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A present that drives the future

MSU News - July 27, 2015 - 3:52pm
The MSU Foundation, which supports reinvestment to support MSU's research enterprise, recently supported the naming of six faculty researchers as MSU Foundation Professors, which includes supplemental research funding.
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MSU men's soccer announces 2015 schedule

MSU News - July 27, 2015 - 2:31pm
MSU will face 10 2014 NCAA Tournament qualifiers in their 18-match schedule, including six teams that finished in the NCAA RPI Top 25 and five teams that finished in the NSCAA Top 25.
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Bernie Sanders' message resonates with students

State News Top Stories - July 27, 2015 - 2:16pm

Bernie Sanders' political campaign has been getting a lot of support from what might seem to some as a surprising group — college-age people.

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Local businesses draw crowd in Lansing for Taste of Downtown

State News Top Stories - July 27, 2015 - 11:50am

The sixth annual Taste of Downtown took place Saturday, July 25 on the 100 block of Washington Sq.

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MSU is in the syrup business

MSU News - July 27, 2015 - 11:33am
MSU is tapping into the expertise of researchers through the development of Spartan Pure Maple Syrup.
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Learning about STEM through sailing

MSU News - July 27, 2015 - 11:05am
Lansing School District high school students who participate in Michigan State University's Upward Bound program spend six weeks of their summer on campus taking academic courses and engaging in educational field trips.
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MSU’s struggle with retention, affirmative action ban

State News Top Stories - July 27, 2015 - 9:42am

The standard college dream isn't standard for a lot of folks.

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Week in Review: July 24, 2015

State News Top Stories - July 24, 2015 - 12:52pm

The final candiates for the East Lansing City Council are in, although as of Friday at noon the candidates have four hours to withdraw from the race.

Current East Lansing Mayer Nathan Triplett is trying again for mayor and the other candidates are Mark Meadows, a former councilmember, East Lansing resident and MSU professor Erik Altmaan, MSU graduate Shanna Draheim, MSU professor emeritus John Revitte, 2008 MSU graduate Steve Ross and 2007 MSU graduate Jermain Ruffin. 

Seven candidates have filed to run for three vacancies, and council members Kathleen Boyle and Diane Goddeeris will not be seeking reelection.

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Dylan Miner named director of American Indian Studies Program

MSU News - July 24, 2015 - 10:12am
Dylan Miner has been named director of the American Indian Studies Program effective Aug. 16.
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Combining humanities and engineering in Detroit

MSU News - July 23, 2015 - 3:51pm
For the past seven years, David Sheridan, associate professor in the Residential College in the Arts and Humanities - along with colleagues Vincent Delgado, assistant dean for civic engagement at RCAH, and Timothy Hinds, from the College of Engineering - has been running Cultures of Creativity, a two-course sequence for RCAH and engineering majors.
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MSU scientists set sights on glaucoma medication to treat TB

MSU News - July 23, 2015 - 3:13pm
A new discovery by Michigan State University scientists suggests that a common medication used to treat glaucoma could also be used to treat tuberculosis, even the drug-resistant kind.
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Spartan Performance looks to reduce ACL injury risk in female athletes

MSU News - July 22, 2015 - 2:58pm
Preventing ACL knee injuries in every athlete is a priority at MSU Spartan Performance. But, current statistics indicate that adolescent female athletes have a four-fold increased risk of injury compared to males.
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Lights, camera ... MSU students premiere film at TC festival

MSU News - July 22, 2015 - 1:00pm
MSU and the College of Communication Arts and Sciences will have a strong presence at this year's Traverse City Film Festival, slated for July 28 - Aug. 2 in Traverse City, Michigan. The festival will premiere the first MSU student-produced feature film, "(313) Choices," a large-scale, collaborative project between MSU's Media Sandbox, Department of Theatre and College of Music.
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Shannon Schmoll: Keep looking up

MSU News - July 22, 2015 - 11:56am
I have been working in planetariums for more than a decade. After years of practice, you can stick me outside and I can immediately point out the constellations. Earlier this summer I was staring at a sky I did not recognize and I felt lost amongst the stars. I was looking at the southern hemisphere sky for the first time and I felt like a giddy kid again.
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'Cinderella' coming to the Wharton Center

MSU News - July 22, 2015 - 10:59am
The 2013 Tony Award winning musical "Cinderella" from creators Rodgers and Hammerstein is coming to the Wharton Center.
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Robert Ray: Redirecting My Life

MSU News - July 22, 2015 - 10:56am
My Spartan journey began a little differently than most. You see, despite the fact that I grew up in Lansing and was surrounded by green and white, the Red Cedar, and "ra team, fight", I somehow managed to become a fan of "the other school."
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Unlocking mints' secrets could advance medicine, spices, more

MSU News - July 22, 2015 - 10:30am
MSU has netted a $5.1 million National Science Foundation grant to explore the diverse world of mints.
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Summer quartet

MSU News - July 22, 2015 - 9:55am
The MSU Dupere Quartet perform in the Beal Botanical Garden Musical Series. Photo by Derrick L. Turner
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Job services lacking for young people with autism

MSU News - July 22, 2015 - 9:20am
As autism becomes more prevalent, the need grows for services that help young people with the disorder to find and keep jobs, indicates new research led by MSU education scholars.
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Theatre alumna pays it forward

MSU News - July 21, 2015 - 4:11pm
Spend even a few minutes with Emily Sutton-Smith, and it's obvious that the College of Arts and Letters alumna is thrilled that the Williamston Theatre, approaching its 10th anniversary season (2015-2016) producing professional live theatre, has found a capable partner in the Michigan State University Department of Theatre.
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