MSU and partner universities boost Detroit with research, service
MSU and partner universities support Detroit’s resurgence with hundreds of millions of dollars annually in research, education and outreach services, a new study finds.
Great Lakes vital to strong Michigan tourism industry
Michigan boasts 3,288 miles of Great Lakes shoreline – the longest freshwater coastline in the United States – as well as more than 11,000 inland lakes and 76,000 miles of rivers and streams. These water resources are the key to the state’s flourishing tourism industry and support more than 200,000 jobs – a critical element of Michigan’s economy, environment, society and heritage, an MSU researcher says in a new state report.View story photos
MSU pilots second joint medical and business degree
MSU’s College of Human Medicine and Broad College of Business will begin a Doctor of Medicine and Master of Business Administration joint degree in fall 2016.
‘Food hubs’ emerge as a viable solution to meet consumer demand for local food
The “food hub” model is proving to be financially successful across a variety of legal structures and markets, according to a newly published report from the MSU Center for Regional Food Systems and the Wallace Center at Winrock International.View story photos
EmpowHER retreat inspires Michigan teens
Sometimes it takes a tragedy to create something special, which is exactly what Suzy Merchant, MSU women’s basketball coach, achieved at the first-ever EmpowHER retreat April 29-30 at MSU’s Breslin Center. The retreat, which Merchant led and the Eli Broad College of Business sponsored, welcomed nearly 150 young women from across the state of Michigan to campus.View story photos
MSU makes Master of Social Work more accessible with Flint-based program
In 2001, MSU started offering a Master of Social Work program that could be fully completed in Flint.
MSU becomes a Regional Export Network hub
The Michigan Economic Development Corp. has selected MSU as one of four statewide locations for its Regional Export Network. MSU’s International Business Center, housed in the Eli Broad College of Business, will lead the charge in 24 of Michigan’s 83 counties, including mid-Michigan, the Thumb, Lansing, Jackson and southward to the Ohio border.View story photos
Michigan’s tourism industry continues strong performance
Michigan’s tourism industry thrived in 2015 and is expected to remain strong through 2016, according to two MSU researchers who presented their annual report at the Pure Michigan Governor’s Conference on Tourism in Lansing.View story photos
Flint fallout: Snyder’s popularity plummets
Gov. Rick Snyder’s approval ratings plummeted in the wake of the Flint water crisis, and Michiganders now consider city infrastructure the state’s biggest problem, according to MSU’s latest State of the State Survey.View story photos
A ripple effect
Fred Addy (‘53, Business; ‘57, Business) and his wife Marilyn Marshall Addy (‘53, Music) have a history of giving that has helped their alma mater in many ways.