Packaging professor elected fellow of the Society of Plastics Engineers
Laurent Matuana, associate professor in the MSU School of Packaging, has been elected a fellow of the Society of Plastics Engineers.
Michigan tourism poised for strong year
Tourism spending in Michigan was strong in 2013 and is poised for another robust year in 2014 as the economy continues to recover, according to an annual report by two MSU researchers.View story photos
International business journalist to speak at MSU
Journalist Anita Raghavan will discuss her book, “The Billionaire’s Apprentice: The Rise of the Indian-American Elite and the Fall of the Galleon Hedge Fund” March 21 at the Broad College of Business.
MSU sophomore nominated for Udall Scholarship
Elizabeth Brajevich, a sophomore at MSU, has been nominated for the Udall Scholarship.View story photos
Finding a treatment for binge eating with rats and frosting
Two strains of rats, cans of vanilla frosting and a theory have helped MSU professor of psychology Kelly Klump take one step closer to finding the genetic causes, and eventually a treatment, for binge eating.View story photosView story videos
William Taylor: Mentoring helps others reach their dreams
In 1979 I was a professor at the University of Missouri and I wasn’t looking for a new position.View story photos
Debate qualifies second team for national championship
MSU Debate Team members Jack Caporal and Quinn Zemel have advanced through the districts and qualified for a spot at the National Debate Tournament.View story photos
Uganda anti-gay law major human rights violation, scholar says
A new law in Uganda criminalizing same-sex relationships is a major human rights violation yet sadly does not meet the International Criminal Court’s threshold for a “crime against humanity,” an MSU scholar said.View story photos
Gauging what it takes to heal a disaster-ravaged forest
Recovering from natural disasters usually means rebuilding infrastructure and reassembling human lives. Ecologically sensitive areas need to heal, too, and scientists are pioneering new methods to assess nature’s recovery and guide human intervention.View story photos
MSU grant to help create developing world food systems
The Global Center for Food Systems Innovation at MSU announced its Innovation Challenge grant winners. The six teams have been awarded approximately $100,000 each to work towards solutions addressing global problems associated with the food value chain.