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Seventy-eight Spartans named Big Ten Distinguished Scholars

MSU News - July 15, 2015 - 11:38am
The Big Ten Conference released the list of student-athletes who received the 2014-15 Big Ten Distinguished Scholar Award.
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Andrew Gleichert: Big-league Ambitions

MSU News - July 15, 2015 - 11:34am
Andrew Gleichert has big ambitions - medical school and playing in the NFL.
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Pre-college science programs lead to more science majors

MSU News - July 15, 2015 - 10:25am
High school students who take part in pre-college programs that focus on science are much more likely to pursue higher education and, eventually, careers in science, technology, engineering and medicine - the STEM disciplines.
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Construction of MSU Grand Rapids Research Center adds 728 jobs; $95M economic impact

MSU News - July 14, 2015 - 5:33pm
With construction underway for the new Michigan State University Grand Rapids Research Center, officials from MSU, Clark Construction Company and Rockford Construction today announced measures of economic impact that construction alone will have on the West Michigan economy.
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Bayer gift helps harvest hope

MSU News - July 14, 2015 - 12:29pm
MSU alumni Doug and Maria Bayer of Bellevue, Washington, are supporting the research of Michael Hamm, C.S. Mott Professor for Sustainable Agriculture at MSU, with a $1 million pledge.
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PACE on patrol

State News Top Stories - July 13, 2015 - 3:23pm

Sometimes they go by bike, other times they go by car. They’re a familiar sight to students living and driving around East Lansing, and for those who get ticketed, they’re often a source of frustration.

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National Order of the Arrow Conference takes place Aug. 3-8; celebrates centennial

MSU News - July 13, 2015 - 2:26pm
About 15,000 Arrowmen from across the nation will come together Aug. 3-8 on MSU's campus for the National Order of the Arrow Conference. This year marks the organization's 100th anniversary.
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Common Ground Music Festival closes weekend with spectacle

State News Top Stories - July 13, 2015 - 10:15am

Common Ground Music Festival finished on Sunday with headliners Empire Of The Sun, The Flaming Lips and Man Man. The bands each played rock music with their own creative twist.

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MSU recognized for promoting physical activity on campus

MSU News - July 10, 2015 - 3:51pm
MSU earned gold-level recognition in the Exercise is Medicine on Campus program, a U.S.-based health initiative coordinated by the American College of Sports Medicine.
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Valberg named Mary Anne Mcphail Dressage Chair in Equine Sports Medicine

MSU News - July 10, 2015 - 11:00am
Stephanie Valberg has been named the Mary Anne McPhail Dressage Chair in Equine Sports Medicine at Michigan State University's College of Veterinary Medicine. Valberg's new position begins November 1, 2015.
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Week in Review: July 10

State News Top Stories - July 10, 2015 - 10:38am

In a recent CBS Best in College Sports rankings, MSU was ranked No.

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VIDEO: Dawson and Trice hopeful for a chance to shine in the NBA

State News Top Stories - July 9, 2015 - 5:03pm

As the Orlando summer league begins to heat up former MSU basketball players Branden Dawson and Travis Trice are trying to find their path in the NBA.

Dawson, of course, is playing for the Los Angeles Clippers summer league team after he was taken with the No.

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Chief of public affairs for the U.S. Army visits MSU

MSU News - July 9, 2015 - 11:17am
On July 8, Brig. Gen. Malcolm Frost, chief of public affairs for the U.S. Army, visited MSU to host a media roundtable at Demonstration Hall, home of MSU's Army ROTC.
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Army band and choral ensemble brings patriotism and support to MSU's campus

State News Top Stories - July 8, 2015 - 3:47pm

The concert band and the soldiers' chorus of the U.S.

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One of those days

MSU News - July 8, 2015 - 3:30pm
Ever have one of those days? Today has certainly been one for me. It started out with my dog waking me up just early enough to be too early, and just late enough to go back to sleep. To top it off, my arm was completely asleep - I might as well been trying to open the door with a wet noodle. Though it was too late to go back to sleep, that didn't stop me from turning off my alarm and dozing back off, only to wake with a start realizing that now I was actually late. I jumped into the shower to find only a trace amount of shampoo left. How does that happen? I swear there was more in the bottle yesterday. Are bandits sneaking into my house while I'm gone to shower and use my shampoo? Is it evaporating? While I was rinsing out the minuscule amount, an alarm on my phone went off, causing me to drip all over the floor in a mad scramble to shut it off. As I pulled on my skirt, I put my toe into the hem, ripping a good section so I chose something else to wear - and promptly tore the strap on the shirt. I moved onto outfit number three very carefully and eventually got dressed. I jammed my toothbrush into my gum, poked myself in the eye with my eyeliner and turned on my blow dryer to find it groaning like it's on its last leg.
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Zhiyong Xi: A Dream of Wiping Out Dengue Fever

MSU News - July 8, 2015 - 2:30pm
My long-term goal is to develop control strategies to block dengue virus transmission in mosquitoes.
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La Bodega to close Friday

State News Top Stories - July 8, 2015 - 1:24pm

After seven years of business La Bodega, a clothing and retail store located at 619 E. Grand River Ave., will close its doors for the last time at 6 p.m. Friday, store owner Leif Elias said.

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Joseph Breck: Developing an Artistic Identity

MSU News - July 8, 2015 - 11:31am
Joseph Breck, who is now a senior studio art major, only applied to one school when he was looking at colleges: Michigan State University. And when he arrived on MSU's campus, he found that the Studio Art program's emphasis on conceptual foundations was the perfect fit.
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Spartan basketball to host Florida in December

MSU News - July 8, 2015 - 11:20am
MSU announced that the Spartan men's basketball team will play Florida at Breslin Center on Dec. 12.
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