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The way breast cancer genes act could predict your treatment

MSU News - February 21, 2017 - 9:49am
An MSU breast cancer researcher has shown that effective treatment options can be predicted based on the way certain breast cancer genes act or express themselves.
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Jankoska named B1G Player of the Week

MSU News - February 20, 2017 - 5:01pm
MSU senior guard Tori Jankoska has been named Big Ten Women's Basketball Player of the Week, as announced by the conference office Feb. 20.
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Eight graduate students receive COGS Disciplinary Leadership Award

MSU News - February 20, 2017 - 12:57pm
Eight MSU doctoral students have received the Council of Graduate Students' annual Disciplinary Leadership Award.
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MSU beats No. 20 Michigan before record crowd

MSU News - February 20, 2017 - 10:25am
Tori Jankoska made five 3-pointers in setting a single-season school record and scored 28 points in leading MSU over No. 20 Michigan 86-68 Feb. 19 before a record sellout crowd of 12,707 who watched the in-state rivals in their only meeting this season.
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Student nominated for nationally competitive graduate school scholarship

MSU News - February 20, 2017 - 9:38am
Amber DeJohn has been nominated by MSU for the nationally competitive Beinecke Scholarship, which pays for graduate studies in the arts, humanities and social sciences.
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'Alternative facts' not just in politics and media

MSU News - February 19, 2017 - 4:23pm
An MSU scholar is warning those who read about the latest groundbreaking research to proceed with caution.
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Examining exploding stars through the atomic nucleus

MSU News - February 18, 2017 - 10:00am
Imagine being able to view microscopic aspects of a classical nova, a massive stellar explosion on the surface of a white dwarf star (about as big as Earth), in a laboratory rather than from afar via a telescope.
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MSU Board of Trustees roundup

MSU News - February 17, 2017 - 2:13pm
At its Feb. 17 meeting, the MSU Board of Trustees approved two Spartan Stadium improvement projects including a $2 million plan to install new permanent field lighting and another project to improve the South End Zone for $13 million.
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MPLP Class of 2017 kicks off a new year

MSU News - February 17, 2017 - 11:27am
MSU's 2017 class of Michigan Political Leadership Program fellows are starting 10 months of learning that will introduce them to new communities, leading political personalities and the keys to governing through personal leadership.
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MSU's Sarah Fitzpatrick receives young investigators award

MSU News - February 17, 2017 - 10:26am
Sarah Fitzpatrick, MSU assistant professor of integrative biology, has been recognized with the Jasper Loftus-Hills Young Investigators Award from the American Society of Naturalists.
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Students earn national recognition for public service

MSU News - February 17, 2017 - 10:08am
Two MSU programs and 36 students have been awarded the national Presidential Volunteer Service Award for completing 100 or more hours of volunteer service within a one-year time frame during the 2015-16 academic year.
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College of Arts and Letters leads new research on second language development

MSU News - February 17, 2017 - 9:09am
Researchers in MSU's College of Arts and Letters are concluding a study that explores second language proficiency within the context of higher education.
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Can facial recognition systems help save lemurs?

MSU News - February 17, 2017 - 6:00am
Michigan State University's Anil Jain, adapted his human facial recognition system to create LemurFaceID, the first computer facial recognition system for lemurs. Once optimized, LemurFaceID can assist with long-term research of the endangered species.
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Zero tolerance policies unfairly punish black girls

MSU News - February 16, 2017 - 1:26pm
Black girls are disproportionately punished in American schools - an "overlooked crisis" that is populating the school-to-prison pipeline at rising rates, two education scholars argue in a new paper.
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Water Moves MSU Initiative attracts new photography exhibitions

MSU News - February 16, 2017 - 12:02pm
The Water Moves MSU Initiative is bringing two environmentally focused photography exhibits to the MSU Museum.
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MSU's Conquer Accelerator program welcomes new mentor

MSU News - February 16, 2017 - 11:40am
The Conquer Accelerator program at MSU announced that Travis Stoliker is joining its team as entrepreneur-in-residence. Stoliker, a successful Lansing-area entrepreneur, angel investor and co-owner of Saddleback Barbeque, will provide startup teams with mentorship, support and a fresh perspective.
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'Lion King' returns to Wharton Center

MSU News - February 16, 2017 - 10:37am
Disney's "The Lion King" will return to MSU's Wharton Center in July 2018 as part of the center's 35th Anniversary Season.
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Smokers' memories could help them quit

MSU News - February 16, 2017 - 8:27am
Rather than inciting fear, anti-smoking campaigns should tap into smokers' memories and tug at their heartstrings, finds a new study by Michigan State University researchers.
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MSU Board of Trustees to meet Friday

MSU News - February 15, 2017 - 2:19pm
The MSU Board of Trustees will meet at 9:30 a.m. Friday in the Board Room of the Hannah Administration Building.
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Spartans head back to Florida for five games

MSU News - February 15, 2017 - 1:23pm
MSU heads back to Florida for five games at the Eastern Michigan Madiera Beach Invitational. The Spartans have two games on tap both Friday (Villanova/UAB) and Saturday (Southern Illinois/North Dakota) before a single game vs. Robert Morris on getaway day.
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