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Black History Month Events at MSU | MSUToday

This story will be updated throughout the month. February is Black History Month, a time dedicated to highlighting the history, accomplishments, and contributions of Blacks, Africans, and African Americans in the United States. To celebrate, Michigan State University will host online and on-campus events throughout the month. One of the events is the 22nd Annual …

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Tom Izzo tempers expectations of dual-sport athlete Keon Coleman

Tom Izzofamous (and proud) anti-social media, had no idea what kind of splash he was creating as a wide receiver Keon Coleman made his basketball debut at Michigan State at the end of Saturday win over Michigana move that immediately sent ripples through the digital water coolers of the Spartan community. It was already a …

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Michigan State University Extension Names Julia Darnton Director of District 4 | Entertainment

TAWAS CITY – Julia (Julie) Darnton has been named District 4 Director for Michigan State University Extension. NEW DIRECTOR — Julia (Julie) Darnton has been named District 4 Director for Michigan State University Extension. Darnton has served in the interim position since May 2020. District 4 includes Alcona, Arenac, Crawford, Iosco, Ogemaw, Oscoda and Roscommon …

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Henry Ford Health System, Michigan State University seeks to inaugurate research institute

The research institute and medical school will emulate MSU’s venture with Spectrum in Grand Rapids. The duo built a $250 million innovation park more than a decade ago that has attracted significant investment to the region. Last year, pharmaceutical manufacturer Perrigo Co. opened a new 125,000 square foot headquarters in the Innovation Park. “I see …

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Best college basketball bets: Michigan State at Wisconsin

Friday college basketball slate doesn’t feature as many enticing matches and situational situations as the weekend, but one of the best matches on the odds board is in Madison, Wisconsin – with a top-15 duel between Michigan State n No. 14 and Wisconsin No. 8. The spots are oriented by opportunities for rebound, disappointment, anticipation …

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Missing 18-year-old visits Michigan State University

January 21 Update: Since this story aired, there have been updates in the case. Click here to read the latest. (NewsNation Now) – It’s been nearly three months since 18-year-old Brendan Santo disappeared while visiting friends in East Lansing, Michigan. On the cold and freezing campus of Michigan State University, a burning hope drives loved …

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Michigan State University honors Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. through jazz

EAST LANSING, Mich. (WLNS) – Michigan State University honored Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at its 42nd annual Jazz, Spirituals, Prayers, and Protest concert. The sweet sounds of jazz music could be heard throughout the Fairchild Theater in East Lansing, where hundreds of people gathered for this event to honor the life and legacy of …

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Michigan State Women’s Volleyball Head Coach Cathy George Retires

Cathy George, head coach of the Michigan State Spartans women’s volleyball teams, has announced her retirement. George’s career spanned 35 seasons, including the last 17 at East Lansing. George took over at MSU in 2005, taking the Spartans to the NCAA Tournament in his second year and moving to the Sweet 16 in his third …

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Michigan State Medical Society, Doctors Urge Adults and Children of All Ages to Get Flu Shots, Prevent Flurona, Twindemic

The following is a public statement from Pino Colone, MD, president of the Michigan State Medical Society, in response to the nationwide increase in “flurona” cases and the decrease in flu vaccination rates in Michigan. “The Michigan State Medical Society and our state’s medical community urge eligible adults and children of all ages to get …

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Michigan State Police acknowledge racial disparity in traffic stops based on Michigan State University School of Criminal Justice study data

LANSING, Mich. (WLUC) – Michigan State Police are working to reduce racial disparities in traffic stops statewide. On Wednesday, the law enforcement agency held a virtual press conference in conjunction with the Bridges to BLUE Citizen Advisory Council and the Michigan State University School of Criminal Justice to review a 2021 study from the MSU …

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MSU Music Celebrates the Life and Legacy of MLK | MSU Today

Note: Proof of vaccination or recent negative COVID-19 test required for admission. Learn more MSU College of Music’s annual “Jazz: Spirituals, Prayer and Protest” concert celebrating the life and legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. will be performed at 3 pm on January 16 at the Fairchild Theater. The concert is part of MSU’s 42nd …

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Cowboys add Michigan State LB Cole DeMarzo, former Wyoming WR Isaiah Neyor heads to Tennessee | national

LARAMIE – Wyoming have lost players to Big Sky, Conference USA, Mid-American Conference and a rival from Mountain West this offseason. Then on Saturday, the Pokes experimented with both sides of the Power 5 revolving door. Michigan State transfer Cole DeMarzo, a 6-4, 225-pound linebacker from Hilton Head, SC, has announced his transfer to UW. …

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Michigan State offensive tackle Jarrett Horst to return for Spartans in 2022

Another senior from the state of Michigan will take advantage of the free COVID eligibility year and return for the 2022 season. Left tackle Jarrett Horst announced his intention to return to East Lansing next season on Friday. Horst started eight games in left tackle for the Spartans in 2021, before missing the last four …

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Michigan State University to Begin Winter Semester 2022 Nearly Amid COVID Outbreak

EAST LANSING, Michigan. – Michigan State University students to begin next semester online as campus community and state continue to struggle against increase COVID-19[female[feminine spread. University president Samuel Stanley announced Friday that classes will begin remotely for the winter 2022 semester starting January 10 due to a spike in COVID infections among the campus community. …

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Michigan State Football Ready For First-Ever Peach Bowl Appearance

The State of Michigan arrives at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport for the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl NCAA College Football Game on Friday, December 24, 2021 in Atlanta, Georgia. Michigan State will face Pitt in the game on December 30, 2021 (Paul Abell via Abell Images for Chick-fil-A Fishing Bowl) The Michigan State Spartans traveled nearly 800 …

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Michigan State Police plan to add more women to their ranks

Only 9% of Michigan State Police officers are women. That’s better than 2-8% in most other state police departments, but worse than 13% in Vermont and North Carolina, according to a new study from the Pew Research Center. However, state police plan to improve the situation by increasing the percentage of women in their candidate …

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Michigan State RBs coach William Peagler takes office in Florida

Michigan State coach Mel Tucker loses another member of his team. William Peagler, who is finishing his second season as a running backs coach with the Spartans, was announced Friday as the new tight ends coach in Florida. A Michigan State spokesperson has confirmed Peagler will coach with the No.10 Spartans (10-2, 7-2 Big Ten) …

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Openly gay Michigan state senator Jeremy Moss wants you to run for office

” Be authentic. “ This is the most important tip State Senator Jeremy Moss (D-Southfield) said he would give to an LGBTQ + person considering running today. The 10-year veteran of Michigan city and state politics knows a thing or two about being yourself: When he first ran for Southfield City Council in 2011, Moss …

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Student point of view: Finding my place to grow | MSU Today

Rachel Drobnak is an undergraduate student in crop and soil sciences in the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources. In addition, she is a student at the Specialized college and plays the Beaumont Tower carillon. The following student view is repurposed content, and the original story is available on the CANR website. I’ve always wanted …

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Michigan State University to Require COVID Booster Injections for Students and Staff

EAST LANSING, Michigan. – Michigan State University students, faculty and staff will soon be receiving their COVID-19[female[femininebooster vaccine. University officials announced on Friday that the school’s coronavirus vaccine mandate is broadening to include booster injections in a bid to reduce the spread of the virus and infections within the community of the campus. MSU students, …

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COVID-19 recall now required for Michigan State University students, faculty and staff

EAST LANSING, MI – Michigan State University will require all students, faculty, and staff to receive COVID-19 booster shots starting in the spring semester of 2022. President Samuel Stanley announced the recall requirement in a message to the college community on Friday, December 17. The spring semester 2022 begins January 10. The warrant, Stanley said, …

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Student View: Southwest Detroit to East Lansing | MSU Today

Diana Talamantes is a second year student specializing in hotel in the Grand College of Business. On November 16, she won the Residential Business Community’s first Hills Climbed art competition and festival for “Raíces Profundas”, a poem she wrote about her experience as a first generation Latinx student. When I entered the Residential Business Community‘s …

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Michigan State Medical Society and American Nurses Association

The following is a joint public statement from Pino D. Colone, MD, president of the Michigan State Medical Society, and Julia Stocker Schneider, PhD, IA, CNL, president of the American Nurses Association – Michigan, in response to the growing shortage of nurses across the country. “Given the nursing shortage that is currently impacting patient care …

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Michigan State Police organize civilian response to active marksman training in Bay City

BAY CITY, MI – Michigan State Police are organizing a civilian response to an active marksman training in Bay City. Community Service Soldier Mark Burch, assigned to the MSP’s Tri-City Post, teaches a session of the training program called Citizen Response to Active Shooter Events, or CRASE. The session will begin at 6:30 p.m. on …

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Michigan State Senator Introduces Bill to Make Threat Reporting in Schools Mandatory

LANSING, Mich. (WLNS) – State Senator Ruth Johnson (R-HOLLY) on Thursday introduced legislation that would require mandatory reporting of threats in schools to law enforcement. Senate Bill 789 would require schools to immediately report law enforcement whenever school staff hear of a threat that a “reasonable” person would consider to be a real or implied …

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MA-ABA program offers classroom experience for students | MSU Today

Spartans will have even more opportunities to gain hands-on experience while training to be behavior analysts through new partnerships with local K-12 school districts. Collaborations will help Michigan State University graduates MA in Applied Behavior Analysis (MA-ABA) be prepared to fill or create needed positions in schools. “Unfortunately, many school districts do not have board …

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Michigan State Football Fans Respond to Kenneth Walker III Heisman Snob

Michigan state football star running back Kenneth Walker III was snubbed from voting for the Heisman Trophy this year, not having been invited to New York as a runner-up. Fans and members of the Spartan media were, understandably, extremely upset and took to social media to express this displeasure. Below we’ve compiled some of the …

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Former Michigan State Spartans quarterback Rocky Lombardi leads northern Illinois to MAC title at Ford Field

Bob tripi | Associated press Detroit –Former Michigan State quarterback Rocky Lombardi ran for three touchdowns and Jay Ducker ran for 146 yards on 29 carries to propel northern Illinois to a 41-23 victory over Kent State in the Mid-American Conference title game on Saturday. This is the Huskies’ sixth MAC title (9-4) in the …

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5 bills to watch in the Michigan state legislature: December 2, 2021

The following article explains five bills that were introduced, passed, or enacted by the Michigan State Legislature or Governor Gretchen Whitmer during the month of October. On the second and fourth Friday of each month, the Michigan Daily publishes a compilation of bills introduced to the Michigan State Legislature for use by University of Michigan …

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Michigan state health officials are testing Omicron variant

LANSING, Michigan (WILX) – The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services said it was only a matter of time before the new COVID-19 variant hit Michigan. November 29, 2021: Coronavirus report: Michigan reports 25,329 new cases and 137 deaths in past five days Michigan State Laboratory was one of the first in the country …

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Mel Tucker’s contract: Michigan State takes the risk of overpaying its trainer in hopes of increasing the importance of the program

Mel Tucker is overpaid. Man himself must admit it. Before ending his third season as a head coach – his second at Michigan State – Tucker is now the second-highest-paid coach in the game. Nick Saban is No.1, and some suggest the only similarities between the two are their contracts and the fact that Tucker …

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Michigan State Grad Has Dream Job Helping Children With Disabilities

Bay Cliff Health Camp Principal Seth Rowles began working at Bay Cliff Health Camp the summer after his freshman year at Michigan State. Bay Cliff Health Camp is a non-profit therapy and wellness center for people with physical disabilities. Although it operates year-round, its main program is a seven-week summer therapy camp session for children …

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Construction opportunity | MSUToday | University of Michigan

Create a space for collaboration for future business leaders Among the best business schools in the country, the Broad College of Business ensures that its facilities live up to its reputation. The recently opened Minskoff Pavilion, named in honor of former student and principal donor Edward J. Minskoff, covers 104,000 square feet dedicated to enhancing …

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Trace Report: Ohio State Prepares For Severe Michigan State Offense

Here is our weekly Michigan State Spartans scout report. Michigan State Offensive Scouting Report Offensive coordinator: Jay Johnson, 2sd Season Key players: RB Kenneth Walker, QB Payton Thorne, WR Jayden Reed, OL Kevin Jarvis, OL AJ Arcuri, TE Connor Heyward Season statistics Average points scored per game: 34.6 Average total yards gained per game: 449.6 …

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Harper Woods (Mich.) 2024 athlete Jacob Oden to visit Michigan on Saturday

2024 Harper Woods (Mich.) Athlete Jacob Oden will make a quick trip to East Lansing on Saturday to visit Michigan State in their game against Maryland. Oden has turned out to be one of the top 2024 prospects nationwide, already surpassing 15 bids and is only in his second season. Oden offers deals like Oklahoma, …

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Michigan State University staff take legal action after dismissal for failing to obtain COVID vaccine

A class action lawsuit against Michigan State University found that the East Lansing institution laid off at least two employees and suspended others who did not comply with its vaccine mandate. The trial, first reported on Tuesday by Detroit News, confirms that the university fired Kraig Ehm, a video producer at the College of Agriculture …

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Michigan State Maintains COVID-19 Spring Semester Requirements

With the end of the fall semester quickly approaching, the Michigan State Administration has announced COVID-19 requirements for the spring semester 2022. President Samuel L. Stanley Jr. wrote in an email sent Oct. 8 that despite face coverage requirements and the 90% vaccination rate in the MSU community, there has been an increase in cases …

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Purdue vs. Michigan State Live Stream Info TV Channel: How to Watch NCAA Football on TV Stream Online

Who plays # 3 State of Michigan @ Purdue Current records: Michigan State 8-0; Purdue 5-3 What there is to know The Michigan State Spartans and Purdue Boilermakers will face off in a Big Ten clash at 3:30 p.m. ET on November 6 at Ross-Ade Stadium. These two teams enter the competition strengthened by victories …

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Michigan State Police Statistics Show Increase in Criminal Assaults in Washtenaw County

Annual reports released by Michigan State Police show an increase in criminal assaults in Washtenaw County between 2019 and 2020. According to statistics, criminal assaults, described as an attack with a dangerous weapon, have increased in Washtenaw County from 780 in 2019 to 935 in 2020, an increase of 16.5%. Ypsilanti and Ypsilanti township accounted …

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Michigan fan sets himself on fire while sitting on burning couch

A Michigan state football fan was set on fire after sitting on a burning sofa during a celebration of his team’s victory over rivals Michigan. Fans began setting sofas on fire on the streets of East Lansing after the Spartans beat rivals Wolverines 37-33 on Saturday. But one fan appears to have managed to escape …

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Michigan State keeps Paul Bunyan Trophy in close play with rival Michigan – WOODTV.com

Michigan State keeps Paul Bunyan Trophy in close play with rival Michigan Video October 30, 2021, Football Frenzy Highlights Video K-ROK opens in Grand Rapids after pandemic lockdown Video Corgis in cute costumes take over Riverside Park Video Storm Team 8 Predictions, 6 p.m., 103021 Video Vandalism in East Lansing after MSU’s victory over Michigan …

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Max Christie and Gabe Brown impress in Michigan State’s 92-58 win over Ferris State

EAST LANSING – Max Christie made a strong first impression. Gabe Brown flashed a few highlight moves. And Michigan State basketball did what he had to when he opened his show against Ferris State. The Spartans blew up the Bulldogs with a 48-25 run from the middle of the first half to the 12-minute mark …

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Judge: Michigan football player banned cannot anonymously sue school | National / World

A lawsuit filed by a Michigan state football player against the university and its athletic department was dismissed Friday because the player did not include his name on the record. The lawsuit – claiming the player’s Title IX rights violated as he is indefinitely suspended from the football team as an investigation continues into an …

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Michigan State University asks for help from faculty in mess rooms

In this edition of 5 Things, Food Management highlights five things you may have missed recently about developments affecting on-site catering. Here’s your list for today: Michigan State Calls on Faculty and Staff to Participate in Staff Dining Rooms Related: 5 technological things: half of restaurateurs plan automated solutions to fill labor shortages An email …

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Reduce the stigma of people who stutter | MSU Today

J. Scott Yaruss is a teacher in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders. He is a practicing speech-language pathologist with over 25 years of clinical experience and a certified fluency specialist. Brigitte Walsh is a certified speech-language pathologist and Assistant Professor in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders. She runs the Speech Development …

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Michigan State Calls on Workers, Including Faculty, to Volunteer in Campus Dining Halls During Lean Times

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) – Hey, Professor, hold the mayonnaise! Running out of help, Michigan State University is urgently appealing to staff to volunteer in campus mess halls, including faculty. MSU’s residential services department has already asked 132 full-time employees to work eight hours a week, the Lansing State Journal reported, but that’s apparently not …

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Dean’s Update | October 15, 2021 – College of Human Medicine

Friends, Accreditation is one of the main projects of educational programs. It’s always a lot of work, and it takes a special team to bring in the energy and enthusiasm to successfully accreditation a program. Our Master of Public Health (MPH) program has this team. A week ago, the last of the hardware updates was …

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Memorial Stadium gates to open early for Michigan and Ohio games – Hoosier Huddle

Bloomington, Indiana – With a large homecoming crowd expected for this weekend’s IU football game against No.10 / 9 Michigan State, the gates to Memorial Stadium will open at 10 a.m. Saturday, 2 a.m. before the kick-off scheduled at noon. The gates will open earlier than the traditional 90-minute mark to allow spectators to avoid …

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Private Caro Honored by Michigan State Police for Work on Child Sexual Assault

CARO, MI – A Soldier assigned to Michigan State Police Station Caro is the department’s “Soldier of the Year” for the Third District, which includes the Thumb and the Saginaw, Bay City and Midland areas. Tpr. Bethany Craig has been in office since 2001 and has dedicated her career investigating incidents of physical and sexual …

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Michigan State Officials Host Mental Health Listening Virtual Tour

MARQUETTE, Michigan (WLUC) – Last night, Representatives Sara Cambensy from the 109th District of State House and Felicia Brabec from the 55th District of State House, along with various psychologists focused on the UP for the Democrats of the Mental Health Listening Tour of the United States. Michigan. The conference focused on the current state …

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‘Infrastructure collapse’, Michigan State University unions question COVID-19 policies on campus

Michael Albani is a Michigan State University graduate student who teaches in a small classroom filled with students. Not much room for social distancing, he explained. He had a few days when a third of his students were sick. Her partner lives more than 170 miles in the suburbs of Chicago to be near her …

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“A collapse of infrastructure.” Michigan State University Unions Challenge COVID-19 Policies on Campus

Michael Albani is a Michigan State University graduate student who teaches in a small classroom filled with students. Not much room for social distancing, he says. He had a few days when a third of his students were sick. His partner lives more than 170 miles in the Chicago suburbs to be near his doctors. …

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Apple and MSU Open Developer Academy in Detroit | MSU Today

Apple and Michigan State University welcomed the first class of developers and entrepreneurs to their Apple Developer Academy in Detroit this week. The academy, which is Apple’s first in the United States, will help prepare its students for jobs in the booming iOS app economy. Michigan Lieutenant Governor Garlin Gilchrist and MSU President Samuel L. …

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Michigan State University researchers recall heartbreaking effort to evacuate 77 Afghan academics

Michigan State University had dozens of people in Afghanistan affiliated with the university when the country fell into the hands of the Taliban this summer. According to Bridge Michigan, its efforts to get 77 of them out of the country are probably the most important of any university that has run programs in the country. …

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Ask the expert: online learning vs classroom learning | MSU Today

Christine greenhow, associate professor of educational technology in the College of Education, and 2018 recipient of the MSU Teacher-Scholar Award, answers questions about online and classroom learning during our second school year in the face of the pandemic. What does the new K-12 school year look like in terms of online or in-person communication? The …

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Michigan State Representative Andrea Schroeder Dies of Stomach Cancer

State Representative Andrea Schroeder, 57, has died of a recurrence of stomach cancer, House Speaker Jason Wentworth said on Friday. Schroeder, Township of R-Independence, was serving her second term and announced on September 14 that she was undergoing treatment for recurrent cancer. She was the majority whip of the Republican House caucus. Schroeder was initially …

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Michigan State coach Mel Tucker says Nick Saban “laid the groundwork” for him

Mel tucker definitely had a good mentor in Alabama head coach Nick saban. Tucker coached under Saban as a graduate assistant at Michigan State, then as a defensive back coach at LSU. Joining CBS Sports Network, Tucker explained what Saban has done for him as a mentor throughout his coaching career. “Coach Saban, an excellent …

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Giving meaning to life: genes, environment and evolution | MSU Today

Michigan State University researchers shed light on evolutionary mystery with the support of a $ 1.9 million grant from the National Institutes of Health: how come that within one species, could individual responses to stimuli differ significantly? Assistant Professor MSU Emily Josephs “Often when you see this variation there are two possible reasons,” said Emilie …

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To be a ‘real’ artist | MSU Today

Liz Schondelmayer is a graduate student in MSU’s Master’s Program in Strategic Communication as well as a full-time communications coordinator for the MSU College of Social Sciences. Schondelmayer was part of the MSU Specialized college and Social Science Fellows Program. She earned him undergraduate degrees in political science and media and information of MSU in …

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How to watch Michigan State vs.Nebraska: live stream, TV channel, start time of Saturday’s NCAA football game

Who plays Nebraska @ No. 20 Michigan State Current records: Nebraska 2-2; Michigan State 3-0 What there is to know A Big Ten battle is underway between the Michigan State Spartans and the Nebraska Cornhuskers at 7 p.m. ET on Saturday at Spartan Stadium. If the 9-6 final from the last time they met is …

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2023 3-star Dexter TE Brennan Parachek commits to Michigan

Michigan state football just landed the first player in its 2023 recruiting class. Brennan Parachek, a 2023 three-star tight end at Dexter High School, announced his commitment to the Spartans on Tuesday afternoon via Twitter. At 6-foot-6 and 235 pounds, Parachek is listed as the No. 7 player in Michigan, the No. 21 tight end …

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Spartan Hockey announces 2021-22 captains

History links EAST LANSING – Michigan State Head Coach Danton Cole announced the team captains for the coming season. Senior Dennis Cesana was elected team captain, while Mitchell lewandowski and Josh nodler were elected assistant captains. In addition, the elderly Cole krygier, Christian Krygier, Adam goodsir and Mitchell mattson will serve as assistant captains in …

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How Michigan State University helped 77 Afghans escape the Taliban

Universities are notoriously bureaucratic. Even routine purchases often require multiple quotes and a lengthy review process before checks can be written. But now the news of the emergency had reached MSU’s top brass, who pushed through bureaucratic barriers. “It was a Friday night around 7 p.m., and I’m talking with MSU’s top finance official, paying …

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Live updates: Michigan State returns home to face Nebraska

Note: Refresh this page throughout Michigan State’s game against Nebraska to see the latest updates. 2nd trimester 4:20: Nebraska connects that thanks to some exploits of Adrian Martinez. When Michigan State appeared to have sent him back on the third down for the Nebraska side, he rushed over and completed a 17-yard pass. He then …

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Healthy Homecoming March will take place on September 29 | MSU Today

Michigan State University will host the sixth annual Exercise’s Medicine on the Healthy Homecoming Walk campus on Wednesday, September 29. The walk is a friendly competition with other EMI-OC universities in the United States and is intended to promote exercise on campus. Participants can take quarter-mile laps around the sidewalk of the Demonstration Hall grounds …

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5 bills the Michigan state legislature should pay attention to: September 2021

The following article explains five bills that were introduced, passed, or enacted by the Michigan State Legislature or Governor Gretchen Whitmer during the month of September. On the second and fourth Friday of each month, the Michigan Daily publishes a compilation of bills introduced to the Michigan State Legislature for use by University of Michigan …

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Michigan State University Department of Jewish Studies laments wave of anti-Semitic incidents on campus

The disfigured 9/11 memorial on “The Rock” at Michigan State University. Photo credit: Twitter Michigan State University’s Faculty of Jewish Studies has condemned a series of three anti-Semitic incidents that occurred over the course of a single weekend, calling for a swift investigation and educational efforts. In an incident, which took place over the weekend …

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Representative Schroeder Supports Michigan State’s New Budget Plan

Representative Schroeder Supports Michigan State’s New Budget Plan After agreeing to record support for K-12 schools earlier this summer, the Michigan Legislature this week finalized the remainder of the state’s budget plan for the fiscal year beginning Oct. 1, the Michigan legislature said. State Representative Andrea Schroeder. The plan funds key priorities including child care, …

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Cassava cyanide reduction improves cognitive development | MSU Today

Cyanide is poisonous and is found naturally in certain foods like bitter cassava. Using a new method to reduce cassava cyanide levels, researchers at Michigan State University link improved food security to increased cognitive development in children. “In the United States, we rarely eat cassava and when we do, it’s usually highly processed and in …

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Michigan State University leads global COVID-19 wastewater monitoring effort

Newswise – EAST LANSING, Michigan – As public health leaders around the world scramble to contain the delta variant of COVID-19, researchers at Michigan State University know what can provide early signs of the virus and help make critical decisions – wastewater. MSU helps develop the Wastewater SARS Public Health Environmental Response, or W-SPHERE, a …

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Michigan State Police to Include Body Cameras in New State Budget

LANSING, Mich. (WLNS) – Just over two months ago, Randy Jenkins, 37, was shot and killed by a Michigan state police officer in Bennington Township. According to the officer, Jenkins first pulled out a gun, but there was no body camera footage. They only had what was recorded on the soldier’s dashcam. He says, she …

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MSU Leading Global COVID-19 Wastewater Monitoring Efforts | MSU Today

As public health leaders around the world scramble to contain the delta variant of COVID-19, researchers at Michigan State University know what can provide early signs of the virus and help make critical decisions – the waters worn. MSU helps develop the Wastewater SARS Public Health Environmental Response, or W-SPHERE, a global public health data …

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Michigan State CB Charles Brantley disqualified for targeting

Michigan State Head Coach Mel Tucker celebrates with players after a field goal during the second quarter of an NCAA college football game against Miami on Saturday, September 18, 2021, at Miami Gardens, in Florida (AP Photo / Michael Reaves)PA Facebook share Share on twitter MIAMI GARDENS, Fla .– A week after being called upon …

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Two Michigan State Representatives Excluded From House Committees

TTwo Michigan House members were stripped of their committee duties this week after, respectively, an alleged incident of domestic violence and a struggling representative allegedly slipped a key out of handcuffs in jail. The first case concerns allegations by State Representative Mari Manoogian, D-Birmingham, who said she was in a “volatile relationship” with someone who …

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Michigan State Board of Education vice chairman calls for mask mandate in schools

SAGINAW COUNTY, Michigan (WJRT) – (9/17/2021) – The tense debate over masking in Michigan schools is intensifying. Now the vice president of the State Board of Education is getting involved. A native of Saginaw, Dr Pamela Pugh is urging Governor Whitmer’s administration to implement a mask mandate for schools statewide. “We can only expect and …

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Michigan state official denies abuse allegations by former dating partner, fellow lawmaker

A Michigan state official was removed from his committee duties this week after allegations of domestic violence were made by a former dating partner who is also a lawmaker in the State House. Republican State Representative Steve Marino of Harrison Township confirmed in a statement that he had dated Democratic State Representative Mari Manoogian of …

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Henry Ford Health + Michigan State University Health Sciences Partnership Unveils New Ways of Approaching Health Care, Unveils New Brand

DETROIT – (COMMERCIAL THREAD) – Henry Ford Health System and Michigan State University (MSU) today unveiled the new unified brand of their partnership, Henry Ford Health + Michigan State University Health Sciences, celebrating eight months of rapid progress in advancing initiatives to improve healthcare in Michigan and beyond. Launched in January 2021 with a bold …

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First Generation Agricultural Student Student Begins Academic Career at MSU | MSU Today

Luz Vazquez Hernandez moves in with her father and brother. Luz Vazquez Hernandez is a first-year and first-generation student at Michigan State University. The daughter of migrant farming parents from Mulberry, Florida, Vazquez Hernandez is the second in her family to attend MSU. Her brother Juan is a senior. Her father helped her move in …

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Teaching the Science of Community Engagement | MSU Today

Rodlescia Sneed is Assistant Professor at Public health division in MSU College of Human Medicine. She is a social and health psychologist interested in how older people age successfully in economically vulnerable communities. The voice of the next faculty is edited and reused. The original content is available on the College of Human Medicine website. …

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Michigan State Medical Society issues statement on federal COVID vaccine requirements

The Michigan State Medical Society has responded to President Biden’s announcement of COVID-19 vaccination requirements for federal employees and employees of large private companies. The Michigan State Medical Society represents approximately 15,000 physicians in Michigan. The following was published by the Michigan State Medical Society: The following is a public statement from Pino D. Colone, …

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MSU officially unveils a new university building | MSU Today

Michigan State University President Samuel L. Stanley Jr., MD, and other university leaders officially introduced the new STEM Teaching and Learning Center on the East Lansing Campus at the community at an inauguration ceremony. The building represents the first time in nearly 50 years that MSU has constructed a new university building with state funding. …

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Inclusive Campus initiative underway with the fall community forums | MSU Today

In May, the Inclusive Campus Initiative was formed as a partnership between Residential and hotel services and Student Affairs and Services raise awareness of the concerns of under-represented students. The initiative is the result of the leadership of Senior Vice President for HRH and Auxiliary Businesses and Acting Vice President for SAS Vennie Gore, and …

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Dean’s Update | August 27, 2021 – College of Human Medicine

Friends, I have a few follow-ups from last week regarding COVID-19 cases and vaccines. First, it seems that the cases of Ingham and Kent Counties are increasing, as are hospitalizations, although so far we are well below the surges of last spring. Second, there is new security data for the Pfizer vaccine outside Israel. Because …

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Michigan can’t afford to be wrong in search for athletic director

Michigan State President Samuel Stanley is unlikely to recruit more than he does when choosing MSU’s next athletic director. This move could outlast Stanley and will set the tone and the way for a ministry that cannot afford bad leadership. MSU Athletics is only five years from its Camelot – a period of unprecedented victories …

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Michigan State Football Notes: Notable Newcomers and “Zoom Babies”

EAST LANSING – Mel Tucker was working with cornerbacks during a practice drill Tuesday morning when Charles Brantley’s turn arrived. The Michigan state sophomore coach shouted instructions about outdoor leverage, quick feet and low cushion level, then clapped as the real freshman picked up a mock fumble. “We have to give Chuck a chance,” Tucker …

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police department adjusts its structure to meet community needs | MSU Today

Under the direction of Marlon Lynch, Michigan State University Vice President for Public Safety and Chief of Police, and with the approval of MSU President Samuel L. Stanley Jr., MD, guidance and direction MSU’s police and public security department structure has been adjusted to better reflect the priorities of the Spartan community. “MSU officers play …

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Michigan State Police Launch Drunk Driving Law Enforcement Campaigns – The Morning Sun

As the Michiganders take advantage of the summer vacation, the end of the season is near and Labor Day is not so far away. Police across Michigan, including state police, have launched several campaigns to target drunk and impaired drivers. So far this year, up to Aug. 17, state police had reported 673 road fatalities …

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MSU Welcomes ACE Fellow to Its Campus | MSU Today

Michigan State University will host Wondwossen A. Gebreyes, DVM, member of the American Council on Education, for the 2021-2022 academic year. Gebreyes is one of 52 fellows making up this year’s cohort at colleges and universities across the country. Dr Gebreyes Established in 1965, the ACE Fellows program is designed to build institutional and leadership …

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Dean’s Update | August 13, 2021 – College of Human Medicine

Friends, This week, we hosted 190 Early Clinical Experience (ECE) students at the College of Human Medicine. While last year’s focus was entirely virtual, this year we have all come together masked in Life Sciences A133 as in previous decades. Drs. DeMuth and Ferenchick indicated where they were seated in A133 during their time here …

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Student Organic Farm Offers Fresh Vegetables For Fall | MSU Today

Fall Veggie actions are now available through the MSU student organic farm Community supported agriculture program. The season runs from August 26 to December 16 and offers members a wide assortment of fresh and organic produce, available via contactless pickup both on campus and at the farm, just south of campus. CSA members can also …

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Michigan State Board of Ed on Masks and Vaccines: It’s the Districts Call

In a tense meeting, the Michigan State Board of Education passed a resolution that essentially took a hands-off approach to whether local districts should adopt mask mandates at the start of the new school year. In a sometimes fiery day-long session, the board met on Tuesday to discuss the upcoming school year as debate over …

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Michigan State Football and Basketball Alumni Support Alan Haller for AD

The search for the next Michigan state athletic director is in its infancy, but a potential candidate is garnering a lot of support. A group of nearly 30 football program alumni posted a 45-minute video testimony to YouTube on Monday backing Alan Haller, a native of Lansing, a former Spartan and NFL player who is …

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Michigan state athletic director Bill Beekman steps down after 3 years

Michigan State Athletic Director Bill Beekman came out as the Spartans’ AD after just 3 years. Beekman, however, will remain on the staff of the State of Michigan. President Samuel stanley announced that Beekman will assume the role of vice president for strategic initiatives. Speaking on his decision to step down, Beekman said, “I have …

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Teenage fisherman sets new Chinook salmon record in Michigan

As daylight rose on the eastern shore of Lake Michigan on Saturday, Captain Bobby Sullivan caught a huge chinook salmon for his client, Luis Hernandez Martinez. Hours later, the fish was certified as the new king of state records; officially weighing 47.86 pounds. It is also the largest ever extracted from the five Great Lakes. …

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