Building relationships and meeting needs have been the focus of the MSU College of Agriculture and Natural Resources (CANR) for more than 150 years. As the first college of a university to model the land-grant system, this college’s calling has been to bring knowledge to the people of Michigan.
Posted on October 22, 2014 2:45pm
The Michigan State University (MSU) College of Agriculture and Natural Resources (CANR) reached a 40-year enrollment high this fall, with 4,874 students in the college.
“These numbers reflect students’ enthusiasm to learn more about food, energy and the environment,” said CANR Dean Fred Poston. “It also means that students are recognizing that there are careers available in our areas of study – and they are attracted to scientific fields of study that focus on tackling some of the world’s biggest issues.”
Posted on October 22, 2014 11:38am
STEM has practically become a household word. You can’t pick up a newspaper or listen to the news on any given day without hearing about STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) education. It’s that important.
What’s even more important is recruiting, supporting and retaining women in STEM fields.
Posted on October 8, 2014 3:23pm
Michigan State University is committed to providing undergraduate students with opportunities to explore their passions and develop their curiosities through research. With access to vast campus resources, there’s almost no limit to the type of research in which students can get involved. Bolstered by faculty dedicated to their development, students are tackling some of the toughest questions in fields from agriculture to particle science and transforming their interests into noteworthy scholarly activity.
Posted on October 8, 2014 9:31am
When Michigan State University students arrive at the Science, Agriculture, Food, Environment Career Fair, they might be surprised to learn that their chances of securing a job in one of these fields is pretty good.
So says Jill Cords, career consultant for the MSU College of Agriculture and Natural Resources (CANR). The career fair was formerly known as the Agriculture Career Fair, but Cords said that was too limiting.
- Bug House Halloween Open House
- The Diverse Roles of Universities in Regional Innovation Ecosystems
- 2014 Built Environment Showcase
Multiplying benefits with biotech, featuring Kelvin Kamfwa: plant breeding, genetics, and biotechnology, CANR
Packaging grad Travis Key was recognized as distinguished young alumnus
CANR teamed up with CALS to feature Gourmet Gone Wild in Northern Michigan