$4.5 million gift from alumnus Robert Burgess supports entrepreneurship at MSU
MSU has announced a $4.5 million gift to the Institute for Entrepreneurship and Innovation in the Eli Broad College of Business from alumnus Robert “Bob” K. Burgess, an accomplished business leader and longtime university adviser.View story photos
MSU named first innovation hub in state
In April, Michigan Strategic Fund approved $3.5 million in funding to support the acceleration of technology transfer from Michigan’s higher education institutions, nonprofit research centers and hospital systems. MSU’s Translational Research and Commercialization Program has received $1 million of that funding, matched by $1.27 million from MSU, designating the university as the first “innovation hub” in the state.
An American, a Libyan, a Spartan, an Olympian
MSU MBA student Mohamed Hrezi will represent Libya in the Olympic marathon.View story photos
Michiganders upbeat about economy
Michigan residents remain confident about the economy with better than half of them calling their current circumstances excellent or good, according to MSU’s State of the State Survey.View story photos
Helping co-workers can wear you out
Helping your co-workers too often can lead to mental and emotional exhaustion and hurt your job performance, indicates a new study co-authored by an MSU business scholar.View story photos
MSU Olympic experts available to talk Zika, water and other concerns
This year will mark the 2016 Rio Summer Olympics and with it comes several public health concerns for athletes and spectators alike.
Energy-saving devices work – if you use them correctly
A well-insulated home with a high-efficiency air conditioner and programmable thermostat are only as effective as the person using it. A new study led by MSU and published in the current issue of Procedia Engineering shows that people living in green dwellings who don’t maximize their technology can lose half of the energy savings available to them.View story photos
MSU will locate Center for Urban Food Systems in Detroit
A new facility in Detroit will become MSU’s first center for studying and developing urban food systems.View story photos
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