Partnering for education in Rwanda
Surveying public opinion
Road-funding proposal 'may be in trouble'
Aiming for first place
Studying community college internationalization efforts
Receiving $25 million grant
Genik selected as director of Applied Engineering Sciences
Laura Genik is the new director of Applied Engineering Sciences in MSU’s College of Engineering.View story photos
MSU, University of Rwanda launch agribusiness program in Rwanda
MSU and the University of Rwanda launched a new Master of Science degree program in agribusiness this week in Kigali, Rwanda. The gender-sensitive degree program will enroll its first cohort of students in February 2015.View story photosView story videos
MSU scholars create system to address school fiscal stress
A financial health-indicator system created by MSU scholars could prevent many Michigan school districts from reaching the crisis point.View story photos
For first time, Snyder's ratings top Obama’s
President Obama’s approval rating in Michigan sagged to its lowest point in more than four years, while Gov. Rick Snyder’s ratings held steady, according to MSU's fall 2014 State of the State Survey.View story photos
MSU forum to address Michigan’s economic future
Some of Michigan's leading economic and business minds will discuss state priorities for 2015 at a Jan. 21 public forum hosted by MSU's Institute for Public Policy and Social Research.
Road-funding proposal ‘may be in trouble’
Despite support from both Republican and Democratic officials, the May ballot proposal to boost funding for Michigan’s deteriorating roads could face an uphill battle, says an MSU political scientist.View story photos
CANR faculty members recognized by APLU
Two MSU faculty members were recognized by the Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities during its annual meeting in November.
Graffiti: Art or eyesore?
Graffiti is slowly starting to be seen as an art form for the disenfranchised, yet you’d never know it by reading the news, an MSU sociologist argues in a new study. Toby Ten Eyck analyzed a year’s worth of news coverage in U.S. local and national publications and found the majority of articles tied the presence of graffiti to crime and blight.View story photos
Community colleges expected to triple efforts to internationalize
Community colleges around the nation expect to have about 24 percent of their programs fully internationalized by 2024, up from only 8 percent now, according to a new study by MSU’s International Business Center.View story photos
Thanking customers can reap rewards
Companies rarely acknowledge customers who fill out those ubiquitous satisfaction surveys. But a simple, well-timed “thank you” can reap huge rewards, finds first-of-its-kind research led by an MSU marketing scholar.View story photos