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MSHS awarding $50,000 to the John Bukovac professorship.

Michigan State Horticultural Society gives $50,000 to CANR professorship

Published on July 6, 2017

The Michigan State Horticultural Society has donated $50,000 to the Martin (John) and Judith Bukovac Endowed Professorship in Tree Fruit Physiology in the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources at MSU.

American Goldfinch.

MSU to host North American conference ‘Birds in the Anthropocene’

Published on July 3, 2017

American Ornithological Society and the Society of Canadian Ornithologists will host joint meeting for first time

CATA bus riders getting on buses at transit station. Photo by MSU CABS.

MSU receives $107K grant from MDOT to assess the condition of Michigan’s public transit system

Published on June 30, 2017

Last month, the MSU Urban & Regional Planning Program received funding from the Michigan Department of Transportation's Office of Passenger Transportation to assess the condition of Michigan's transit system.

Banner for book release: Strengthening Regional Agricultural Integration in West Africa: Key Findings & Policy Implications

A new book by AFRE Food Security Group team

Published on June 28, 2017

Strengthening Regional Agricultural Integration in West Africa: Key Findings & Policy Implications Edited by: John M. Staatz, Boubacar Diallo and Nathalie M. Me-Nsope

Panda with bamboo.

Panda love spreads to benefit the planet

Published on June 26, 2017

Recent MSU work shows China’s decades of defending panda turf have been good not just for the beloved bears, but also protects habitat for other valuable plants and animals, boosts biodiversity and fights climate change.

MSU alumna Danielle Gerlach with Professor Mark Wilson, URP Program Leader, at the College of Social Science Achievement Gala.

Urban & regional planning alumna Danielle Gerlach received Outstanding Senior Award

Published on June 22, 2017

Recent MSU graduate Danielle Gerlach was presented with the Urban & Regional Planning Program's (URP) Outstanding Senior Award.

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."

Rendering by MSU interior design seniors of the proposed redesign of the dining space at Cowles House.

MSU students envision new look for Cowles House for President Simon

Published on June 20, 2017

On Sept. 19, 2016, interior design seniors were given details on a project to redesign a historic home on the campus of MSU.

Three plastic containers under the heading

The Invisible Science of Packaging

Published on June 19, 2017

"How MSU's Top Ranked School of Packaging is making life better and safer."

MSU Environmental design grad student Hebatalla Nazmy.

SPDC grad student Hebatalla Nazmy has big plans after selection for ESPP’s Summer Fellowship

Published on June 19, 2017

SPDC Environmental design grad student Hebatalla Nazmy has big plans after selection for ESPP's Summer Research Fellowship for Urban Environments. Her project is titled, "Residential Interior Design and its Reflection on Urban Environment."

Michigan State University Landscape Archititecure students.

Landscape Architecture students received 2016 awards and scholarships

Published on June 19, 2017

In 2016, 32 students from the LA Program received awards from the Michigan chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects (MI ASLA), and program endowments and scholarships.

Thomas Jayne

MSU professor Thomas Jayne testifies on The Next Farm Bill

Published on June 16, 2017

MSU Professor Thomas Jayne was requested to testify before the House Committee on Agriculture on "The Next Farm Bill: The Future of International Food Aid and Agricultural Development," June 7.

Institute of Agricultural Technology accepting Fall 2017 applications

Published on June 16, 2017

The Institute of Agricultural Technology (IAT) at Michigan State University (MSU) will be taking admission applications for Fall 2017 until August 15, 2017.

Kathryn Reed

CANR alumni director recognized for professional achievement

Published on June 16, 2017

Kathryn Reed is the recipient of the Ray A. Miller Professional Achievement Award at the 2017 National Agricultural Alumni and Development Association Annual Conference, held from June 13-16, 2017 in Columbus, Ohio.

Thomas Jayne

MSU professor Thomas Jayne testifies on The Next Farm Bill: The Future of International Food Aid and Agricultural Development

Published on June 15, 2017

MSU Professor Thomas Jayne was requested to testify before the House Committee on Agriculture on “The Next Farm Bill: The Future of International Food Aid and Agricultural Development,” June 7.

Laura Bix: Making a Difference

Published on June 14, 2017

Laura Bix is a professor at the School of Packaging in the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources.

This rendering from the Envison 8th website, shows what the 8th Street Corridor could look like

Traverse City corridor project guided by NCI RFP writing workshop and template

Published on June 13, 2017

After the training, Soyring and Sych contacted NCI seeking advice on how to create a replicable process for doing a series of corridor charrettes.

Joseph Bigirimana

The pest and the quest for an aromatic, smooth-tasting cup of brew

Published on June 13, 2017

BHEARD scholar Joseph Bigirimana began his investigation into the causes of potato taste defect in African coffee beans when he won a competitive grant worth $20,000 in 2014.

MSU's ag economics department ranked fourth in the world

Published on June 13, 2017

The Michigan State University Department of Agricultural, Food and Resource Economics has been ranked fourth in the world for its excellence in the agricultural and applied economics profession by the Center for World University Rankings.

Department of Entomology professor Rufus Isaacs.

Entomology department to celebrate National Pollinator Week with libations and discussions

Published on June 13, 2017

The MSU Department of Entomology is hosting a number of events during National Pollinator Week, including our annual fun event for families, Bee Palooza at the MSU Horticulture Gardens.

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