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MSU will locate Center for Urban Food Systems in Detroit

MSU News - June 7, 2016 - 4:04pm
A new facility in Detroit will become Michigan State University's first center for studying and developing urban food systems.
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Study uncovers clue to deciphering schizophrenia

MSU News - June 7, 2016 - 9:37am
The brains of healthy relatives of people with schizophrenia may hold a clue to better understand - and ultimately treat - the devastating illness, finds new research led by an MSU scientist.
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Michigan State announces major athletic award winners

MSU News - June 7, 2016 - 9:24am
Five MSU student-athletes have been recognized for excellence both on the playing field and in the classroom, earning the school's highest athletic awards for 2015-16.
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Crosstown Showdown rescheduled for Sept. 6

MSU News - June 6, 2016 - 10:49am
The game will take place at 7 p.m.
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New scene shop brings theater to life

MSU News - June 6, 2016 - 10:30am
The 9,370-square-foot facility is the new home for the Department of Theatre's scene shop (or formally named the Performing Arts Teaching Laboratory) where all the sets for the department's theater productions and the College of Music Opera program performances are built.
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Fertilizer use could reduce climate benefit of cellulosic biofuels

MSU News - June 2, 2016 - 2:34pm
According to a new study from the Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center and Michigan State University, the use of nitrogen fertilizer on switchgrass crops can produce a sharp increase in emissions of nitrous oxide, a greenhouse gas up to 300 times more harmful than carbon dioxide and a significant driver of global climate change.
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Michigan school funding, choice policies hurting local districts

MSU News - June 2, 2016 - 11:02am
School districts in Michigan get into financial trouble almost entirely based on factors outside their control, finds a study led by an MSU education scholar.
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Academic All-Big Ten honors announced for the 2016 spring season

MSU News - June 2, 2016 - 10:56am
In all, 96 Spartans were recognized for having a 3.0 or higher GPA.
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Michigan State officially dedicates Lasch Family Golf Center

MSU News - June 2, 2016 - 10:52am
MSU dedicates $6 million facility with a ceremony on Wednesday.
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MSU and partner universities boost Detroit with research, service

MSU News - June 2, 2016 - 9:13am
MSU and partner universities support Detroit's resurgence with hundreds of millions of dollars annually in research, education and outreach services, a new study finds.
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Another year gone by

MSU News - June 1, 2016 - 2:28pm
Well, it's that day again. I'm another year older (along with Morgan Freeman, Heidi Klum, Alanis Morissette and Amy Schumer). Somehow, birthdays seem to sneak up more quietly and a lot more quickly as the years go by. Though I often feel like I'm still 20 years old, I am most certainly not. But, with age comes wisdom and I definitely have the wisdom to know that getting older is way better than the alternative. Fair warning...emotional birthday musings ahead. I have known too many people who would have given anything to live long enough to have a wrinkle or a gray hair. I know too many families who had to say goodbye far, far too soon. I have experienced a random cardiac event that would have robbed me of any future birthdays if not for my implanted defibrillator. I have way too much perspective on not celebrating a birthday rather than blowing out what seems like a lot of candles. So I'll blow them out with a smile on my face and a grateful heart for being granted yet another year. Rather than worry about how old I'm getting, I'll eat another brownie made by my coworker, Jen (um...puppy chow brownies are seriously delicious), read well wishes from friends and family, enjoy a lovely dinner and reflect on the gift of another year. I'll look forward to my tomorrows and wonder what I should do with them. I will never take another birthday for granted but instead revel in simply being here to celebrate it.
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Denise Hershey: Multiple approach

MSU News - June 1, 2016 - 12:35pm
As a family nurse practitioner working in the primary care setting, I frequently encounter patients with more than one chronic condition, such as diabetes, hypertension, cancer or heart disease. The patient with multiple chronic conditions will frequently experience symptoms associated with their disease processes.
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Lindsey Averill: Working with heart, hands and knowledge

MSU News - June 1, 2016 - 12:32pm
Lindsey Averill is a traditional student earning a bachelor of science in nursing. She has learned that nursing is not just another job and wants to be an advocate for patients, realizing they are holistic beings that need compassionate care.
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Great Lakes vital to strong Michigan tourism industry

MSU News - June 1, 2016 - 12:16pm
Michigan boasts 3,288 miles of Great Lakes shoreline - the longest freshwater coastline in the United States - as well as more than 11,000 inland lakes and 76,000 miles of rivers and streams. These water resources are the key to the state's flourishing tourism industry and support more than 200,000 jobs - a critical element of Michigan's economy, environment, society and heritage, an MSU researcher says in a new state report.
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Flint families get better access to healthy foods through new partnership

MSU News - June 1, 2016 - 11:37am
The National Basketball Players Association, or NBPA, and Tom Gores' FlintNOW initiative are partnering with the Michigan State University-Hurley Children's Hospital Pediatric Public Health Initiative to give Flint families better access to healthy food.
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Ben Carter joins Spartan basketball program

MSU News - June 1, 2016 - 11:08am
Graduate transfer forward joins the 2016-17 Spartan roster.
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Spartan baseball hands out 2016 team awards

MSU News - June 1, 2016 - 11:01am
Jordan Zimmerman earns MVP and Offensive Player of the Year honors.
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Plight of Michigan's homeless students deserves attention

MSU News - May 31, 2016 - 2:57pm
More than 18,000 homeless students in Michigan perform far worse in school than peers who face other forms of disadvantage, according to research from an MSU education scholar.
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Ready to fight against calcium disorders

MSU News - May 31, 2016 - 2:43pm
Michigan State University was part of a team study that's providing new insights into the molecular basis of human diseases resulting from mutations in the calcium-sensing receptor, or CaSR, a protein found in cell membranes.
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Rutledge and Heinze earn All-Region golf honors

MSU News - May 31, 2016 - 10:49am
Both Spartans are the first to earn All-Region honors since 2013.
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