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  • MSU meets goal to double enrollment in China

    MSU meets goal to double enrollment in China

    Posted on August 18, 2014 9:27am

    In response to President Barack Obama’s 100,000 Strong initiative, 94 Michigan State University students studied in China in 2012-13, double the amount of students who studied there in 2010-11.

  • Garden Fresh Executives to Host Keynote Panel

    Garden Fresh Executives to Host Keynote Panel

    Posted on August 13, 2014 12:09pm

    Garden Fresh executives are slated to host the Keynote Panel at the seventh annual Making it in Michigan Conference on Wednesday, Nov. 12 at the Lansing Center.

    Founder Jack Aronson and Co-CEO John J. Latella of Garden Fresh Gourmet will share the company story and field questions from the gathering of entrepreneurs and small businesses at the annual Making It In Michigan Conference. This year’s theme is “Fresh Thinking for Success.”

  • Addressing the effect of agriculture on global health

    Addressing the effect of agriculture on global health

    Posted on August 12, 2014 12:28pm

    Michigan State University has launched the first-of-its-kind center to research and address the growing global effects of agriculture on human and animal health.

    The Center for Health Impacts of Agriculture will link MSU’s renowned agriculture and food security research with its three colleges of medicine – the College of Human Medicine, College of Osteopathic Medicine and College of Veterinary Medicine – to address growing global health concerns with agriculture, including:

  • MSU grad appointed Minister of Agriculture and Animal Resources in Rwanda

    MSU grad appointed Minister of Agriculture and Animal Resources in Rwanda

    Posted on August 12, 2014 12:24pm

    Gerardine Mukeshimana, a 2013 graduate of the Michigan State University (MSU) doctoral program in plant breeding and genetics in the Department of Plant, Soil and Microbial Sciences, was appointed the new Minister of Agriculture and Animal Resources (MINAGRI) of Rwanda by H. E. Paul Kigame, president of the Republic of Rwanda, on July 24.

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