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MSU student awarded NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

MSU News - April 8, 2016 - 2:51pm
Maria Castano, a Ph.D. student in the MSU College of Engineering, has received a 2016 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship.
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MSU College of Law hosting free talk on prison reform

MSU News - April 8, 2016 - 11:28am
MSU College of Law welcomes Marie Gottschalk, professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of Pennsylvania for a free talk on Tuesday, April 14 at 2 p.m.
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MSU's Abrams Planetarium presents 'From Earth to the Universe'

MSU News - April 8, 2016 - 11:13am
The new feature show will be free on April 15th's Statewide Astronomy Night as part of the MSU Science Festival.
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Softball heads to College Park for showdown with Terps

MSU News - April 8, 2016 - 11:04am
MSU softball has its second straight road series, heading to College Park to take on Maryland.
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Baseball travels to Penn State for weekend series

MSU News - April 8, 2016 - 10:53am
Spartans set for first B1G road matchup.
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MSU announces new system to alert campus community

MSU News - April 7, 2016 - 2:47pm
Michigan State University is pleased to announce the launch of a new system to provide emergency alerts to the campus community.
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Sustainability too big to be crammed into simple story

MSU News - April 7, 2016 - 12:35pm
Today's energy resources and the struggle to meet the world's needs sustainably is a complicated and compelling story involving people, the environment, competing needs and shared fates.
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Wednesday's Crosstown Showdown rained out

MSU News - April 7, 2016 - 11:41am
No makeup date set for the annual exhibition game.
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The dirt on greenhouse gas emissions

MSU News - April 7, 2016 - 11:00am
While the use of fossil fuels such as coal, gas and oil is the largest contributor to emissions of greenhouse gases into the atmosphere, there are other factors as well.
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MSU's energy future topic of presidential webcast

MSU News - April 7, 2016 - 10:19am
MSU President Lou Anna K. Simon will host a live webcast, "A Conversation with President Simon about MSU's Energy Future," at 9 a.m. Tuesday.
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MSU theatre department to perform 'Grease'

MSU News - April 6, 2016 - 10:56am
The MSU Department of Theatre will conclude its 2015-2016 Season of Journeys by performing "Grease" from April 15 - 24 at the Wharton Center's Pasant Theatre.
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Game Changer

MSU News - April 6, 2016 - 10:56am
It sits on the edge of campus - all crazy angles and shiny pleats and looking like something from out of this world. It doesn't match anything around it. It's confusing and different and yet, somehow it makes sense by the very fact that it's nonsensical. Many people love it. Some people hate it. But everyone feels something when they look at it - which is exactly what art is supposed to do. MSU's Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum is big and bold and makes itself known, just like the architect who brought it to life. Zaha Hadid, the world-renowned, incredible talent who designed the Broad at MSU, passed away suddenly last week. I was saddened to learn that the world has lost this daring artistic force at far too young an age. I consider MSU to be extremely lucky to have the Broad, one of only two Zaha buildings in the United States. As Lou Anna K. Simon, president of MSU said, "Through the Broad Art Museum, Zaha's creative spirit will be part of MSU forever." I was fortunate enough to have witnessed that creative spirit in person while I worked on communications during the building and opening of the museum. I met Zaha a couple of times when she came to campus and once in New York. Amidst her crazy feather boas and noteworthy pleated collars, I knew I was standing next to brilliance. One of the coolest things I've been able to do was to be with her as she first set on eyes on the completed museum - her vision brought to life.
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'Faces of Flint' looks at daily lives of those affected by water crisis

MSU News - April 6, 2016 - 10:38am
How has the Flint water crisis affected the lives of everyday people in the city, those who deal with it day after day?
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Elizabeth H. Simmons: Science, Art and Human Experience

MSU News - April 6, 2016 - 9:56am
As the Dean of Lyman Briggs College, I lead a community dedicated to the study of science in societal context. Because the humanists and scientists within the college collaborate closely, we engage constantly in explaining the big questions in our fields to one another without relying on jargon or shared backgrounds.
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Lazarius Miller: A Mission to be Myself

MSU News - April 6, 2016 - 8:56am
I was accepted to Michigan State University on Sept. 26, 2011. On this day, I had no idea of what was to come, but I felt opportunity was there. On this day, I had no idea of what was to come, but I felt opportunity was there.
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Michigan's Severe Weather Awareness Week set for April 10-16

MSU News - April 5, 2016 - 11:44am
With Michigan's Severe Weather Awareness Week from April 10-16, the Michigan State University Police Department is calling upon community members to take action to prepare by participating in a statewide tornado siren and drill at 1:30 p.m. on April 13.
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Concrete canoes set to sail at MSU

MSU News - April 5, 2016 - 11:15am
Teams of student engineers from Michigan and Ohio will be building concrete canoes and steel bridges this Friday and Saturday, as MSU hosts the American Society of Civil Engineers 2016 North Central Student Conference.
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MSU student receives Goldwater Scholarship

MSU News - April 4, 2016 - 4:25pm
Thomas Grubb, an MSU undergraduate studying a STEM-related field, has been awarded the nationally competitive Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship.
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MSU College of Human Medicine announces major endowed scholarship fund

MSU News - April 4, 2016 - 3:28pm
MSU College of Human Medicine announced today the establishment of the Daniel and Debra Edson Endowed Scholarship Fund. Traverse City philanthropists Dan and Debra Edson donated $600,000 to establish the fund, the first fully funded endowed scholarship in the history of the medical school, which has a clinical campus based in Traverse City at Munson Medical Center.
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Spring events at the W.K. Kellogg Bird Sanctuary

MSU News - April 4, 2016 - 12:43pm
The W.K. Kellogg Bird Sanctuary has various events lined up for the spring.
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