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Cyclists fight skin cancer at sixth annual MSU Gran Fondo

MSU News - May 24, 2018 - 4:52pm
More than 1,600 participants will bike through scenic West Michigan on June 23 for the sixth annual MSU Gran Fondo. The timed, non-competitive cycling event benefits MSU College of Human Medicine's skin cancer awareness, prevention and research.
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Social Science faculty named Harvard University fellow

MSU News - May 24, 2018 - 3:39pm
The Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University named Sarah Reckhow, associate professor of political science, a Radcliffe Institute fellow.
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Honing children's language and literacy skills

MSU News - May 24, 2018 - 1:44pm
MSU research found that a child's ability to "self-regulate" is a critical element in childhood language and literacy development.
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MSU technology and app could help endangered primates, slow illegal trafficking

MSU News - May 24, 2018 - 10:07am
New facial recognition software and app invented at Michigan State University can help protect endangered primates - more than 60 percent of which face extinction.
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MSU mental health services improve as new director arrives

MSU News - May 23, 2018 - 4:36pm
MSU student mental health services have seen significant changes, with more on the horizon, as a new counseling and psychiatric services director comes on board.
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Wellness app offers students instant access to counselors

MSU News - May 23, 2018 - 4:18pm
Beginning June 1, Michigan State University students will have immediate 24-hour access to counselors through a phone app that will allow them to talk or instant message with someone for any mental or emotional issues they may be experiencing.
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Big Ten announces 2018-19 hockey conference schedule

MSU News - May 23, 2018 - 11:49am
The Big Ten Conference announced the 2018-19 league hockey schedule on Tuesday, May 22. Like last year, all seven league teams will play 24 conference games.
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Spartan track & field opens NCAA East Preliminary Round Thursday

MSU News - May 23, 2018 - 11:49am
MSU men and women's track & field programs will head to Tampa, Florida for the 2018 NCAA East Preliminary Round May 24-26 at the USF Track and Field Stadium. The Spartans have a total of 25 entries in the East Preliminaries.
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Associate professor receives Honors College award

MSU News - May 23, 2018 - 11:26am
Jenifer Fenton, an associate professor in the Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition in the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, is the 2018 recipient of the Honors College Award for Distinguished Contributions to Honors Students.
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Professor of trombone receives top award

MSU News - May 23, 2018 - 11:23am
This summer, Ava Ordman, professor of trombone, will receive a the Neill Hufeld Award from the International Trombone Association.
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World-renowned art and science initiative opening in Detroit

MSU News - May 23, 2018 - 11:02am
MSU is opening an award-winning global art and science initiative in Detroit with a theme that pays homage to the city's reputation and residents: HUSTLE.
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Assistant professor awarded prestigious fellowship to support projects in Africa

MSU News - May 23, 2018 - 10:49am
Michael Olabisi from MSU was awarded a fellowship by the Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship Program to travel to Nigeria to work with the University of Ibadan and Oluwafunmiso Olajide on research collaboration and capacity-building.
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New MSU program helps students successfully STEP into college

MSU News - May 22, 2018 - 11:41am
When Nia Jackson started her freshman year this past fall, she was worried about feeling isolated and lost because MSU is such a large school. But MSU's new Spartans Transition to Excellence Program, or STEP, provided the support she needed to have a successful freshman year.
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Study finds popular 'growth mindset' educational interventions aren't very effective

MSU News - May 22, 2018 - 10:47am
A new study co-authored by researchers at MSU and Case Western Reserve University found that "growth mindset interventions," or programs that teach students they can improve their intelligence with effort.
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Michigan State University names 2018 homecoming court

MSU News - May 22, 2018 - 10:35am
MSU has announced the 10 Spartan seniors who will serve as the 2018 Homecoming Ambassadors.
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Robert Young appointed as new MSU general counsel

MSU News - May 21, 2018 - 5:15pm
Michigan State University Interim President John Engler today announced the appointment of Robert Young as vice president and general counsel.
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Healing takes time

MSU News - May 21, 2018 - 4:25pm
In the span of six years, I was cut open in the same place four times to implant, replace or revise the device that keeps my heart rhythm functioning correctly. Four times I was stitched up and sent home to heal. Each time was different. The first was all new, the second more painful and the third left a worse scar. But one thing remained the same - the healing just took time.
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Spartan baseball No. 8 seed in B1G Tournament

MSU News - May 21, 2018 - 2:15pm
MSU baseball will be the No. 8 seed in the upcoming Big Ten Baseball Tournament, which will be held May 23-27 at TD Ameritrade Park in Omaha, Neb.
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Summer Circle Theatre begins June 6

MSU News - May 21, 2018 - 12:19pm
This June, MSU's Department of Theatre, with support from the Friends of Theatre, invites you to a summer of romance under the stars as it kicks off its 58th season of Summer Circle Theatre.
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MSU Police honors local community and state partners during annual awards ceremony

MSU News - May 18, 2018 - 5:24pm
Ten community members were honored by the Michigan State University Police Department for assisting the department with successfully making the community a safer place.
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