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Kiara Zarate se encontraba a 13 horas de su casa cuando recibio un email informandole que el semestre del otoño de MSU iba a ser en linea. Usando el ultimo del dinero de sus padres, ella continuo manejando a East Lansing sin planes de vivienda concretos. 

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Kiara Zarate was 13 hours from home when she got the email telling her MSU's Fall Semester was pivoting to remote learning. Using the last of her parents' money, she carried on to East Lansing with no concrete housing plans.

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There was some chaos this week for students at Michigan State University. They were preparing to move into residence halls when the school announced undergraduate classes would move online and on-campus housing would be closed, leaving many thousands of students in a housing lurch. 

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This fall, Michigan State University's campus is going to be a lot emptier.

Earlier this week, President Samuel Stanley Jr. announced undergraduate courses would stay fully online, and that most students are being asked to stay off campus and stay home for the semester.


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There are reports that long-time Michigan State University Trustee Joel Ferguson will not be on the ballot in November.


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Researchers at Michigan State University are studying the brain body connection in animals like the octopus, and that research could be used to help develop better prosthetic technology.

Dr Galit Pelled is the director of the Neuroengineering Division at MSU’s Institute for Quantitative Health Sciences and Engineering and spoke with WKAR's Mary Ellen Pitney about her research.


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Michigan State University President Samuel Stanley Jr. says the school is prepared to go fully remote if there’s an outbreak on campus. MSU was featured in a Thursday night NBC News special about how the Coronavirus will impact learning in America.


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The Big Ten and Pac-12 won’t play football this fall because of concerns about COVID-19, taking two of college football’s five power conferences out of a crumbling season amid the pandemic.

 


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Reports have surfaced that hint toward a meeting taking place between between Big Ten Conference presidents and chancellors deciding to cancel fall sports due to the coronavirus pandemic. How close are we to this becoming a reality?


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Results from a nearly 30-year ongoing study published by researchers at Michigan State University's Kellogg Biological Station show that over the long-term, no-till agriculture produces improved crop yields.

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