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Recognizing exceptional researchers, educators and community members

MSU News - February 6, 2018 - 9:44am
Ten MSU faculty members will be honored for their outstanding contributions to education and research with William J. Beal Outstanding Faculty Awards at the annual MSU Awards Convocation Feb. 6.
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Spartans overpower No. 5 Ohio State, 6-3

MSU News - February 5, 2018 - 3:16pm
The MSU hockey team had 14 different players register a point in a 6-3 victory over No. 5 Ohio State Feb. 3 at Value City Arena in Columbus.
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Women's tennis defeats Akron, 6-1

MSU News - February 5, 2018 - 3:12pm
The MSU women's tennis team defeated Akron, 6-1 Feb. 4 at the MSU Indoor Tennis Facility.
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MSU appoints interim athletic director

MSU News - February 5, 2018 - 2:23pm
MSU Interim President John Engler has appointed Bill Beekman as interim athletic director. Beekman most recently served as acting president at MSU and will remain vice president and secretary of the Board of Trustees.
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Scientists explore link between obesity and dementia with new grant

MSU News - February 5, 2018 - 1:32pm
Two MSU scientists are now using a four-year, $2 million grant from the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute to better understand the link between obesity and dementia.
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'Reflect and Connect' provides guidance during challenging times

MSU News - February 5, 2018 - 12:28pm
Reflect and Connect will be offering a session for MSU faculty and staff to connect and find support as a community. The upcoming session titled "Building Community: A Moment of Pause" will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Lake Huron Room located in the MSU Union.
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Does dim light make us dumber?

MSU News - February 5, 2018 - 11:24am
Spending too much time in dimly lit rooms and offices may actually change the brain's structure and hurt one's ability to remember and learn, indicates groundbreaking research by MSU neuroscientists.
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Amazon Alexa voted No. 1 Super Bowl ad by MSU faculty

MSU News - February 5, 2018 - 8:27am
This year, a commercial for Amazon Alexa grabbed the top spot for Super Bowl commercials, according to MSU faculty.
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Carol Viventi Named Vice President and Special Counsel to the President by Interim President John Engler

MSU News - February 2, 2018 - 4:20pm
Interim Michigan State University President John Engler announced today the appointment of Carol Morey Viventi to serve as Vice President and Special Counsel to the President. Ms. Viventi, an MSU graduate, will begin her duties on Monday.
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MSU research on photosynthesis could transform how the process is studied

MSU News - January 31, 2018 - 3:04pm
Michigan State University scientists have discovered a significant role that a particular protein complex plays in the process of photosynthesis, potentially changing how scientists study the process entirely.
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Statement from John Engler, interim president

MSU News - January 31, 2018 - 1:39pm
The following is a statement from Gov. John Engler upon accepting the responsibility as interim president of Michigan State University:
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MSU Trustees Name Former Michigan Governor John Engler Interim President

MSU News - January 31, 2018 - 10:17am
The MSU Board of Trustees unanimously voted to appoint former Michigan Governor John Engler as interim president of the university. Engler, an MSU graduate, will assume his duties February 5.
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Patricia Gurin to speak at 'MSU Dialogues' kickoff event

MSU News - January 30, 2018 - 4:45pm
MSU Office for Inclusion and Intercultural Initiatives is welcoming Patricia Gurin, diversity researcher and pioneer in intergroup dialogue, as the keynote speaker for the "MSU Dialogues" kickoff event. The event will take place at 10 a.m. Feb. 9 in the Kellogg Center's Lincoln Room.
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Four students nominated for national STEM scholarship

MSU News - January 29, 2018 - 9:36am
Undergraduate students committed to becoming leaders in the fields of nuclear fusion energy, liver and cancer pharmacology, organic chemistry and landscape ecology have been nominated by MSU for the nationally competitive Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship.
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Board of Trustees accepts Simon's resignation; appoints Beekman as acting president

MSU News - January 26, 2018 - 2:50pm
The MSU Board of Trustees voted at a meeting today to formally accept the resignation of President Lou Anna K. Simon, effective immediately. The board also voted to appoint Bill Beekman, vice president and secretary of the board, as acting president. Beekman is now responsible for all duties associated with the Office of the President.
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MSU support services to help survivors heal

MSU News - January 26, 2018 - 1:39pm
MSU is committed to supporting survivors of sexual violence. Support is available and can be found through a variety of campus programs.
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How plants 'muscle up' against bacteria in the cold

MSU News - January 26, 2018 - 10:22am
Michigan State University scientists have furthered our understanding on how a plant protein, called CAMTA, helps plants strengthen themselves as they anticipate long periods of cold, such as three to four months of winter in the American midwest or northern Europe.
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Spartan films to be featured in Thunder Bay International Film Festival

MSU News - January 24, 2018 - 2:30pm
Film lovers, filmmakers, proud parents and students will be flocking to Alpena, Mich., this week for the sixth annual Thunder Bay International Film Festival.
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MSU professor named to prestigious IEEE honor

MSU News - January 23, 2018 - 10:12am
John Luginsland, professor of electrical and computer engineering and computational mathematics, science and engineering at MSU, has been named a fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, or IEEE, the world's largest professional organization for the advancement of technology.
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Digital Scholarship Lab first of its kind in U.S.

MSU News - January 23, 2018 - 9:54am
Designed for multi-disciplinary use, MSU's Digital Scholarship Lab is the first in the United States to have an Igloo Vision visualization cylinder, which provides a shared experience in which multiple people can work together while surrounded by a fully immersive 360-degree projection screen.
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