Joan Rose Dives Deep
Meet Michigan State University’s internationally-renowned water researcher
Entomologist. World-Traveler. Biotech Pioneer.
Born in a tiny remote village in India, Karim Maredia left home at the age of 5. Today, he is one of the world’s authorities on diverse agricultural topics such as biotechnology, biosafety and integrated pest management.
Study Abroad Leads to Lifetime Impact
When Joshua Knoll left for Japan last October, he never imagined his brief trip would produce such a long-term effect ...
Ripe For The Taking
Imagine a state-of-the-art greenhouse so big it disappears into the horizon. One that uses advanced technology like energy curtains and automated harvest carts to provide fresh produce year round ...
Biotech in Indonesia & Bangladesh
Dave Douches loves potatoes. He grows them, breeds them, takes them around the world, and makes potato chips. He's even made his chips for the former President Obama ...
Snares to Wares
Murchison Falls National Park (MFNP) in Uganda is picturesque. It's exactly how you might imagine an African wildlife preserve--lions, elephants, giraffes, hippos and other wildlife roaming about the savannah ...
Restless Soul Leads to Lifelong Work in Water
Joan Rose is accomplished. And she improves lives every day for people she doesn’t even know. But her story isn’t finished.
Detroit Serves as Classroom to Students
Over the summer, 60 MSU students & faculty lived, worked, played and learned in Detroit as part of DETxMSU, a program that immersed students from six colleges into the city. They partnered with stakeholders to work on real-life creative problem-solving.
Plant Pathologist Among Most Recent Class of University Distinguished Professors
Plant Pathologist Mary Hausbeck was named a University Distinguished Professor in 2015, the top honor for MSU faculty.
Finding Her Place at MSU
"I started out as an economist but found a natural fit in working with smallholder farmers, especially women farmers."
Devoted Spartan Leaves Lasting Legacy
Edwin L. Carpenter loved three things in life: working, agriculture and MSU.
Dr. Gore Goes to Washington
What would you do if you were in a basement in Washington, D.C., surrounded by a series of doors—none of which had an actual handle?
Tiny Home, Big Life: Sparty's Cabin
Debra Levantrosser's experience in implementing lean manufacturing at companies for two decades might be one reason she thinks a lot about living small. Or, maybe, it might be the food truck she owns and runs ...
From Lab To The Field, Research Takes Food Where It's Needed Most
The right food for the right location: This has long been the mantra of agricultural research, which sought to develop the most productive varieties of food matched to their ideal climatic regions. But what if this didn't have to be the case?