Robert and Georgia Burgess are both graduates of the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources. Bob earned his Bachelor of Science in 1966 majoring in packaging, and his wife, Georgia graduated in 1967 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in interior design. They have found significant success in their respective fields and continue to give back to MSU.
Startup teams pitch ideas for chance at $100,000 in cash prizes
Startup teams in the Greenlight Business Model Competition will pitch ideas to a panel of judges on Wednesday at the Wharton Center’s Pasant Theatre for a chance at cash prizes totaling $100,000.
MSU expands public policy programs with Kellogg Foundation grant
MSU’s Institute for Public Policy and Social Research is launching a new initiative to continue educating emerging leaders through an expansion of its ongoing policy education and research programs.View story photos
Undergraduate research ranging from science to performing arts on public display at MSU
Ranging from agriculture and science to performing arts to business and entrepreneurship, 928 MSU undergraduate students from 14 colleges will present their research at the annual University Undergraduate Research and Arts Forum from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 7 at the MSU Union.
Skilled workers more prone to mistakes when interrupted
Expertise is clearly beneficial in the workplace, but highly trained workers in some occupations could actually be at risk for making errors when interrupted, indicates a new study by two MSU psychology researchers.View story photos
Consumers Energy Foundation invests $250,000 in MSU first-year engineering experience
The Consumers Energy Foundation, a long-time supporter of the first-year engineering experience at Michigan State University, is contributing $250,000 to help develop the next generation of engineering and computer-science students, MSU announced Wednesday.View story photos
MSU to partner with Indian media giant, helping local farmers
MSU and Indian media company Ramoji Film City are partnering to help farmers better produce food for India.View story photos
Seven MSU graduate programs rank No. 1 nationally
Two more MSU graduate programs – African history and supply chain – claimed top spots in the latest U.S. News & World Report rankings, giving MSU seven No. 1 programs across a broad range of disciplines.View story photos
Helping students plan for the future
A newly created fund will enable students in the School of Planning Design and Construction to gain firsthand knowledge of major urban planning projects through site visits around the world.
Spartans honored for making difference in community
Six MSU faculty and staff members have received awards from University Outreach and Engagement for their work to improve and enrich the world around them.View story photos