Following passion pays off
Using MBA to do good
Leading urban development study
Creating faculty fellow position
Studying online gambling
Talent for a global economy
Gerald Rhead appointed interim director of MSU Global
Gerald Rhead, director of academic entrepreneurship and co-director of MSU’s Food Knowledge Cloud, has been appointed interim director of MSU Global, effective July 1.
MSU startup provides unique ingredients for breweries
A new MSU startup company has found a way to apply Michigan’s role as first in chestnut production to the microbrew industry.
MSU alum and former faculty member has found success in family business
Pat LeBlanc has always followed his passion, which led him to become an MSU student, a Spartan cheerleader, a tenured MSU professor in the College of Veterinary Medicine and the Veterinary Teaching Hospital director.View story photos
Land Policy Institute helps lead urban development study
MSU’s Land Policy Institute is helping conduct the Michigan Walkable Urban Places study to assist in planning future development blueprints for the state of Michigan. The study will assess walkability trends and real estate demand in seven metro regions.View story photos
Public debate could be key to strong economy
A new study by MSU economist Siddharth Chandra, director of MSU’s Asian Studies Center, and Nita Rudra, associate professor in the Department of Government at Georgetown University, has found that people who speak their minds loudly and often could be responsible for economic prosperity.View story photos
United Shore $500,000 gift creates faculty fellow position in sales at MSU
A former MSU basketball player turned business executive is leading a partnership with his company and the Broad College of Business to enhance sales research and education. Troy-based mortgage lender United Shore and Mat Ishbia, the firm's president and CEO, will create a new faculty fellow position with the Department of Marketing through a gift of $500,000.View story photos
MSU political leadership program calls for applicants
Applications for 24 leadership-training fellowships are now being accepted for MSU's Michigan Political Leadership Program.
Kellie Boyd: Using her MBA to do more good
Kellie Boyd has always liked helping people. That’s why she studied psychology at MSU and then earned a master’s degree in counseling from the university. She has worked most of her career with nonprofit organizations focused on counseling and assisting those in need.
Online gambling would benefit from better regulation
A first-of-its-kind study by MSU business scholars suggests online gambling would benefit from better government regulation. The study is the first to estimate the costs and benefits of the Unfair Internet Gambling Enforcement Act, which was signed into law by President George W. Bush in 2006.View story photos
Michigan's University Research Corridor: Talent for a global economy
Michigan’s leading research universities are magnets for top-notch talent, attracting, developing and retaining highly skilled individuals to propel Michigan’s economy into the future, a new report confirms.View story photos