New MSU research supported by sustainable agriculture fund
Published on May 12, 2022
Researchers are studying land management decisions made by owners of both farmland and woodland. The work is supported by MSU alumni Doug and Maria Bayer.
CRFS celebrates Rich Pirog's career
Published on May 10, 2022
Gratitude and best wishes to Rich Pirog, former director of the MSU Center for Regional Food Systems, as he transitions out of his role at MSU.
Pursuing agricultural education to inspire future generations
Published on May 9, 2022
Zoey Zupin shares why she is pursuing Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources Education and her goals to inspire future generations as an educator.
CANR provides rankings on department, unit initiatives around DEI
Published on April 26, 2022
The College of Agriculture and Natural Resources and Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion announced the 2022 Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Badge Awards recipients at the CANR Faculty and Staff Reception on Apr. 21.
CSUS scholars identify roots of opposition to solar energy projects in Michigan
Published on April 22, 2022
The "social solar gap" exists where there is regional resistance to solar energy projects, often driven by poor decision-making processes at project onset.
CSUS professor receives CANR Excellence in Teaching – Established Teacher Award
Published on April 6, 2022
Dan McCole, Ph.D., to receive 2022 CANR Excellence in Teaching - Established Teacher Award.
Kaneene honored posthumously with H. Paul Roberts Award for Distinguished Service in Education Abroad
Published on April 6, 2022
Frances Nambi Kaneene to be honored with 2022 CANR H. Paul Roberts Award for Distinguished Service in Education Abroad.
Congratulations to the 2021-2022 CSUS student award recipients!
Published on March 4, 2022
We are excited to announce the winners of 2021-22 scholarships, fellowships, and awards in the Department of Community Sustainability.
CSUS faculty pursues her passion working with international communities on nutrition issues
Published on March 3, 2022
CSUS faculty Dr. Kimberly Chung shares about how she transitioned from food science to participatory research to address international agricultural and nutrition issues.
CSUS alumna spotlight: Jennifer Jermalowicz-Jones
Published on March 2, 2022
Pursuing a Ph.D. in CSUS helped Dr. Jermalowicz-Jones gain the scientific and social science skills needed to run a successful lake management business.
Rodney Cole receives 2022 CANR Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Alumni Award
Published on February 28, 2022
Rodney Cole will receive the 2022 CANR Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Alumni Award during ANR Week.
Recent alum educates youth about STEM, plastics, and sustainability
Published on December 7, 2021
Evan Morton’s passion for research, teaching and sustainability shaped his time at MSU and his career trajectory.
CSUS faculty's work brings together researchers and stakeholders around the world to solve environmental problems
Published on November 29, 2021
Steven Gray shares about his work in community-based participatory research here in Michigan and around the world.
USDA grant will engage Michigan farmers to create trainings for beginning farmers
Published on November 3, 2021
This collaborative project is engaging community-based beginning farmer programs and beginning farmers to create educational resources and trainings for educators in Michigan.
CSUS graduate student researches farmer well-being and food systems resilience
Published on October 14, 2021
Morgan MathisonSlee, a recipient of a 2021 CANR Alumni Association Scholarship, researches how livestock producers and farmers can improve their well-being.
New Trail Policy and Law course gives students a toolkit to advocate in their own communities
Published on September 8, 2021
Community Sustainability class led by Bob Wilson provides a ‘how-to’ and empowers students to be leaders in outdoor recreation development.
Student research on water sustainability made possible by MSU alumnus and donor
Published on September 7, 2021
Meaningful research is not always easy, but with help from the extended MSU network, improving natural resource management is made possible.
CSUS alumnus spotlight: Ted Alter
Published on August 30, 2021
“Lead in whatever you’re doing by making it possible for others to lead.” Ted reflects on his experiences as an interdisciplinary researcher, educator, and academic administrator at Penn State University for over 45 years.
MSU Researchers Launch New App to Help African Farmers and Purchasers
Published on August 28, 2021
Researchers in the Departments of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics and Community Sustainability have developed a new mobile phone app with the potential to help millions in West Africa.
Community Sustainability faculty awarded over $400,000 for systems-thinking research
Published on July 23, 2021
Steven Gray and Rebecca Jordan were awarded over $400,000 for research on innovative ways to teach systems-thinking and perspective-taking with mental models.