Published on February 24, 2021
A list of five ways the pandemic has shifted the way we access/purchase food products.
Published on December 11, 2020
SPDC Director Ming-Han Li shares in his annual school update message, "This has been a year that no one could have anticipated or prepared for! The world has been facing unprecedented, tumultuous challenges from the novel coronavirus pandemic since March."
Published on October 30, 2020
A list of five lessons about design and planning of the built environment for issues related to diversity, equity and inclusion.
Published on October 6, 2020
Melvin Mance is a U.S. Development Director for McDonald’s Corporation, a company with a long-time commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) efforts.
Published on August 17, 2020
Hannah Brodhead is the new academic advisor for Interior Design and Landscape Architecture students.
Published on January 13, 2020
Anna Zultowski says: "I can’t believe it’s been an entire year since my class, a close-knit group of 10, and our professors spent two months preparing for what would be the trip of a lifetime."
Published on December 13, 2019
The School of Planning, Design and Construction, a young school established in 2004, celebrates its 15th anniversary in 2019.
Published on November 19, 2019
The MSU School of Planning, Design, and Construction held its 14th Industry Seminar Series on Oct. 16, 2019, in East Lansing. The featured speaker, John Beeder, was the former president and CEO of American Greetings.
Published on October 18, 2019
MSU Landscape Architecture (LA) program ranked ninth in the U.S. by DesignIntelligence in 2019 School Rankings Survey of most admired landscape architecture undergraduate schools.
Published on September 18, 2019
Smith, associate managing director and a senior mediator at the Consensus Building Institute will present on “Building Consensus through Collaboration in Difficult Settings and Diverse Communities.”
Former American Greetings’ President and CEO John Beeder to speak at SPDC Industry Seminar Series in October
Published on August 23, 2019
Featured speaker John Beeder, retired president and CEO of American Greetings will present on “Accelerating Company Strategy with a Dynamic Built Environment.”
Published on August 16, 2019
Laura Winter will continue teaching for the Interior Design program in her new role as a full-time specialist - teaching.
Published on June 27, 2019
The SPDC, in partnership with the Ingham County Treasurer’s Office, completed a study to objectively and empirically measure economic impacts of the Ingham County Property Tax-Foreclosure Auction activities.
Published on June 24, 2019
Three students from SPDC received first-place awards in April at MSU’s 21st University Undergraduate Research and Arts Forum.
MSU received $247K U.S. Forest Service grant to develop tool for cross-laminated timber in commercial building construction
Published on June 20, 2019
The MSU Construction Management program was selected by the U.S. Forest Service to develop a construction time and cost estimating tool for use of CLT in commercial building construction.
MSU Urban & Regional Planning’s Peilei Fan receives Cross-disciplinary Faculty Research Award from the College of Social Science
Published on May 2, 2019
Peilei Fan, associate professor of urban & regional planning, was selected to receive the Cross-disciplinary Faculty Research Award from the MSU College of Social Science. She was recognized for the award on Wednesday, April 24 in the MSU Union Ballroom.
MSU inaugural Peter and Linda Riguardi Travel Fellows learned about built environment challenges in New York in August
Published on December 12, 2017
In August, 12 SPDC students traveled to New York as part of their Peter and Linda Riguardi Travel Fellowship. This exciting new opportunity was made possible by a gift to Michigan State University by Peter and Linda Riguardi.
Published on May 31, 2016
The Land Policy Institute, in collaboration with the MIplace Partnership Initiative, released the most comprehensive guidebook on placemaking in 2016, drawing from the best works available.