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  • 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.

  • The Interior Design Program is part of the MSU School of Planning, Design and Construction.

    Connect with the MSU Interior Design Program on social media

    Published on March 24, 2017

    The MSU Interior Design Program in the School of Planning, Design and Construction is pleased to announce its official presence on social media. Every day students, alumni, families and professionals connect with their world online.

  • Tiny house tenacity

    Published on February 17, 2017

    For several weeks, the group of more than 150 students, faculty, their family members, and even some of their pets had assembled at the MSU Recycling Center to build the university's first tiny house.

  • College students turn to tiny houses for affordable living

    Published on June 10, 2016

    Christopher Cerk, a web-development major at the University of Michigan, said his desire to save money and invest in his future motivated him to ditch dorm life and instead build a tiny house to reside in.

  • Sparty and Sparty's Cabin at the Breslin Center.

    Sparty's Cabin unveiled on Earth Day

    Published on April 26, 2016

    The ribbon-cutting ceremony for Sparty's Cabin, a student-led project to build Michigan State University's first tiny house, took place on Earth Day to emphasize the goal of sustainability.

  • CANR Outstanding Student Leadership Award nominees

    CANR Outstanding Student Leadership Award

    Published on April 18, 2016

    Nominees for the Outstanding Student Leadership Award have shown service and leadership in the college, department or school and through their university activities.

  • Students Build Tiny House on Campus

    Published on April 1, 2016

    The April 2016 edition of APUE News covered the "Students Build Tiny House on Campus" article published by MSUToday on March 8, 2016.

  • Students from the MSU School of Planning, Design and Construction cut boards for their tiny house. Courtesy April Van Buren.

    Spartans dream big, build small at MSU’s first tiny house

    Published on March 24, 2016

    Some MSU students are thinking big and building small with the campus's first tiny house. We talk to Tiffany Pupa [Interior Design senior] about the "Sparty's Cabin" being built inside the MSU Surplus Center.

  • Design student gets hands on

    Published on March 11, 2016

    My name is Alyssa Alvarez, an Interior Design sophomore student. I heard about the Tiny House build at the USGBC student meeting in the beginning of fall 2015.

  • Sparty's Cabin graphic by SPDC.

    Students Build Tiny House on Campus

    Published on March 8, 2016

    As many Michigan State students prepare for graduation, one senior's genuine interest in the tiny home movement has led to a big collaborative effort among her peers.

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