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Project 60/50 completes its year goal, shows no signs of stopping

State News Top Stories - January 14, 2015 - 12:48pm

The project, run by the Office of Inclusion and Intercultural Initiatives, created forums to discuss issues experienced by East Lansing community members.

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Rob Roznowski: Putting history on stage

MSU News - January 14, 2015 - 11:43am
In November 2013, representatives from the Office of Inclusion and Intercultural Initiatives met with members of the Department of Theatre and me to discuss what contribution we might be able to make to a new campus-wide initiative. The aim of their initiative, Project 60/50, was to spark conversations surrounding two watershed moments in national civil rights history.
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Courtney Woods: Joining the conversation

MSU News - January 14, 2015 - 9:51am
Project 60/50 represents an institutional commitment to a year filled with open dialogue related to civil and human rights in honor of the 60th anniversary of the 1954 Supreme Court decision in Brown v. Board of Education and 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
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Continuing the Erickson legacy

MSU News - January 14, 2015 - 9:46am
When W. Bruce Erickson created an endowed faculty chair at MSU, he knew putting additional funds in the hands of faculty would empower bold ideas. Growing up the son of Clifford Erickson, the former dean, he recognized the quality of the research and teaching in the College of Education. And he believed there was untapped potential to achieve his mother's mission: to help more people, especially non-traditional students, attain a higher education.
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Through the clouds

MSU News - January 14, 2015 - 9:41am
The sun peeks through cycling snow squalls on an MSU farm on Jan. 9, 2015. Photo by Kurt Stepnitz
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Spartans ranked No. 5 in final football polls

MSU News - January 14, 2015 - 8:22am
MSU, which capped off an 11-2 season with a dramatic comeback win over No. 5 Baylor in the 2015 Cotton Bowl Classic, is ranked No. 5 in the final Associated Press and USA TODAY/Amway Coaches Polls, released Jan. 13.
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Spartan alumni to speak at First Pitch Dinner

MSU News - January 13, 2015 - 3:23pm
Tickets are still available for the MSU baseball program's 10th Annual First Pitch Dinner Jan. 24 at the Kellogg Center.
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'He was a great professor and a wonderful mentor to us all'

State News Top Stories - January 13, 2015 - 1:28pm

Late theatre professor Greg Reuter had a profound impact upon his students and the department.

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'He was a great professor and a wonderful mentor to us all'

State News Top Stories - January 13, 2015 - 1:28pm

Late theatre professor Greg Reuter had a profound impact upon his students and the department.

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Trice named Big Ten Player Of The Week

MSU News - January 13, 2015 - 12:59pm
MSU senior guard Travis Trice was named Big Ten Player of the Week by the conference office on Monday
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Road-funding proposal 'may be in trouble'

MSU News - January 13, 2015 - 10:16am
Despite support from both Republican and Democratic officials, the May ballot proposal to boost funding for Michigan's deteriorating roads could face an uphill battle, says an MSU political scientist.
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MSU High 5: Jan. 13, 2015

MSU News - January 13, 2015 - 6:12am
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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MSU Community Music School welcomes public to open house Jan. 18

MSU News - January 12, 2015 - 4:12pm
MSU Community Music School invites Greater Lansing residents to attend its open house from 3 to 5 p.m. Jan. 18 to enroll or learn more about the classes and lessons offered to students of all ages, birth through adulthood.
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MSU to celebrate MLK Jr. Day, one year of Project 60/50

MSU News - January 12, 2015 - 3:58pm
MSU will mark its 2015 Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration by commemorating the one-year anniversary of a major campus and community initiative - Project 60/50.
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MSU police posting emergency guidelines in all classrooms

MSU News - January 12, 2015 - 2:46pm
To help students during emergencies on campus, the MSU Police Department is posting new classroom emergency guidelines across campus.
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Johnny Gandelsman to play at Cook Recital Hall

MSU News - January 12, 2015 - 2:40pm
Violinist Johnny Gandelsman will be performing Sonatas and Partitas for solo violin, the complete set of six works by Johann Sebastian Bach at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 16 at Cook Recital Hall
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Finding an identity

State News Top Stories - January 12, 2015 - 2:14pm

By Tom Izzo's own admission, this is a transition team battling injuries. Key players have stepped into new leadership roles, and while the team has been competitive, losses have piled up. Going forward in the Big Ten season, the Spartans are still seeking a signature win.

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Finding an identity

State News Top Stories - January 12, 2015 - 2:14pm

By Tom Izzo's own admission, this is a transition team battling injuries. Key players have stepped into new leadership roles, and while the team has been competitive, losses have piled up. Going forward in the Big Ten season, the Spartans are still seeking a signature win.

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Neuroscience competition helps students learn about human brain

MSU News - January 12, 2015 - 2:13pm
The College of Natural Science's Neuroscience Program will hold its fifth annual Brain Bee at MSU competition for Michigan high school students on Jan. 31 in the Radiology Building.
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A difference of four years: freshman and senior experiences

State News Top Stories - January 12, 2015 - 12:29pm

We asked two freshmen to tell us about their first semesters at MSU and what they expect going forward. Then we asked two seniors to talk about their undergraduate experiences as they prepare to finish their last semester.

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