Receiving $25 million grant
Analyzing who makes better investments
Observing job market for grads
Jobs plentiful for college grads
Constructing a better future
First StartUp Weekend: Maker Edition comes to Midwest
Do financial experts make better investments?
Financial experts do not make higher returns on their own investments than untrained investors, according to research by an MSU business scholar.View story photos
Starting salaries largely stagnant; internship scene improves
The job market for new college graduates may be heating up fast, but starting salaries will see only modest growth, an MSU economist says in a new study. About six in 10 employers say they will keep starting pay the same as last year for newly minted degree-holders. The remainder will offer salary increases, on average, of a modest 3 percent to 5 percent, says MSU's Phil Gardner.View story photos
$25 million grant from Eli and Edythe Broad to expand MSU business college
MSU has announced a $25 million challenge grant from philanthropist and MSU alumnus Eli Broad and his wife, Edythe, to the Eli Broad College of Business, bringing the couple’s total giving to MSU to nearly $100 million.View story photos
MSU is poised to achieve the next milestone in fulfilling its legacy and achieving its destiny—to power and empower—through Empower Extraordinary: The Campaign for Michigan State University.View story photos
Waste treatment scientist to discuss new approaches at MSU’s Holland facility
Steven Safferman, associate professor of biosystems and agricultural engineering at MSU and a MSU Extension educator, will present “Transforming Waste to Resource: Decision Support Tools” 3:30 p.m. on Oct. 29 at the MSU Bioeconomy Institute in Holland.
Education grant provides funding for improving youth awareness and understanding of zoonotic diseases
Julie Thelen, MSU Extension educator for Michigan 4-H Livestock and Veterinary Science Programs, and partners in the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development and Michigan Department of Community Health, have received the Michigan Youth Zoonotic Disease Education Grant.
Toyota researcher to speak at MSU
Mike Rother, groundbreaking Toyota researcher and author of “Toyota Kata,” will speak about his book from 1 to 4 p.m. on Oct. 24 at B117 Wells Hall as part of the Demmer Center for Business Transformation Lean Speaker Series.
Best-selling visual communication author to speak at alumni event
Dan Roam, author of a best-selling book on innovative thinking and problem solving, “The Back of the Napkin,” will be the keynote speaker at BroadLink 2014. BroadLink is open to all MSU alumni and will provide the opportunity to gain valuable insight, explore new ways of thinking and connect with fellow Spartans.
Helping Michigan companies export
The Michigan Economic Development Corp. has again contracted with Michigan State University’s International Business Center to assist Michigan companies with their exporting efforts.View story photos
Constructing a better future
More Spartans will build the structures we live, work, recover, travel, vacation and play in — thanks to an endowment for the Construction Management Program being created through the estate plans of Steven and Kristine Black (both ’91, College of Agriculture and Natural Resources).View story photos