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.
On Sept. 19, 2016, interior design seniors were given details on a project to redesign a historic home on the campus of MSU.
On Saturday, March 25, 2017, the Michigan State University Interior Design Student Organization hosted a full-day charrette on campus for interior design students from MSU, Central Michigan University, Western Michigan University and Adrian College.
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.
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.
The MSU Interior Design (ID) Program in the School of Planning, Design and Construction (SPDC) is pleased to announce the launch of a new "Student Projects" online gallery.
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.
Associate Professor Suk-Kyung Kim was honored with the 2015 International Ambassador Fellowship Award, presented by the Housing Education and Research Association (HERA).
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.
Nominees for the Outstanding Student Leadership Award have shown service and leadership in the college, department or school and through their university activities.
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.
My name is Tiffany Pupa and I am a senior interior design student, and the student lead for Sparty’s Cabin. Part of my responsibility for the project is to act as a shift leader during the build.
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.
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.
New York City living is nothing if not an exercise in clever space planning. Just ask Nicholas Obeid [an Interior Design alumnus from Michigan State University].
How about a 180 sq. ft. cabin for Sparty that incorporates state-of-the-art, sustainable building techniques?
Laura C. Casai, IIDA, LEED AP (MSU '06, B.A., Interior Design), TMP Architecture's Director of Interior Design, was recently announced as a member of the Oakland County, Michigan, Executive's Elite 40 Under 40 Class of 2016.
The Sustainable Built Environment Initiative (SBEI) was announced at the MSU Fall Extension Conference that took place Oct. 13, 2015, at the Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center in East Lansing.