Items Tagged with 'Michigan State University'


Pothole prevention: smart roads signal repair needs

MSU is working on technology that places sensors in the concrete or asphalt mix.

September 25, 2015
LANSING — If Michigan ever gets around to fixing its crumbling roads, engineers might be well-served to consider a new ingredient in the road-making mix. Read More

Campus food banks expand to feed hungry students

Most rely on donations from students, alumni and the surrounding community.

September 25, 2015
LANSING — Food banks are a growing sight on Michigan campuses as many students struggle with higher tuition, costly rent — and sometimes, hunger. Read More

MSU research project to save bees is underway

Bee-killing pesticides are seen as a significant threat to crops.

August 14, 2015
LANSING— Bees are declining in the northeastern United States and southern Canada, according to a recent study by the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Read More

Story development differentiates Mitten State

T-shirt maker scours old college yearbooks to come up with unique designs.

July 31, 2015
The owners at The Mitten State are excited for football season to begin. Read More

Street Talk: A little bit of research

Web surfing.

July 17, 2015
Everybody is pretty excited about the end product, but the beginning has some pretty good numbers, too. Read More

Research center seen as catalyst

Economic impact will create ripple effect lasting for years.

June 26, 2015
As the second research center in the downtown Grand Rapids area, the impact of Michigan State University College of Human Medicine’s new facility could create a ripple effect of economic activity. Read More

MSU officials approve $85.1M research facility

Demolition of GR Press building will begin in March.

February 13, 2015
Michigan State University officials announced the approval of a biomedical research facility to be built in Grand Rapids with an overall budget of $88.1 million. Read More

Schools construct Health Careers Pipeline program

MSU med school and GVSU partner with Grand Rapids students.

February 13, 2015
Three area academic institutions are rolling out an innovative program designed to empower high school students to pursue careers in the health professions with the help of college and medical student mentors. Read More

New uses sought for outdated newspaper buildings

Former Grand Rapids Press building will be used by Michigan State University.

LANSING — As some Michigan newspapers downsize to smaller offices, they are leaving behind massive buildings that are outdated but still critical to the communities they cover. Read More

Bus shelter provides learning opportunity

GR architectural firm has hand in providing green roof system.

October 10, 2014
A Michigan State University bus shelter in East Lansing is about to become a classroom. Read More