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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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Protecting piping plovers

MSU News - January 23, 2018 - 8:17am
Visitors to Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore are often treated to tiny scurrying beachcombers - piping plovers. Future visitors, however, could see fewer of these celebrated shorebirds.
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Amalfitano recommended as interim dean of College of Osteopathic Medicine

MSU News - January 22, 2018 - 4:24pm
Andrea Amalfitano, director of Michigan State University's Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute, will be recommended for the position of interim dean of the College of Osteopathic Medicine.
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Ken Krolicki drafted in MLS SuperDraft by the Montreal Impact

MSU News - January 22, 2018 - 1:31pm
Former MSU soccer standout Ken Krolicki was drafted by the Montreal Impact on Sunday in the Major League Soccer SuperDraft.
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International relations seniors nominated for national research fellowships

MSU News - January 22, 2018 - 10:12am
MSU has nominated two Honors College seniors majoring in international relations in James Madison College for the nationally competitive James C. Gaither Junior Fellows program.
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Early enrollment for Flint Registry now open

MSU News - January 22, 2018 - 9:31am
Residents of Flint who were exposed to lead-contaminated water from the city's water system can now pre-enroll for the Flint Registry, an effort to connect residents to programs and other resources that serve to minimize the effects of lead on their health, while promoting wellness and recovery.
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