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MSU outlasts Purdue, 72-66

7 hours 7 min ago
Travis Trice equaled a career high with 27 points and Matt Costello lifted MSU at both ends of the court, helping the Spartans to a 72-66 victory over Purdue on Wednesday night.
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Studying the impact of net neutrality

8 hours 44 min ago
Now that the Federal Communications Commission has approved new rules supporting net neutrality, the real work begins. In an effort to determine the far-reaching consequences of this decision, faculty from MSU's Quello Center are joining forces on a Net Neutrality Impact Study.
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Investigator Training Program looks to make clinical study process easier

13 hours 30 min ago
The College of Human Medicine's Office of Research, along with MSU's Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute and Office of Regulatory Affairs are holding a two-day training on March 26 and 27 designed to support clinical research investigators.
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Staff profiles: Patrick Olson

13 hours 41 min ago
It all started in a high school English class. Rare books librarian Patrick Olson said he took an interest in rare books after listening to his high school teacher talk about American author Nathaniel Hawthorne's first novel.
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MSU spring breakers help make parks more accessible

14 hours 29 min ago
A team of MSU students are hitting the road this spring break. Their mission: To improve resources for travelers with accessibility concerns.
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MSU High 5: March 5, 2015

16 hours 37 min ago
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 MSU.
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Honoring literary neuroscience

March 4, 2015 - 2:27pm
Natalie Phillips, assistant professor of English at MSU, has been awarded a Digital Innovation Fellowship by the American Council of Learned Societies.
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Irene Li: Showcasing 'The Will'

March 4, 2015 - 2:20pm
When I started as a freshman here at MSU, I made a rudimentary bucket list: Medical school, learn to ballroom dance, etc. One of the more far-fetched dreams I had was to help organize TEDxMSU.
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MSU celebrates the music of Maurice Ravel on March 16

March 4, 2015 - 2:13pm
The Joanne and Bill Church West Circle Series presents Maurice Ravel, Man of Mystery at 7:30 p.m. March 16 in the recently renovated Fairchild Theatre in MSU's Auditorium.
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A star is born: Galactic 'rain' could be key to star formation

March 4, 2015 - 1:06pm
Some of the galaxies in our universe are veritable star nurseries. Others went barren years ago. Why that happens is a question that has dogged astronomers for years. But now, more than 20 years of research by a team led by MSU has culminated in what might be the answer to that elusive question.
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MSU researcher launches Common Core tool for teachers

March 4, 2015 - 12:59pm
MSU researcher William Schmidt has created a free web-based tool to help American educators teach the Common Core State Standards in mathematics.
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Spartans host Purdue on Senior Night

March 4, 2015 - 12:15pm
Spartan seniors Branden Dawson, Travis Trice and Keenan Wetzel will be honored in a ceremony following MSU's game vs. Purdue March 4.
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Leah O'Connor earns Big Ten track honors

March 4, 2015 - 9:29am
Following another record-breaking performance on the track at this past weekend's Big Ten Indoor Track and Field Championships, MSU's Leah O'Connor was named the Conference's Track Athlete of the Year March 3.
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The winter of my discontent

March 3, 2015 - 9:17pm
It's almost impossible for me to think about freakin' butterflies when it's snowing. Again. Sigh. Really? More snow? And it's not just a few flakes - it's a complete whiteout with driving wind, drifting snow, icy roads and a lot of angry people in mid-Michigan - including me. I've had enough. I get it. I live in Michigan so cold winters are to be expected. But it's March now. March is supposed to be about St. Patrick's Day, basketball madness, flying kites and warmer temperatures. And yet, here we are in March and it still feels like the middle of winter. I haven't seen my grass in months and the drifts are so high I have to shovel the lawn so my dog can do her business without getting stuck. It's been so brutally cold in the last month that I found myself cheering at temps in the double digits. Literally cheering - for 18 degrees. Fahrenheit. But, let me get back to the butterflies. The ones I'm finding hard to think about when I feel like I'm in the winter that will never end. Lest you wonder why butterflies are on my mind at all or think my brain has actually frozen and isn't working correctly, let me explain.
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MSU launches tobacco-free website

March 3, 2015 - 4:04pm
The task force charged with guiding Michigan State University to a tobacco-free environment has launched a website to provide background to members of and visitors to the campus community.
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Elise Zipkin: Solving conservation puzzles

March 3, 2015 - 2:32pm
As the saying goes, "there are many fish in the sea," but how many exactly? Or how many amphibians are in our National Parks, seabirds in the Atlantic Ocean or monarch butterflies fluttering across North America? More importantly, how can we determine if their numbers are increasing or decreasing or if they are moving to new areas and expanding their ranges?
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MSU Museum Chocolate Benefit Party celebrates its 26th year

March 3, 2015 - 2:16pm
The MSU Museum Chocolate Benefit Party celebrated its 26th year with a new theme, a variety of artifacts and plenty of chocolate.
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Powers and Jankoska earn All-Big Ten honors

March 3, 2015 - 2:00pm
MSU sophomores Aerial Powers and Tori Jankoska were both honored with All-Big Ten accolades by both the coaches and the media Monday.
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Biggest concrete placement happening at MSU FRIB

March 3, 2015 - 1:26pm
Despite snow and freezing rain and even the gloom of night, the biggest of the Facility for Rare Isotope Beam's concrete placements is continuing today at Michigan State University.
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Industry and higher education address curricular reform and workforce readiness

March 3, 2015 - 11:14am
To determine how industry and higher education can better work together to produce professionals who use new technologies, business models and societal innovation, MSU and IBM will host a discussion among corporate, professional, government and higher education leaders from across the nation.
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