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No. 44 Spartans rally to down No. 63 Gophers

MSU News - March 23, 2015 - 4:22pm
The No. 44 MSU Spartans are off to their best start in Big Ten history. The Spartans improved to 15-2 and 4-0 in the Big Ten with the 4-3 victory over No. 63 Minnesota.
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Lousy weather can't stop Michigan tourism growth

MSU News - March 23, 2015 - 2:42pm
Despite unusually cold, wet weather, Michigan's tourism industry experienced steady growth in 2014 and should see that momentum should continue this year, according to an annual report by two MSU researchers.
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MSU tops Virginia 60-54 for trip to Sweet 16

MSU News - March 23, 2015 - 2:40pm
Travis Trice scored 23 points Sunday and helped Michigan State knock second-seeded Virginia out of the NCAA Tournament for the second straight year, 60-54. Trice scored 13 of his team's first 15 points on 5-of-5 shooting, including three 3-pointers, to help the Spartans build a 15-4 lead. The Spartans now advance to the Sweet 16 for the seventh time in the last eight seasons under coach Tom Izzo.
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New professorship helps create human resource leaders

MSU News - March 23, 2015 - 2:22pm
When Donna Zischke was an MSU undergraduate in the late 1960s and early 1970s, she probably didn't realize the impact she would one day have on her alma mater.
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Student awarded nationally competitive research assistant fellowship

MSU News - March 23, 2015 - 10:47am
An MSU student interested in international affairs has been awarded a nationally competitive research assistant fellowship through the Carnegie Junior Fellows Program within the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace in Washington, D.C.
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Making retail unit pricing more consumer friendly

MSU News - March 23, 2015 - 9:11am
An MSU advertising and public relations faculty member is part of a team that has come up with a set of recommendations to make per-unit pricing more consumer friendly.
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Not their last game

State News Top Stories - March 22, 2015 - 5:26pm

MSU advances to Sweet Sixteen after upset win over Virginia.

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How sweet it is: MSU keeps dancing and advances to the Sweet 16

State News Top Stories - March 22, 2015 - 2:22pm

On to Syracuse.

It wasn't sexy.

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Halftime: MSU leads Virginia 23-18

State News Top Stories - March 22, 2015 - 12:59pm

It was the Travis Trice show to begin the first half.

The senior guard was absolutely electric to start the game, scoring 13 consecutive points on an array of fast break layups and 3-point bombs early in the half to help give MSU the advantage at halftime, 23-18.

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MSU prepares to play No. 2 seed Virginia Sunday

State News Top Stories - March 21, 2015 - 4:33pm

When head coach Tom Izzo first realized MSU would potentially play No. 2 seed Virginia in the second round, he first thought to himself, "why?" 

The Spartans barely prevailed against the top-seeded Cavaliers in last year's Sweet 16 round, and will now have to crack one of the top defenses in the nation for a second year in a row.

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Apparel and textile design students garner skills from coursework

State News Top Stories - March 20, 2015 - 11:49pm

The apparel and textile design program, which has been at MSU for about 125 years, has a talented team of professors who offer invaluable experience to their students.

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On to the next one: MSU survives late Georgia rally to advance, 70-63

State News Top Stories - March 20, 2015 - 3:10pm

Charlotte, North Carolina — MSU missed five of their first six shots and trailed Georgia 9-3 five minutes into the game.

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Rizqallah advances at NCAA Championships

MSU News - March 20, 2015 - 3:05pm
Fifth-year senior John Rizqallah defeated Cal Poly's Nick Fiegener, 8-3, in the first consolation round of the NCAA Wrestling Championships on Thursday night at the Scottrade Center.
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Spartans begin Big Ten Tournament Friday at Joe Louis Arena

MSU News - March 20, 2015 - 2:50pm
MSU enters the 2015 Big Ten Tournament as the No. 2 seed, having posted an 11-7-2-2 record in Big Ten play and finishing with 37 points. The
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MSU a major collaborator in new gamma-ray observatory

MSU News - March 20, 2015 - 2:39pm
MSU researchers are key players in a new observatory that will study high-energy gamma rays and cosmic rays coming from extreme sources in the universe, such as black holes, dark matter and exploding stars.
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Halftime: MSU leads Georgia 35-22

State News Top Stories - March 20, 2015 - 1:34pm

After a sluggish start on the offensive end, MSU was able to regroup and leads Georgia, 35-22 at halftime.

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Office for International Students and Scholars welcomes new director

MSU News - March 20, 2015 - 12:43pm
International Studies and Programs at MSU has named James Dorsett as the new director of the Office for International Students and Scholars, effective March 16.
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Additives to biodegrade plastics don't work

MSU News - March 20, 2015 - 10:49am
Recycling plastic works; additives to biodegrade plastic do not. A new study from MSU shows that several additives that claim to break down polyethylene (i.e., plastic bags) and polyethylene terephthalate (i.e., soda bottles) simply don't work in common disposal situations such as landfills or composting.
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Hidden benefits of electric vehicles revealed

MSU News - March 20, 2015 - 10:15am
Electric vehicles are cool, research shows. Literally. A study in this week's Scientific Report by researchers at MSU and in China add more fuel to the already hot debate about whether electric vehicles are more environmentally friendly than conventional vehicles by uncovering two hidden benefits.
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Spreading the seeds of big data

MSU News - March 19, 2015 - 11:53am
Michigan State University is spreading the seeds of big data to improve agricultural practices around the United States.
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