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MSU a key partner in Cooperative Institute for Great Lakes Research-BS

MSU News - June 13, 2017 - 11:59am
Michigan State University is poised to play a big role in the newly formed Cooperative Institute for Great Lakes Research.
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MSU Community Music School celebrates 15th year of Eric 'RicStar' Winter Music Therapy Camp

MSU News - June 13, 2017 - 11:18am
The MSU Community Music School will host the 15th Annual Eric 'RicStar' Winter Music Therapy Camp June 15-21.
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MSU Gran Fondo funds promising skin cancer studies

MSU News - June 13, 2017 - 11:04am
MSU College of Human Medicine researchers are conducting three promising studies that could lead to new treatments for skin cancer, including melanoma, the deadliest form.
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Winning climate strategy demands details

MSU News - June 12, 2017 - 5:39pm
When understanding a country's climate - especially vast countries like the United States or China - to protect food security, biodiversity and human health, the devil is in the details.
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MSU will host Notre Dame In Big Ten/ACC Challenge

MSU News - June 12, 2017 - 12:44pm
ESPN announced that Michigan State will host Notre Dame in the 2017 Big Ten/ACC Challenge.
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New resources for fruit, vegetable and nut farmers released for National Pollinator Week

MSU News - June 9, 2017 - 2:56pm
Integrated Crop Pollination Project is celebrating National Pollinator Week by highlighting new training videos, crop pollination fact sheets and series of recorded webinars that are available for farmers.
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MSU College of Music presents a summer series where beauty and music meet

MSU News - June 9, 2017 - 2:25pm
MSU's College of Music presents the Music in the Garden Concert Series from June 28 to September 7. Bring a blanket and experience the point where beauty and music meet.
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MSU's Student Success Initiative wins Innovation Award

MSU News - June 9, 2017 - 6:57am
Michigan State University has won an award for its commitment to increasing graduation rates and closing opportunity gaps for first generation, low-income and underrepresented populations through its Student Success Initiative.
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Michigan elementary school students showcase talents during Disney Musicals in Schools performance

MSU News - June 8, 2017 - 2:56pm
Three Lansing area schools and Flint's Richfield Public School Academy got a chance to showcase their talents in the Disney Musicals in Schools performace on May 30 at the Wharton Cennter.
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Muon magnet's moment has arrived

MSU News - June 8, 2017 - 2:46pm
What do you get when you revive a beautiful 20-year-old physics machine, carefully transport it 3,200 miles over land and sea to its new home, and then use it to probe strange happenings in a magnetic field?
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The Celtic Woman to perform at the Wharton Center

MSU News - June 8, 2017 - 2:15pm
Multi-platinum international music ensemble Celtic Woman will bring its brand new show, "Voices of Angels," to the Wharton Center at 3 p.m. June 18 in the Cobb Great Hall.
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Deja vu all over again

MSU News - June 7, 2017 - 1:47pm
"I play along with the charade. There doesn't seem to be a reason to change. You know, I feel so dirty when they start talking cute, I wanna tell her that I love her but the point is probably moot." Having d'ej`a vu yet? I certainly am. I'm doing exactly what I was doing on this day four years ago - writing a blog that started like that and singing "Jessie's Girl" in my head. How do I know this? Because Facebook tells me. Thanks to the "On This Day" feature, I know that four years ago I was musing about the weird workings of the brain. Three years ago, I was on a lovely bike ride, six years ago I was listening to Tom Izzo at a conference I planned and eight years ago I was celebrating a Red Wings' win in the playoffs. Because of these reminders and an earworm of a song hook, I'm once again "watching him with those eyes." It's an interesting feature of Facebook - sometimes I love reminiscing, and sometimes it freaks me out how fast time is flying. But it's usually pretty good memories - I, like most other people don't usually post about my failures and mistakes. Well, I suppose when it's something funny like falling out of my chair in a meeting or something, but most people tend to hide their really big mistakes from their Facebook friends, which makes everyone look like they have these perfect lives, when in reality, we all make mistakes and have failures.
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Richard Lenski: You gotta know when to hold 'em

MSU News - June 7, 2017 - 12:26pm
My remarks today are about constancy versus change, and about luck versus skill. They turn out to be core themes in the research I do, and they also have a lot to do with life, including the decisions we make in our professional careers.
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Beloved agriculture economics professor dies

MSU News - June 7, 2017 - 12:05pm
David B. Schweikhardt, professor in the Department of Agricultural, Food and Resource Economics, died at his home last week.
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Kayla Hanses: A Wolverine in Spartan clothes

MSU News - June 6, 2017 - 6:17pm
I recently finished up my first year as a student in the College of Osteopathic Medicine here at MSU. Once people know that I attended undergrad at the University of Michigan, they often ask me if I am an MSU or U of M fan.
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Partnership helps Flint families get access to healthier foods for second year

MSU News - June 6, 2017 - 3:14pm
The MSU and Hurley Children's Hospital Pediatric Public Health Initiative has partnered with Tom Gores' FlintNOW and the National Basketball Players Association, or NBPA, for the second year to provide Flint families access to healthier food through gift certificates totaling $300,000.
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Are friends better for us than family?

MSU News - June 6, 2017 - 9:02am
The power of friendship gets stronger with age and may even be more important than family relationships, indicates new research by an MSU psychology scholar.
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Gift supports new pipe organ at Alumni Chapel

MSU News - June 5, 2017 - 5:41pm
Dick Northrup loved organ music. He also loved Michigan State University. Before he passed away in early 2017, the tenacious fundraiser worked diligently with the College of Music to garner support for replacing the original pipe organ in the MSU Alumni Memorial Chapel.
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Spartan inducted into Michigan Golf Hall of Fame

MSU News - June 5, 2017 - 5:11pm
Michigan State women's golf head coach Stacy Slobodnik-Stoll joined an elite class of golfers on June 3 as she was inducted into the Michigan Golf Hall of Fame at Ferris State University's Katke Golf Club.
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Decomposing leaves are a surprising source of greenhouse gases

MSU News - June 5, 2017 - 11:47am
Michigan State University scientists have pinpointed a new source of nitrous oxide, a greenhouse gas that's more potent than carbon dioxide. The culprit?
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