Welcome to the School of Packaging
Review the presentation “Debriefing from the Strategic Planning Committee of the School of Packaging to External Stakeholders”
Presented on January 30, 2015.
Distinctive, Black-Glass Design Wins Eighth MSU School of Packaging Student Packaging Competition
Posted on October 6, 2014 4:12pm
The Center for Global Connections in partnership with the College of Engineering, the Office of the Provost, and International Studies & Programs is pleased to announce that we are now accepting applications for the 2015 Global Academy for Engagement Fellowship Program.
Posted on September 20, 2014 7:46am
Packaging Hall of Fame Welcomes 6 New Inductees. PMMI to honor Class of 2014 at PACK EXPO International in reception benefiting industry education.
Posted on August 25, 2014 11:29am
Michigan State University (MSU) School of Packaging associate professor Laurent Matuana has been elected a fellow of the Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE), the world’s premier organization for plastics researchers and industry professionals.
Posted on March 4, 2014 1:52pm
At its Board of Trustees meeting, Michigan State University announced plans to open a new research institute in Midland, Mich., focusing on value chain creation and management and tackling many of today’s grand challenges in business, said MSU President Lou Anna K. Simon.
“Whether you’re talking about simply delivering safe water locally or fostering international competitiveness, effective value chain creation is key,” she said. “By developing more effective, sustainable value chains through this initiative, we hope to provide both an advantage for American manufacturing and pathways for the world to respond more successfully to human needs. In addition, we will cooperate with the Midland community in creating new knowledge and training opportunities, to help the region prosper in the new global economy.”
Posted on October 28, 2013 9:50am
01 Apr - 21 May
Virtual Package Design and Prototyping - start date of April 1 end date of May 21, 2015
Location: MSU School of Packaging Ternes Outreach Center
The online version of the Virtual Package Design and Prototyping Course for Industry members begins April 1, 2015. Participants may start the course as late as April 29 and still finish by May 21. In addition, an optional on campus session will be held on May 19-21, 2015 in the Ternes Outreach Center.
Annual Awards Banquet
Location: Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center
The Fourth Annual Awards Banquet to honor the significant accomplishments of students who have received awards and scholarships together with the organizations and people who sponsored them.
27 Apr - 30 Apr
Packaging: the User Experience
Location: Ternes Outreach Center, Packaging Building room 120
Empowered Packaging: Techniques that transform your Package Design
This interactive, hands on three and a half-day workshop trains you to implement a proven and unique system of tools that harness consumers thinking into your current packaging engineer training to bring the POW! effect. The techniques and overall system changes taught in this course will lead to more effective packaging practices. These advanced skills of listening, hearing and transforming the consumer experience with packaging will provide you with thinking and actions that can span all phases of entire packaging development. Developed in partnership with one of the most experienced educators in packaging, Bruce Harte, Ph.D. Professor Emeritus, School of Packaging, The Understanding & Insight Group, innovators in ground breaking consumer research and practicing packaging engineers at Amway R&D. This workshop was created specifically for packaging professionals who want to increase the value of packaging by improving the user experience.
Location: The School of Packaging Ternes Outreach Center
This hands-on workshop is designed for all levels of industry professionals that have a role in managing packaging and related operations within their organizations seeking a formal background in packaging concepts. The workshop will offer full insight in all aspects of packaging including function, materials, systems and processes, distribution and more!
Annual Faculty & Staff Awards Picnic
Location: MSU Pavilion
Time: 11:30 a.m.
For 2015, the Faculty & Staff Recognition Reception and the Spring Picnic for CANR Faculty & Staff are being combined into the Faculty & Staff Awards Picnic
Awards will be presented at 11:30 a.m., followed by a picnic lunch
We Are Packaging
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