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Alan Arbogast: Great State geography

MSU News - August 23, 2017 - 1:07pm
Alan Arbogast is a professor and chairperson of the Department of Geography, Environment and Spatial Sciences. He is best known for his research on the geomorphic history of coastal sand dunes along Lake Michigan. As part of the #MSURoadTrip, he provided his expertise about the unique geography of Michigan in general and more specifically about Sleeping Bear Dunes.
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On the ground and in the air: On duty 24/7

MSU News - August 23, 2017 - 12:48pm
Bridget Burns-King is a family nurse practitioner with Sparrow Health System in Lansing whose nursing skills were put to use 40,000 feet above ground.
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Korey Cook: Working toward a sustainable energy future

MSU News - August 23, 2017 - 10:46am
I have never enjoyed a job as much as I have here at the MSU Bioeconomy Institute. I was accepted to several engineering graduate schools, but the decision was clear to me. Becoming a Spartan not only allows me to earn my degree at a top ranked school, but also allows me to continue working on a project that I am passionate about.
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Reducing infant mortality in Nigeria

MSU News - August 23, 2017 - 10:07am
A doctor in Nigeria and a professor at MSU have teamed up to reduce infant mortality in the African nation.
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Susannah Dorfman named Consortium for Materials Properties Research in Earth Sciences Distinguished Lecturer

MSU News - August 22, 2017 - 2:18pm
Susannah Dorfman, MSU geoscientist, has been named a Consortium for Materials Properties Research in Earth Sciences Distinguished Lecturer for the 2017-18 academic year.
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Renowned composer and MSU alumnus David Maslanka dies at 73

MSU News - August 22, 2017 - 1:17pm
David Maslanka, a world-renowned composer and alumnus of the MSU College of Music, died in early August in his home in Missoula, Montana.
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Sales newbies, don't fret. Just go above and beyond

MSU News - August 22, 2017 - 9:53am
Good news for novice salespeople worried about becoming successful: Expressing your gratitude to customers by going above and beyond your job description may be as effective as developing long-term relationships with them, finds a new study led by an MSU researcher.
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NSF grant supports project to improve undergraduate physiology curriculum

MSU News - August 21, 2017 - 2:17pm
Michigan State University researcher Kevin Haudek is the lead investigator of a three-year, $485,000 National Science Foundation grant that develops learning progressions and evaluates principle-based reasoning in undergraduate physiology students.
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Explosive offense leads No. 22 Michigan State Men's Soccer over No. 25 Butler, 4-1

MSU News - August 21, 2017 - 12:56pm
No. 22 MSU men's soccer concluded the preseason with an explosive, 4-1, win over No. 25 Butler Friday at the Shindigz National Soccer Festival in Fort Wayne, Indiana.
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Green bests White 2-1 in tight intrasquad scrimmage

MSU News - August 21, 2017 - 12:45pm
MSU staged its annual Green & White Exhibition match on Saturday afternoon at Jenison Field House, and the impressive crowd was treated to high-intensity and entertaining volleyball by the 2017 Spartans.
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$1.2M NSF grant helps integrate computational science into high school physics

MSU News - August 17, 2017 - 5:17pm
The 21st-century scientific world revolves around computation. Yet, teaching students to use a computer to solve, simulate or visualize science problems is glaringly absent from many high school science courses.
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Cholesterol crystals are sure sign a heart attack may loom

MSU News - August 17, 2017 - 5:11pm
A new Michigan State University study on 240 emergency room patients shows just how much of a role a person's cholesterol plays, when in a crystallized state, during a heart attack.
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20 graduating high school seniors receive full-ride scholarships to attend MSU

MSU News - August 17, 2017 - 1:57pm
Twenty incoming students have been awarded an Alumni Distinguished Scholarship or University Distinguished Scholarship that will cover full tuition, room and board and a stipend for up to eight semesters of study at MSU.
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Michigan State hosting 2018 Big Ten Wrestling Championships

MSU News - August 17, 2017 - 12:26pm
MSU will host the 2018 Big Ten Conference Wrestling Championships at the Breslin Student Events Center on March 3-4.
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Spartan Hockey Pro Camp begins Monday

MSU News - August 17, 2017 - 12:19pm
MSU's annual Pro Camp will take place next week at Munn Ice Arena with 14 Spartans slated to take part in the event.
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MSU News - August 16, 2017 - 2:14pm
How? Why? I don't get it. I simply don't get it and there is nothing anyone could ever tell me to make me understand. How could anyone have blind, vicious hatred for groups of people just because they're different? Why? I cannot wrap my head around it. Life itself is both a challenge and a gift. Why would anyone waste it on hatred? I suppose much of it is rooted in ignorance and inexperience. I am extremely fortunate that I have traveled this country and all over this world. And guess what? People are just people. No matter the color of their skin, the religion they practice, the language they speak, the clothes they wear or the size of their home, they are not that different from you or me. They fall in love, adore their children, work hard, worry about things, have great joys and suffer horrible tragedies. They rejoice when a new life is born and weep in anguish when a loved one is lost. They make mistakes and achieve great success. They struggle, laugh, learn and cry. The specifics of their lives might be very different and their hardships more severe, but inside, we are really all the same. We're all just trying to make the best of the lives we've been given. Hating others is as far from living our best lives as we can get.
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Shannon Schmoll: The Great American Eclipse

MSU News - August 16, 2017 - 12:28pm
Astronomy is remarkable because it has the potential to connect everyone, both around the world and through time. The stars, moon, sun, planets, and the patterns of motion we see are the same for everyone today and throughout history.
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Physicians with increased stress make more mistakes in patient care

MSU News - August 16, 2017 - 11:46am
Not surprisingly, physicians working in a big city hospital emergency room are under plenty of stress. An MSU physician has now shown how this stress affects the care of their patients.
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Taran Silva: The second time was a charm

MSU News - August 16, 2017 - 9:50am
When you hear the word Guatemala, what comes to mind? If you're like I was, you are probably searching Google maps right now trying to find it. Before I first traveled there, the only thing I knew about Guatemala was that they spoke Spanish.
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The making of a humanitarian nurse

MSU News - August 15, 2017 - 12:27pm
It was 7 a.m. and more than 100 people were lined up waiting for medical care. Two young men came running alongside a motorcycle, balancing an elderly woman lying on a makeshift stretcher made of corrugated steel.
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