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  • Burgess Institute for Entrepreneurship and Innovation

    Location:

    370 North Business Complex, MSU, East Lansing, MI, 48824.

    Description:

    The mission of the Burgess Institute for Entrepreneurship & Innovation is to advance and promote entrepreneurship at the Broad College of Business,  Michigan State University, and in the State of Michigan through research, education and outreach.

  • Citizen Planner Advanced Academy (June 2019)

    Dates:

    June 5, 2019. 9:00 am - 4:30 pm.

     

    Location:

    East Lansing Hannah Community Center, 819 Abbot Road, East Lansing, MI 48823

    Description:

    Creating and sustaining high-quality communities requires responsible land use policies and thoughtful public engagement. Build your confidence in addressing the hot button land use issues by learning and practicing a range of effective engagement tools at this year's Citizen Planner Advanced Academy. This year's program includes special guests, a walking tour, new engagement tools and our always popular Annual Case Law and Legislative Update.

    Master Citizen Planners will earn six (6) educational credits; the annual requirement.
    You are a Master Citizen Planner if you have completed the Citizen Planner course, taken the Master Citizen Planner Exam, completed a capstone presentation, and received a Master Citizen Planner certificate.

  • Fate of the Earth Symposium (March 2020)

    Dates:

    March 21, 2020.  8:00 am - 5:00 pm

    Location:

    Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center, 219 S. Harrison Rd, MSU, East Lansing, MI, 48824

    Description:

    The Fate of the Earth symposium brings distinguished thinkers from around the world to explore what we know, what we need to know and what we must do as we move into a century of unprecedented environmental change, technological advancement and scale of human activity. The event includes research focused seminars and discussion and emphasizes events and presentations that will speak to the broader MSU and Michigan community. In addition to live events and webcasts, the symposium generates educational materials that can be used in classes and non-traditional education.

  • Global Engagement Speaker Series (February, March 2020)

    Dates:

    February 25 and March 24, 2020.  3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

    Location:

    • February 25, 2020: International Center, MSU, East Lansing, MI, 48824
    • March 24, 2020: Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center, MSU, East Lansing, MI, 48824

    Description:

    MSU's National Collaborative for the Study of University Engagement (NCSUE) offers a global speaker series with invited international speakers, around the topic of global engagement.  The Spring 2019 topics include:

    • February 25, 2020: Sandra D. Rodriguez Cotto: Sandra D. Rodríguez Cotto is a journalist with decades of experience in Puerto Rico, the United States, and several Latin American countries. She works as a news and policy analyst, radio commentator, television producer, columnist, and blogger. She conducts her syndicated radio program on a series of regional stations that make up the Puerto Rico Information Network, is an analyst at radio station WPAB Ponce, and publishes a weekly column in the cyber newspaper NotiCel. She is also a contributor to several media outlets in the U.S. (El Diario La Prensa, All Digitocracy, Huffington Post, USA Today, Politico Magazine) and the Public Relations Portal of Latin America, based in Argentina.
    • March 24, 2020: Cosmas Milton Obote Ochieng is the director of the African Natural Resources Centre (ANRC) at the African Development Bank in Abidjan, Ivory Coast. He is an expert in global development policy with particular interests in natural resources governance; agriculture and rural development; climate change and green growth; and science, technology, and society. Prior to his appointment at the African Development Bank, he was professor of the practice of global development policy at the Pardee School of Global Studies at Boston University. He is also a former executive director of the African Centre for Technology Studies (ACTS) in Nairobi, Kenya, and a former technical coordinator for business, economics, and biodiversity at the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) in Pretoria, South Africa. 
  • Innovate Michigan! Summit (August 2019)

    Dates:

    Thursday, August 29, 2019.  8:00 am - Noon. 

     

    Location:

    Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center, 219 S. Harrison, East Lansing, MI, 48824.

    Description:

    The Innovate Michigan! Summit will feature presentations on innovative economic development tools, models, programs, and policies from around the state. Following the Summit, participants are invited to stroll the MIC Expo and network at the evening reception.

  • MSU Product Center for Business Development

    Location:

    Morrill Hall, Room 80, 446 W. Circle Drive, East Lansing, MI 48824

    Description:

    The MSU Product Center can help you develop and commercialize high value products and businesses in the food, agricultural, and natural resource sectors.  Whether you are a budding entrepreneur or established business, the MSU Product Center is the front door to Michigan State University’s vast and varied technical expertise, research, outreach and educational services.

  • University Center for Regional Economic Innovation

    Location:

    1615 E. Michigan Avenue, Lansing, MI 48912

    Description:

    The MSU EDA University Center for Regional Economic Innovation (REI) at the MSU Center for Community and Economic Development is building a new economic development ecosystem, leveraging higher education assets to support the co-creation, co-application, and dissemination of innovative economic development strategies that promise to yield high-growth entrepreneurship, job creation and economic innovation throughout the state of Michigan!  At the wheel of the REI University Center Ecosystem is the REI Network, a responsive virtual community of over 800 members from the public and private sector that are engaged in strategic partnerships and collaborative learning.

  • Writing, Information, and Digital Experience: WIDE Research Center

    Location:

    7 Olds Hall at MSU, East Lansing, MI, 48824

    Description:

    At Michigan State University, the WIDE (Writing, Information, and Digital Experience) Research Center focuses on researching and innovating experiences for emerging technologies in the Digital Humanities, including uses of social user experiences to solve social, cultural, and political problems; ways of constructing computational analytics for improving persuasive communication, and the need to create new forms of public engagement and democratic practice on a global scale. The outcomes of our research projects include publications and applications aimed at enriching these conversations. The following are our current areas of focus: Participatory Memory, Computational Rhetoric, Writing Program Assessment, Clinical Healthcare Experiences, and Legal Experiences.

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