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MSU researcher recreates evolution process of protein

October 20, 2017 - 3:08pm
In a recent study published in The Plant Journal, MSU researchers have shown how the two parts of the orange carotenoid protein, or OCP, interact by splitting the native protein into its two building blocks.
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MSU field hockey wraps up regular season

October 20, 2017 - 1:05pm
The MSU field hockey team wraps up its regular season this weekend, with Big Ten matches against No. 25 Iowa and No. 8 Northwestern.
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Men's Basketball Ranked #2 in USA Today Coaches' Preseason Poll

October 20, 2017 - 1:01pm
The MSU men's basketball team is ranked No. 2 in the country in the USA Today Coaches' Preseason poll, released on Thursday afternoon.
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NSF awards $1.75 million for fungal-plant research at MSU

October 19, 2017 - 5:30pm
A team of MSU researchers is investigating Mucoromycota, an ancient lineage of fungi, that have been found beneficial for plants.
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It's On Us sexual assault action week features events to empower students

October 19, 2017 - 3:35pm
MSU students, faculty and community partners will participate in several empowering and educational events during the It's On Us Week of Action from Oct. 23-27.
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MSU Greeks welcome trick-or-treaters

October 19, 2017 - 2:00pm
MSU's Greek community is eager to contribute to memory making through their annual Safe Halloween event, which will take place 5:30 - 7:30 p.m., Oct. 26 on M.A.C. Avenue between Burcham Dr. and Linden St. The event is free and open to the public.
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MSU Greeks welcome trick-or-treats

October 19, 2017 - 2:00pm
MSU's Greek community is eager to contribute to memory making through their annual Safe Halloween event, which will take place 5:30 - 7:30 p.m., Oct. 26 on M.A.C. Avenue between Burcham Dr. and Linden St. The event is free and open to the public.
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MSU contributes to merging neutron star discovery

October 19, 2017 - 10:25am
MSU contributed to this week's blockbuster science story - the observation of merging neutron stars, which made headlines around the globe.
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MSU scientist leads NOAA-funded effort to better predict droughts

October 19, 2017 - 10:21am
An MSU climate scientist is leading a federally funded effort to create a better system for predicting droughts, which cause billions of dollars in direct losses to the U.S. economy every year.
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MSURx brings thought-provoking and inspirational talks

October 18, 2017 - 3:50pm
This year marks the fourth annual MSURx, a series of thought-provoking talks hosted by the MSU College of Human Medicine on Friday, Oct. 20
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Different is good

October 18, 2017 - 12:36pm
They sit just outside my office. They come from small towns without stoplights, the largest city in the state and places in-between. One even calls Canada home. They're majoring in advertising, media and information, journalism, political science, and sustainable parks, recreation and tourism. They're from different backgrounds and races. Their ages vary and they're at different stages of their college careers. They're extroverts and introverts. They have different likes, dislikes, goals and experiences. They're part of different organizations and religions. Yet, it's not their differences that they focus on or even notice, but the fact that they are all Spartans that unites them. They're also united by the fact that they are all student interns in our office this semester. Oh yeah, and every single one of them is pretty amazing. They're smart, dedicated, creative, responsible and tireless. They carry heavy class loads, work multiple jobs, are always willing to pitch in and aren't afraid to try something new. And while each one is unique, it's those differences that make them stronger as a team - just like the entire Spartan Nation. Our individual strengths are impressive, but collectively we have the power to make an incredible change for good. I love listening to them throughout the day. They don't even realize they're learning about the world as they learn about each other. I've heard them discussing home, family, classes, other opportunities, studying abroad, motivation, stocks and bonds, tattoos, positive attitudes and what's appropriate to wear to a Catholic wedding. They were strangers when they started, but the mere fact that they're all Spartans gave them a built-in kinship.
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MSU Abrams Planetarium grant to fund meteorite display

October 18, 2017 - 11:31am
MSU's Abrams Planetarium will use a grant of nearly $100,000 to build an interactive display in its lobby.
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Death by a thousand cuts? Not for small populations

October 18, 2017 - 8:01am
We've all heard Darwin's theory described as favoring the fittest, but new research from Michigan State University shows that, at least in small populations, it's ok to not be the best.
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Ross Chowles: Minds Wide Open in pictures

October 17, 2017 - 5:51pm
I started to write something about my experience at Minds Wide Open and it struck me that words would not suffice to explain the week. Instead, I did it in pictures.
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MSU stepping up police presence, security at campus events

October 17, 2017 - 3:57pm
In light of concerns both nationally and internationally, MSU Police are stepping up security efforts for campus events, including a no-bag policy for all events at indoor athletic facilities, effective with Midnight Madness at the Breslin Center on Oct. 20.
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Facebook Live with Tyler Oakley

October 17, 2017 - 3:26pm
In case you haven't heard, Tyler Oakley, 2011 graduate of the College of Communication Arts and Sciences, is back to give some love to his fellow Spartans as he is the 2017 Homecoming Grand Marshal. Oakley will be Facebook Live streaming at 12 p.m., Oct. 19, with some of the folks on MSU's social media team.
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MSU athletic training graduate saves lives in Houston

October 17, 2017 - 1:01pm
In the wake of Hurricane Harvey, MSU alumnus Luke Klawiter displayed courage and generosity, risking everything to help those around him in need.
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2017 Izzone Campout

October 17, 2017 - 11:54am
With nearly 1,000 tents, the 2017 Izzone Campout was a record-setting event.
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MSU bridge features student's artwork

October 17, 2017 - 11:20am
Gavin Kata, a senior majoring in interior design at MSU, was chosen by the Public Art on Campus Committee, or PAOCC, to have his artwork featured on the bridge between Spartan Stadium and the Main Library.
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Spartans look to Jam Jenison Wednesday vs. Michigan

October 17, 2017 - 10:52am
MSU volleyball has a split week of action ahead, hosting Michigan on Wednesday for the annual Jam Jenison event before a trip to College Park to take on Maryland on Saturday.
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