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MSUFCU Jazz Artist in Residence program announces dazzling mix of stars

MSU News - September 14, 2017 - 4:19pm
A mix of musicians will energize Michigan from October through March, marking the fifth year of the MSUFCU Jazz Artist in Residence program coordinated by the MSU College of Music.
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$10M DOE grant to help boost camelina oilseed yield

MSU News - September 14, 2017 - 2:21pm
Michigan State University will lead a $10 million U.S. Department of Energy grant to explore ways to boost this promising biofuel crop's yield.
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Hanna-Attisha honored with 22nd Heinz Award

MSU News - September 14, 2017 - 11:30am
Mona Hanna-Attisha, director of the MSU and Hurley Children's Hospital Pediatric Public Health Initiative, or PPHI, is the recipient of the 22nd Heinz Award in Public Policy from the Heinz Family Foundation.
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For worriers, expressive writing cools brain on stressful tasks

MSU News - September 14, 2017 - 8:58am
Chronic worriers, take note: Simply writing about your feelings may help you perform an upcoming stressful task more efficiently, finds an MSU study that measured participants' brain activity.
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Fighting the protective barriers of bacteria

MSU News - September 13, 2017 - 5:30pm
Meng-Lun Hsieh, an MSU College of Osteopathic Medicine student in the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, recently received a two-year fellowship from the National Institutes of Health for her research in understanding the role that gene regulation plays in bacterial biofilm formation.
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College of Music presents an evening of Baroque masterpieces

MSU News - September 13, 2017 - 12:58pm
In honor of the 250th anniversary of Georg Philipp Telemann's death, the College of Music presents a concert by Harmonious Blacksmith.
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Summer's last gasp

MSU News - September 13, 2017 - 12:53pm
OK, so maybe summer isn't really over. I know last week I said it was, but judging by the forecast of temperatures in the mid-80s this weekend, it looks like it still has some life left. Put away the long pants and cute boots for now and slide back into shorts and sandals. Hit the beach or the pool on Saturday and enjoy the last few gasps of warm weather and sunshine. I know that's my plan. I do love fall, especially on this gorgeous campus, but I can never get enough of summer. While I didn't take a real vacation this summer, I did spend a fair amount of time enjoying the outdoors here in East Lansing with some quick day trips to other beautiful Michigan spots. I worked hard during the week putting in plenty of extra hours on some major projects showcasing incredible Spartans and the important work they do, but I took advantage of every warm evening and brilliant weekend. Hiking, biking, swimming and reading on my deck made my days feel like a vacation. What did you do this summer? While we highlighted the work some Spartans did this summer on our Great State Road Trip, we couldn't possibly cover everything. In fact, with more than half a million living Spartan alumni plus current students, staff and faculty, we really only brought you the tiniest bit of the impact Spartans are making. Truth be told, the power of Spartans is a force to behold. Every day Spartans are doing incredible things and making this world a better place for all of us.
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Wharton Center reveals new look

MSU News - September 13, 2017 - 11:46am
Thirty-five years ago, MSU's Wharton Center for Performing Arts opened its doors. Today, Wharton Center - known for presenting the best touring Broadway shows and performing arts attractions - has become a vibrant hub of engagement and education.
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Robert Last: An evolving career in plant genetics

MSU News - September 13, 2017 - 11:37am
How does an undergraduate degree in organic chemistry evolve into a deep-rooted career in plant biology? I'll explain.
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Congressman John Lewis to speak at Blanchard Forum at MSU

MSU News - September 13, 2017 - 11:33am
Congressman and civil rights leader John Lewis will be the featured speaker at the Gov. Jim Blanchard Public Service Forum on Oct. 30 at Michigan State University.
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Diagnosing concussions with voice research

MSU News - September 13, 2017 - 11:30am
After a car accident, Russell Banks, a communicative sciences and disorders doctoral student, focused on his true passion of helping others with brain injuries.
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Claire Gault: Citizen scholar

MSU News - September 13, 2017 - 6:31am
My summer study abroad was a life-changing experience. Citizen Scholars has allowed me to go to Harbin, China, to operate as a bilingual woman in our modern world. I can now speak, read, and write in Mandarin Chinese.
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Meg Kargul: Internship in the South Pacific

MSU News - September 13, 2017 - 6:31am
I began working in a plant biology research lab in summer 2014, following my freshman year at MSU. This summer, I began a nine-month internship with the Ecology of Bird Loss Project in the South Pacific, where we're investigating the cascading impacts of bird extinction due to predation by the invasive brown tree snake in Guam.
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Jesse Yaker: Interning in Israel

MSU News - September 13, 2017 - 6:30am
Summer plans are always one of concern for a college student. Students get started months in advance in hopes of finding the right internship, job or program to take part in while they have some time away from school.
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Fighting Parkinson's

MSU News - September 12, 2017 - 5:35pm
MSU is taking a lead in fighting Parkinson's disease. In two recent studies, Spartan researchers have found new ways that could predict Parkinson's and slow its progression.
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Spartans take sixth at season-opening Gopher Invitational

MSU News - September 12, 2017 - 4:27pm
The MSU men's golf team placed sixth at the season-opening Gopher Invitational at Windsong Farm Golf Club in Independence, Minnesota, Sept. 11.
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MSU defense strong again in 28-14 win over WMU

MSU News - September 12, 2017 - 4:23pm
Brian Lewerke scored on a 61-yard run in the first quarter, and MSU's defense was impressive for a second straight week in a 28-14 victory over Western Michigan Sept. 9.
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One Book, One Community author resonates messages of self-discovery

MSU News - September 12, 2017 - 12:37pm
Five years old, alone, with an empty stomach, no money and no knowledge of the name of his home or family while lost in a dangerous city with a foreign language.
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Michigan Lawyers Weekly names MSU assistant professor 'Woman of the Year'

MSU News - September 12, 2017 - 12:33pm
MSIU assistant professor Delanie Pope has been named Michigan Lawyers Weekly's 2017 Woman of the Year, as selected by her peers.
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MSU partners on community change project

MSU News - September 12, 2017 - 9:40am
MSU, City of Lansing, One Love Global Inc. and Capital Region Community Foundation will come together for a Truth, Racial Healing and Transformation engagement over the next five years in metro Lansing, thanks to support from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation.
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