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Combining forensic art and technology to catch criminals

MSU News - November 11, 2014 - 9:45am
Hand-drawn forensic sketches based on witness descriptions are a traditional yet time-consuming method used to catch criminals. But in some cases, authorities don't have the luxury of time. A new automated sketch recognition system developed at Michigan State University is changing this race against the clock.
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Attitudes about knowledge and power drive Michigan's wolf debate

MSU News - November 11, 2014 - 8:00am
With both wolf proposals shot down by Michigan voters on election day, the debate over managing and hunting wolves is far from over.
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MSU High 5: Nov. 11, 2014

MSU News - November 11, 2014 - 7:47am
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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Arturo Sandoval to perform at Wharton Center

MSU News - November 10, 2014 - 4:29pm
Music legend Arturo Sandoval will be performing on Nov. 14 at the Wharton Center's Cobb Great Hall.
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MSUFCU Jazz Artist in Residence program welcomes Robin Eubanks Dec. 1-7

MSU News - November 10, 2014 - 4:08pm
Michigan heats up this December as a second prominent voice in jazz visits the MSU College of Music for a weeklong residency made possible by a $1 million endowment from the MSU Federal Credit Union.
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Fostering hope

MSU News - November 10, 2014 - 3:31pm
John Shinsky knows first-hand the importance of creating opportunity for children. As a child, the MSU alumnus and former Academic All-American Spartan football defensive tackle was orphaned and lived in foster care before being adopted and eventually receiving a scholarship from Michigan State. Today
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MSU Opera Theatre presents Mozart's 'Cos`i Fan Tutte' Nov. 19-23

MSU News - November 10, 2014 - 3:18pm
Audiences from the late 18th-century Vienna to present day Mid-Michigan can relate to Mozart's comic masterpiece with the timeless theme of testing lovers' fidelity when the MSU Opera Theatre brings "Cos`i Fan Tutte" to East Lansing.
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Climate change topic of MSU roundtable

MSU News - November 10, 2014 - 10:21am
MSU's Environmental Science and Policy Program will host a panel of experts that will discuss what environmental communicators have learned from the climate change debate and what are the best methods to explain complicated scientific issues.
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Spartans cruise in 101-46 exhibition victory

MSU News - November 10, 2014 - 8:00am
With sizeable advantages in every department and a triple-double by junior guard Denzel Valentine, MSU concluded the exhibition portion of its schedule with a 101-46 domination of St. Cloud State Friday night in the Breslin Center.
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Spartan women's basketball downs Lakers in exhibition Sunday

MSU News - November 10, 2014 - 7:53am
Behind all five starters scoring in double-figures with three posting double-doubles, No. 14/15 MSU women's basketball routed Grand Valley State, 70-51, Sunday afternoon at the Breslin Center.
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Spartans serve

State News Top Stories - November 9, 2014 - 2:00pm

For student veterans, adjusting to campus life can be difficult. Luckily, there is a variety of resources available for those who have served, and some Spartans are taking the step to help situate other veterans in the area. 

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Ohio State ends College Football Playoff hopes for MSU

State News Top Stories - November 9, 2014 - 1:53pm

The dream is over.

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Late first half touchdown gives Ohio State 28-21 lead over MSU football at halftime

State News Top Stories - November 8, 2014 - 10:11pm

A late first half score by No. 13 Ohio State gave the Buckeyes a 28-21 lead over No. 7 MSU at halftime from Spartan Stadium.

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No. 8 Spartans play host to No. 14 Buckeyes in prime-time showdown

MSU News - November 7, 2014 - 10:34pm
No. 8 MSU (7-1, 4-0 Big Ten) will play host to No. 14 Ohio State (7-1, 4-0) in a matchup of Big Ten East Division leaders Nov. 8 in the first-ever November night game in Spartan Stadium history
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New-look Chittenden Hall open for business

MSU News - November 7, 2014 - 1:02pm
One of MSU's most historic buildings has undergone a major renovation and is housing a new tenant. The building is Chittenden Hall, built in 1901. The new tenant is the MSU Graduate School, now marking the 20th anniversary of its existence in its current organizational structure.
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Creating a poetic legacy

MSU News - November 7, 2014 - 10:15am
Poet George Ellenbogen and his late partner, Evelyn Shakir, have created the Skeen-Ellenbogen-Shakir Center for Poetry Fund Endowment for the Residential College in the Arts and Humanities Center for Poetry at MSU as an estate gift.
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MSU receives $3 million gift for Spartan athletics

MSU News - November 7, 2014 - 9:23am
Helping to ensure the future success of MSU athletics, alumni Peter and Joan Secchia have made a $3 million gift that is being directed toward the endowment of the defensive coordinator position with the MSU football team and capital improvements for the MSU men's basketball program.
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Staff profiles: Kevin Turner

MSU News - November 6, 2014 - 2:41pm
Farm manager of Swine Teaching and Research Center Kevin Turner grew up raising both pigs and cattle, but has always had a warm spot in his heart for pigs.
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MSU High 5: Nov. 6, 2014

MSU News - November 6, 2014 - 6:30am
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 football's Saturday matchup against Ohio State will define season

State News Top Stories - November 5, 2014 - 5:23pm

Win, and the sky’s the limit for MSU.

Lose, and all of the preseason goals and aspirations are thrown out the window. 

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