Published on April 2, 2021
Student hopes to become a dahlia breeder to help improve the specialty cut flower industry.
Published on March 5, 2021
Danielle Ellsworth says her horticulture classes and the way the professors presented that information really sparked an interest in her.
Published on December 9, 2020
Andrew says about best thing about the horticulture field is that there is this huge versatility, where if you have an interest in plants, there will be a place where you fit in.
Published on November 11, 2020
An advanced degree in horticulture allows Michael to blend his love of horticulture with his background in remote sensing and data analysis.
Published on October 14, 2020
B.S. student, Daniel Dick, says his degree in Horticulture will provide a great backbone for a career that is both satisfying and rewarding.
Published on September 10, 2020
IAT student, Lauren Taylor, loves the variety of courses in her Landscape and Nursery Management program
Published on August 18, 2020
Maddy Dubelko, a graduate student in the Department of Horticulture, chose Horticulture as her advanced degree because she wanted to gain more knowledge about how to best manage ornamental plantings.
Published on July 6, 2020
Nathan is pursuing a dual major Ph.D. in Horticulture and Molecular Plant Sciences. He works with Dr. Erik Runkle to study how the color of light affects leafy green growth and quality attributes, such as leaf coloration and nutritional properties.
Published on June 5, 2020
Rachel Wood is a Horticulture Science major from New Boston, MI and thinks horticulture is the perfect fit for her at MSU.
Published on May 4, 2020
Cheyenne Settle is a two-year student from Burton, Michigan pursuing a certificate program in Fruit, Vegetable, and Organic Horticulture Management.
Colton Schlitters loves horticulture because he can work outside and have a positive environmental impact
Published on April 3, 2020
Horticulture student Colton Schlitters plans to work in the landscape and nursery industry upon graduating in May 2020.
Graduate student looking forward to graduating and continuing urban tree research and outdoors lifestyle
Published on March 12, 2020
Master's student, Riley Rouse, is finishing up her program and looking forward to continuing her work on urban trees
Published on March 2, 2020
Mary Tuski is a four-year horticulture student from Lapeer, MI. She is full of passion for the horticulture industry and is currently the President of the Student Horticulture Association.
Published on February 3, 2020
Brenna Criag is our featured IAT student of the month. She is from Bloomfield Hills, MI and is studying Landscape and Nursery Management.
Published on December 18, 2019
Shital Poudyal's work aims to lower the environmental footprint and increase overall sustainability of nursery-grown trees.
Published on December 6, 2019
Abby Denning is a junior from Grand Rapids, Michigan looking to diversify her experiences in the horticulture industry. Her concentration is under Landscape Design, Construction, and Management and is advised by Susan Gruber.
Damon Abdi's research has found that with improved irrigation practices, nursery growers can reduce water with minimal effect on plant growth while also protecting the environment.
Published on December 1, 2019
Damon Abdi is a graduate student working with Dr. Tom Fernandez in water management for nursery crops.
Published on November 4, 2019
Keivan Bahmani is a Ph.D student and received his degree in Plant Breeding from the University of Tehran. He is working under the direction of Dr. Ryan Warner and his research focuses on understanding the genetic basis of sweetener production in stevia.
Published on October 6, 2019
Nathan Fox is from Holt, Michigan and is in the 2-year program with a certificate in Landscape and Nursery Management. We asked Nathan a few questions about his experience about himself.
Published on September 4, 2019
John Gove is an undergraduate Horticulture student with a concentration in Fruit and Vegetable Production and is working under the direction of Dr. Susan Gruber.