In the Field 2021
Packaging leader Amcor makes transformative gift to Michigan State University School of Packaging
The $10.8 million gift from Amcor is the largest corporate gift in the School of Packaging's history and will establish an endowed faculty position focused on sustainability and support renovations to the School of Packaging building.Read More
Ron Delia discusses Amcor partnership
The CEO of Amcor talks about the largest corporate gift ever given to Michigan State University, a $10 million contribution to the School of Packaging to fund an endowed chair and renovations to the Packaging Building.
MSU student focuses her biology and natural resources career path with internship
Fisheries and wildlife student Kailee Pearson worked as a field technician in the Upper Peninsula with the Sault Tribe of Chippewa Indians’ wildlife program over the summer.Read More
STEM FIELDWORK: COREY MARSH ECOLOGICAL RESEARCH CENTER
MSU Fisheries & Wildlife Students Share Internship Experiences
MSU undergraduate students participate in hands-on field research experience with wildlife at the Corey Marsh Ecological Research Center, located just northeast of the main campus in East Lansing.Read more
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
MSU leaders share new diversity directions in higher education and Extension
Jabbar R. Bennett, Ph.D., and Quentin Tyler, Ph.D., were recently interviewed about the importance of diversity, equity and inclusion across Michigan State University.Read More
Alumni and Donors
MSU alum, philanthropist continues to advance MSU and CANR
Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering alumnus, Larry P. Walker, Ph.D., is a true philanthropist, giving back his time, talent and treasure to advance Michigan State University.Read More
MSU Extension to undertake three-year, $7 million vaccination education effort
The immunization education initiative will focus on educating the general public about COVID-19 vaccines and other childhood and adult vaccinations.Read More
Latest MSU Food Literacy and Engagement Poll reveals COVID-19 has impacted food access for nearly one-third of Americans
Half of the participants reported the pandemic has changed their food choices.Read More
New Research Initiatives
New on-campus center to serve as hub of MSU pollinator research, teaching, outreach
MSU and partner organizations have invested in the creation of the Pollinator Performance Center, an on-campus space for pollinator-related activities.Read More
MSU part of new center leading climate change research in Midwest
MSU researchers are lending their expertise on a variety of topics, from fisheries management to forest ecology.Read More
Cary Funk Trust in Science Presentation
Cary Funk is director of science and society research at Pew Research Center.
Food, Health & Environment
Published on October 6, 2021
Infrastructure upgrades expand research capabilities, teaching opportunities
MSU Extension honors partners, teams and staff members for extraordinary service at 2021 Fall Extension Conference
Published on October 1, 2021
Michigan State University (MSU) Extension honored outstanding partners, teams and staff members for their extraordinary service during the annual Fall Extension Conference Sept. 27-30.
Published on September 29, 2021
MSU researchers are lending their expertise on a variety of topics, from fisheries management to forest ecology.
Published on September 9, 2021
MSU, Tree Fruit Commission, MDARD partner to support fruit industry
Thomas Jayne Named an Honorary Life Member of the International Association of Agricultural Economists
Published on August 10, 2021
Honorary Life Member is the IAAE's highest professional honor
Career advancement paths for migrant and seasonal farmworkers through new grant to MSU, nonprofit partners, and State of Michigan
Published on August 5, 2021
Creating ways for farmworkers to gain career-ready skills through hands-on training and professional experiences.
Published on August 4, 2021
From farmers market vouchers to innovative meal delivery services, MSU Extension is committed to helping Michiganders access healthy and nutritious foods.
Published on August 2, 2021
David Douches, director of the MSU Potato Breeding and Genetics Program, was recently awarded Honorary Life Membership to the Potato Association of America, the organization's highest honor.
Published on July 28, 2021
In partnership with West Central Michigan Horticultural Research Inc., MSU will lead research on tree fruit and vegetable agriculture in west Michigan
Published on June 23, 2021
As climate change and invasive species continue to threaten Michigan’s fisheries, MSU and the Michigan Department of Natural Resources are working together to assess the resilience of the iconic trout stream.
Published on June 8, 2021
MSU and partner organizations have invested in the creation of the Pollinator Performance Center, an on-campus space for pollinator-related activities.
MSU researcher appointed to World Health Organization group studying global impact of foodborne disease
Published on June 7, 2021
Felicia Wu has been named a member of a selective cohort of food safety and public health researchers.
Published on June 4, 2021
The Michigan Alliance for Animal Agriculture has received $3 million in new funding for 25 research and outreach projects, as well as infrastructure upgrades.
Published on April 29, 2021
Greenhouses are an invaluable resource for faculty and students, but to maintain MSU’s leadership in plant science, upgrades are critical.
Published on March 7, 2021
The College of Agriculture and Natural Resources (CANR) at Michigan State University (MSU) will honor 11 leaders in agriculture and natural resources on March 12.
Published on February 12, 2021
Studying the effects of contaminants on fish populations
MSU researchers part of $4.4 million grant to examine spread of infectious disease by migratory birds
Published on December 17, 2020
Researchers at Michigan State University are partnering with colleagues from the U.S. and four other countries to develop biosurveillance plans to monitor and prevent infectious disease spread by migratory birds.
Published on October 14, 2020
The two-year, $500,000 partner-funded Legacy of the Land project aims to reduce farm losses and aid farmers with their mental health across the state.