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Honors College students participate in week of service learning

MSU News - September 1, 2017 - 10:22am
In its 60th anniversary year, the Honor's College hosted the first-ever week of service learning, HC IMPACT.
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Trevor Noah to speak at Wharton Center

MSU News - August 31, 2017 - 5:53pm
The Daily Show's Trevor Noah will speak at the MSU Wharton Center for the Performing Arts in the Cobb Great Hall at 7 p.m. Nov. 12 as part of the College of Arts & Letters Signature Lecture Series.
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Trevor Noah to perform at Wharton Center

MSU News - August 31, 2017 - 5:53pm
The Daily Show's Trevor Noah will perform at the MSU Wharton Center for the Performing Arts in the Cobb Great Hall at 7 p.m. Nov. 12 as part of the College of Arts & Letters Signature Lecture Series.
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Don't blink

MSU News - August 30, 2017 - 2:34pm
There I was, minding my own business, driving down Hagadorn to go to the gym last Sunday. I glanced over at Hubbard Residence Hall and there they were - new Spartans and their parents loading boxes, bags, bedding and books into laundry bins as they moved into their new home on campus. And...I burst into tears. I don't know why I'm surprised. It happens every single year. The start of the new school year is hectic, crazy and exciting. It's really something else to have 50,000 more people suddenly be around in the matter of a few days. It's energizing to see young, fresh-faced students taking the campus by storm, filling bike racks, crowding the sidewalks and starting their college careers. And yet, it always makes me cry. I can't help but think about the day that I moved into Campbell Hall, with all my experiences ahead of me. Back then I couldn't have imagined all the twists and turns my life would take, or that my path would eventually lead me back to East Lansing, literally steps away from that third-floor room. It honestly seems like it was only yesterday that I was navigating this big campus and figuring out where the library was.
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MSU researcher earns U.S. Department of Energy Early Career award

MSU News - August 30, 2017 - 1:27pm
Heiko Hergert, an MSU assistant professor of physics with a joint appointment in the National Superconducting Cyclotron Laboratory and the Facility for Rare Isotope Beams, has received a U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science Early Career Research Program award.
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Chris Long: Be resilient, like a tree

MSU News - August 30, 2017 - 12:33pm
Welcome to Michigan State University! As you embark on the adventure of discovery and growth that is a liberal arts education in the College of Arts & Letters here at MSU, I invite you to consider for a moment what we might learn from a peculiar tree you will encounter on campus.
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2017 Dean's Research Scholars

MSU News - August 30, 2017 - 12:30pm
The Dean's Research Scholars are a group of outstanding undergraduate students who represent nearly 5,000 hard-working science and mathematics majors in the College of Natural Science.
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Tomatoes' crystal ball reveals evolutionary secrets

MSU News - August 30, 2017 - 10:02am
MSU's Robert Last studies tomatoes. Specifically, he researches their hair, or trichomes.
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White Coat Ceremony welcomes new MSU College of Human Medicine students

MSU News - August 29, 2017 - 3:02pm
Michigan State University College of Human Medicine welcomes 191 first-year students in the annual Matriculation and White Coat Ceremony.
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Heathcote passes away at 90

MSU News - August 29, 2017 - 12:10pm
MSU Athletics is sad to announce that Jud Heathcote passed away Monday at the age of 90 in Spokane, Washington.
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Keeping pandas off endangered list ledge

MSU News - August 29, 2017 - 11:03am
Things aren't all black and white for giant pandas. The beloved Chinese icons have basked in good press lately - their extinction risk status downgraded from "endangered" to "vulnerable," their good fortunes shown to rub off on their less charismatic forest neighbors that benefit from panda-centric conservation efforts.
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Upbeat Spartans have positive momentum heading into season opener

MSU News - August 29, 2017 - 10:55am
The ever-evolving learning process of a young team is hard to see develop in the midst of the day-to-day grind of preseason camp. But somewhere lost in the "Groundhog Days" - as head coach Mark Dantonio likes to call them - an identity of a team begins to take shape.
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Spartans earn 5-4 victory in double overtime thriller

MSU News - August 29, 2017 - 10:38am
The MSU field hockey team earned its second-straight victory when it defeated Cal Monday night, 5-4, in a double overtime thriller that lasted over 95 minutes at Underhill Field.
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Fighting an old enemy in the battle against cystic fibrosis

MSU News - August 29, 2017 - 10:02am
Michael Maiden, a Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine student and doctoral candidate in the Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, was recently awarded a traineeship from the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation to help pursue his research of the disease.
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Improving communication between parents and siblings of special needs youth

MSU News - August 29, 2017 - 9:01am
Parents and siblings of children with limited speech who took an innovative training program created by an MSU scholar significantly improved their ability to communicate with the special needs youth.
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MSU nabs top 40 national ranking

MSU News - August 28, 2017 - 2:12pm
MSU places 38th among the 303 national universities ranked in Washington Monthly's 2017 College Guide and Rankings, released Aug. 28
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