• MSU and the FAO: Making freshwater fish competitive as the world changes

    Michigan State University is partnering with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations in Rome Jan. 26-28 to bring 212 people from 45 countries to discuss ways to make fish a competitive part of global development, from the Great Lakes that surround Michigan to the Amazon and Vietnam’s Mekong Delta. The Global Conference on Inland Fisheries is Jan. 26-28 at the FAO headquarters.

    Eighteen MSU professors and students will be attending and giving talks and poster presentations on topics ranging from governance to food security to law enforcement. MSU President Lou Anna K. Simon will deliver the conference’s opening remarks.



  • MSU, University of Rwanda launch first master’s degree in agribusiness program in Rwanda

    Michigan State University (MSU) and the University of Rwanda (UR) launched a new master of science degree program in agribusiness this week in Kigali, Rwanda.  The gender-sensitive degree program will enroll its first cohort of students in February 2015.

    The degree program was jointly developed with funding provided by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) through the Women’s Leadership Program, implemented globally by Higher Education for Development (HED).


  • Spartan Stampded Rodeo chosen as the Indoor Rodeo of the Year

    For the fourth consecutive year, the Spartan Stampede Rodeo has been chosen by the International Professional Rodeo Association as “Indoor Rodeo of the Year.”


  • MSU Entomologist Teaches Computational Skills for Open Science

    MSU Department of Entomology Research Associate Christie Bahlai taught a two-day workshop in data management and analysis to support open science at the University of Michigan, Jan. 5-6, 2015. The workshop was targeted at Women in Science and Engineering.