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SPDC During This Time: Our Commitment and Promise

In this time of profound crisis involving the deeply troubling actions of Larry Nassar, we as the School of Planning, Design and Construction, are committed to supporting and helping to improve the campus climate pertaining to sexual harassment or assault. As a school, we are committed to an inclusive approach to respect and value differences that diversity brings, and to encourage and embrace an environment that allows us to celebrate inclusion through teaching, research and outreach. The crisis within our University has prompted us to take a close and hard look at our mission and how we deliver education, mentoring and community outreach to achieve it. We promise to do more.

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Spartans Built to Lead

The School of Planning, Design and Construction uniquely unites four built environment disciplines to foster synergistic learning and collaboration: Construction management, interior design, landscape architecture and urban & regional planning. Our academic programs are accredited and produce career-ready graduates. We provide our students with the opportunity to learn about and work on real-world, cross-discipline projects and activities. Our nationally recognized, world-renowned faculty cross-collaborate on pressing built environment issues, delivering timely and crucial sustainable research and outreach. Learn More.

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  • Photo of interior design seniors with their Clinton Scholarship study abroad advisor. Assistant Professor Linda Nubani is standing in between Michael Bry and Lauren Stoklas.

    MSU interior design students earn Clinton Scholarship

    Published on September 21, 2018

    MSU interior design seniors, Lauren Stoklas and Michael Bry, have been awarded the William Jefferson Clinton Scholarship to study abroad this fall at the American University in Dubai.

  • Old photo of landscape architecture students working in class at Michigan State University, year unknown. Photo courtesy of MSU University Archives & Historical Collections.

    Landscape Architecture Program celebrates 120th anniversary

    Published on September 12, 2018

    The Landscape Architecture Program, the nation’s oldest undergraduate academic program, is marking its 120th anniversary with a celebration and banquet to reflect on the legacy and future of the program.

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