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Driving the future

MSU displayed some of its latest innovative research and introduced attendees to the mobility experts of tomorrow at the 2023 North American International Detroit Auto Show.

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FCC chief economist

Johannes Bauer, Quello Chair in Media and Information Policy and professor of media and information at MSU, has been named the Federal Communications Commission’s chief economist, the agency announced.

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CAMP welcomes students

MSU's College Assistance Migrant Program Scholars Initiative, or CAMP, held its 23rd annual Welcome Reception in late August to welcome students from migrant worker backgrounds.

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MSU in the news


Fed’s Lisa Cook confirmed by Senate to 14-year term as governor: The U.S. Senate confirmed Federal Reserve Governor Lisa Cook, MSU economist, to a full 14-year term on a 51-47 vote, with most Republicans again withholding their support.

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The Conversation

Could a single drug treat the two leading causes of death in the US: cancer and cardiovascular disease?: Because of the parallels between cancer and cardiovascular disease, cancer nanodrugs may be strong drug candidates to treat cardiovascular disease and vice versa. Bryan Smith is an associate professor of biomedical engineering at MSU.

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China's economic woes are impacting small businesses: China's decades-long one-child policy has contributed in part to a labor shortage, and the country's "burgeoning middle class" is making factory work less and less desirable, says Amy Broglin-Peterson, a supply chain management faculty member at MSU.

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Campus initiatives

Strategic Plan: MSU 2030

MSU used an inclusive and comprehensive strategic planning process to create a shared vision for the future and a common set of principles and values to guide our work.

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Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Plan

To recognize the importance of diversity, equity and inclusion as a foundation for university, MSU is using a comprehensive DEI planning process focusing on those values and working in collaboration with the overall strategic planning process.

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Relationship Violence and Sexual Misconduct Plan

The RVSM Strategic Plan stems from work by leading researchers and experts in the field to develop a plan for survivor services, prevention efforts, and climate and culture change initiatives.

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