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Aging faces could increase security risks

MSU News - March 1, 2017 - 3:35pm
MSU biometrics expert Anil Jain and team set out to investigate what extent facial aging affects the performance of automatic facial recognition systems. They found that 99 percent of the face images can still be recognized up to six years later.
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Brooke Ingersoll: Improving lives

MSU News - March 1, 2017 - 1:57pm
Brooke Ingersoll is an associate professor of psychology in the College of Social Science and director of the Autism Research Lab. The lab is interested in understanding the social communication deficits seen in children with autism spectrum disorders and the development and evaluation of interventions that can improve these skills.
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MSU faculty recognized as community champions

MSU News - March 1, 2017 - 10:35am
Every year, the Greater Lansing Convention and Visitors Bureau recognizes individuals in the community who support its mission of "positively impacting the area's economy by marketing the region as a travel destination."
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Elise Conklin: Fortune favors the bold

MSU News - February 28, 2017 - 6:12pm
What do five plant biology, journalism, film and humanities students have in common? They are Michigan State's first-ever students to win a Student Academy Award for their 2016 documentary, "From Flint: Voices of a Poisoned City."
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Jazz Artist in Residence Program welcomes acclaimed trombonist Conrad Herwig

MSU News - February 28, 2017 - 4:25pm
Jazz trombonist Conrad Herwig will mentor students through the MSUFCU Jazz Artist in Residence program.
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Nick Ward named Big Ten Player and Freshman of the Week

MSU News - February 28, 2017 - 10:50am
MSU forward Nick Ward has been named Big Ten Player of the Week as well as Big Ten Freshman of the Week, as announced by the conference office Feb. 27.
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Jankoska earns first-team All-Big Ten honors

MSU News - February 28, 2017 - 10:35am
MSU women's basketball senior Tori Jankoska was named unanimous first-team All-Big Ten by both the coaches and the media Monday. This is the first time that Jankoska has been named to the first team.
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MSU researcher part of report on U.S. Global Change Research Program

MSU News - February 28, 2017 - 9:34am
Understanding how the Earth is changing, and how that change affects people, has advanced substantially thanks to investments by the federal government, according to a National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine report.
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MSU No. 10 in Peace Corps volunteers

MSU News - February 28, 2017 - 9:07am
MSU ranked No. 10 among large schools on the Peace Corps' 2017 Top Volunteer-Producing Colleges and Universities list.
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Lear Corp.'s $1.5M in gifts support MSU's Business College Pavilion

MSU News - February 28, 2017 - 8:41am
Michigan-based Lear Corp. and its employees are giving more than $1.5 million to the MSU Eli Broad College of Business to help construct the Business College Pavilion.
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Nick Ward-led MSU beats No. 16 Wisconsin 84-74

MSU News - February 27, 2017 - 2:04pm
Nick Ward made the most of his limited time on the court. Ward had 22 points and nine rebounds despite playing just 19 minutes because of foul trouble, helping MSU beat No. 16 Wisconsin 84-74 Feb. 26.
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MSU lands nearly $1 million in grants to fight invasive species

MSU News - February 27, 2017 - 11:00am
Three MSU researchers received nearly $1 million in grants to help prevent and control invasive species in Michigan.
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MSU women's basketball earns sixth seed in the Big Ten Tournament

MSU News - February 27, 2017 - 10:35am
MSU women's basketball has earned the sixth seed in the upcoming Big Ten Women's Basketball Tournament, which will be held March 1-5 at the Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis.
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First graduate fellowship in CMSE department established by MSU alumnus

MSU News - February 27, 2017 - 9:00am
Michigan State University has announced a $500,000 graduate fellowship endowment to the Department of Computational Mathematics, Science and Engineering - the first in the department - from MSU alumnus Raymond Ginther and his wife.
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Business alumna makes list of powerful engineering women

MSU News - February 25, 2017 - 8:48am
Timed with National Engineers Week, Business Insider released its list of "43 Most Powerful Female Engineers" and named Apple Inc. vice president and Broad College of Business alumna Priya Balasubramaniam as the fifth most powerful woman.
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MSU beats Nebraska 88-72

MSU News - February 24, 2017 - 2:49pm
Miles Bridges scored nine points during a decisive run and finished with 20, leading the Spartans in an 88-72 win over Nebraska Feb. 23.
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MSU undergraduates named finalists for national Truman Scholarship

MSU News - February 24, 2017 - 9:31am
Two MSU students are finalists for the nationally competitive Truman Scholarship.
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Slobodnik-Stoll selected to the Michigan Golf Hall of Fame

MSU News - February 23, 2017 - 10:32am
MSU women's golf head coach Stacy Slobodnik-Stoll was one six golfers selected to be inducted into the Michigan Golf Hall of Fame, it was announced by the organization on Feb. 22.
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Spartans have huge comeback for wild 73-64 win Wednesday over Penn State on Senior Night

MSU News - February 23, 2017 - 10:24am
MSU women's basketball overcame a 19-point third-quarter deficit to rally for a 73-64 win over Penn State Feb. 22 at the Breslin Center. The comeback victory sparked the Spartans' celebrations on a successful Senior Night celebration honoring their lone senior, Tori Jankoska.
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What's next?

MSU News - February 22, 2017 - 1:21pm
I got on the elevator the other day and the other occupant, who also works in the building, asked, "Three or four? I always forget which floor you're on," as he reached to press the buttons. Heck, half the time I forget too. See, our office works on both, and I'm constantly running between the two as I collaborate with coworkers (which was fun while my knee healed). Plus, I've actually had offices on both floors. In fact, I've moved my office 10 times during my tenure here. Yes, 10 times - yesterday being the most recent relocation. I'm not sure if people are trying to get rid of me, or trying to get me near them. It's probably a tossup. This move made my first venture to the west side of the building and I'm a bit discombobulated. For years I've gotten off the elevator and turned right. I've always used the east side of the split stairwell. My brain is so trained to do that I've literally tripped over my own feet trying to make them go in the opposite direction. For someone who's fallen out of bed reaching for a phone cord, abruptly switching directions after years of doing the same thing is dangerous. I no longer look out at Ag Hall and the sidewalks in front of the Admin Building. Now my view includes the Admin Building itself, the Red Cedar River and Spartan Stadium. Honestly, every view is great no matter what corner of the building you're in.
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