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Using data to predict Supreme Court's decisions

MSU News - November 4, 2014 - 10:50am
We live in a time where data help illuminate our routines, habits and other information about our lives. But can it actually predict something as important as a Supreme Court decision? MSU law professor Daniel Martin Katz says yes.
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MSU High 5: Nov. 4, 2014

MSU News - November 4, 2014 - 6:08am
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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Ballot breakdown: races to watch this Election Day

State News Top Stories - November 4, 2014 - 1:26am

See the proposals to vote for and what the candidates running for office plan to do to fix Michigan's roads and make higher education more affordable for students

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ESPN's 'First Take' to broadcast live Nov. 7 from the MSU Union

MSU News - November 3, 2014 - 4:35pm
Fans are in for a sports-filled week leading up to Saturday's Big Ten football showdown when the Spartans take on the Ohio State Buckeyes at 8 p.m. at Spartan Stadium. In addition to ESPN College GameDay coming to campus, ESPN's "First Take" will broadcast live from 10 a.m. to noon Nov. 7 at the MSU Union.
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Projecting pollinator response to bioenergy production

MSU News - November 3, 2014 - 2:00pm
Bioenergy policies based strictly on economic or energy considerations that lack attention to biodiversity impacts will likely have serious consequences for the conservation of wild bees and their pollination services, according to a newly published scientific journal paper.
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Schubertiade celebration includes 'Trout' Quintet

MSU News - November 3, 2014 - 10:59am
Experience the genius of composer Franz Schubert as the MSU College of Music continues its fifth annual Joanne and Bill Church West Circle Series with Schubertiade at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 10 in the recently renovated Fairchild Theatre in MSU's Auditorium.
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$1.2 million nursing grant helps older adults stay home for care

MSU News - November 3, 2014 - 10:42am
The Michigan State University College of Nursing has been awarded a $600,000, three-year grant to help older adults stay home and receive care, instead of being admitted to a nursing home.
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Wrangling data flood to manage the health of streams

MSU News - November 3, 2014 - 9:57am
Today's natural resource manager tending to the health of a stream in Louisiana needs to look upstream. Way upstream - like Montana. MSU scientists have invented a way to more easily manage the extensive nature of streams.
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Spartans solid in 4-1 victory over No. 15/14 Ferris State

MSU News - November 3, 2014 - 9:46am
Mackenzie MacEachern and Villiam Haag both had a goal an an assist to help lead the MSU hockey team past No. 15/14 Ferris State, 4-1, on Saturday night at Munn Ice Arena.
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Nine Spartans place at MSU Open

MSU News - November 3, 2014 - 9:41am
Nine Spartans placed in the MSU Open on Sunday in the annual event at Jenison Field House that featured more than 25 teams and 500 wrestlers.
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Leah O'Connor leads No. 1 MSU women to Big Ten Championship, Men finish fifth

MSU News - November 3, 2014 - 9:35am
Led by Leah O'Connor in first-place and three other top-10 finishers, the top-ranked Michigan State women's cross country team captured their second-straight Big Ten Championship on Sunday.
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Just down the road

State News Top Stories - November 2, 2014 - 7:09pm

As students spend their time on campus, it’s easy to get caught in the East Lansing bubble. However, there are a variety of different entertainment, dining and artistic options within Lansing to explore.

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Mike Sadler named to 2014 National Football Foundation Scholar-Athlete Class

MSU News - October 31, 2014 - 12:54pm
MSU senior punter Mike Sadler, the first three-time Academic All-American in program history, has been named to the 2014 National Football Foundation National Scholar-Athlete Class.
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No. 12 men's soccer to face Michigan in Senior Day matchup

MSU News - October 31, 2014 - 12:51pm
The No. 12 MSU men's soccer team will play Michigan for the Big Bear Trophy on Sunday, Nov. 2 at 1 p.m.
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Spartans host Ferris State

MSU News - October 31, 2014 - 12:46pm
The Spartans welcome No. 15/14 Ferris State for a pair of games at Munn Arena this weekend, looking to snap a four-game slide in the series against the Bulldogs.
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Yoga helps former Marine, MSU student recover from PTSD

MSU News - October 31, 2014 - 9:55am
Yoga helped Logan Stark, an MSU senior and former Marine scout sniper, recover from PTSD and also improved his brain function, according to a first-of-its-kind study led by psychology researcher Jason Moser.
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Staff Profiles: Amy Klapko

MSU News - October 30, 2014 - 2:12pm
Amy Klapko, fiscal officer for the Department of Theatre, said the MSU Auditorium is the perfect venue for the Haunted Aud because it is rumored that a young boy haunts the building.
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-Teaching evolution in action

MSU News - October 30, 2014 - 2:12pm
At MSU, a team of researchers has developed software that allows students to watch as evolution actually takes place. Known as Avida-ED, the technology is already used in university and high school classrooms around the country, teaching students evolutionary concepts.
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New class of MSU theater students take the stage

MSU News - October 30, 2014 - 1:11pm
The Department of Theatre will introduce the next class of theater majors, minors and transfers in the Eighth Annual Freshman Showcase, which performs in the Studio 60 Theatre from Nov. 6-9.
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Could daylight saving time be a risk to diabetics?

MSU News - October 30, 2014 - 11:27am
Soon, many will turn back the hands of time as part of the twice-annual ritual of daylight saving time. That means remembering to change the alarm clock next to the bed, which will mean an extra hour of sleep before getting up in the morning.
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