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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.

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  • MSU College of Agriculture and Natural Resources hits 40-year enrollment high

    MSU College of Agriculture and Natural Resources hits 40-year enrollment high

    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.”

  • Making a STATEment: Third annual MSU Women in STEM conference a success

    Making a STATEment: Third annual MSU Women in STEM conference a success

    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.

  • Cultivating Curiosity - Undergrads explore passion for research

    Cultivating Curiosity - Undergrads explore passion for research

    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.

  • Science, Agriculture, Food, Environment Career Fair to attract MSU students to career opportunities

    Science, Agriculture, Food, Environment Career Fair to attract MSU students to career opportunities

    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.

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