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Earthy frame

MSU News - May 2, 2017 - 8:50pm
A tree trunk frames a beautiful sunset scene at the MSU Farms on Earth Day. Photo by Kurt Stepntiz
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Giving back to family

MSU News - May 2, 2017 - 6:01pm
When it came to making an estate plan, longtime MSU Libraries employee Sue Levy made sure she always would give back to the people of MSU. Through a charitable bequest she will provide funds to establish five future endowments in areas that mean the most to her.
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On-the-job deaths...by the numbers

MSU News - May 2, 2017 - 4:44pm
According to an annual Michigan State University report, while the number of on-the-job deaths has remained relatively consistent over the past five years, preliminary numbers for 2016 indicate that the number is increasing. An estimated 147 Michigan workers died in the workplace last year up from 136 confirmed deaths in 2015.
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New MSU Tower Guard hosts induction

MSU News - May 2, 2017 - 2:41pm
While those familiar with MSU's campus know where Beaumont Tower is located, most are likely unaware that the second floor of Beaumont Tower is home to the oldest active, student organization on campus - Tower Guard - founded in 1934 by the wife of former MSU President Robert Shaw.
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Karen Sadler, Mark Dantonio present inaugural Mike Sadler Competitive Edge Award

MSU News - May 2, 2017 - 1:53pm
Karen Sadler and MSU head football coach Mark Dantonio presented the inaugural Mike Sadler Competitive Edge Award to eight MSU applied engineering science seniors at a College of Engineering awards ceremony held at Anthony Hall.
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Spartans awarded Gilman International Scholarship

MSU News - May 2, 2017 - 11:15am
Eleven Spartans are among approximately 1,200 American undergraduate students from more than 350 colleges and universities across the United States selected to receive the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship.
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Montae Nicholson drafted by Washington in fourth round

MSU News - May 2, 2017 - 11:05am
MSU safety Montae Nicholson was selected by the Washington Redskins in the fourth round (No. 123 overall) of the 2017 National Football League Draft on April 29.
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The link between brain activity and social networks

MSU News - May 2, 2017 - 10:52am
The structure of the social network to which a person belongs could shape how their brain responds to social exclusion, according to a new study led by an MSU researcher.
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MSU students spend spring break helping others

MSU News - May 2, 2017 - 10:48am
While some people spent their spring breaks working on their tans, a group of Spartans worked to build safe, warm, and dry homes for families in need in Floyd County, Kentucky.
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MSU celebrates national Arbor Day with tree planting ceremony

MSU News - May 2, 2017 - 10:15am
In honor of national Arbor Day on April 28, MSU's Infrastructure Planning and Facilities planted a new maple tree at the southwest corner of the Union.
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$2 Million gift names Business Pavilion's Career Management Center

MSU News - May 2, 2017 - 9:32am
With a $2 million gift to the Eli Broad College of Business, alumnus Russell "Russ" Palmer and his wife Wendy are supporting the construction of the Business Pavilion and ensuring that business students have the resources to pursue their dream careers.
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MSU to partner with MusicTown

MSU News - May 2, 2017 - 9:25am
MSU will offer free educational programs in Detroit's soon-to-be-built MusicTown, a venue designed to host and celebrate music, culture and entertainment in the city of Detroit.
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MSU names 2017-18 Homecoming Court

MSU News - May 1, 2017 - 4:16pm
Ten exceptional senior students have been named to the 2017-18 Homecoming Court.
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Malik McDowell selected by Seahawks in second round

MSU News - May 1, 2017 - 11:50am
McDowell becomes the highest-drafted defensive lineman in the Mark Dantonio era at No. 35 overall.
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First U.S. success of nonhuman primate gene editing

MSU News - May 1, 2017 - 10:48am
Mice have been and will continue to be good base models for human medicinal advances. However, their size and some of their physiological differences leave them lacking in important areas of human medicine, including neurological and reproductive research.
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Spartan Rowing announces nine signees for 2017

MSU News - April 28, 2017 - 12:05pm
MSU rowing coach Matt Weise has announced that nine student-athletes will join the Spartan rowing program when they enroll at MSU in the fall of 2017.
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MSU senior receives Richard Lee Featherstone Endowed Prize

MSU News - April 28, 2017 - 11:12am
Bronwen McVeigh, an Honors College senior in the College of Music studying piano performance and composition, was recently chosen as the 2017 recipient of the Richard Lee Featherstone Endowed Prize.
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Spartans rout Rockets, 11-1

MSU News - April 27, 2017 - 2:49pm
MSU baseball erupted for a seven-run eighth inning and went on to beat Toledo, 11-1, Wednesday afternoon at McLane Stadium at Kobs Field.
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City of East Lansing, MSU announce 2017 One Book, One Community selection

MSU News - April 27, 2017 - 9:40am
The City of East Lansing and MSU announce the book selection for the 2017 One Book, One Community (OBOC) program: "A Long Way Home" by Saroo Brierley with Larry Buttrose.
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National mental-health survey finds widespread ignorance, stigma

MSU News - April 27, 2017 - 7:20am
Less than half of Americans can recognize anxiety. Most people don't know what to do about depression even when they spot it. And nearly 8 in 10 don't recognize prescription drug abuse as a treatable problem. Those are just some of the findings of a new national survey on issues surrounding mental health literacy by MSU scholars.
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