influential people in the world. Read more>>
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Community, multi-university campus partnership to address public health challenges in Flint

MSU News - April 26, 2016 - 3:28pm
Flint community partners and three major Michigan university campuses have announced a new partnership to help address, through coordinated research efforts, the current and future status of residents and their health.
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Sparty's Cabin unveiled on Earth Day

MSU News - April 26, 2016 - 12:33pm
The ribbon-cutting ceremony for "Sparty's Cabin," a student-led project to build MSU's first tiny house, took place on Earth Day to emphasize the goal of sustainability.
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Keeping promises

MSU News - April 25, 2016 - 6:36pm
MSU wants to do everything it can to accept and welcome every young person who dreams of the difference he or she can make with an MSU education. But, to fulfill those dreams, financial aid is essential every year. For some students, aid comes in the form of the MSU Promise Endowed Scholarship. The scholarship is awarded to students displaying academic achievement, special talents and experiences.
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MSU becomes a Regional Export Network hub

MSU News - April 25, 2016 - 11:48am
The Michigan Economic Development Corp. has selected Michigan State University as one of four statewide locations for its Regional Export Network.
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Men's golf finishes Big Ten Championship tied for fourth

MSU News - April 25, 2016 - 10:38am
The Spartans have their best finish since finishing fourth in 2012.
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White defeats Green, 14-11, before spring game record crowd

MSU News - April 25, 2016 - 10:26am
Before an MSU spring game record crowd of 51,000, the White defeated the Green, 14-11, on a sunny Saturday afternoon at Spartan Stadium.
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Fighting against counterfeit medicine

MSU News - April 25, 2016 - 9:33am
Around the world, especially in developing nations, counterfeit medicines are a real problem. Until now, in many countries there hasn't been a standard protocol to conduct investigations and pursue prosecution.
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Bailey Tea Project emphasizes student environmental efforts

MSU News - April 22, 2016 - 2:43pm
The Bailey GREENhouse, located outside of Bailey Hall, demonstrates student commitment to sustainability, and serves as a constant reminder of MSU's agricultural history.
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Making a "Pink" impact through breast cancer care

MSU News - April 22, 2016 - 11:19am
The MSU College of Nursing has received $75,000 from the local Susan G. Komen Foundation, Michigan affiliate, to provide essential screening and diagnostic breast care services to both women and men in need.
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