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BTN LiveBIG shines a light on the community of Big Ten students, faculty and alumni who are making a difference in the world through innovations in research, education and community service. Check out our featured LiveBIG community stories below and join the LiveBIG conversation by sharing your stories with our Facebook and Twitter communities.

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Work at the Currie Lab where a team is investigating the hive of Honeybees & a Badger professor created a program that brings health services, supplies and information to unreachable, underdeveloped communities across the globe.

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BTN LiveBIG: Nebraska fair celebrates 38 years

Coming up on April 10th, 2014, the 38th Annual Modern Language Fair will be held at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

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BTN LiveBIG: Monday download

To encourage students to engage with science in their daily lives, there was a public demonstration on campus at the University of Iowa recently.

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BTN LiveBIG: The Challenge to combat cancer at Purdue

On April 12, the Purdue community will hit the roads of West Lafayette to raise money for research that will someday help find effective cures and treatments for cancer.

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BTN LiveBIG: Jim Abbott continues to inspire

Pitching a no-hitter in Yankee Stadium, winning an Olympic gold medal game, and being named the nation’s top amateur athlete would all be great accomplishments on their own. Former University of Michigan pitcher Jim Abbott accomplished all three. And he did so despite being born without a right hand.

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BTN LiveBIG: Minnesota freshmen compete on ice

Cardboard. Plastic. Tape. Glue.

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BTN LiveBIG: Dancing Buckeyes entertain, educate

At a school as massive and diverse as Ohio State, students can pick from just about any club under the sun to indulge their interests.

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BTN LiveBIG: CFL champ, 4th grader share bond

“It was if Derrick Rose or Brandon Marshall walked through the door to a group of school children. That’s the type of hero’s welcome Brian received,” Joanna Marshall said.

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BTN LiveBIG: Monday Download

March is National Child Life Month. The Child Life team at Iowa Children’s Hospital was recently featured.

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BTN LiveBIG: PSU hockey player saves a life

Millions of people suffer from types of cancer that require a bone marrow transplant.  Although most people know about donating blood, many fewer know you can donate your bone marrow. Although relatives can be a good match, they aren’t always.  So Be the Match, a nonprofit organization, focuses on getting people to get tested and then listed in the donor registry.  People who are registered only donate when a match is found.

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BTN LiveBIG: Gophers helping the world hear

Dave Fabry, VP of Audiology and Professional Services at Starkey Hearing Technologies, works with Bill and Tani Austin with the Starkey Hearing Foundation. They are committed to delivering hearing to millions of people around the globe.

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BTN LiveBIG: Kindness is trending at Wisconsin

Mollie Barden was working in her Wisconsin dorm room two years ago on Halloween when there was a knock on her door. Begrudgingly, she answered, expecting rowdy kids looking for treats. What she found instead would help change the course of her college experience.

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BTN LiveBIG: Spartans paying it forward

 

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BTN LiveBIG: Nebraska bringing history to life

What is at the intersection of images, personal stories, and a spot on a map? If you are Nick Stanhope, you believe it is a connection point for people of different eras.  The founder of History Pin believes that the power of that intersection of historical content, pictures, films, audio recordings, and personal stories are conversation pieces across the generations.

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BTN LiveBIG: Monday Download

Congrats to Coach Izzo and his Michigan State Spartans for winning the Big Ten tournament!

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BTN LiveBIG: Jalen Rose Q&A (part 2)

As the Wolverines take on the Buckeyes in the Big Ten Tournament in Indianapolis today, let’s continue with our exclusive interview with Jalen Rose. From his time at Michigan through the NBA and now as a media personality, Rose has always been a leader. At the Jalen Rose Leadership Academy, he’s helping equip another generation for success.

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