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Valentine picked in NBA Draft first round

MSU News - June 27, 2016 - 10:32am
Denzel Valentine became Michigan State's first lottery pick since Jason Richardson in 2001, and Deyonta Davis was selected with the first pick of the second round at the 2016 NBA Draft at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn.
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Pollination progress: MSU researchers work to protect bees

MSU News - June 23, 2016 - 12:00pm
It's been four years since MSU AgBioResearch entomologist Rufus Isaacs and his team set out to find methods that could help growers ensure their crops were pollinated in the face of rising threats to traditional honey bee colonies. They've since made discoveries to help preserve, protect and educate people on the issue.
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Kim Bruno named head women's tennis coach

MSU News - June 23, 2016 - 11:06am
Bruno comes to MSU after 11 seasons at Northern Arizona.
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Spartan alumnae heading to Rio

MSU News - June 23, 2016 - 10:59am
Two Spartan alumnae are heading to the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio.
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Valentine named Big Ten Jesse Owens Athlete of the Year

MSU News - June 23, 2016 - 10:49am
The Lansing native is the third Spartan to be named the Big Ten's top male athlete.
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Students earn national recognition for public service

MSU News - June 22, 2016 - 5:22pm
Two MSU programs and 23 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 2014-2015 academic year.
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Spartan pride

MSU News - June 22, 2016 - 1:40pm
"I mean, we had to, right?" That's what I told a group of my Big Ten Plus colleagues while I was showing our year-end video and the footage from the U-M game appeared on the screen, complete with the fan in the "surrender cobra" pose. Everyone groaned or laughed, even the folks representing Michigan. Sure, we're absolutely rivals on the field, but in our field of higher education communications, we're full of respect and admiration for each other. We're even friends. I, along with two of my MSU colleagues, spent a couple of days last week at Washington University at St. Louis (part of the "plus" of our group with a beautiful campus and fantastic hosts), learning from others in our field, sharing ideas, forming partnerships, discussing challenges and offering solutions. Oh, and sweating. A lot. Wow, was it hot. My sweat was sweating. The 102-degree heat index was something to behold. But even extreme temperatures couldn't keep the Big Ten Plus communicators down for long. We simply wiped off and kept working. It's always great to spend time with our contemporaries from other schools. Like I said, we are rivals on the field, but that's all in fun. The real stuff, the important stuff, is the work that our research universities are doing to change the world. There probably isn't a researcher around who hasn't collaborated with a scientist at another university. The best researchers, and communicators, realize that strength comes in numbers and diversity.
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Jinhua Zhao: For the common good

MSU News - June 22, 2016 - 1:34pm
As director of the Environmental Science and Policy Program at Michigan State since 2010, I believe the secret to our success has been, simply put, flexibility and inclusivity.
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Kendra Kamp: Strengthening ties and exchanging ideas

MSU News - June 22, 2016 - 12:48pm
As our airplane made its final descent, I looked out the window at the lush green grass in disbelief that I was about to step foot in a land once forbidden to many Americans - Cuba.
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Sam Sarff joins Spartan rowing staff

MSU News - June 22, 2016 - 10:31am
Novice coach joins MSU from Clemson.
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Wynn Michalak named assistant wrestling coach

MSU News - June 22, 2016 - 10:25am
The former Chippewa standout won four MAC Championships and was a three-time All-American.
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MSU Museum presents 'Taking Back Detroit'

MSU News - June 21, 2016 - 5:46pm
The MSU Museum is partnering with National Geographic to present "Taking Back Detroit," inspired by the magazine's recent feature depicting the city of Detroit's comeback as it emerges from bankruptcy. "Taking Back Detroit" profiles real Detroiters in their own words, and gives a glimpse of the challenges, hopes, ideas, grit and determination that will help reinvent the city.
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Michiganders upbeat about economy

MSU News - June 21, 2016 - 2:46pm
Michigan residents remain confident about the economy with better than half of them calling their current circumstances excellent or good, according to MSU's State of the State Survey.
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The pursuit of purpose

MSU News - June 21, 2016 - 1:24pm
MSU sophomore Kevin Kern, studying mathematics and computer science, is a recipient of a George W. Petersen Scholarship, one of 17 endowed scholarships established by James Billman - support which has grown over time to assist 93 students.
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Bridges, Winston named finalists for 2016 USA Men's U18 National Team

MSU News - June 21, 2016 - 10:19am
Michigan State men's basketball incoming freshmen Miles Bridges (Flint, Michigan) and Cassius Winston (Detroit, Michigan) are among 18 finalists for the 2016 USA Basketball Men's U18 National Team.
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Ron Mason's legacy celebrated at Munn Arena memorial service

MSU News - June 21, 2016 - 10:16am
The funeral service for former Michigan State hockey coach and athletics director Ron Mason was held Thursday at Munn Ice Arena.
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NFL Spartans come back to Michigan State to work camp

MSU News - June 21, 2016 - 10:10am
Several former Spartans who are now playing in the NFL came back for the weekend to help work Michigan State's senior one-day camp on Saturday.
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Study addresses health of Latinos in the United States

MSU News - June 20, 2016 - 2:49pm
They are the fastest growing ethnic group in the United States, yet the health of Latinos has been rarely studied.
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Simon named MSU's first Holocaust Studies Chair

MSU News - June 20, 2016 - 10:22am
Amy Simon has been named the first William and Audrey Farber Family Chair in Holocaust Studies and European Jewish History at Michigan State University.
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Molecular map provides clues to zinc-related diseases

MSU News - June 20, 2016 - 9:40am
Mapping the molecular structure where medicine goes to work is a crucial step toward drug discovery against deadly diseases. Researchers at MSU have taken that critical first step by providing a crystal structure of the extracellular domain, or ECD, of ZIP4 - the exclusive protein responsible for the uptake of zinc from food.
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