Felicia Wu

In The Field 2018

Published May 11, 2018

In the Field is a publication of the Michigan State University College of Agriculture and Natural Resources. It is published once a year and devoted to bringing to light the stories of the College of Agriculture and its people.

Articles

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.

Breakfast on the Farm: Bridging the gap between consumer and farmer

Published on May 14, 2018

MSU's Breakfast on the Farm is an educational event for Michigan agriculture that gives the nonfarming community the opportunity to see the inner workings of a modern farm.

Agriculture Innovation Day 2017

Published on May 14, 2018

Agricultural producers gathered at the Lake City Research Center, in Lake City, Michigan, on Aug. 24, 2017, to learn about information and innovations to apply to their own operations during the MSU Agriculture Innovation Day.

Borderless: Bringing scientific knowledge to those who need it most

Published on May 14, 2018

When destructive insects threatened cowpea harvests throughout West Africa, a team of researchers under the auspices of the Dry Grain Pulses Collaborative Research Support program —now the Feed the Future Legume Innovation Lab—came to help

Land Grant Goods

Published on May 14, 2018

At Land Grant Goods, a student-run business located at MSU, students are getting real-world entrepreneurial experience.

Applied research for a healthy environment

Published on May 14, 2018

The love of the natural world drew Geoff Rhodes to MSU to study bio-chemistry as an undergraduate student in the Dept. of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. He's now in the 2nd of his 5-year master’s & doctoral program in environmental toxicology.

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.

Welcome to Our Table

Published on May 11, 2018

The inaugural Our Table discussion took place on November 16, 2017, at Cristo Rey Community Center where the focus was on food access.

A window into the immersive work of Dr. Felicia Wu

Published on May 14, 2018

Dr. Felicia Wu's work with GMOs and food policy has an impact on global policy decision making and markets.

Making a difference in the world we live in

Published on May 14, 2018

CANR alumni are working in a variety of fields to ensure that communities worldwide have the food and water needed to prosper.

How ingredients and environment impact the eating experience

Published on May 14, 2018

Sungeun Cho, an assistant professor in the MSU Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition, is studying the sensory effects of our dining experiences with respect to ingredients and environments.

Biotechnology and Beans

Published on May 14, 2018

First-generation Spartan Amber Bassett took a leap of faith when she decided to pursue her doctorate at MSU after completing her bachelor’s degree at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville.

Leading the field in packaging

Published on May 14, 2018

MSU's School of Packaging is looking to attract the next generation of bright scholars and equip them with the resources they need to pursue big ideas.

Innovation and Growth

Published on May 14, 2018

Matt Birbeck opens the new Food Processing and Innovation Center.

Stellar Students: Embracing opportunities and recognizing potential

Published on May 14, 2018

Dean Ron Hendrick launches the Justin S. Morrill Fellows program, which seeks out students that demonstrate significant academic achievement and participate in campus life and leadership programs.

MSU colleges name governmental affairs and stakeholder relations director

Published on December 1, 2017

Dru Montri, executive director of the Michigan Farmers Market Association, was named director of governmental affairs and stakeholder relations for the Michigan State University colleges of Agriculture and Natural Resources and Veterinary Medicine.

CANR names new associate dean for diversity, equity and inclusion

Published on December 12, 2017

Quentin R. Tyler, PhD, has been named associate dean for diversity, equity and inclusion in the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources. He will begin his post in March 2018.

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