Wednesday, July 6, 2022

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Web site hopes to encourage global interaction

MSU may seem like just a dot on the map geographically, but the university wants to extend its reach around the globe.The Internet has provided a portal for MSU’s newest international initiative - the MSU Global Access Web site.MSU President M.

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Students create art for Vagina Week

Margaret Malsom spent her Saturday afternoon making vagina art. Using paint brushes and crayons, she joined other students at the MSU Union to create works that symbolized female sexuality.

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ASMSU delays vote for RU-486 at Olin

ASMSU’s Student Assembly has postponed its consideration of the measure that calls for the drug RU-486 to be available to students through Olin Health Center.Because of the requested delay, the assembly plans to vote on the bill during its meeting Thursday.

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Forum discusses political topics

Politics and public policy dominated the discussion at the second meeting of the 2001 LeFrak Forum and The Symposium on Science, Reason, and Modern Democracy on Thursday at the Kellogg Center Auditorium. Journalist William Kristol, the editor and publisher of the Weekly Standard, and MSU Professor David Rohde, the university distinguished professor in the Department of Political Science, addressed the topic: “Parties and Partisanship in the wake of the Clinton Presidency and the Election of 2000.” Both were called on to answer pertinent questions about the political world from more than 150 audience members.

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Engineers play games for E-Week

Some students at the College of Engineering are preparing for a week of fun. E-Week, organized by the Student Engineering Council and other engineering students, began Sunday and will continue through Friday.

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Club walks about in mall

Shoppers and nonshoppers are lacing up their sneakers for the “Walkabout Club” at Meridian Mall, which kicks off at 9:30 a.m.

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Case Hall welcomes new cafe

Students living on south campus will no longer have to trek to East Grand River Avenue for a cup o’ joe.The Barista Cafe, located on the ground floor of South Case Hall, opened Feb.

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Lecture discusses race relations, adversity

A positive spin on the term racial profiling was the core of the Rev. Joseph Lowery’s speech Thursday, part of Slavery to Freedom: An American Odyssey, a visiting minority faculty lecture series sponsored by the College of Osteopathic Medicine. “We didn’t have to have a violent revolution to overcome our oppression,” Lowery said before his speech.

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U officer mourns loss of K-9 partner

It was a reassuring sight.Whenever MSU police Sgt. Maureen Ramsey would make a traffic stop, she could always look back at her vehicle and see someone watching to make sure she was safe.“He would be standing on the platform between the seats and I barely saw the silhouette of his two ears,” the 13-year campus police force veteran recalled, still wearing her K-9 officer pin.“The police officer doesn’t become dependent on them in regards to safety, but it’s like having a four-pawed guardian angel.”But for the last month, those pointed, furry ears have been noticeably absent from Ramsey’s patrol car.

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DCL to sponsor career conference

The MSU-Detroit College of Law will be sponsoring Career Conference 2001 from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. today.The conference will allow students at DCL to meet with prospective employers and learn about various career options.Caryn Mateer, director of Career Services at DCL, said the event will be helpful to students entering the work force.“It’s very important that our students have access to government and public interest employers from across the state,” she said.

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Olin promotes safe sex for V-Day

In less than a hour, MSU students snatched up nearly 300 Valentine’s Day kits provided by Olin Health Center on Wednesday, which was National Condom Day.Members of Olin’s Health Advocate Program distributed festive Valentine’s Day bags in the International Center, which included candy, two condoms, lubricant and a card filled with safer sex tips.

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New dean appointed to medical school

The MSU Board of Trustees unanimously appointed Dr. Glenn Davis as the new dean of the MSU College of Human Medicine at its board meeting Wednesday.Davis, a corporate vice president of academic affairs at Detroit’s Henry Ford Health Systems, will begin his term as dean at MSU in May.MSU President M.

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Professors receive rare grants

Two MSU professors are were selected to receive grants from the U.S. Office of Naval Research. Farhad Jaberi, an associate professor of mechanical engineering, and Aaron Odom, an assistant professor of chemistry, are among 26 scientists nationwide who will share $8 million in grants. Each will receive $300,000 from the government agency as part of the Young Investor Program.

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University evaluates recreational facilities

ASMSU’s Student Assembly has posed a question to students: To build or not to build.The undergraduate student government approved a bill Thursday which allocates $10,000 for a professional evaluation of the university’s intramural recreational facilities.