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Engineering insights into brain implants

MSU News - March 8, 2018 - 3:28pm
Research from MSU's College of Engineering uncovered insights that may provide valuable design improvements for devices used for for brain implants.
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Future teachers visit Midland schools

MSU News - March 8, 2018 - 12:35pm
MSU-St. Andrews hosted 23 future teachers on Feb. 9 in hopes of encouraging the juniors and seniors to consider Midland as an area in which to work and live after completing their teaching degrees.
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Professor receives NSF award to study enterprise social media systems

MSU News - March 8, 2018 - 11:40am
Assistant Professor Wietske Van Osch of MSU's Department of Media and Information received a five-year, $526,000 Early CAREER Award from the National Science Foundation to analyze and encourage creative collaborations within an organization's social media system.
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24th Annual Race for the Place 5K to Benefit MSU Safe Place

MSU News - March 8, 2018 - 11:33am
The Race for the Place 5K is the largest annual fundraiser for MSU Safe Place, allowing the program to continue to provide vital services to MSU and greater Lansing community members who experience relationship violence and stalking. This year's event will be held on April 15.
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MSU nominates two students for Udall Scholarship

MSU News - March 8, 2018 - 11:18am
Two students, each pursuing dual degrees at MSU, have been nominated for the nationally competitive Udall Scholarship.
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Bridges tabbed as finalist for Julius Erving Small Forward of the Year Award

MSU News - March 8, 2018 - 11:06am
MSU sophomore men's basketball player Miles Bridges was named one of five finalists for the 2018 Julius Erving Small Forward of the Year Award by the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame on March 7.
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Use your voice

MSU News - March 7, 2018 - 12:48pm
No one has ever accused me of being quiet. In fact, quite the opposite. I was given extra assignments in grade school to keep me from chatting with my neighbors, have never been afraid to give a speech, was voted most talkative in high school and still today have a hard time shutting up. I figure, I was given a voice, I might as well use it. I've used it to ask questions, teach others, collaborate on ideas, get jobs done, connect with people, celebrate, argue and debate. I've used it to defend myself and speak up for others. I've spoken to crowds of hundreds and one small child. I've chanted at rallies and whispered in the night. I've sung in choirs and hummed melodies to myself. I've spoken beautiful poetry and colorful language that would make a sailor blush. I've tried to wrap my tongue around different languages but never really mastered them. I've been speaking up as often as I can from the time I was able. It's really pretty amazing what just one voice can do. If we've learned anything during the last few months, it's that one voice, backed by courage, can make a difference. One voice, joined by others, can change the world.
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Prabu David: Finding the right words

MSU News - March 7, 2018 - 11:37am
I have come to realize how poorly equipped I am to convey my thoughts in words. I say one thing and it sounds clich'ed. I say something else and wonder if I have said something insensitive. Amidst my uncertainty, I hear some students, staff and faculty, speak precisely, gracefully and effectively about these topics.
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Taylor Struna: The road to recovery

MSU News - March 7, 2018 - 10:37am
When I was young I was encouraged and had aspirations to go to college. In high school, college was a thing I knew I should do, but probably never would be able to do it, due to the grips my addiction had me under.
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Robert Floden: Rebuilding and implementing change

MSU News - March 7, 2018 - 9:36am
The past few months have been upsetting, challenging times for everyone who works or studies at Michigan State University. Alumni, friends and colleagues of the MSU College of Education are also very concerned by what has been happening on campus and what it means for our community.
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Dog day afternoon

MSU News - March 7, 2018 - 2:36am
MSU Libraries host "Therapy Dog Thursday" in the Main Library to give the campus community a chance to participate in cuddle therapy. Photo by Derrick L. Turner
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MSU gymnastics defeats UIC, 194.275-194.075

MSU News - March 6, 2018 - 2:18pm
MSU gymnastics defeated UIC by a final score of 194.275-194.075 on Sunday March 4 in Chicago on the campus of the University of Illinois at Chicago.
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MSU rifle team heads to Georgia

MSU News - March 6, 2018 - 9:55am
MSU's rifle team will be headed to Ft. Benning, GA to compete in the NRA Intercollegiate National Rifle Club Championship on March 24 and 25.
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Foley places seventh at Big Ten Championships

MSU News - March 5, 2018 - 2:27pm
MSU freshman 125-pounder Rayvon Foley finished as a place winner in his first appearance at Big Ten Championships, claiming seventh place among a challenging field of competition.
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Spartans' ninth inning comeback tops Arizona, 3-2

MSU News - March 5, 2018 - 2:19pm
In the final day of the Dairy Queen Classic/B1G-Pac 12 Challenge, MSU baseball scored three runs in the bottom of the ninth inning to overcome Arizona, 3-2, at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis on March 4.
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MSU's Solar Carport receives the Smart Energy Decisions Onsite Renewable Energy Award

MSU News - March 5, 2018 - 2:00pm
MSU's solar carport project received high praise at the Smart Energy Decisions Innovation Summit 2018.
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Golden selected as Spartan Marching Band's first female associate director

MSU News - March 5, 2018 - 1:30pm
Michigan State University's College of Music and Spartan Marching Band will welcome a new leader to their ensemble - who is also the first woman to hold such a rank. Arris Golden will join MSU as assistant director of bands and associate director of the Spartan Marching Band, effective July 1.
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College of Music selects first woman to lead Spartan Marching Band

MSU News - March 5, 2018 - 1:30pm
Michigan State University's College of Music and Spartan Marching Band will welcome a new leader to their ensemble - who is also the first woman to hold such a rank. Arris Golden will join MSU as assistant director of bands and associate director of the Spartan Marching Band, effective July 1.
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State of the State Survey: Michiganders optimistic about economy, less happy with leaders

MSU News - March 5, 2018 - 10:19am
The latest State of the State Survey (SOSS) reveals that Michiganders are more confident in the economy than they are in elected officials.
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MSU's Marjorie Weber named Ecological Society of America Early Career Fellow

MSU News - March 2, 2018 - 1:13pm
Marjorie Weber, MSU plant biologist, has been named a 2018 Early Career Fellow of the Ecological Society of America.
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