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Ehrhardt finishes fifth in decathlon; O'Connor advances to steeplechase finals on day two of NCAA Championships

MSU News - June 12, 2015 - 11:22am
Sophomore Tim Ehrhardt scored the first points for the Michigan State track & field team in the NCAA Championship by finishing fifth in the decathlon with a career-best 7,677 points.
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Land Policy Institute helps lead urban development study

MSU News - June 11, 2015 - 9:46pm
MSU's Land Policy Institute is helping conduct the Michigan Walkable Urban Places study to assist in planning future development blueprints for the state of Michigan.
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Out of Sight

State News Top Stories - June 11, 2015 - 4:30pm

On important issues such as tuition increases, upgrades to campus buildings and major personnel appointments, governing boards of Michigan’s public universities often hold the serious discussions and deliberations away from the public, and when they emerge to take a vote, they appear decided, offering those attending little insight into the rationale and resolved contention of the decision.

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Daina Briedis named fellow of the American Society for Engineering Education

MSU News - June 11, 2015 - 12:25pm
Daina Briedis, associate professor of chemical engineering and materials science and assistant dean of student advancement and program assessment in the Michigan State University College of Engineering, has been named a fellow of the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE).
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College of Music presents 19th Annual Muelder Summer Carillon Series

MSU News - June 11, 2015 - 11:55am
The MSU College of Music will present the 19th annual Muelder Summer Carillon Series on six consecutive Wednesday recitals at 6 p.m. July 1 to August 5 at MSU's Beaumont Tower.
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MSU High 5: June 11, 2015

MSU News - June 11, 2015 - 7:17am
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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Michigan Good Food Fund invests in a healthier food future

MSU News - June 10, 2015 - 3:43pm
The Michigan Good Food Fund-a new public-private partnership loan and grant fund created to address lack of healthy food access in rural and urban communities by supporting good food entrepreneurs across the state-has launched. The Michigan State University Center for Regional Food Systems will co-lead business assistance and pipeline development in partnership with the Fair Food Network. The W.K. Kellogg Foundation and Capital Impact Partners are also core partners.
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Can you dig it?

MSU News - June 10, 2015 - 1:41pm
It happens every morning. After hauling myself up the 99 steps to my office (yes, the elevator is still out and yes, I still count them) I end up standing outside my locked office door digging around in my purse for my keys. No matter what, my key ring is always the very last thing I find. How does that happen? How can it always be at the bottom? Why does it hide from me? It's not like I have a huge purse so it really shouldn't be that hard. Here are all the things I had to dig through today to find my keys: a wallet (complete with Spartan helmet on it), my phone, my car key, a pair of reading glasses, a pack of gum, a thumb drive (also with Spartan helmet) two partially unwrapped pieces of gum, a mint, two purple pens, three lipsticks, one lip gloss, two tins of Lush perfume, two tickets to my niece's graduation (which was last Sunday), a movie ticket (from two weeks ago), an eyeliner and mascara (never again, people, never again). My purse is actually very small - I pared down years ago. It doesn't even have extra pockets or zippers. Back in the day when I carried a much bigger purse I jammed so much useless stuff into it, I swear if I dug around enough I'd have found the Ark of the Covenant. And yet, it's still a major excavation at my door every morning just to find that tiny silver ring with three keys on it. For the amount of time it takes, you'd think I was digging around the huge construction holes that are in front of Olds Hall right now.
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Robert Abramovitch: Illuminating Solutions

MSU News - June 10, 2015 - 1:31pm
Robert Abramovitch is an assistant professor in the Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics in the College of Natural Science. Every day he enters his lab in the Physical Sciences Building motivated and ready to find new solutions for treating tuberculosis.
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Kristin Doshier: No, I'm not digging for dinosaurs

MSU News - June 10, 2015 - 12:31pm
Since this is my first field school and first time doing anything archaeology related I wasn't exactly sure what to expect. I had an idea of what we would be doing and I was excited to finally start and tell my family and friends about it, but most of them had something different in their minds.
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Public debate could be key to strong economy

MSU News - June 10, 2015 - 11:26am
A new study by MSU economist Siddharth Chandra, director of MSU's Asian Studies Center, and Nita Rudra, associate professor in the Department of Government at Georgetown University, has found that people who speak their minds loudly and often could be responsible for economic prosperity.
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Social media should play greater role in disaster communication

MSU News - June 10, 2015 - 9:32am
It is clear that social media should play a larger role in emergency preparedness, says Bruno Takahashi, an MSU assistant professor of journalism who studies the issue.
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MSU Engineering names three associate deans

MSU News - June 9, 2015 - 4:49pm
Three associate deans have been appointed in the MSU College of Engineering.
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VIDEO: East Lansing Farmer's Market kicks off seventh season

State News Top Stories - June 9, 2015 - 4:06pm

East Lansing Farmer’s Market began its seventh season on June 7 with vendors selling produce that ranged from organically-grown vegetables to homemade desserts. The market was filled with people all eager to buy homegrown produce. The vendors at the market come from all over Michigan and everything they produce is grown or raised in Michigan.

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Applying research agendas to sport fishing

MSU News - June 9, 2015 - 3:05pm
Facing declines in natural reproduction, a team of scientists, including a Michigan State University inland fisheries researcher, has developed a list of research and management needs to help keep the fish -- and the industry - thriving.
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MSU announces major athletic award winners

MSU News - June 9, 2015 - 3:05pm
Six MSU student-athletes have been recognized for excellence both on the playing field and in the classroom, earning the school's highest athletic awards for 2014-15.
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Poulson recognized for decades of Great Lakes environmental journalism

MSU News - June 9, 2015 - 11:47am
The International Association for Great Lakes Research has recognized David Poulson, the senior associate director of MSU's Knight Center for Environmental Journalism, for a career-long dedication to inform and educate the public and policymakers on Great Lakes issues.
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United Shore $500,000 gift creates faculty fellow position in sales at MSU

MSU News - June 9, 2015 - 10:00am
A former MSU basketball player turned business executive is teaming up with the Broad College of Business to enhance sales research and education.
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MSU High 5: June 9, 2015

MSU News - June 9, 2015 - 7:20am
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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MSU hires nation's first endowed chair in genetic programming

MSU News - June 8, 2015 - 5:27pm
MSU has hired the first endowed chair in genetic programming in the United States.
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