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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 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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    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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