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Medical students receive scholarships to help underserved patients

MSU News - March 28, 2017 - 12:44pm
MSU College of Human Medicine students Sarah Robbins and Rohit Abraham share a passion for helping underserved patients and both recently learned they will receive awards to help them realize that goal.
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Stars to shine at MSU's Abrams Planetarium

MSU News - March 28, 2017 - 12:22pm
April will be a busy month at MSU's Abrams Planetarium. In addition to the debuts of two new shows, the planetarium also will be an active participant in the April 7 Statewide Astronomy Night, which is part of the MSU Science Festival.
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MSU Debate finishes in top 16 at National Debate Tournament

MSU News - March 28, 2017 - 11:33am
The MSU debate team finished in the top 16 out of 78 teams competing at the National Debate Tournament held at the University of Kansas over the weekend.
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Scientist pioneers technology new to MSU, maps giant virus

MSU News - March 28, 2017 - 9:38am
In a laboratory at Michigan State University, scientists took a DIY approach to build a retrofitted cryo-electron microscope that allowed them to map a giant Samba virus - one of the world's largest viruses.
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MSU, Shedd Aquarium partnering to create healthier aquatic homes

MSU News - March 28, 2017 - 7:14am
Viruses are the most abundant living organisms on the planet, yet we know very little about them, especially in aquatic environments. Michigan State University's Joan Rose is partnering with Shedd Aquarium in Chicago to better understand how viruses affect plants, fish and aquatic mammals in human-built and controlled aquariums.
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Philanthropy honors

MSU News - March 27, 2017 - 4:59pm
Robert and Georgia Burgess are both graduates of the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources. Bob earned his Bachelor of Science in 1966 majoring in packaging, and his wife, Georgia graduated in 1967 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in interior design. They have found significant success in their respective fields and continue to give back to MSU.
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Tori Jankoska named Associated Press Honorable Mention All-American

MSU News - March 27, 2017 - 4:17pm
MSU women's basketball senior guard Tori Jankoska was named to the Associated Press honorable mention All-America team, as announced by the AP March 27.
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WKAR partners with local credit union and the Greater Lansing Food Bank to provide meals

MSU News - March 24, 2017 - 3:24pm
As part of the WKAR Radio Spring Fundraiser, which kicked off today, donations made to WKAR Radio will help feed those in need the community.
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Doctoral student receives fellowship to further understanding of African Diaspora

MSU News - March 24, 2017 - 3:09pm
Tara Mock, a doctoral candidate in African and African American Studies, was recently awarded the 2017 TIAA Ruth Simms Hamilton Graduate Merit Fellowship at MSU.
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Honors College senior named Hertz Fellow

MSU News - March 23, 2017 - 2:51pm
MSU senior Rebecca Carlson is one of 12 students nationwide to be named a Hertz Fellow.
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MSU lands NIH grant to study connection between fish genes and human medicine

MSU News - March 23, 2017 - 9:26am
MSU has landed a $727,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health to improve the use of fish as disease models for human medicine.
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Bridges named to NABC All-District First Team

MSU News - March 22, 2017 - 4:12pm
MSU guard/forward Miles Bridges has been selected to the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) All-District Seven First Team, as announced by the NABC March 22.
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A Spartan reality

MSU News - March 22, 2017 - 1:57pm
Holy wow I am tired! I'm not sure whether to blame it on the recent time change, the incredibly busy week I had at the South by Southwest conference or some combination of both. All I know is I'm wandering through the days in a stupor and having bizarre dreams at night. While I feel a bit like the walking dead, I actually dreamed that Rick Grimes (a character on the show "Walking Dead") told me I knew how to put together an outfit and patted my back before we jumped on a Ferris wheel to shoot zombies. At least my fashion choices are on point in my subconscious. I'm not the only one chasing Mr. Sandman. One of my coworkers said she has a new definition of tired - SXSW tired. Another said when she arrived home, she inexplicably woke up in her bed four hours later with a box of Cheez-Its. We went non-stop at the conference, learning as much as we could, getting inspired and planning how to use what knowledge we gained. Like all tough Spartans, we preserved through our exhaustion and faced that next day ready to get down to work. The conference was pretty amazing. Imagine thousands of innovators, creators, writers, photographers, designers, developers and more converging on one city to attend sessions to learn from leaders in their fields. It's like the entire city of Austin, Texas was overflowing with possibility and extraordinary vision.
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Sean Couch: Star guts

MSU News - March 22, 2017 - 1:25pm
Sean Couch is an assistant professor of physics and astronomy and computational mathematics, science and engineering. His research field is focusing on 3D Turbulence in Stellar Explosions and 3D Massive Stellar Evolution. Couch's group at MSU is raising the bar in the study of the supernova mechanism with cutting-edge computational science.
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Jadel Hughes Davis: Finding out the whys

MSU News - March 22, 2017 - 12:01pm
Jadel Hughes Davis is an Honors College student majoring in chemical engineering. Her love for biology and fashion has her eyeing a career in the personal care industry, perhaps creating new lotions or perfumes. As a female and student of color working in a STEM field, Jadel Hughes Davis also created a website for people to share their experiences and connect with resources.
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Livestock can uproot protected wildlife from prime real estate

MSU News - March 22, 2017 - 10:31am
The story of wildlife conservation is usually framed as man vs. treasured wildlife. But there's growing evidence that the narrative deserves to have leading roles for livestock such as sheep, yaks or cows.
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Spring in their steps

MSU News - March 21, 2017 - 11:20pm
Students jog past a bed of blossoming winter aconite flowers as spring starts to bloom in the MSU Beal Botanical Garden. Photo by Kurt Stepnitz
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2016 Philanthropists of the Year

MSU News - March 21, 2017 - 10:56pm
For Craig and Vicki Brown, the seeds of their devotion to MSU blossomed with a proposal on April 19, 1973.
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Baseball wins home opener with win over CMU

MSU News - March 21, 2017 - 10:34pm
All nine batters in the Michigan State baseball lineup got at least one hit to boost the Spartans to an 11-2 win over in-state foe Central Michigan in MSU's 2017 home opener March 21 at McLane Stadium at Kobs Field.
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Mark Auslander named MSU Museum director

MSU News - March 21, 2017 - 10:39am
Mark Auslander, a sociocultural anthropologist, has been appointed director of the MSU Museum.
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