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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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  • Doctor in Nigeria and MSU professor join hands to reduce infant mortality

    Doctor in Nigeria and MSU professor join hands to reduce infant mortality

    Posted: Thursday, August 24, 2017
    Author: MSU Foundation
    Category: Foundation News

    A doctor in Nigeria and a professor at Michigan State University have teamed up to reduce infant mortality in the African nation. In the U.S., September is National Newborn Screening Month. In developing nations, however, lack of infant screening ...

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  • Sarah Kunst Joins Michigan State University Foundation Board of Directors

    Sarah Kunst Joins Michigan State University Foundation Board of Directors

    Posted: Tuesday, July 18, 2017
    Author: MSU Foundation
    Category: Foundation News

    The Michigan State University Foundation (MSU Foundation) is pleased to announce today it has appointed Sarah Kunst, CEO and Founder of Proday, to its Board of Directors. This newest addition to the organization’s Board reaffirms the MSU Foundation’s...

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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 Logo

    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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  • fall leaves by the Red Cedar river

    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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  • black and white photo researchers

    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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