Michigan’s tourism industry thriving
Driving a culture of innovation with entrepreneurial thinking
Food monopolies are everywhere
Studying boss behavior
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.
MSU scholar appointed to new state infrastructure commission
MSU's Janice Beecher was appointed by Gov. Rick Snyder to serve on a new state commission charged with creating a long-term plan to ensure Michigan’s infrastructure remains safe and efficient.View story photos
What’s holding black entrepreneurs back?
It’s not a lack of initiative that’s keeping African-Americans from starting their own businesses, but instead a centuries-old racial disadvantage that’s not experienced by other minority groups, an MSU sociologist argues in a new paper.View story photos
MSU wins big at DECA conference
MSU’s Collegiate DECA team brought home 13 first, second and third place awards, as well as eight finalist medals, at the annual State Career Development Conference in Grand Rapids in February.
Michiganders support Detroit schools bailout
A strong majority of Michigan residents favor state aid to help the fiscally strapped Detroit Public Schools pay off its debts, a new MSU survey says.View story photos
New book reveals that food monopolies are everywhere
Food monopolies are everywhere – and they’re growing. A new book by an MSU professor dissects the troubling trend and shows how it’s happening on all levels of the food chain.View story photos
Hey boss: Workers prefer 'consistent jerk' to loose cannon
Workers are better off with a boss who is always unfair versus a boss whose behavior is erratic, suggests a new study by a team of current and former MSU business researchers.View story photos