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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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Naming the 2015 MSU Museum Curatorial Fellow

MSU News - June 3, 2015 - 10:55am
The MSU Museum has selected Douglas McFalls, a Ph.D. student in the educational policy program with a specialization in culture based education and museum studies, as the 2015 Nelson Mandela Museum-Michigan State University Museum Curatorial Fellowship recipient.
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2016 College Football Hall of Fame Ballot features three Spartans, former coach

MSU News - June 3, 2015 - 10:42am
Three former Michigan State All-Americans - placekicker Morten Andersen, wide receiver Kirk Gibson and running back Lorenzo White - along with former Spartan head coach Darryl Rogers are featured on the National Football Foundation's 2016 (Football Bowl Subdivision) ballot for induction into the College Football Hall of Fame.
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Rylee Brower: The Impact of One Mentor

MSU News - June 3, 2015 - 9:49am
As a junior or senior in high school, everything becomes centered on college: where to go, AP credits, costs, recommendation letters, programs and scholarships. But the million-dollar question, the one at the heart of every conversation, is simply "What do you want to do with the rest of your life?"
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A smelling bee?

MSU News - June 3, 2015 - 9:00am
If there were an international smelling bee, a deadly mite would be a favorite to win.
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Memorial service for Broad Museum director set for June 14

MSU News - June 2, 2015 - 5:08pm
Michael Rush, the founding director of MSU's Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum, will be remembered at a public service at 2:30 p.m., June 14, in the Sculpture Garden at the museum, located at 547 E. Circle Drive, East Lansing, Michigan.
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Jury decision in karaoke assault retrial expected Thursday

State News Top Stories - June 2, 2015 - 4:46pm

The retrial in the case of 25-year-old defendant and MSU alumnus Meng Long Li continued with his testimony Tuesday. The defendant's testimony served as the last eye witness account of the trial before closing arguments and a final decision is made on the case Thursday.

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Extinguishing the Black Hole Firewall Paradox

MSU News - June 2, 2015 - 2:30pm
In the quest for knowledge about how our universe works, physicists have been trying to understand black holes for decades. In 2014, MSU professor Chris Adami published a paper that arguably solved the paradox of classical information and black holes. He discovered that if you throw classical information at a black hole, the information is copied and contained in the stimulated emission of radiation, but not in the Hawking radiation, named after physicist Stephen Hawking. This means information is preserved and the laws of physics remain intact.
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Kellie Boyd: Using her MBA to do more good

MSU News - June 2, 2015 - 1:39pm
Kellie Boyd has always liked helping people. That's why she studied psychology at Michigan State and then earned a master's degree in counseling from MSU. She has worked most of her career with nonprofit organizations focused on counseling and assisting those in need.
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Biking for awareness

MSU News - June 2, 2015 - 12:40pm
Some college students backpack through Europe after graduation. MSU alumnus Derek Blalock decided to bike across America to raise money and awareness for a nonprofit foundation to provide heart screening for teens.
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Schools failing to address biased student discipline

MSU News - June 2, 2015 - 9:58am
School districts are failing to address the discipline gap between students of color and white students - in some cases even blocking researchers from gathering data on the troubling trend, an MSU scholar argues in a new paper.
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MSU researcher joins White House effort against antibiotic resistance

MSU News - June 2, 2015 - 9:42am
MSU College of Veterinary Medicine associate professor Bo Norby has been selected to attend the White House One Health Forum on Antibiotic Stewardship, which takes place today.
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MSU High 5: June 2, 2015

MSU News - June 2, 2015 - 7:15am
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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Franklin, Schulist, Watt and relay team advance to NCAA Championships on final day

MSU News - June 1, 2015 - 4:30pm
Four more entries punched their ticket for Eugene, Ore., for the NCAA Championships as the MSU track and field program concluded action Saturday at the 2015 NCAA East Preliminary Round at Hodges Stadium in Jacksonville, Fla.
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Smith named winner of the Mannie Jackson - Basketball's Human Spirit Award

MSU News - June 1, 2015 - 4:25pm
Former Spartan basketball standout Steve Smith has been named as one of three winners of the 2015 Mannie Jackson - Basketball's Human Spirit Award, it was announced by the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame May 27.
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2015 Spring Academic All-Big Ten honorees announced

MSU News - June 1, 2015 - 4:06pm
The Big Ten Conference released the Academic All-Big Ten honorees for the 2015 spring sports on May 28.
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Former student honors mentor with endowed fund

MSU News - June 1, 2015 - 3:50pm
A former student has honored one of the world's foremost authorities on pattern recognition, computer vision, and biometric recognition with the creation of The Anil K. Jain Endowed Graduate Fellowship endowed fund.
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Online gambling would benefit from better regulation

MSU News - June 1, 2015 - 3:34pm
A first-of-its-kind study by MSU business scholars suggests online gambling would benefit from better government regulation.
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