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Engineering gives Nick Ward a hand (brace)

5 hours 30 min ago
When MSU's Nick Ward fractured his left hand in February, the basketball team’s title hopes faded slightly. Thankfully, the College of Engineering was able to lend a hand (brace).
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MSU among Peace Corps’ 2019 top volunteer-producing schools

7 hours 41 min ago
MSU ranked No. 25 among large schools on the Peace Corps’ list of top volunteer-producing colleges and universities in 2019. 
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MSU advisors receive 2019 Region 5 Excellence in Advising Awards

8 hours 2 min ago
Ariel Robbins, academic advisor in the MSU College of Natural Science and the Charles Drew Science Scholars Program; and Justin St. Charles, advising director of MSU’s Brody Neighborhood, have been selected as the 2019 Region 5 recipients of theExcellence in Advising awards from the National Academic Advising Association, or NACADA.  
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When it comes to monarchs, fall migration matters

March 18, 2019 - 3:01pm
New research conducted by MSU and published in PNAS show that a critical piece of the butterfly’s annual cycle was missing – the fall migration.
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MSU Debate qualifies three teams for nationals

March 18, 2019 - 1:51pm
MSU Debate will compete with three student teams at the upcoming National Debate Tournament – a status only given to a select group of colleges in the country.
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Thomas Bieler elected a Fellow of The Minerals, Metals and Materials Society

March 18, 2019 - 12:10pm
Thomas Bieler, a professor of chemical engineering and materials science at Michigan State University, has been named a Fellow of The Minerals, Metals and Materials Society, or TMS. The honor is presented to less than 1 percent of the 13,000 members. There are currently less than 100 active fellows in the society.
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Who should Fido fear? Depends on relationship

March 18, 2019 - 9:31am
As states around the country move to stiffen punishments for animal cruelty, MSU researchers have found a correlation between the types of animal abuse committed and the perpetrator’s relationship to an animal and its owner.  
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College of Osteopathic Medicine student recognized nationally

March 14, 2019 - 1:09pm
MSU College of Osteopathic Medicine student Taran Silva has been named the 2019 National Student DO of the Year by the American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine, or AACOM.
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College drinking intervention strategies need a refresh

March 14, 2019 - 10:33am
Peer approval is the best indicator of the tendency for new college students to drink or smoke. This new finding is key to help universities address the problems of underage or binge drinking, said Nancy Rhodes, professor and lead author of the study published in the journal Health Education and Behavior.
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USDA Director Scott Angle visits MSU

March 14, 2019 - 9:57am
U.S. Department of Agriculture Director of the National Institute of Food and Agriculture, or NIFA, Scott Angle toured facilities and farms at MSU on Feb. 26.
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MSU, zero waste nonprofit partner to host eco-conscious event

March 14, 2019 - 9:08am
MSu will host the Points of Intervention Tour, a traveling environmental justice event spearheaded by the Post-Landfill Action Network, a zero waste advocacy organization based in New Hampshire, on March 19 and 20.
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MSU nominates three students for Udall Scholarship

March 13, 2019 - 2:43pm
Three MSU undergraduate students have been nominated for the nationally competitive Udall Scholarship.
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WKAR receives multiple awards, including TV, radio honor

March 13, 2019 - 2:33pm
WKAR was named both Michigan Public Television Station of the Year and Public Radio Group One Station of the Year for 2018 by the Michigan Association of Broadcasters at the Broadcast Excellence Awards ceremony held on March 6 at the Lansing Center.
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Can we talk?

March 13, 2019 - 2:00pm
Last week, we said goodbye to my mother-in-law, Helen, who was truly one of a kind. She was honest, hilarious, often unfiltered and was unapologetically herself. She introduced me to pierogi, played a mean game of cards, loved to laugh and spoke her mind. Though life handed her some pretty tough circumstances, she rolled with the punches and made the best of things. She never backed down from a conversation and, sometimes, was the only one to say what others were thinking. Like me, she was a talker and a storyteller.  
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Christian Danve Castroverde: Striving for Harmony

March 13, 2019 - 1:03pm
Healthy relationships can lead to better communication between people, enhanced organization of one’s affairs, and — at a more fundamental level — personal satisfaction and happiness. Placing value on relationships may have subconsciously influenced my research direction.
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Alex Gust: Finding the perfect fit

March 13, 2019 - 12:04pm
My major is forestry because I knew I wanted to do something with the outdoors. In high school, I was a member of Future Farmers of America, and we would participate in forestry skills competitions. I fell in love with that skills contest and knew I needed a career that took me outdoors. At the same time, forestry majors can work towards public education and advocacy of forestry, something I’m also passionate about.
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Understanding and controlling the molecule that made the universe

March 13, 2019 - 9:22am
Trihydrogen, or H3+, is acknowledged by scientists as the molecule that made the universe. In recent issues of Nature Communications and the Journal of Chemical Physics, MSU researchers employed high-speed lasers to shine a spotlight on the mechanisms that are key in H3+ creation and its unusual chemistry.
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Student participates in New York Fashion Week

March 12, 2019 - 3:59pm
As the winner of the biannual Spartan Fashion Design Collection Competition, apparel and textile design senior Noel Thomas earned an all-expense-paid trip to the Spring New York Fashion Week — the first time Michigan State University has participated in the competition for the Spring Fashion Week, held in February.
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Early interventionists swear by coaching model despite challenges

March 12, 2019 - 11:16am
Researchers at MSU partnered with researchers at the University of Illinois to investigate the coaching model, used by early intervention service providers, to understand how it works in naturalistic settings as well as understand how service providers perceive the practice. 
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Mowing for monarchs

March 12, 2019 - 9:48am
You might think that mowing fields wouldn’t benefit monarch butterfly populations. New research from MSU, however, shows that disturbances like mowing – at key times – might help boost the iconic butterfly’s numbers.
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