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New study focuses on disaster recovery

MSU News - June 6, 2018 - 12:31pm
The short-term losses people suffer when natural disasters strike can turn into long-term poverty if reconstruction policies don't consider how people are going to make a living.
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WKAR makes FCC-required move

MSU News - June 6, 2018 - 10:52am
WKAR Public Media, a PBS-affiliated station from MSU, announced that WKAR-TV is now broadcasting on a new frequency, as required by the Federal Communications Commission, or FCC. Viewers who receive television free, over the air using an antenna, need to rescan their TV tuners to continue watching.
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Get back up

MSU News - June 5, 2018 - 6:42pm
Two days ago I was headed down the office stairwell and somehow managed to trip and tumble down at least five steps before catching myself. I've worked here 19 years and go up and down those stairs at least five times a day. I wasn't looking at my phone, I wasn't staring out the window and I hadn't been drinking. But, there I was, leaping up, checking for injuries and hoping no one had noticed. (I was fine.)
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Alisa Hauser: Broadway Rebound

MSU News - June 5, 2018 - 6:41pm
As a child, I dreamt of performing on Broadway. My dream was fulfilled by appearing in a number of Broadway shows, including the 2002 Tony Award-winning Broadway production of Thoroughly Modern Millie.
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CAL students: Practicing stage management skills

MSU News - June 5, 2018 - 6:30pm
Brianna Kubiak is a sophomore stage management major with a minor in arts and cultural management. Emily Toppen is a sophomore interdisciplinary humanities major with a focus in theatre, arts and cultural management, and public relations. Shelby Eppich is a junior double majoring in theatre and special education. In May, these College of Arts and Letters students practiced their stage management skills by helping out on a high-profile, high-budget New York City launch event hosted by Academy Award-winning actor Jamie Foxx.
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Engineering professor named editor-in-chief of acclaimed journal

MSU News - June 5, 2018 - 3:08pm
Karim Chatti, a MSU civil and environmental engineering professor, is the new editor-in-chief of the American Society of Civil Engineers, or ASCE, Journal of Transportation Engineering, or JTE, Part B: Pavements.
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2019 College Football Hall of Fame ballot features three Spartans, former coach

MSU News - June 5, 2018 - 12:17pm
Three former MSU All-Americans -- offensive tackle Flozell Adams, offensive tackle Tony Mandarich and running back Lorenzo White -- along with former Spartan head coach Darryl Rogers are featured on the National Football Foundation's 2019 (Football Bowl Subdivision) ballot for induction into the College Football Hall of Fame.
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MSU's autonomous vehicles workshop shapes policy conversation

MSU News - June 5, 2018 - 12:14pm
Experts from MSU gathered leaders in business, government and academia to discuss the societal implications this technology presents and how we can best prepare for its inevitable presence.
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Senior duo earn honors for second straight season

MSU News - June 5, 2018 - 12:10pm
Seniors Kristina Zalewski (Ann Arbor, Mich.) and Lea Foerster (Portage Mich.) have been named to the 2018 Google Cloud Academic All-America Softball Team, as selected by CoSIDA.
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Become a pirate printmaker

MSU News - June 5, 2018 - 11:06am
MSU and downtown East Lansing have a hip new space for the public to both admire and create art. MSU's Broad Art Lab, just a hop, skip and jump from the Eli and Edyth Broad Art Museum, is hosting a printmaking class from 2 to 5 p.m., June 16.
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Michigan State to play at Louisville in Big Ten/ACC Challenge

MSU News - June 4, 2018 - 1:10pm
MSU's men's basketball team will play at Louisville on Tuesday, Nov. 27 in the 2018 Big Ten/ACC Challenge.
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Tim Ehrhardt named USTFCCCA Great Lakes Region Field Athlete of the Year

MSU News - June 4, 2018 - 1:08pm
MSU men's track & field senior Tim Ehrhardt earned yet another honor after being named Great Lakes Region Field Athlete of the Year, as announced by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association on Friday.
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Casting announced for Disney's 'The Lion King'

MSU News - June 4, 2018 - 12:46pm
Casting has been announced for the East Lansing engagement of Disney's THE LION KING, which will leap onto the stage at Wharton Center for Performing Arts from Wednesday, July 11 through July 29, 2018.
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An abusive boss today might mean a better boss tomorrow

MSU News - June 4, 2018 - 11:53am
When bosses yell at you, your day can be ruined. It can also ruin theirs, and lead to major behavioral changes that flip their attitudes at work, finds MSU research.
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Improving communication among surgeons

MSU News - June 1, 2018 - 10:19am
MSU researcher Cheryl Anderson has found a better way for veteran surgeons to provide feedback to their aspiring surgeon counterparts during their residencies.
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Yadu Pokhrel receives prestigious NSF CAREER Award

MSU News - May 31, 2018 - 2:29pm
The clock is ticking on the world's freshwater supply. Yadu Pokhrel, assistant professor of civil and environmental engineering at MSU, is concerned that with more than seven billion people on the planet, it is time to rethink how we use and manage freshwater systems.
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Postdoctoral researcher awarded prestigious Marie Curie Fellowship

MSU News - May 31, 2018 - 2:15pm
Maria Agustina Dominguez Martin, a postdoctoral researcher for the College of Natural Science in the laboratory of Cheryl Kerfeld, is the recipient of a prestigious Marie Curie Global Fellowship.
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Learn to Row clinics scheduled for July 20

MSU News - May 31, 2018 - 1:19pm
The Spartan varsity rowing program is hosting a Learn to Row clinic on Friday, July 20th.
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Academic All-Big Ten Honors announced for 2018 spring season

MSU News - May 31, 2018 - 1:19pm
The Big Ten Conference announced the Academic All-Big Ten honorees for the 2018 spring sports season on Wednesday, May 30. In all, 153 MSU student-athletes were honored over the Spartans' nine spring sports.
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MSU Broad showcases 'David Lamelas: Fiction of a Production'

MSU News - May 31, 2018 - 12:36pm
The Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum at MSU presents "David Lamelas: Fiction of a Production" from June 2 to Jan. 6.
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