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MSU's ombudsperson office first in nation to reach 50 years

MSU News - June 14, 2017 - 2:09pm
MSU's Office of the University Ombudsperson has become the first in the United States to reach 50 years of operation and continues to serve as a national leader.
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$2 million NSF grant awarded to predict future viability of phytoplankton

MSU News - June 14, 2017 - 1:14pm
Michigan State University aquatic ecologist Elena Litchman is the lead investigator of a four-year, $2 million National Science Foundation Dimensions of Biodiversity grant. to study the future viability of phytoplankton.
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Kiprotich finishes second in 1,500m at NCAA Track and Field Championships

MSU News - June 14, 2017 - 11:48am
MSU track and field sophomore Justine Kiprotich earned All-American accolades by finishing second in the 1,500m at the NCAA Track and Field Championships at Historic Hayward Field in Eugene, Oregon.
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The total package

MSU News - June 14, 2017 - 3:26am
Guess what? There is very little difference in appearance between a black soaker hose with a yellow stripe and a striped snake coiled up in it - except only one moves when you grab it by mistake. Yeah, that was not my best moment. It's not like it was going to hurt me, but I really, really don't like snakes. Yet, there it was last Saturday, wrapped up with my hose like a tiny package of nightmares that will continue to haunt me for a long time. While not nearly as horrifying, I remember a few years ago when another package gave my husband's family new holiday lore to add to their collection. My mother-in-law got a gift in the mail for Christmas. As she started to unwrap it, she began to show her excitement for the George Forman grill advertised on the box. Except when she opened it, there were bath products inside. They still joke about the "George Forman lotion," though someone did eventually buy her that grill. Sometimes packaging can drive you nuts. I remember the frustration of unpacking toys, especially Barbie dolls, when my daughter was little. Not that long ago I bought a pair of scissors - but I couldn't get the plastic packaging off. I actually needed scissors to get into my scissors.
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Laura Bix: Making a difference

MSU News - June 14, 2017 - 1:42am
I believe that the best solutions to problems occur at the intersection of art and science. This belief, coupled with the spirit of innovation and entrepreneurship in the field of packaging, and my father's work in the field, were central to my choice to be a packaging major.
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Hananiel Setiawan: A passion for research

MSU News - June 14, 2017 - 1:38am
"Why do you like physics?" "What, exactly, is your research?" Those are the two questions I get asked most often by my friends and relatives.
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Researcher receives NSF grant to study dialects

MSU News - June 13, 2017 - 1:30pm
MSU associate professor Cristina Schmitt was awarded a three-year $200,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to advance her linguistics research.
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MSU a key partner in Cooperative Institute for Great Lakes Research

MSU News - June 13, 2017 - 11:59am
Michigan State University is poised to play a big role in the newly formed Cooperative Institute for Great Lakes Research.
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MSU a key partner in Cooperative Institute for Great Lakes Research-BS

MSU News - June 13, 2017 - 11:59am
Michigan State University is poised to play a big role in the newly formed Cooperative Institute for Great Lakes Research.
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MSU Community Music School celebrates 15th year of Eric 'RicStar' Winter Music Therapy Camp

MSU News - June 13, 2017 - 11:18am
The MSU Community Music School will host the 15th Annual Eric 'RicStar' Winter Music Therapy Camp June 15-21.
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MSU Gran Fondo funds promising skin cancer studies

MSU News - June 13, 2017 - 11:04am
MSU College of Human Medicine researchers are conducting three promising studies that could lead to new treatments for skin cancer, including melanoma, the deadliest form.
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Winning climate strategy demands details

MSU News - June 12, 2017 - 5:39pm
When understanding a country's climate - especially vast countries like the United States or China - to protect food security, biodiversity and human health, the devil is in the details.
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MSU will host Notre Dame In Big Ten/ACC Challenge

MSU News - June 12, 2017 - 12:44pm
ESPN announced that Michigan State will host Notre Dame in the 2017 Big Ten/ACC Challenge.
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New resources for fruit, vegetable and nut farmers released for National Pollinator Week

MSU News - June 9, 2017 - 2:56pm
Integrated Crop Pollination Project is celebrating National Pollinator Week by highlighting new training videos, crop pollination fact sheets and series of recorded webinars that are available for farmers.
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MSU College of Music presents a summer series where beauty and music meet

MSU News - June 9, 2017 - 2:25pm
MSU's College of Music presents the Music in the Garden Concert Series from June 28 to September 7. Bring a blanket and experience the point where beauty and music meet.
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MSU's Student Success Initiative wins Innovation Award

MSU News - June 9, 2017 - 6:57am
Michigan State University has won an award for its commitment to increasing graduation rates and closing opportunity gaps for first generation, low-income and underrepresented populations through its Student Success Initiative.
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Michigan elementary school students showcase talents during Disney Musicals in Schools performance

MSU News - June 8, 2017 - 2:56pm
Three Lansing area schools and Flint's Richfield Public School Academy got a chance to showcase their talents in the Disney Musicals in Schools performace on May 30 at the Wharton Cennter.
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Muon magnet's moment has arrived

MSU News - June 8, 2017 - 2:46pm
What do you get when you revive a beautiful 20-year-old physics machine, carefully transport it 3,200 miles over land and sea to its new home, and then use it to probe strange happenings in a magnetic field?
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The Celtic Woman to perform at the Wharton Center

MSU News - June 8, 2017 - 2:15pm
Multi-platinum international music ensemble Celtic Woman will bring its brand new show, "Voices of Angels," to the Wharton Center at 3 p.m. June 18 in the Cobb Great Hall.
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Deja vu all over again

MSU News - June 7, 2017 - 1:47pm
"I play along with the charade. There doesn't seem to be a reason to change. You know, I feel so dirty when they start talking cute, I wanna tell her that I love her but the point is probably moot." Having d'ej`a vu yet? I certainly am. I'm doing exactly what I was doing on this day four years ago - writing a blog that started like that and singing "Jessie's Girl" in my head. How do I know this? Because Facebook tells me. Thanks to the "On This Day" feature, I know that four years ago I was musing about the weird workings of the brain. Three years ago, I was on a lovely bike ride, six years ago I was listening to Tom Izzo at a conference I planned and eight years ago I was celebrating a Red Wings' win in the playoffs. Because of these reminders and an earworm of a song hook, I'm once again "watching him with those eyes." It's an interesting feature of Facebook - sometimes I love reminiscing, and sometimes it freaks me out how fast time is flying. But it's usually pretty good memories - I, like most other people don't usually post about my failures and mistakes. Well, I suppose when it's something funny like falling out of my chair in a meeting or something, but most people tend to hide their really big mistakes from their Facebook friends, which makes everyone look like they have these perfect lives, when in reality, we all make mistakes and have failures.
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