News from across Turtle Island
Posted on April 25, 2017 4:34pm
Over the last four years, the Kent County Land Bank Authority (KCLBA) generated $42.9 million in estimated economic impact and 266 jobs in Kent County, according to an economic impact analysis by the Michigan State University Land Policy Institute released today.
“Our analysis demonstrates the Land Bank Authority’s critical role in supporting economic growth and development in Kent County,” said Mark Wyckoff, Interim Director at the MSU Land Policy Institute. “In addition to reducing blight and bringing dilapidated properties back to productive use, this study shows the land bank fills a critical gap in neighborhood restoration and economic development.”
Posted on March 29, 2017 9:45am
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Posted on June 22, 2017 3:40pm
Recent MSU graduate Danielle Gerlach was presented with the Urban & Regional Planning Program’s (URP) Outstanding Senior Award.
Posted on June 22, 2017 2:38pm
Last month, the MSU Construction Management Program was selected by the National Academy of Sciences Airport Cooperative Research Program to conduct research on “Integrating Collaborative Partnering into Traditional Airport Construction Projects.”
Posted on June 20, 2017 4:44pm
On Sept. 19, 2016, interior design seniors were given details on a project to redesign a historic home on the campus of Michigan State University. This project would be unlike any other they had worked on, because the students were being called upon by MSU’s President Lou Anna K. Simon to envision a redesign of Cowles House.
Posted on June 19, 2017 11:22am
SPDC Environmental design grad student Hebatalla Nazmy has big plans after selection for ESPP’s Summer Research Fellowship for Urban Environments. Her project is titled, “Residential Interior Design and its Reflection on Urban Environment.”
Posted on June 19, 2017 10:21am
In 2016, 32 students from the LA Program received awards from the Michigan chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects (MI ASLA), and program endowments and scholarships.
Posted on June 16, 2017 3:04pm
MSU Professor Thomas Jayne was requested to testify before the House Committee on Agriculture on “The Next Farm Bill: The Future of International Food Aid and Agricultural Development,” June 7.
Posted on June 13, 2017 1:34pm
Traverse City, MI, is the kind of success story we really like to hear about at the National Charrette Institute at MSU. . . After the training, Soyring and Sych contacted NCI seeking advice on how to create a replicable process for doing a series of corridor charrettes [for the 8th Street corridor]. They engaged NCI to teach them how to conduct a Co-Writing Intensive workshop to assess and organize the project for a Request for Proposals.
Posted on June 13, 2017 9:00am
The MSU Department of Entomology is hosting a number of events during National Pollinator Week to educate the public on the state of pollinators and pollination in Michigan. Our annual fun event for families is the Bee Palooza at the MSU Horticulture Gardens on Sunday, June 18 from 1-4 p.m. This event is for all ages and is a free, fun and educational afternoon of interactive activities centered on understanding the wonderful world of pollinators.