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Dental Health Fair offers free screenings to Flint residents

MSU News - July 18, 2017 - 4:17pm
MSU College of Human Medicine and its partners will host the second annual Flint Dental Health Fair, August 12, 2017.
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Prepared to embrace a bright future

MSU News - July 18, 2017 - 10:38am
During the Rwandan genocide, nursing student Nadege Sesonga ('17) became paralyzed from having been carried on her mother's back for months. She recovered fully through therapy, and her family was eventually reunited.
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Spartans share NHL development camp experiences

MSU News - July 18, 2017 - 9:15am
A trio of current Spartans had the opportunity to intensify their summer training programs by taking part in NHL development camps in recent weeks.
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Toliver, Kranda enjoy summer volleyball experiences

MSU News - July 18, 2017 - 9:01am
Rising seniors Brooke Kranda and Holly Toliver had some fantastic volleyball opportunities this summer that have them excited for the 2017 season to begin.
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DOE provides next-phase funding for the Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center

MSU News - July 17, 2017 - 11:26am
The U.S. Department of Energy has awarded the Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center an additional five years of funding to develop sustainable alternatives to transportation fuels and products currently derived from petroleum.
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MSU scholar named fellow of the American Society for Engineering Education

MSU News - July 13, 2017 - 4:36pm
Craig Gunn, senior academic specialist in the Michigan State University Department of Mechanical Engineering, has been named a fellow of the American Society for Engineering Education.
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New techniques pinpoint evolution in fungi

MSU News - July 13, 2017 - 3:00pm
Michigan State University and Yale University scientists have illuminated a successful new strategy for pinpointing fungi genes responsible for the evolution of certain biological processes.
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The two sides of plant resistance: growth and defense

MSU News - July 13, 2017 - 2:48pm
Plants need to delicately balance growth and defense on a daily basis just to survive. Now, Michigan State University scientists' research displays how genes responsible for plant defense influence plant growth.
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Road trip!

MSU News - July 12, 2017 - 1:46pm
Lunch at a roadside pig farm. Swimming in the Great Salt Lake with stinging chicken pox scabs. The winding street in San Francisco. Vegas clowns. Lamps purchased in Mexico. Having my feet be on the middle "hump" in the car. My first taco at my aunt's hillside house. The Grand Canyon. The little boy in the window with a bare behind. Those are part of the scattered memories of my first real road trip. I think I was five years old and for some reason, my parents thought it would be a good idea to load up our family of five into our green Ford LTD and drive across the country from Michigan to California. I mean, it was a great idea for the kids, but I can't imagine taking that on as a parent. (Shout out to my dad!) Then again, we were pretty good kids. (Shout out to my sisters!) Since then, I've been on plenty of road trips. Our family also drove to Washington D.C. and Florida during spring breaks. We bought a camper and drove all around Michigan. (They still tease me about conflating Interlochen and Leland and asking when we were going to Lelochen.) As an adult, I did at least a couple too many straight-through drives to South Dakota where the Air Force stationed us. There's nothing quite like driving across the plains of South Dakota in the dead of winter - a whole lot of nothing but dark skies and snow.
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Kirk Domer: Staging new opportunities

MSU News - July 12, 2017 - 1:18pm
Kirk Domer is an associate professor of scene design and chairperson of the Department of Theatre. Since 2011 the department has opened a 9,370-square-foot, state-of-the-art Scene Shop and a new courtyard for Summer Circle Theatre; the MSU Auditorium has been almost completely renovated; and several programs have been introduced, including the first linked BFA/MFA program at MSU, which began in 2012, and the recently launched Musical Theatre Immersion Program with Wharton Center that includes a new Musical Theatre Touring Company.
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Anne-Sophie Bohrer: Fascination of plants

MSU News - July 12, 2017 - 12:26pm
I really enjoy any opportunity to do science communication and outreach because I get to talk about science in a non-scientific way, without the jargon that can be overwhelming for a general audience.
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MSU's Janette Boughman named Fulbright Scholar

MSU News - July 12, 2017 - 11:25am
Janette Boughman, Michigan State University integrative biologist, has been named a 2017-18 Fulbright Scholar in recognition of her research in Iceland on the adaptation of stickleback fish to the rapid human-induced environmental changes in the arctic.
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A father's gift paid forward

MSU News - July 11, 2017 - 10:56am
Somewhere between their time on campus and rich careers in horticulture and energy, Laurie and Joe Thorp became convinced of the importance of experiential learning for students.
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YouTube star Tyler Oakley is the 2017 Homecoming grand marshal

MSU News - July 10, 2017 - 8:49pm
MSU alumnus Tyler Oakley, 2011 graduate of the College of Communication Arts and Sciences, will serve as the grand marshal for MSU's 2017 Homecoming Oct. 15-21.
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Is teacher burnout contagious?

MSU News - July 10, 2017 - 12:58pm
Burnout among young teachers appears to be contagious, indicates a new study led by MSU education scholars.
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Best colleges for your money? MSU cracks top 30

MSU News - July 10, 2017 - 11:26am
When it comes to using your college degree to get a job and achieve success, MSU is one of the top 30 universities in the nation, according to a new ranking by Money Magazine.
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MSU receives grant to study web-based GIS tool

MSU News - July 7, 2017 - 4:01pm
The MSU Land Policy Institute recently received funding from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to study a web-based GIS system in support of USACE's Visitation Estimation and Reporting System and the Natural Resources Risk Assessment Tool.
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Celebrating the Spectrum: A Festival of Music and Life

MSU News - July 7, 2017 - 2:45pm
Advanced music students who are on the autism spectrum will preview life as a collegiate musician when the MSU College of Music hosts a one-of-a-kind summer piano festival for the second year.
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MSU History Associate Professor Wins 2017 Philip Taft Prize

MSU News - July 6, 2017 - 2:29pm
MSU History associate professor, LaShawn Harris, has received the 2017 Philip Taft Prize for her book "Sex Workers, Psychics, and Number Runners: Black Women in New York City's Underground Economy."
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Pair of Spartans named WGCA All-America Scholars

MSU News - July 6, 2017 - 12:08pm
MSU women's golfers Paz Marfa Sans and Katie Sharp have been named to the 2016-17 Women's Golf Coaches Association All-America Scholar Division I Team.
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