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MSU recognized for its green power usage

MSU News - 3 hours 15 min ago
MSU is one of eight schools in the Big Ten Conference being recognized as the 2017-18 Collective Conference Champions for its green power use.
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Award-winning global science series launches in Detroit, East Lansing

MSU News - 5 hours 33 min ago
Science Gallery Lab Detroit, the first installment in the Americas of the global initiative that fuses art and science, will bring its Detroit-based Intersection series to East Lansing.
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NSF awards $2.5 million for MSU plant genome research project

MSU News - 5 hours 59 min ago
MSU researchers have received more than $2.5 million for plant genome research from the National Science Foundation. This includes outreach work to create a children's exhibit at Lansing's Impression 5 Science Center that will describe genes, heredity and the process of improving plant traits for agriculture.
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New research lends insight into the spread of invasive species

MSU News - 6 hours 20 min ago
Some invasive species depend on one another to spread, according to new research from MSU scientists.
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Grant supports Honors College student service project in Thailand

MSU News - 8 hours 26 min ago
Children living in the Loi Tai Leng Refugee Camp along the Thailand-Myanmar border will receive school supplies and simple hygiene products through an Honors College student service project funded by the Schoenl Family Undergraduate Grant for Dire Needs Overseas.
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MSU receives 2017 Tree Campus USA recognition

MSU News - 8 hours 47 min ago
MSU's campus has been recognized as a Tree Campus U.S.A. by the Arbor Day Foundation, who is celebrating its 10th anniversary in 2018.
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MSU undergrads honor faculty with Mentor of the Year Awards

MSU News - 10 hours 8 min ago
Daniel Menchik, assistant professor of sociology and history, philosophy and sociology of science, and Patricia Norris, professor of community sustainability, were both recent recipients of the annual Undergraduate Research Faculty Mentor of the Year Award.
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Kwang Jin Kim: Materials simulations for li-ion batteries

MSU News - April 25, 2018 - 3:31pm
Over the last four years, I have worked in the Materials Simulation lab lead by Dr. Yue Qi to develop multi-scale simulation methods which are used in the atom by atom of design materials that are critically important for an energy efficient and sustainable transportation industry.
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Kjerstin Thorson: How social and digital media inform political messaging

MSU News - April 25, 2018 - 3:30pm
College of Communication Arts and Sciences' Kjerstin Thorson, assistant professor in the Department of Advertising and Public Relations, discusses her research on social media and its effect on political interest and engagement.
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On-the-job deaths...by the numbers

MSU News - April 25, 2018 - 2:55pm
While last year saw a spike in on-the-job deaths in Michigan primarily due to a higher number of construction fatalities, numbers have remained relatively consistent over the years, with preliminary numbers for 2017 actually getting back to earlier figures, according to an annual MSU report.
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Sensory-friendly performances allow a more inclusive, comfortable environment

MSU News - April 25, 2018 - 2:38pm
Bright lights, loud noises and surprising elements that come with live theater shows often create an overwhelming setting for people with autism spectrum disorder, or ASD, developmental disabilities or other sensory-sensitive conditions.
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Suzy Merchant to host third-annual EmpowHER Retreat for Girls

MSU News - April 25, 2018 - 12:24pm
MSU head women's basketball coach Suzy Merchant and the MSU Eli Broad College of Business are hosting the third annual EmpowHER Retreat Friday-Saturday, April 27-28 at the Breslin Center.
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Spartans down EMU, 9-1, in five innings

MSU News - April 25, 2018 - 11:03am
MSU snapped a three-game skid with a 9-1 run-rule victory over Eastern Michigan on Tuesday at Secchia Stadium.
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Early Career Award honors MSU professor

MSU News - April 24, 2018 - 3:59pm
April Baker-Bell, assistant professor in MSU's Department of English and the African American and African Studies program, was awarded the 2018 Language and Social Processes, or LSP, Early Career Scholar Award, an international award presented to one individual each year by the LSP special interest group of the American Educational Research Association.
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Changes ahead for antenna TV viewers

MSU News - April 23, 2018 - 4:43pm
Viewers in the 15 percent of households that receive free, over-the-air television via antenna will have to rescan their TV tuner periodically over the next two years, according to WKAR-TV.
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MSU College of Natural Science honors 2018 Alumni Award winners

MSU News - April 23, 2018 - 4:38pm
More than 100 individuals attended the MSU College of Natural Science annual awards program to acknowledge alumni, faculty and students for outstanding achievements and excellence.
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NIH funds research consortium to address firearm deaths among U.S. children and teens

MSU News - April 23, 2018 - 11:19am
More than 20 researchers at 12 universities and health systems across the nation are working to address firearm deaths among U.S. children and teens with a recent $5 million grant.
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Spartans finish strong in Big Ten/ACC Challenge in Columbus

MSU News - April 23, 2018 - 11:16am
MSU, ranked No. 15 in the Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association Poll, fell to No. 19 Duke in the morning session, but finished the day with some better results against Notre Dame as the teams competed in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge Saturday on Griggs Reservoir in Columbus.
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Spartans complete sweep over Wildcats with 6-5 victory

MSU News - April 23, 2018 - 11:07am
MSU baseball battled back-and-forth with Northwestern Sunday, before getting a two-run home run from Zack McGuire in the eighth inning to take the lead for good, while Jake Lowery and Riley McCauley shut down the Wildcats bats in a thrilling 6-5 victory for MSU at NU's Miller Park.
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Spartans capture second straight Big Ten title

MSU News - April 23, 2018 - 11:01am
For the second consecutive season, the MSU women's golf team is champions of the Big Ten. The 12th-ranked Spartans shot a 2-over-par 290 in Sunday's final round to finish the tournament at 5-under-par 859 (283-286-290) - the second lowest 54-hole winning score in conference championship history.
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