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Sunset silhouette

MSU News - May 26, 2015 - 5:49pm
A midge perches on wild grass as the sun sets at the MSU Sheep Teaching and Research Center pasture on May 23, 2015. Photo by Kurt Stepnitz
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MSU track and field heads to Florida for East Region Preliminary Championships

MSU News - May 26, 2015 - 5:15pm
MSU men's and women's track and field programs will be well represented at the 2015 NCAA East Preliminary Round this week at Hodges Stadium in Jacksonville, Florida.
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Supernovas help 'clean' galaxies

MSU News - May 26, 2015 - 2:36pm
Supernovas just might be the cleaning service of the universe. MSU-led research finds that these explosions that mark the end of a star's life work hand-in-hand with supermassive black holes to sweep out gas and shut down galaxies' star-forming factories.
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Retrial begins for alumnus accused of karaoke bar assault

State News Top Stories - May 26, 2015 - 1:56pm

More than three months after a hung jury was declared, Meng Long Li, the alumnus accused of assaulting another Chinese student with a plastic water pitcher at a karaoke bar on Jan. 31, 2014, appeared before a jury again Tuesday for the start of his retrial.

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Making a difference with science

MSU News - May 26, 2015 - 12:57pm
Mark Voit and Megan Donahue, professors of physics and astronomy who are both internationally known for their research on galaxy formation, went to two of the most prestigious undergraduate institutions in the country (Princeton and MIT, respectively). But the couple, who met in grad school at the University of Colorado 30 years ago in March, feel a much deeper kinship with MSU than any other school.
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Innovative app earns MSU student national award

MSU News - May 26, 2015 - 12:13pm
An innovative mobile app known as You++ has earned Michigan State University computer science senior Angela Sun a national award.
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MSU's Adami to be featured on Science Channel

MSU News - May 26, 2015 - 11:44am
MSU researcher Chris Adami, professor in the College of Natural Science, will be featured in an episode of Science Channel's Through the Wormhole with Morgan Freeman. The episode premieres Wednesday, May 27 at 10pm.
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Senior awarded prestigious Baggett Fellowship

MSU News - May 26, 2015 - 11:34am
An MSU Honors College senior, majoring in linguistics and neuroscience, has been awarded a prestigious Baggett Fellowship.
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Spartans fall short of earning a slot in the NCAA baseball tournament

State News Top Stories - May 26, 2015 - 10:50am

The MSU baseball team was a strong contender for the NCAA tournament but unfortunately didn’t make the cut after losing four of its five last games.

The Spartans finished the season with a record of 34-23 and an RPI ranking of 51, according to D1Baseball.

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Summer jobs in East Lansing: a way to save up cash, get ahead on graduation

State News Top Stories - May 26, 2015 - 6:38am

Summer in East Lansing is filled with fun and exciting opportunities. It might be spending a day rafting on the Red Cedar River, spending a night downtown at the bars, taking a short trip to the capital for a Lansing Lugnuts’ game and much more.

However, these activities aren’t free and money can be an issue. Many students who stay in East Lansing for the summer work various summer jobs to support themselves.

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MSU-Oregon to be featured on ABC's Saturday Night Football

MSU News - May 22, 2015 - 3:57pm
The MSU-Oregon game on Sept. 12 in Spartan Stadium will be featured on ABC's Saturday Night Football, the Big Ten Conference and ESPN announced on Thursday.
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3D printing studio at local library made available to public

State News Top Stories - May 21, 2015 - 3:20pm

The East Lansing Public Library Maker Studio 2.0's 3D printers have drawn interest from people of all ages and walks of like, including students, parents and a local artist. 

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Partnership donates $250,000 to support financial education for students

MSU News - May 21, 2015 - 3:05pm
In partnership with Visa Inc., the MSU Federal Credit Union will provide MSU $250,000 in funding for the next eight years to underwrite the Financial Peer Education Program, which will be available to MSU students beginning in fall 2015.
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O'Connor, Daniels and Drenth receive Big Ten outdoor track and field awards

MSU News - May 21, 2015 - 2:28pm
MSU track and field standouts Leah O'Connor and Katelyn Daniels and Director of Track and Field/Cross Country Walt Drenth were recognized with postseason awards from the Big Ten Conference on Tuesday.
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Randolph Rasch recommended as new nursing dean at MSU

MSU News - May 21, 2015 - 11:21am
Randolph Rasch, currently a professor and previous department chairperson in the School of Nursing at University of North Carolina at Greensboro, is being recommended as the new dean of the MSU College of Nursing.
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MSU High 5: May 21, 2015

MSU News - May 21, 2015 - 7:00am
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 MSU.
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Online safety: If you want something done right, do it yourself

MSU News - May 20, 2015 - 2:20pm
When it comes to keeping online information safe from hackers and other criminals, it's up to the individual user to keep his or her data secure. The end-user is often the "weakest link" in the Internet safety chain, said Saleem Alhabash, an MSU faculty member who is part of a team that researches ways of making the Web safer for its users.
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Saxophone senior to perform in D.C.

MSU News - May 20, 2015 - 12:12pm
Saxophonist Jordan Lulloff, a music performance major in the MSU College of Music, has been selected as one of four winners of the VSA 2015 International Young Soloists Competition.
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Kathy Doig: Designing curriculum is a bit like jazz

MSU News - May 20, 2015 - 11:43am
My first two years of college were at the University of Michigan. I thought I wanted to be a physician, but within one semester, I discovered that I just wasn't happy there and I figured medical school would be the same way.
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Student a cappella group releases single off upcoming album

State News Top Stories - May 20, 2015 - 11:38am

Last night, the Spartan Sur a capella group released a single off of their first album, “Surround Sound.”

Neuroscience junior Bhavya Thaaman said the group has been working on the album for three months.

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