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Two entomology professors win regional Entomological Society of America awards in Indiana

Published on June 12, 2017

Michigan State University Department Entomology professors David Smitley and Rufus Isaacs were honored by the North Central Branch of the Entomological Society of America in Indianapolis, Indiana on June 4-7.

MSU Spartans assist in rangeland wildfire disaster relief

Published on June 12, 2017

Seeing a critical need, members of the Michigan State University (MSU) College of Agriculture and Natural Resources (CANR) community stepped up to show their support and provide relief.

The Eli and Edythe Broad Art Muesum is an example of a green building. Photo by MSU Communications and Brand Strategy.

SPDC’s Mollaoglu and Syal receive Emerald Literati Award for highly commended paper

Published on June 7, 2017

In May, MSU Construction Management Program faculty members Sinem Mollaoglu, PhD, and Matt Syal, PhD, were presented with Emerald Publishing's Emerald Literati Award for Highly Commended Paper for their co-authored paper.

SPDC's Wayne Beyea discusses the images on the Gladstone Yacht Club wall during North Shore Project meeting

Gladstone eyes North Shore development

Published on June 6, 2017

Residents, stakeholders, and city staff where at the Gladstone Yacht Club Monday to review and make suggestions on a proposal for the city's north shore from educators and planners connected with MSU’s Sustainable Built Environment Initiative.

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Beloved agriculture economics professor David Schweikhardt dies

Published on June 6, 2017

David B. Schweikhardt, professor in the Department of Agricultural, Food and Resource Economics, was found dead in his home last week. No cause of death has been identified.

Fascination of Plants Day

MSU hosts first ever Fascination of Plants Day

Published on June 2, 2017

Michigan State University plant biologists hosted the first ever Fascination of Plants Day on Saturday, May 20th at the Molecular Plant Sciences Building on main campus.

Groups participate in the 2017 Zoning Administrator Certificate Program. Photo courtesy of Kurt H. Schindler, AICP.

LPI associates busy sharing knowledge at conferences and workshops over last four months

Published on June 2, 2017

One of the important missions of the Land Policy Institute is to share knowledge from research and outreach with broad audiences to help them solve existing problems and prevent future ones.

Julianna Wilson leads team to combat spotted wing Drosophila in cherries

Published on June 2, 2017

Julianna Wilson, an entomologist and tree fruit outreach specialist at MSU, was awarded a $150,000 grant by the Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research to lead a team of collaborators to combat the spotted wing Drosophila.

Fascination of Plants Day

MSU hosts first ever Fascination of Plants Day

Published on June 2, 2017

Michigan State University plant biologists hosted the first ever Fascination of Plants Day on Saturday, May 20th at the Molecular Plant Sciences Building on main campus.

The BAE student team

MSU students bring clean water to Belize children’s home

Published on June 2, 2017

After a year of hard design and engineering work, a team of Michigan State University (MSU) students have installed a water filtration system for Hopewell Children’s Home, bringing fresh, clean water to the children who live there.

From South Korea to MSU, Vincenzina Caputo continues to grow her success

Published on June 1, 2017

Vincenzina Caputo, AFRE assistant professor, aims higher in her research on how food consumers make choice and how those choices affect the food system supply chains and policy.

People and awards of 2016-2017

Published on June 1, 2017

The Department of AFRE congratulates several faculty who received awards and says goodbye to former faculty members who passed away this year.

MSU alumna credits her work at AFRE to success in her career

Published on June 1, 2017

Now an assistant professor at the University of Delaware, Leah Palm-Forster's research identifies barriers to getting farmers to enroll in conservation programs.

Photo by Michigan State University

Bob Myers named a fellow of the Agricultural and Applied Economics Association

Published on June 1, 2017

An MSU distinguised professor, Bob Myers joins David Hennessy and Thomas Reardon as the the third member of AFRE faculty to receive the award.

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AFRE department looks forward to future after successful school year

Published on June 1, 2017

From being ranked No. 4 in the world to faculty members receiving vast recognition, the Department of AFRE proves that Spartans Will.

Susan Otieno

BHEARD program provides training for those who will help feed future generations worldwide

Published on June 1, 2017

BHEARD links scientific and higher education communities in Feed the Future countries and the United States.

Jim Tiedje

Fourth International Symposium on the Environmental Dimension of Antibiotic Resistance

Published on May 31, 2017

Michigan State University is hosting the fourth International Symposium on the Environmental Dimension of Antibiotic Resistance (EDAR) Aug. 13-17.

Pedestrian walking in downtown Dexter, a rural community in Michigan. Photo courtesy of the Michigan Municipal League.

Grant project to create online tool to assist in rural economic development

Published on May 30, 2017

An online modeling tool to assist with identifying potential economic development opportunities in rural communities will be developed as part of a collaborative effort led by Texas A&M AgriLife, Iowa State University and Michigan State University.

Louren Rose Escamilla says she finds a lot of peace in the forest. She often goes trail running and hiking.

Student view: Louren Rose Escamilla, finding MSU and myself

Published on May 26, 2017

Louren Rose Escamilla, College of Agriculture and Natural Resources senior, is majoring in forestry and minoring in women and gender studies and environmental and sustainability studies.

A group working on a charrette drawing

Register Today: NCI Charrettes Plus Design Thinking at Harvard, Jun. 26-28, 2017

Published on May 25, 2017

The MSU National Charrette Institute is hosting a training on NCI Charrettes Plus Design Thinking Jun. 26-28, 2017, at Wasserstein Hall on the campus of Harvard University in Cambridge, MA.

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