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Henry Cisneros, former HUD secretary and co-chair of the Bipartisan Policy Center’s Immigration Task Force

Save the date: Former HUD Secretary Henry Cisneros to speak at MSU in October

Published on May 25, 2017

In celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month, the MSU School of Planning, Design and Construction has invited special guest lecturer, Henry Cisneros, the former United States Secretary of Housing and Development, to speak at MSU.

MSU Research Reveals Aflatoxin in Sunflower Seeds

Published on May 25, 2017

In a study conducted in Tanzania, researchers from the Department of Food Science & Human Nutrition, found evidence of a toxin produced by molds in sunflower seeds.

Researchers recognized for farm input subsidy work in sub-Saharan Africa

Published on May 20, 2017

An international team of agricultural researchers led by a Michigan State University professor has been recognized for the quality of its work and its impacts on agricultural policy in Africa.

Celebrate bees & bugs June 18 at Bee Palooza and Bug House Open House

Published on May 19, 2017

Michigan State University will be buzzing with activity on Sunday, June 18, 2017, Father's Day, from 1-4 p.m. as the MSU Department of Entomology hosts the sixth annual Bee Palooza and the MSU Bug House opens its doors for visitors.

CANR's Excellence in Teaching Award Winners 2017

Published on May 17, 2017

The Michigan State University College of Agriculture and Natural Resources presented Jade Mitchell, Corey Higley, and Matt Raven Excellence in Teaching Awards during its Spring Commencement Ceremonies earlier this month.

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MSU launches online option for charrette training

Published on May 16, 2017

The National Charrette Institute at Michigan State University has launched an online opportunity for its popular NCI Charrette System certificate training program.

A view of The World Trade Center in New York City

Inaugural Peter and Linda Riguardi Travel Fellows to attend JLL program in New York in August

Published on May 12, 2017

The MSU School of Planning, Design and Construction is pleased to announce that 12 students have been awarded the Peter and Linda Riguardi Travel Fellowship.

Celebrating excellence with the 2017 Entomology Awards

Published on May 11, 2017

The MSU Department of Entomology gathered to celebrate with donors and recent award recipients on April 27, 2017.

MSU construction management alumnus Al Scott, from AFS, Inc., during his presentation at the SPDC Industry Seminar Series event

AFS, Inc.’s Alan Scott engaged audience at April SPDC Industry Seminar Series

Published on May 9, 2017

The MSU School of Planning, Design and Construction held its 11th Industry Seminar Series event on Tuesday, Apr. 18, 2017, in East Lansing.

CATA bus riders exiting bus at transit station. Photo by MSU CABS.

MSU receives $547K MDOT grant to study customer satisfaction, trip purpose of MI’s transit agencies

Published on May 9, 2017

In 2015, the MSU Urban & Regional Planning Program received funding from the Michigan Department of Transportation's Office of Passenger Transportation for a study on "Measuring Customer Satisfaction and Identifying Trip Purpose. . ."

Mixed administrative, residential and commercial land uses in downtown Yangon, China. Photo by MSU SENA.

MSU received $750K grant from NASA to study urbanization and sustainability

Published on May 9, 2017

In 2015, the MSU Center for Global Change and Earth Observations received three years of funding from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration to study Urbanization and Sustainability Under Global Change and Transitional Economies.

MSU Forestry graduate students receive more than a quarter million dollars in support

Published on May 8, 2017

Six MSU Forestry graduate students have been awarded a total of $228,380 to support their research and activities for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Meet an Alumni: Joseph Byrum

Published on May 2, 2017

A degree from the Department of Plant, Soil and Microbial Sciences gave notable alum Joseph Byrum the essential analytical and intellectual tools to succeed in a growing biotechnology industry.

Mimi Gong, ORISE fellow with USACE, and LPI geospatial analyst

LPI welcomes ORISE Fellow Mimi Gong to the team

Published on May 2, 2017

The MSU Land Policy Institute is pleased to welcome Mimi Gong to the team. She is an Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education fellow working for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

Marijuana plant in the early flowering/budding stage, growing indoors inside a grow tent. Photo courtesy of MSU Extension.

MSUE & LPI delivered Medical Marihuana Facilities Licensing Act trainings, launch resources web page

Published on May 2, 2017

MSU Extension and the Land Policy Institute recently collaborated to deliver training to more than 800 people on the Medical Marihuana Facilities Licensing Act passed in 2016.

ASHS Horticulture Awards

Published on May 2, 2017

Congratulations to sixteen horticulture students for receiving the 2017 American Society for Horticultural Science (ASHS) awards!

Critical perspectives for examining urbanization and sustainability in China

Published on April 28, 2017

Peilei Fan, associate professor of Urban & Regional Planning, submitted this article about "Critical perspectives for examining urbanization and sustainability in Ching", which focuses on urbanization and global environment change.

Land Bank economic impact: $42.9M

Published on April 28, 2017

The Kent County Land Bank Authority did more than save land, it helped generate $42.9 million in the county during the past four years and was responsible for 266 jobs in the same period.

MSU Forestry student Andy Gordon measures a tree near the International Center.

MSU Forestry students measure how trees impact the climate

Published on April 28, 2017

How much: energy does a tree save? CO2 does a tree reduce? storm water does a tree decrease? MSU students are measuring trees throughout campus to show the impact trees can have on the climate.

MSU Associate Professor Named Fulbright Scholar

Published on April 27, 2017

Peilei Fan, associate professor of urban and regional planning in both the School of Planning, Design and Construction and MSU's Center for Global Change and Earth Observations, has been named a Fulbright Scholar.

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