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3D printing studio at local library made available to public

State News Top Stories - May 21, 2015 - 3:20pm

The East Lansing Public Library Maker Studio 2.0's 3D printers have drawn interest from people of all ages and walks of like, including students, parents and a local artist. 

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Partnership donates $250,000 to support financial education for students

MSU News - May 21, 2015 - 3:05pm
In partnership with Visa Inc., the MSU Federal Credit Union will provide MSU $250,000 in funding for the next eight years to underwrite the Financial Peer Education Program, which will be available to MSU students beginning in fall 2015.
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O'Connor, Daniels and Drenth receive Big Ten outdoor track and field awards

MSU News - May 21, 2015 - 2:28pm
MSU track and field standouts Leah O'Connor and Katelyn Daniels and Director of Track and Field/Cross Country Walt Drenth were recognized with postseason awards from the Big Ten Conference on Tuesday.
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Randolph Rasch recommended as new nursing dean at MSU

MSU News - May 21, 2015 - 11:21am
Randolph Rasch, currently a professor and previous department chairperson in the School of Nursing at University of North Carolina at Greensboro, is being recommended as the new dean of the MSU College of Nursing.
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MSU High 5: May 21, 2015

MSU News - May 21, 2015 - 7:00am
Here's today's MSU High 5 - a morning hello and the fastest way to get you up to speed with what's happening at MSU.
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Online safety: If you want something done right, do it yourself

MSU News - May 20, 2015 - 2:20pm
When it comes to keeping online information safe from hackers and other criminals, it's up to the individual user to keep his or her data secure. The end-user is often the "weakest link" in the Internet safety chain, said Saleem Alhabash, an MSU faculty member who is part of a team that researches ways of making the Web safer for its users.
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Saxophone senior to perform in D.C.

MSU News - May 20, 2015 - 12:12pm
Saxophonist Jordan Lulloff, a music performance major in the MSU College of Music, has been selected as one of four winners of the VSA 2015 International Young Soloists Competition.
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Kathy Doig: Designing curriculum is a bit like jazz

MSU News - May 20, 2015 - 11:43am
My first two years of college were at the University of Michigan. I thought I wanted to be a physician, but within one semester, I discovered that I just wasn't happy there and I figured medical school would be the same way.
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Student a cappella group releases single off upcoming album

State News Top Stories - May 20, 2015 - 11:38am

Last night, the Spartan Sur a capella group released a single off of their first album, “Surround Sound.”

Neuroscience junior Bhavya Thaaman said the group has been working on the album for three months.

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Jaundice-treating blanket newest MSU startup

MSU News - May 20, 2015 - 11:29am
A new medical device that will improve the way infants with jaundice are treated is one step closer to market, thanks to a partnership between a new MSU startup company and a Michigan-based medical sector investment firm.
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Two new Beckman Scholars

MSU News - May 20, 2015 - 9:40am
Two MSU College of Natural Science students have been named 2015-16 Beckman Scholars -Sanna Fraleigh, a physiology sophomore from Ann Arbor and Kiera Fisher, a biomedical laboratory science junior from Kalkaska.
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Rebecca Carlson: What else is in store?

MSU News - May 20, 2015 - 8:43am
When I started out at Michigan State, I didn't feel that different from most other students. I had a general idea that I liked science and I was excited to do research through the Professorial Assistant Program, but I didn't yet have a precise long-term goal in mind or a detailed plan of how to get there.
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Decathlon athletes push physical endurance to limit

State News Top Stories - May 19, 2015 - 12:36pm

While spectators see the effort athletes put in on competition day, Ehrhardt said it’s important to realize there are countless hours of training spent beyond that, all in an effort to be competitive in each and every individual event. At times, Ehrhardt also said it can be difficult to find a balance when training for all the events, as it can sometimes take an entire month to get just one of the 10 events down. ap

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Powers named to USA Basketball World University Games roster

MSU News - May 19, 2015 - 12:05pm
MSU women's basketball player Aerial Powers was named to the 2015 USA Basketball Women's World University Games roster
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Stuttering linked to rhythm perception deficiency

MSU News - May 19, 2015 - 9:31am
Stuttering may be more than a speech problem. For the first time, researchers have found that children who stutter have difficulty perceiving a beat, which could account for their halting speech patterns, finds a study led by an MSU scholar.
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MSU High 5: May 19, 2015

MSU News - May 19, 2015 - 7:02am
Here's today's MSU High 5 - a morning hello and the fastest way to get you up to speed with what's happening at MSU.
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Mark and Sandy Ehlert: Honoring their mentors

MSU News - May 18, 2015 - 4:45pm
Mark (B.S., microbiology, '75) and Sandy (B.A., special education, '75) Ehlert met and fell in love while they were both workers in Hubbard Hall. They married during spring break of their senior year and after graduating they started careers in medical manufacturing and teaching, respectively.
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Team science is better science

MSU News - May 18, 2015 - 2:41pm
An MSU researcher helped write a groundbreaking new report from the National Research Council that concludes scientific research is increasingly dominated by teams - a promising approach that is also rife with challenges.
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It's best to make friends of friends - even spotted hyenas know that

MSU News - May 18, 2015 - 2:25pm
Bonding with a friend of a friend is something most humans gravitate toward naturally, or at least Facebook likes to think so every time it suggests friends for you to "friend."
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MSU Dean's List and Graduate List for 2015 spring semester available online

MSU News - May 18, 2015 - 12:43pm
Grades for spring semester have been processed, and media outlets can view the MSU Dean's List and Graduate List online.
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