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  • Photo of Henry Cisneros.

    Former HUD Secretary Henry Cisneros to speak at MSU

    Published on September 6, 2017

    In celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month, Henry Cisneros, the former U.S. Secretary of Housing and Development, will give a lecture Oct. 11, 2017, at Michigan State University.

  • Grandchild and grandparent designing their own stadium during the Secrets of the Olympics course.

    SPDC hosted two Grandparents University Courses in June

    Published on August 15, 2017

    Grandparents University at Michigan State University is a three-day educational experience that takes place at the end of June, where grandparents and grandchildren (ages 8-12) can live the college life of wondering on the MSU campus.

  • Louisiana Recovery Planning Day event. Photo by Marvin Nauman/FEMA.

    NCI working with APA and FEMA on disaster preparedness

    Published on August 8, 2017

    The National Charrette Institute at MSU is a member of an American Planning Association-led team working with the Federal Emergency Management Agency on planning and disaster preparedness.

  • Iron roof cresting from Detroit City Hall that Materials Unlimited is restoring. Photo by Lucy Schroeder.

    Reclaim Detroit finds treasure in blighted homes

    Published on July 11, 2017

    Sometimes deconstruction can yield surprising finds-like human body parts. Workers with Reclaim Detroit, a nonprofit deconstruction organization, once saw a human arm among the other trash in the basement of a blighted house.

  • View from above of the San Francisco International Airport.

    MSU receives $350K contract from the National Academy of Sciences

    Published on June 22, 2017

    Last month, the MSU Construction Management Program was selected by the National Academy of Sciences Airport Cooperative Research Program to conduct research on "Integrating Collaborative Partnering into Traditional Airport Construction Projects."

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