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MSU class creates mural for downtown East Lansing

MSU News - November 2, 2017 - 3:19pm
An MSU Department of Art, Art History and Design class project is now on permanent display in downtown East Lansing.
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$1M gift from alumna supports Music Pavilion

MSU News - November 2, 2017 - 10:53am
MSU's College of Music has received a $1 million gift commitment from Selma Hollander, an alumna and former instructor in the College of Arts and Letters, to support a space for vocal music and student recitals.
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Vagnoni and Anderson earn All-Big Ten Honors

MSU News - November 2, 2017 - 10:30am
Michigan State field hockey seniors Simone Vagnoni and Kendal Anderson have earned All-Big Ten team honors, as announced by the conference on Wednesday.
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MSU education professor honored for influential career

MSU News - November 2, 2017 - 10:28am
Mary Juzwik, an MSU professor, was recently honored with the 2017 Charles Carpenter Fries Award from the Michigan Council of Teachers of English, or MCTE.
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Player Quotes: Penn State

MSU News - November 2, 2017 - 10:21am
Several MSU players met with the media on Tuesday to preview this Saturday's game vs. No. 7 Penn State.
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Men's basketball ranked No. 2 in Associated Press Preseason Poll

MSU News - November 2, 2017 - 10:08am
MSU's men's basketball team is ranked No. 2 in the country in the Associated Press Preseason poll, released on Wednesday afternoon. MSU is also ranked No. 2 nationally in the USA Today Coaches Preseason poll.
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Grad student Isaac Osei-Bonsu wins conference award

MSU News - November 1, 2017 - 4:09pm
Isaac Osei-Bonsu won a poster award at the 2017 "Feed the Future" Legume Innovation Lab conference, which took place in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso.
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Combat veterans course receives Innovative Teaching award

MSU News - November 1, 2017 - 3:14pm
Tina Blaschke-Thompson and Glenn Stutzky are recipients of the 6th Annual SAGE/CSWE Award for Innovative Teaching in Social Work Education for their Combat Veterans class: Embracing the Stories of War.
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MSU scholar named fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers

MSU News - November 1, 2017 - 1:25pm
Tamara Reid Bush, associate professor of mechanical engineering, was named a fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, or ASME. She is one of a select number of members who have attained the grade of fellow among 120,248 members.
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MSU students, alumna named finalist for Mitchell, Rhodes scholarships

MSU News - November 1, 2017 - 1:01pm
Two MSU undergraduate students and one alumna are finalists for two respected awards - the Mitchell Scholarship and Rhodes Scholarship.
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Tell me a story

MSU News - November 1, 2017 - 12:56pm
"It was a dark and stormy night..." "Once upon a time..." "A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away..." Nope, those certainly don't work. They might be some of the most famous openings to stories, but they're not working for me today. It's probably because I'm struggling to come up with any story to tell at all. I wish I had some inspiring anecdote or interesting tale to weave. At the very least, I would settle for a humorous and embarrassing account to relay from the last week. Whether it's the cold (um, it was snowing yesterday!) or maybe the Halloween candy sugar buzz wearing off, I'm definitely struggling to put words on the screen. It's not like I didn't do anything last week. My daughter flew into town for a short visit and we crammed as much as we could into a few days. Cider mill, movie, shopping, favorite restaurants - we barely slowed down.
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Adam Brown: Bridging art with science

MSU News - November 1, 2017 - 11:27am
Adam Brown, professor of art, art history and design in the College of Arts and Letters, is an internationally recognized conceptually driven artist whose work incorporates art and science hybrids that include robotics, molecular chemistry and emerging technologies that take the form of installation, interactive objects, video, performance and photography.
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Lorenzo Santavicca: A brighter future, one story at a time

MSU News - November 1, 2017 - 11:26am
With digital "likes," "retweets" and "direct messages," we're living in a time where we are societally more connected by online profiles and means of communication. But, the unintended consequence is that we have become increasingly disconnected in listening and empathizing with one another in person.
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Spartan Marching Band celebrates Africa

MSU News - November 1, 2017 - 11:01am
With African music, dancing and colorful visuals, the Spartan Marching Band will celebrate MSU's decades-long engagement with Africa during its halftime show on Saturday.
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Spearheading an important cause

MSU News - October 31, 2017 - 3:31pm
On Oct. 1, 2016, the MSU College of Human Medicine, in partnership with the Flint Community Based Organization Partners and others, hosted the first-ever Flint Oral Health Fair. The effort was spearheaded by Woody Neighbors and his team at the MSU College of Human Medicine's Flint campus.
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New MSU research shows dramatic irrigation increase

MSU News - October 31, 2017 - 3:00pm
Irrigated agriculture is the largest consumer of freshwater globally, but precise records and maps of when and where water is applied by farmers are difficult to locate. Now a team of MSU researchers has discovered how to track water used in agriculture and showed that irrigation doubled in their study area between 2002 and 2016.
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MSU's Science Gallery Lab Detroit to host science-themed poetry slam

MSU News - October 31, 2017 - 1:30pm
The Michigan State University Science Gallery Lab Detroit will present "The STEAM Engine," a science-themed invitational poetry slam from 6-10 p.m. on Nov. 11.
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MSU professor named American Physical Society Fellow

MSU News - October 31, 2017 - 12:48pm
Chris Adami, MSU Professor of physics and astronomy, as well as microbiology and molecular genetics (MMG), has been named a 2017 American Physical Society Fellow.
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Examining potatoes' past could improve spuds of the future

MSU News - October 30, 2017 - 4:00pm
Examining the ancestors of the modern, North American cultivated potato has revealed a set of common genes and important genetic pathways that have helped spuds adapt over thousands of years. Robin Buell, MSU Foundation Professor of Plant Biology and senior author of the paper, shows potential genetic keys that could ensure the crop will thrive in the future.
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Spartans sweep LSSU with 6-0 shutout

MSU News - October 30, 2017 - 12:09pm
The MSU hockey team completed a weekend sweep of Lake Superior State with a 6-0 win on Saturday night at Munn Ice Arena.
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