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MSU first university to join Pure Michigan Business Connect
MSU aims to tap in-state suppliers for at least half of its purchasing, as the first university to partner with the Michigan Economic Development Corp. in a new program designed to boost Michigan companies.View story photos
Buy local on the rise
Many institutions are eager to put more local food on their menus, and area farmers are interested in supplying it, say surveys by the MSU Center for Regional Food Systems.View story photos
Bay City company builds 'steel doughnut' for FRIB
Back in the 1970s, Bay Cast Inc., built parts for the National Superconducting Cyclotron Laboratory at MSU, parts that accelerated beams carrying charged particles to velocities nearly half the speed of light.View story photos
Michigan on-the-job deaths decline in 2012
The number of workplace deaths in Michigan declined in 2012, as an estimated 127 workers died on the job compared to 141 in 2011, according to preliminary figures from an annual report compiled by MSU.View story photos
Michigan's status as hotspot grows
Michigan’s reputation as a place to visit continues to grow, fueling a steady increase in tourist spending despite the sluggish economy, finds an annual report from two MSU tourism experts.View story photos
Broad College and MSU Athletics partner for team leadership program
The Broad College of Business is partnering with MSU Athletics to present “Building Winning Teams: A Quest for Excellence,” a three-day program designed to help business professionals develop sustainable leadership and team effectiveness skills.
Teaching tomorrow's leaders
Training is underway this spring for 2013 Fellows of MSU’s Michigan Political Leadership Program.
On-site oil change concept wins Broad MBA Business Plan Competition
MBA students at MSU’s Broad College of Business brought their best entrepreneurial ideas to this year’s second annual Broad MBA Business Plan Competition held March 23 at the Wharton Center.View story photos
Michigan divided over right-to-work
As Michigan becomes the nation’s 24th right-to-work state, its residents remain sharply divided over whether the new law will hurt or help the economy, MSU’s latest State of the State Survey shows.
As right-to-work begins, future of unions unclear
As Michigan’s right-to-work law takes effect March 28, the future of the American labor movement is unclear, an MSU expert says.View story photos