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  • GreenLight Business Model Competition Announces Finalists for Sixth Annual Contest

    GreenLight Business Model Competition Announces Finalists for Sixth Annual Contest

    Posted: Tuesday, March 13, 2018
    Author: MSU Foundation
    Category: Foundation News

    GreenLight Business Model Competition Announces Finalists for Sixth Annual Contest Mid-Michigan’s premier pitch competition to award $100,000 in total cash prizes.

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  • Christoph Benning: Facilitating collaborations

    Christoph Benning: Facilitating collaborations

    Posted: Thursday, February 22, 2018
    Author: MSU Today
    Category: MSU Today

    Christoph Benning is an MSU Foundation Professor of plant biology and the director of the MSU-DOE Plant Research Laboratory.

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  • MSU professors elected fellows of the American Academy of Microbiology

    MSU professors elected fellows of the American Academy of Microbiology

    Posted: Friday, February 16, 2018
    Author: Val Osowski
    Category: Other

    George Garrity and Beronda Montgomery, Michigan State University professors of the College of Natural Science, were elected fellows of the American Academy of Microbiology, or AAM, for their excellence, originality and leadership in the microbiologic...

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  • Applied Research Associates, Inc. Opens Corporate Innovation Center in University Corporate Research Park

    Applied Research Associates, Inc. Opens Corporate Innovation Center in University Corporate Research Park

    Posted: Friday, February 16, 2018
    Author: MSU Foundation
    Category: Foundation News

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 15th, 2018 Contact: Aaryn Richard, Communications Manager aarynr@msufoundation.org 517.884.1561 Applied Research Associates, Inc. Opens Corporate Innovation Center in University Corporate Research Park The te...

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  • How plants ‘muscle up’ against bacteria in the cold

    How plants ‘muscle up’ against bacteria in the cold

    Posted: Tuesday, January 30, 2018
    Author: Layne Cameron , Allyson Hamzey , Igor Houwat
    Category: Foundation News

    Michigan State University scientists have furthered our understanding on how a plant protein, called CAMTA, helps plants strengthen themselves as they anticipate long periods of cold, such as three to four months of winter in the American midwest or ...

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  • Jeff Wesley Headshot

    Michigan State University Foundation Taps Jeff Wesley as Executive Director, Red Cedar Ventures

    Posted: Friday, January 26, 2018
    Author: MSU Foundation
    Category: Foundation News

    The Michigan State University Foundation (MSU Foundation) announced today that it has named Jeff Wesley as executive director of its wholly owned venture investment subsidiary, Red Cedar Ventures. Wesley's focus will be on managing and growing the co...

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  • GreenLight Michigan Business Model Competition Begins Accepting Pitch Applications

    GreenLight Michigan Business Model Competition Begins Accepting Pitch Applications

    Posted: Wednesday, January 3, 2018
    Author: MSU Foundation

    Mid-Michigan pitch competition to award $100,000 in cash prizes [caption id="attachment_1631" align="alignleft" width="300"] Scenes from 2017's GreenLight Michigan[/caption] East Lansing, MI — GreenLight Michigan Business Model Competition announced...

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  • Sparty at construction ground-breaking for McLaren Hospital site

    McLaren Announces New Hospital in South Lansing, to Broaden Work with MSU on Research and Health Care Efforts

    Posted: Tuesday, December 5, 2017
    Author: MSU Foundation
    Category: Foundation News

    McLaren Health Care today announced it will consolidate its two current Lansing hospital facilities into a new $450 million campus adjacent to Michigan State University in South Lansing. Additionally, the health care system and MSU announced they wil...

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  • MSU Potato

    Examining Potatoes’ Past Could Improve Spuds of the Future

    Posted: Thursday, November 2, 2017
    Author: Layne Cameron
    Category: MSU Today

    The old adage of looking to the past to understand the future certainly applies to improving potatoes. Examining the ancestors of the modern, North American cultivated potato has revealed a set of common genes and important genetic pathways that have...

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  • Top Michigan State Researchers Named MSU Foundation Professors

    Top Michigan State Researchers Named MSU Foundation Professors

    Posted: Monday, October 2, 2017
    Author: MSU Foundation
    Category: Foundation News

    Michigan State University recently named five new MSU Foundation Professors, a designation given to outstanding faculty who demonstrate excellence in research and teaching, while enhancing the prominence of the institution.

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