Published on February 19, 2021
Dong Zhao receives $505K NSF CAREER Award to research way to make homes more energy efficient, intelligent, human-centered and sustainable.
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 September 4, 2020
We are pleased to announce our 2nd annual SPDC Lecture Series for 2020-2021. These events will take place virtually due to the novel coronavirus pandemic.
Published on August 19, 2020
Teaching Specialist Robert Aydukovic will teach courses on on commercial construction, low impact design, and construction documents, and contracts and legal issues in construction.
Published on August 14, 2020
Alan and Johanna Scott have established the Alan F. Scott Fund for the Housing Education Research Initiative to provide support for graduates, undergraduates, assistantships, educational programs and other needs for the initiative.
Published on July 28, 2020
A MSU interdisciplinary student team led by Amanda Wakefield received Honorable Mention (3rd place) in the Master Plan category of the 2019 EPA Campus RainWorks Challenge student design competition.
Published on July 10, 2020
On behalf of the School of Planning, Design and Construction, we strongly oppose the Student and Exchange Visitor Program’s (SEVP) modifications to temporary exemptions for nonimmigrant students taking online courses during the fall 2020 semester.
Published on May 8, 2020
Three SPDC degree programs in landscape architecture and urban and regional planning have received STEM designation.
Published on April 20, 2020
Michigan State University alumnus Jack Brierton is helping to build one of three alternate care facilities in the Chicago area for COVID-19 patients.
Published on February 11, 2020
MSU's Residential Construction Management Competition team took first place that the National Association of Home Builders Student Competition for the second year in a row!
MSU student receives Outstanding Student Award from the National Association of Home Builders' Student Chapter
Published on February 4, 2020
Construction Management senior, Alex Beem, received the Outstanding Student Award from the NAHB Student Chapter in Las Vegas, on Jan 22. Join us in congratulating Alex regarding this great achievement!
Published on December 13, 2019
A MSU trans-disciplinary team receives NSF grant to develop a research model of intelligent social network interventions.
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 20, 2019
Announcing the addition of two construction management-related student organizations: The Sigma Lambda Chi (SLC) International Construction Honor Society and the Professional Women Builders (PWB) Student Organization.
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 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 construction management junior Katie Cross receives $3.5K scholarship from the Associated General Contractors of Michigan
Published on May 1, 2019
Katie Cross, a construction management junior, was awarded the $3,500 H.L. “Bud” Conrad Memorial Undergraduate Scholarship from the Associated General Contractors of Michigan Endowment Fund.
Two MSU Interior Design faculty members received the 2019 Interior Design Educators Council Community Service Award
Published on April 17, 2019
Interior Design Associate Professor and Program Director Suk-Kyung Kim, PhD; and assistant professor Linda Nubani, PhD, received the 2019 Interior Design Educators Council Community Service award at the 2019 IDEC Conference on March 5-9 in Charlotte, NC.
Panel of construction industry leaders engaged audience at Feb. 13 SPDC Industry Seminar Series at Michigan State University
Published on April 10, 2019
The MSU School of Planning, Design and Construction held its 13th Industry Seminar Series event on Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2019, in East Lansing. The event featured a panel of four industry leaders.