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VIDEO: East Lansing Farmer's Market kicks off seventh season

State News Top Stories - June 9, 2015 - 4:06pm

East Lansing Farmer’s Market began its seventh season on June 7 with vendors selling produce that ranged from organically-grown vegetables to homemade desserts. The market was filled with people all eager to buy homegrown produce. The vendors at the market come from all over Michigan and everything they produce is grown or raised in Michigan.

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Applying research agendas to sport fishing

MSU News - June 9, 2015 - 3:05pm
Facing declines in natural reproduction, a team of scientists, including a Michigan State University inland fisheries researcher, has developed a list of research and management needs to help keep the fish -- and the industry - thriving.
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MSU announces major athletic award winners

MSU News - June 9, 2015 - 3:05pm
Six 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 2014-15.
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Poulson recognized for decades of Great Lakes environmental journalism

MSU News - June 9, 2015 - 11:47am
The International Association for Great Lakes Research has recognized David Poulson, the senior associate director of MSU's Knight Center for Environmental Journalism, for a career-long dedication to inform and educate the public and policymakers on Great Lakes issues.
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United Shore $500,000 gift creates faculty fellow position in sales at MSU

MSU News - June 9, 2015 - 10:00am
A former MSU basketball player turned business executive is teaming up with the Broad College of Business to enhance sales research and education.
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MSU High 5: June 9, 2015

MSU News - June 9, 2015 - 7:20am
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 hires nation's first endowed chair in genetic programming

MSU News - June 8, 2015 - 5:27pm
MSU has hired the first endowed chair in genetic programming in the United States.
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MSU track and field travels West for NCAA Championships

MSU News - June 8, 2015 - 2:31pm
MSU men's and women's track and field programs will be well represented at the 2015 NCAA Championships at historic Hayward Stadium in Eugene, Oregon.
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VIDEO: On the banks of the Red Cedar

State News Top Stories - June 8, 2015 - 7:00am

The Red Cedar River — it’s in our fight song and flows right through the heart of campus. MSU wouldn’t be the same without it. Students surf, fish and swim in its waters, but according to experts and students alike, the river has gained the reputation of being polluted and deteriorating.

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ITA officially announces Jadun, Mullane All-Americans

MSU News - June 5, 2015 - 2:45pm
After making it to the national semifinals of the NCAA Division I Men's Tennis Doubles Championship, Harry Jadun and John Patrick Mullane knew this announcement was coming.
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Vote now for the 2015 Spartan football student section shirt

MSU News - June 5, 2015 - 2:35pm
Voting is underway for the 2015 Michigan State Football student section t-shirt. Fans can vote for one of the two options for the shirt, all of which are designed by Nike.
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Week in Review: June 5

State News Top Stories - June 5, 2015 - 2:01pm

The top stories from the week ending June 5.

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Neal Schmitt recommended as interim dean of College of Social Science

MSU News - June 5, 2015 - 10:56am
Neal Schmitt, a University Distinguished Professor and professor emeritus who served the Department of Psychology, has been recommended to serve as interim dean of the College of Social Science at MSU.
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Meng Long Li found guilty in karaoke bar assault

State News Top Stories - June 4, 2015 - 4:56pm

A jury has found alumnus Meng Long Li guilty of assaulting MSU student Yan Li with a plastic water pitcher at a karaoke bar on the 2014 Chinese New Year.

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VIDEO: Northern Tail Dog Park provides a valuable resource for pet owners

State News Top Stories - June 4, 2015 - 1:00pm

Dave Drake, resident of East Lansing, knew Willie was the dog for him when he was visiting a friend’s house and the now 3-year-old basset german shorthaired pointer mix jumped over the back of the couch and sat down next to him.

“If you have a good dog and you are a good owner, there is a special bond,” Drake said.

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MSU High 5: June 4, 2015

MSU News - June 4, 2015 - 7:20am
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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Hear me roar

MSU News - June 3, 2015 - 12:53pm
I celebrated my birthday a couple of days ago. By anyone's standards, it really was a lovely day - I was given presents, cards and delicious treats. I was taken to lunch and spent the evening drinking wine and watching some hilariously trashy television with a group of wonderful friends. Family members called and my Facebook page was filled with good wishes. My daughter sent me a beautiful video of her singing a song that would make anyone tear up. And yet, there was still something missing - a birthday wish from my mom. It was something I could always count on. My mom was the one other person there for that very first birthday of mine so many years ago and she never missed one. I had no idea when I celebrated my birthday six years ago that a mere 12 days later I would be saying goodbye to her. She was there for my first breath and I was with her for her last. I miss her all the time, but my birthday is one of the worst days - and her birthday, which was just four days before mine. Of course Mother's Day is just a few weeks before that. It can be a difficult time of year. She was an amazing woman. She was one of the kindest people I've ever met. She never forgot a birthday, anniversary or other important occasion for all her friends and extended family. She was smart, funny and a wonderful cook. She loved my dad, her children, her grandchildren and all of her family fiercely.
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Selke named director of MSU School of Packaging

MSU News - June 3, 2015 - 12:43pm
Susan Selke has been named director of the MSU School of Packaging.
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Joshua Davis, finalist from NBC's 'The Voice,' returns to East Lansing for special performance

MSU News - June 3, 2015 - 12:32pm
Longtime Lansing resident and MSU alumnus Joshua Davis, finalist of NBC's "The Voice," returns home for a special concert at 8 p.m. June 26 at Wharton Center's Cobb Great Hall featuring solo performances, special guests and a reunion with "Steppin In It".
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VIDEO: Keys in the Cities project brings spontaneous art and music to downtown areas

State News Top Stories - June 3, 2015 - 11:11am

Free public pianos are on street for people to play during the summer

By Yuanzhe Zhuang

yuanzhe.zhuang@statenews.com

"Keys in the cities" project brings free opportunities for students to play public pianos in the city. 

Larry Grudt, project director, said, "the project is an extension of the capital area blues society community outreach project." The project is also associate with Detroit Institute of Art.  

The project means to place artfully developed pianos in different public spaces for people to play during the summer month.

"It took people a while to understand how beneficial (it is) ," Grudt said. 

"It's there to be played," Grudt said. 

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