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Student organizations fight to prevent sexual assault

State News Top Stories - November 17, 2014 - 5:50pm

The It's On Us National Week of Action has served as a catalyst for a much needed conversation.

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Spartans make quick work of Hoosiers, 3-0

MSU News - November 17, 2014 - 4:49pm
MSU allowed just 34 points in a three-game sweep of visiting Indiana on Saturday (25-12, 25-8, 25-14), establishing a new school record and moving MSU to 7-9 in Big Ten play and 14-13 overall.
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Michigan State beats Maryland 37-15

MSU News - November 17, 2014 - 4:43pm
Jeremy Langford ran for 138 yards and two touchdowns, and MSU received a strong performance from its defense in a 37-15 victory Saturday night.
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Spartans view Duke contest as great opportunity

MSU News - November 17, 2014 - 4:40pm
MSU is ranked 19th going into Tuesday night's Champions Classic game against No. 4 Duke at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis.
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Students call for MSU to cut ties with JanSport

State News Top Stories - November 17, 2014 - 4:09pm

MSU United Students Against Sweatshops, which pressured MSU to agree to the Accord on Fire and Building Safety in Bangladesh last year, is now pushing for the university to cut ties with JanSport. 

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MSU researchers find Michigan's snowshoe hare population dropping off

MSU News - November 17, 2014 - 3:58pm
Researchers have concluded that Michigan's snowshoe hare population is declining at an alarming rate, and they are linking this problem partially to the effects of climate change.
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Examining the effect of foundation-funded research on education

MSU News - November 17, 2014 - 2:52pm
Using a nearly $300,000 grant from the William T. Grant Foundation, scholars from MSU and the University of Michigan will investigate how research funded by private foundations shapes the debate on teacher quality.
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Creating a national model for language learning and assessment

MSU News - November 17, 2014 - 2:25pm
Using a two-year, $800,000 grant from the Institute of International Education, MSU researchers will develop a program to gauge how practices used to measure foreign language proficiency affect language teaching and learning.
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New documentary explores immigration from a woman's perspective

MSU News - November 17, 2014 - 1:00pm
As immigration continues to dominate international conversation, a Venezuelan-born MSU professor has produced a 90-minute documentary about the hot-button issue, hoping to shatter some of the stereotypes surrounding the debate.
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One firm's loss is another's gain

MSU News - November 17, 2014 - 9:20am
Simple gestures of goodwill by frontline employees can help win over customers who are dissatisfied with a previous retail or service experience with another company, suggests an MSU-led study that refute past findings.
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MSU top producer of global citizens

MSU News - November 17, 2014 - 8:07am
In its mission to create global citizens by providing a culturally diverse campus and immersion experiences abroad, MSU leads the state in international student enrollment and study abroad participation, according to a new report placing MSU in the top 10 nationally for both.
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Students from diverse backgrounds gain family, skills from multicultural greek life

State News Top Stories - November 16, 2014 - 6:04pm

When Davina James came to college, she hadn’t found a group in which she felt included.

James, a human development senior, was born in Detroit and moved to Colorado during her adolescence. She returned to Michigan to attend MSU. Throughout all of her life, she said that she had never really found her niche.

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A final bow

State News Top Stories - November 16, 2014 - 2:15pm

With the final whistle Saturday in College Park, Maryland, it was officially time for MSU’s seniors to focus on one final game at Spartan Stadium.

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MSU Academy for Global Engagement names 10 new fellows

MSU News - November 14, 2014 - 3:05pm
Ten early-to-mid career tenure track faculty have been selected to develop and enhance their international research portfolios.
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Spartans host Indiana Saturday

MSU News - November 14, 2014 - 2:41pm
MSU plays its fifth home game in six outings on Saturday, hosting Indiana at 7 p.m.
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No. 12 Spartans face Maryland Saturday for first time since 1950

MSU News - November 14, 2014 - 2:16pm
No. 12 MSU (7-2, 4-1 Big Ten) will travel to Maryland (6-3, 3-2) Saturday, Nov. 15 to face the Terrapins for the first time since 1950 and just the sixth time in series history.
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MSU College of Human Medicine debuts expansion in downtown Flint

MSU News - November 14, 2014 - 11:00am
MSU College of Human Medicine has unveiled its new medical education and public health research space in the former Flint Journal building in downtown Flint.
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German Studies program commemorates fall of Berlin Wall

MSU News - November 13, 2014 - 2:40pm
The German Studies program commemorated the 25th anniversary of the November 1989 fall of the Berlin Wall by constructing a segment of the Berlin Wall to display in Wells Hall throughout October and the beginning of November.
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Spartans open season at Navy

MSU News - November 13, 2014 - 8:12am
No. 18 MSU opens Tom Izzo's 20th season as Spartan head coach at Navy in the Quicken Loans Veterans Classic. This is the third time in four years the Spartans will open the season away from home, with all three games being military appreciation events.
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MSU High 5: Nov. 13, 2014

MSU News - November 13, 2014 - 6:40am
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 Michigan State University.
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