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Paul Thompson: From Sanka to Sushi

MSU News - February 18, 2015 - 9:50am
"From Hank to Hendrix, I've always been with you," Neil Young once sang. This would have been some time ago, and by "some time" I mean about the same amount of time from today as the "Hank to Hendrix" interval Neil was singing about back then. I wonder - can we use food to mark time in the same way?
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Elaine Chu: Unearthing new interests

MSU News - February 18, 2015 - 9:31am
Mummies, bones and human remains were never the side of anthropology Honors College senior Elaine Chu had envisioned for herself - not until seeing them in person.
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Men's basketball tops Michigan at Crisler Center for the first time since 2010

State News Top Stories - February 17, 2015 - 11:13pm

Heading into Tuesday night’s rivalry game, MSU’s seniors hadn’t defeated Michigan at Crisler Center in their careers.

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Halftime: men's basketball leads U-M 38-23

State News Top Stories - February 17, 2015 - 10:03pm

Ann Arbor, Mich. It took MSU five 3-point tries before their first make. But when senior guard Travis Trice sank a triple with 13:46 seconds left in the first half, the proverbial lid came off for MSU.

The Spartans made 5-of-13 3-pointers and shot 59.3 percent in first half against rival U-M Tuesday night and lead 38-23 at halftime.

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MSU is one of top schools in Peace Corps' rankings

MSU News - February 17, 2015 - 2:56pm
With 32 graduates currently serving as Peace Corps volunteers, MSU ranks No. 23 in this year's Peace Corps' list of top volunteer-producing large universities across the country.
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Debate teams head to national tournament

MSU News - February 17, 2015 - 2:37pm
The MSU Debate team has received two first-round bids for the National Debate Tournament - designating them as two of top 16 teams in the country.
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Studio art and design faculty showcase work at Broad Art Museum

MSU News - February 17, 2015 - 2:15pm
From Feb. 20 to March 29, an inaugural presentation of "Tidal Shift: Department of Art, Art History, and Design Faculty Triennial" will be shown at the Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum.
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Across Generations: Videofest reception to take place Feb. 21

MSU News - February 17, 2015 - 2:07pm
The Across Generations: Videofest will be holding a repception for the contest winners Feb. 21.
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Women's swimming and diving travels to Big Ten Championships

MSU News - February 17, 2015 - 1:19pm
The MSU women's swimming and diving team travels to Ohio State this week to compete at the 2015 Big Ten Championships.
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MSU and Michigan meet for the second time

MSU News - February 17, 2015 - 1:09pm
MSU travels to Ann Arbor for the second meeting of the season between the Spartans and Wolverines.
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Chinese New Year a celebration of family, luck and tradition

State News Top Stories - February 17, 2015 - 12:43pm

Feb. 19 marks the beginning of the Year of the Sheep. Despite being miles away from home, Chinese students are still finding ways to celebrate the annual festival.

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MSU High 5: Feb. 17, 2015

MSU News - February 17, 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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Spartans bring boy's film dream to life

MSU News - February 16, 2015 - 4:24pm
A trio of Spartan alumni rallied the city of Chicago to make a young ill boy's wish to be in a a Godzilla movie.
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Valentine sinks game-winner as Spartans top Ohio State, 59-56

MSU News - February 16, 2015 - 1:53pm
Denzel Valentine's game-winning 3-pointer felt almost scripted, it being Feb. 14 and all.
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MacEachern's hat trick helps Spartans sweep No. 19 Penn State

MSU News - February 16, 2015 - 1:49pm
Mackenzie MacEachern's hat trick and 40 saves from goaltender Jake Hildebrand pushed the MSU hockey team past Penn State, 3-2, on Saturday night at Munn Arena as the Spartans completed the weekend sweep of the 19th-ranked Nittany Lions
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International exchange program offers new experiences for medical residents

MSU News - February 16, 2015 - 11:32am
A new partnership between MSU, Sparrow Health System and Mexico's Yucatan Department of Health will foster opportunities for medical education, training, research and outreach between the Mexican state and mid-Michigan.
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A hospital, a home and a hub for learning

State News Top Stories - February 16, 2015 - 9:15am

The Veterinary Medical Center, which services a range of animals from cats and dogs to zebras and lions, is also a center for learning for students looking to go into veterinary medicine.

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MSU professor appointed an associate editor of Chemical Science

MSU News - February 16, 2015 - 8:28am
MSU chemistry professor James McCusker has been appointed an associate editor for the Royal Society of Chemistry's flagship journal, Chemical Science. McCusker will be overseeing submitted papers dealing with the more physical side of inorganic chemistry, including steady-state and time-resolved spectroscopy, electron transfer, magnetism and energy conversion.
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It's ValenTIME

State News Top Stories - February 15, 2015 - 3:23pm

After missing a game-winning point against Illinois, junior guard Denzel Valentine found redemption in a 3-pointer against Ohio State — appropriately enough on Valentine's Day.

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Poor decision-making can lead to cybersecurity breaches

MSU News - February 14, 2015 - 4:35pm
Recent cyber security breaches have attracted scrutiny to how the seemingly minor decisions of individuals can have major cybersecurity consequences. MSU professor Rick Wash presented research at the 2015 AAAS conference examining what influences cyber security decision-making.
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