• AFRE alumnus Zach Olsen presenting a new BUNN product to a customer at a coffee roastery.

    Kickstarting a Food Industry Career at the Country Club

    Published on September 5, 2018

    Food Industry Management (FIM) alumnus Zach Olsen came to MSU as an Evans Scholar, where he found his passion for the food industry and sales. Since, he's had a successful career at world-renowned companies like Paramount and BUNN.

  • Dr. James Pestka

    Gift of $1.5 million supports lupus research

    Published on May 14, 2018

    Robert and Carol Deibel give a two-part gift totaling $1.5 million to endow the position of the scientist leading research on food and the progression of lupus, Dr. James Pestka.

  • John Kerr and Kimberly Chung.

    Faculty gift honors family commitment to higher education

    Published on May 14, 2018

    John Kerr and Kimberly Chung, faculty members in the Department of Community Sustainability, have given a $375,000 gift to create a teaching assistantship named in honor of John's parents, Malcolm and Ann Kerr.