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  • MSU Co-Hosts National IACMI Composites Workshop

    MSU Co-Hosts National IACMI Composites Workshop

    Posted: Friday, June 2, 2017
    Author: MSU Foundation
    Category: Foundation News

    “The interest in composites is deep," said University Distinguished Professor of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science Lawrence Drzal, who is also the IACMI director of vehicle technology. Michigan State University co-hosted Road 2 Composites...

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  • Renaissance Venture Capital Fund Expands to East Lansing Technology Innovation Center

    Renaissance Venture Capital Fund Expands to East Lansing Technology Innovation Center

    Posted: Wednesday, May 10, 2017
    Author: MSU Foundation
    Category: Foundation News

    The Renaissance Venture Capital Fund (Renaissance) and the Michigan State University Foundation announce today that Renaissance is opening its third office location. This newest space, located in the East Lansing Technology Innovation Center (TIC), m...

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    Conquer Accelerator Announces Program's 2017 Cohort Participants

    Posted: Thursday, April 13, 2017
    Author: MSU Foundation
    Category: Foundation News

    The Conquer Accelerator program at Michigan State University announces its second cohort at the MSU Innovation Celebration. Designed to help both newer and established companies overcome business hurdles, the accelerator emphasizes smart planning and...

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    MSU Foundation Launches $5M Venture Fund, Red Cedar Ventures LLC

    Posted: Tuesday, November 15, 2016
    Author: MSU Foundation
    Category: Foundation News

    The Michigan State University Foundation (MSUF) announced today the formation of its new, $5M venture investing subsidiary, Red Cedar Ventures. Its newest program features both a pre-seed fund and an opportunity fund focused on helping Michigan State...

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    Cisplatin: The Story of MSU's Cancer Drug

    Posted: Tuesday, September 13, 2016
    Author: MSU Foundation
    Category: Foundation News

    This year marks the 50th anniversary of Cisplatin’s discovery as an anti-cancer drug here at Michigan State University. Cisplatin (and its updated form, carboplatin) is known to be the “penicillin of cancer drugs,” because it has been one of the firs...

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  • Accelerate Michigan Innovation Competition

    Accelerate Michigan Opens Applications for 2016 Student Pitch Competition

    Posted: Tuesday, September 13, 2016
    Author: MSU Foundation
    Category: Other

    Accelerate Michigan is now accepting applications for the 2016 Student Accelerate Michigan Pitch Competition. The competition allows student-led, Michigan-based teams to pitch their business venture ideas, meet with investors, and win $20K to put tow...

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  • Traci Cannon

    Traci Cannon Named Chief Financial Officer, Michigan State University Foundation

    Posted: Friday, June 3, 2016
    Author: MSU Foundation
    Category: Foundation News

    The Michigan State University Foundation announced today that its Board of Directors has approved Traci Cannon’s advancement, making her the MSU Foundation’s first Chief Financial Officer.

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  • Aaryn Richard

    Michigan State University Foundation Names Communications Manager

    Posted: Friday, June 3, 2016
    Author: MSU Foundation
    Category: Foundation News

    The Michigan State University Foundation announced today that it has named Aaryn Richard as the organization’s Communications Manager. Richard will manage the communications strategy for the MSU Foundation and its subsidiaries, including Michigan Bio...

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  • Jeff deGraaf Appointed to Michigan State University Foundation’s Board of Directors

    Jeff deGraaf Appointed to Michigan State University Foundation’s Board of Directors

    Posted: Monday, April 18, 2016
    Author: MSU Foundation
    Category: Foundation News

    The Michigan State University Foundation today announced that Jeff deGraaf, CEO of Renaissance Macro Research, LLC and MSU alum (1990), has been appointed to the organization’s Board of Directors. A non-profit corporation, the MSU Foundation’s missio...

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  • Michigan State Professor to Lecture on School Governance

    Michigan State Professor to Lecture on School Governance

    Posted: Monday, April 11, 2016
    Author: MSU Foundation
    Category: Other

    FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Ken Frank, professor of measurement and quantitative methods at Michigan State University, will speak at noon Friday, April 15, at the University of Arkansas. The lecture, titled "Balancing Voices: Articles for Effective Schoo...

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