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Board approves planning $35M for FRIB construction projects

December 15, 2017 - 2:22pm
The MSU Board of Trustees approved the university to begin planning for new construction adding to the Facility for Rare Isotope Beams, or FRIB.
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Cole Chewins named to CoSIDA Academic All-America First Team

December 15, 2017 - 10:53am
MSU third-year sophomore offensive tackle Cole Chewins has been named a first-team Academic All-American, as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America.
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Michigan State players excited to play Oakland at Little Caesars Arena

December 15, 2017 - 10:46am
MSU's men's basketball team hits the road Friday in advance of the team's game at Little Caesers Arena in Detroit on Sat., Dec. 16 against Oakland. Tipoff for the game is slated for 2:30 p.m.
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Students earn 2017 Board of Trustees' Awards

December 15, 2017 - 9:50am
Eleven students were recognized with the Board of Trustees' Award for having the highest scholastic average at the close of their last semester in attendance at Michigan State University.
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MSU researcher to develop new technologies for tiny NASA spacecraft

December 15, 2017 - 9:25am
A Michigan State University scientist will help create artificial "brains" for tiny spacecraft that will mine asteroids between Mars and Jupiter, as part of NASA's Small Spacecraft Technology Program.
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MSU iGEM team wins 2017 silver medal in Boston

December 14, 2017 - 1:09pm
MSU's International Genetically Engineered Machines team won a silver medal in this year's iGEM competition in Boston.
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Meet the Spartans slated for Saturday

December 14, 2017 - 9:39am
MSU gymnastics is set to host the annual Meet the Spartans event at 2 p.m., Sat., Dec. 16 inside Jenison Field House.
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Cheryl Sisk recommended as interim dean of College of Natural Science

December 14, 2017 - 9:29am
Cheryl Sisk, associate dean for faculty development in the College of Natural Science, will be recommended as interim dean of the college, succeeding R. James Kirkpatrick, who served as dean since 2007.
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Holiday Bowl head coaches meet in San Diego

December 14, 2017 - 8:56am
MSU head coach Mark Dantonio and Washington State head coach Mike Leach took part in a press conference in San Diego on Wednesday previewing the 40th annual San Diego County Credit Union Holiday Bowl at 9 p.m. EST, Thurs., Dec. 28 between No. 16 Michigan State (9-3) and No. 18 Washington State (9-3).
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CANR names new associate dean for diversity, equity and inclusion

December 13, 2017 - 2:10pm
Quentin R. Tyler has been named MSU's associate dean for diversity, equity and inclusion in the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, or CANR. He will begin his post in March 2018.
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Professor receives honorary degree in Finland

December 13, 2017 - 12:06pm
MSU's Barbara Schneider, a John A. Hannah University Distinguished Professor, received an honorary doctorate from the University of Helsinki last May.
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Minarick named CoSIDA First Team Academic All-America

December 13, 2017 - 11:21am
MSU senior Rachel Minarick has been named a College Sports Information Directors of America First-Team Academic All-America, as announced by the organization on Monday.
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'Tis the season

December 13, 2017 - 11:14am
"We're looking for a Fraser fir taller than 10 feet." It's how we start the conversation every single year at the Christmas tree farm we've been going to for more than a decade. That's always followed up with, "Oh right, you're the people who used to take home giant trees in a convertible." Yep. That was us. The crazy people who carted home trees, sometimes 14-feet tall, stuffed into the back of a Camaro SS convertible. It was part of our tradition. We'd cut down a ginormous tree, get it drilled and wrapped and then stuffed into the car's passenger seat. One of us would drive it home while the other would follow behind in our other car. People stared, took pictures and laughed. I like to think it was our way of bringing a little holiday cheer to the community. It's fun that even years after selling that car and using an appropriate Jeep instead, people still remember our tradition as strongly as we do. That's the great thing about traditions - even when they change, the memories never leave.
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MSU student-athletes take part in Teams for Toys

December 13, 2017 - 11:07am
MSU student-athletes participated in the annual Teams for Toys on Sunday. The holiday event, which sees participation from every varsity team, is run by the Student Athlete Advisory Committee.
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More than 2,700 Spartans graduate this weekend

December 13, 2017 - 9:48am
MSU will host commencement ceremonies Friday and Saturday at the Jack Breslin Student Events Center on the corner of Harrison Road and Kalamazoo Street.
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Barbara Schneider: International honor

December 13, 2017 - 9:13am
The area that I'm the most interested in is really issues related to engagement. How can we best reform education, particularly in schools, so that we give more children educational opportunities to succeed in their lives?
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Andrew Dennhardt: Estimating eagle populations

December 13, 2017 - 8:13am
Have you ever looked to the autumn sky above and wondered how many of your favorite feathered friends are out there, as they migrate southward each year? If so, then you are not alone. A common goal in ecology has been to estimate the abundance of wild populations. From basic counts to educated guesses, historically, people have tried it all. During and even before the work of Sir Ronald Fischer, the father of modern statistics, applied mathematics aided in population estimation - for humans and wild animals alike.
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MSU honored with Michigan Breastfeeding-Friendly Workplace Award

December 12, 2017 - 12:51pm
MSU was honored with a Michigan Breastfeeding-Friendly Workplace Award by the Michigan Breastfeeding Network.
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New discovery deepens understanding of brain's sensory circuitry

December 12, 2017 - 12:00pm
An exploration of the deepest and most-mysterious layer of the cortex in mice by researchers at MSU and Brown University has revealed new circuits that may be central to how two key regions of the brain communicate about sensation.
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Joseph announces 2018 softball schedule

December 12, 2017 - 10:08am
MSU softball coach Jacquie Joseph has announced the 2018 Spartan softball schedule, which features games against schools from 14 different conferences, nine non-conference teams that advanced to the NCAA Tournament and three which advanced to the Women's College World Series in 2017.
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