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Four MSU scientists named AAAS Fellows

MSU News - November 23, 2015 - 11:00am
This year, four MSU scientists were named AAAS Fellows by the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
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Study counters long-time practice of prescribing more fertility hormones

MSU News - November 23, 2015 - 9:55am
An MSU study has found that too much of a hormone commonly used during in vitro fertility, or IVF, treatments actually decreases a woman's chances of having a baby.
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MSU soccer team captain named Rhodes Scholar

MSU News - November 22, 2015 - 2:40pm
MSU senior Sarah Kovan, from Okemos, has been named a 2016 Rhodes Scholar.
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MSU amps up student success efforts

MSU News - November 19, 2015 - 12:26pm
MSU's newest commitment to student success is an innovation accelerator.
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Construction milestone achieved for MSU Grand Rapids Research Center

MSU News - November 19, 2015 - 10:03am
MSU College of Human Medicine celebrated a construction milestone today, with the "topping off" of the MSU Grand Rapids Research Center.
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MSU High 5: Nov. 19, 2015

MSU News - November 19, 2015 - 6:32am
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 Michigan State University.
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The more you know

MSU News - November 18, 2015 - 2:17pm
"That could have been me." After I absorbed the horrible news coming out of Paris last week, that's one thought that came to me. Two years ago, to celebrate my daughter's college graduation, we hopped over to Paris from Glasgow. We roamed the streets, we talked to locals, we ate in outdoor cafes - we did the very things that people were doing when they were violently struck down. I could picture the places around the city that were attacked because I had been there. Though we didn't get outside of the airport in Nairobi, I was horrified to learn of the Kenyan school attack. I could picture the people of Kenya and my heart ached. I read about children dying from air pollution in Beijing and think about the curious children I met and the grit on everything we touched. Violence and despair happen around the world every day and I am angered and saddened when hearing about each instance. But it is only human nature that those that I have a connection with seem to cause more anguish. Up until a few years ago, I hadn't traveled much. But a combination of my daughter going to school overseas and a major international journey for work, allowed me to see places I'd never thought I'd see. Those places, and the people I met there, will stay with me forever.
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No. 23 MSU women's hoops hosts Georgia Wednesday

MSU News - November 18, 2015 - 2:11pm
No. 23 MSU women's basketball continues a three-game homestand against Georgia at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 18 at the Breslin Center.
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No. 13 Michigan State rallies to top No. 4 Kansas, 79-73

MSU News - November 18, 2015 - 1:57pm
Denzel Valentine joined some pretty elite company in Michigan State basketball history.
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Mohammad Khalil: Challenging Assumptions

MSU News - November 18, 2015 - 1:44pm
Mohammad Khalil is the director of the MSU Muslim Studies Program, associate professor in the Department of Religious Studies and adjunct professor in the College of Law. His research focuses on challenging assumptions and shattering stereotypes for a deeper understanding of the world.
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Jeremy Kozler: Jump In to Study Abroad

MSU News - November 18, 2015 - 11:44am
The 13-hour flight seemed daunting as I prepared for my departure to Amsterdam. Born and raised in the Midwest, I felt unprepared and anxious to take my first international steps in the city so known for its waterways that it earned the nickname "The Venice of the North."
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MSU Debate Team finishes in final four of Wake Forest tournament

MSU News - November 18, 2015 - 10:28am
The MSU Debate Team finished in the final four of the Franklin R. Shirley Classic, a tournament held at Wake Forest University that included 146 teams from across the country.
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Battling Ohio State

MSU News - November 17, 2015 - 6:33pm
No. 9/9 MSU will be looking for its second consecutive win at Ohio Stadium as the Spartans take on No. 2/2 Ohio State in a Big Ten East Division showdown at 3:30 p.m. Nov. 21.
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Spartans and Jayhawks meet in Champions Classic

MSU News - November 17, 2015 - 6:26pm
MSU and Kansas will meet in the fifth-annual Champions Classic. The Spartans defeated the Jayhawks, 67-64, in the 2012 Champions Classic.
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MSU Opera Theatre takes on 'A Room With a View'

MSU News - November 17, 2015 - 2:28pm
MSU's Opera Theatre will open its 2015-16 season with "A Room With a View," Nov. 18-22.
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Never too late for early music

MSU News - November 17, 2015 - 12:51pm
He's a professor of agricultural sciences by day and a connoisseur of early music around the clock. With two passions seemingly so different, Taylor Johnston, professor of plant, soil and microbial sciences, enjoys finding ways to bridge the gap. He also enjoys finding ways to help others bridge the same gap by giving back to MSU.
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Game on: New MSU video game aims to draw kids to science

MSU News - November 17, 2015 - 10:20am
Scientists and game developers at MSU have designed a digital game whose goal is to draw kids to science. Called Isotopolis, the game is a joint venture of MSU's National Superconducting Cyclotron Laboratory and the Games for Entertainment and Learning Lab.
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Women recognize abuse in 'Fifty Shades' film

MSU News - November 17, 2015 - 10:14am
Young adult women who watched "Fifty Shades of Grey" found the relationship between the characters Christian and Anastasia somewhat exciting and romantic, but also expressed grave concerns about Christian's abusive behavior, finds new research from MSU scholars.
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MSU doubles down on student entrepreneurship

MSU News - November 17, 2015 - 6:16am
MSU is doubling down on its commitment to student entrepreneurship by joining the Clinton Global Initiative University and offering a campuswide minor in entrepreneurship and innovation.
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No. 24 Spartans beat W. Michigan 78-40

MSU News - November 16, 2015 - 4:26pm
Akyah Taylor had 12 points, 10 rebounds and four steals and No. 24 MSU opened its regular season with a 78-40 rout over Western Michigan on Sunday.
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