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MSU Agricultural, Food and Resource Economics ranked No. 1

March 16, 2018 - 4:43pm
The MSU Department of Agricultural, Food and Resource Economics, or AFRE, has been ranked first among all agricultural and applied economics departments in the world by Research Papers in Economics for its excellence in developing and publishing impactful papers and articles.
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Student illustrations help spark conversation around bystander intervention

March 16, 2018 - 4:07pm
Every 98 seconds, an American is sexually assaulted. Up to 15 percent of these assaults happen in public spaces where others are often bystanders to the abuse. What if more of those bystanders stepped up and stepped in when they noticed sexual assault or harassment taking place?
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Why funding for graduate medical education should change

March 16, 2018 - 12:44pm
An MSU physician thinks it's time to come up with new standards for reimbursing hospitals for their graduate medical education programs.
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Multiple screen use affects snack choices

March 16, 2018 - 11:13am
Using multiple screen devices simultaneously while snacking may influence food choices, according to a new MSU study.
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Chris Adami: Remembering Stephen Hawking

March 15, 2018 - 4:35pm
The passing of the great physicist Stephen Hawking yesterday at the age of 76 fills me with sadness for many different reasons. On the one hand, it was inspiring to witness that, seemingly, the power of will and intellect can hold such a serious illness at bay for so long. On the other hand, I am also sad that I never got to talk to him, and perhaps explain to him my take on his great body of work.
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MSU set to host B1G Five Meet in nationally televised event Saturday

March 15, 2018 - 11:31am
MSU gymnastics returns home for the final time in 2018 to host No. 11 Nebraska, No. 28 Maryland, No. 24 Ohio State and No. 30 Illinois Saturday afternoon in the B1G Five meet which will be aired live on the Big Ten Network.
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Foley represents Michigan State at NCAA Championships this weekend

March 15, 2018 - 10:48am
MSU wrestling is represented by one wrestler at the NCAA Wrestling National Championships this weekend on March 15-17 at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio.
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Spartans host Purple Eagles in earliest home opener in program history

March 15, 2018 - 10:48am
MSU baseball makes its 2018 home debut this weekend in the earliest home game in program history, hosting Niagara in a four-game series, Thursday-Sunday, March 15-18 at McLane Stadium at Kobs Field.
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Challenge the status quo

March 14, 2018 - 5:46pm
Back when I was 10 years old, I didn't really know what it meant to be an activist. All I knew is that I thought there were unfair rules on the safety patrol. There were all sorts of crosswalk locations that students on the patrol could be assigned - my favorite was literally in front of my house so my mom could run out a poncho if a downpour started. There were a few other assigned duties, like raising and lowering the flag. Safeties were used to watch the kindergarteners before the bell and raise and lower the wooden horses in circular drive in front for buses and teachers. That's where the unfairness came in. There had always been a rule that only girls could watch the kids and only boys could manage the horses. I have no idea who set this rule, just that I, and my friends, thought it was completely unfair. At the time, I'm sure I didn't know what "sexist" meant, but clearly it was a rule based in gender stereotypes.
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Alyssa Hadley Dunn and Terah Venzant Chambers: Student-led activism, what's race got to do with it?

March 14, 2018 - 4:57pm
We were horrified, as were many across the nation, by the school shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkside, Florida, that took the lives of 17 innocent students and teachers. We also share feelings of pride and admiration for the student survivors who have subsequently led a movement for changes in gun laws.
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NEA Big Read Program kicks off at MSU

March 14, 2018 - 4:39pm
The National Endowment for the Arts, or NEA, Big Read kicks off its month-long programming in the mid-Michigan area at 7 p.m. on Thursday in the Green Room of MSU's Main Library with a screening of "What Happens to a Dream Deferred."
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Liam Gonzalez: More than a WISH, an opportunity of a lifetime

March 14, 2018 - 2:57pm
One of the most important lessons I've learned at MSU is that opportunity is hidden in two places. The first place is behind a door that takes years of hard work and studying to open. The second place, to put it bluntly, is everywhere you don't think to look.
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MSU Music presents ground breaking chamber ensemble

March 13, 2018 - 1:54pm
yMusic, an ensemble of six instrumentalists from New York City, will be performing at the Fairchild Theatre in the MSU Auditorium at 8 p.m., April 6.
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Spartans take on South by Southwest conferences and festivals

March 12, 2018 - 2:50pm
MSU students and faculty are among the talent featured in South by Southwest, or SXSW, a series of conferences and festivals in Austin, Texas, that celebrates the merging of the interactive, film and music industries.
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Let them eat carp: Fish farms are helping to fight hunger

March 12, 2018 - 2:49pm
MSU researcher Ben Belton discusses how fish farming impacts developing countries and the role aquaculture plays in feeding the world.
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MSU women's basketball celebrates the 2018 season with annual banquet

March 12, 2018 - 2:26pm
MSU women's basketball honored the 2017-18 season at its annual banquet on March 10 at the Breslin Center. Eight different Spartans were recognized, while redshirt-sophomore guard Shay Colley and sophomore guard Taryn McCutcheon shared Player of the Year honors.
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Spartans extend their Big Ten record with 21st consecutive NCAA Tournament appearance

March 12, 2018 - 2:09pm
MSU extended its Big Ten record by earning a bid to the NCAA Tournament for the 21st consecutive season, receiving a No. 3 seed in the Midwest Region.
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Michigan State University to host 'Our Table' discussion on food waste

March 12, 2018 - 11:42am
MSU will host its second "Our Table" event on March 21, which will focus on food waste.
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Capstone thesis production 'Dog Act' runs March 16-25

March 9, 2018 - 3:56pm
Written by American playwright Liz Duffy Adams and directed by Christina Traister, associate professor of acting and movement, "Dog Act" is a capstone thesis production featuring the 2018 MFA Acting candidates in MSU's Department of Theatre.
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MSU Bakers launches new on-campus storefront

March 9, 2018 - 2:52pm
MSU Bakers, the on-campus bakery at MSU, recently announced the opening of an on-campus storefront. Located at 220 Service Road, the renovated space on the west side of the building allows the bakery to offer walk-in purchases of delicious made-from-scratch treats.
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