• Packaging prof named a fellow in Society of Plastics Engineers

    Packaging prof named a fellow in Society of Plastics Engineers

    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

  • MSU launches value chain research institute in Midland

    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

  • Virtual Packaging Design and Prototyping Industry Course

    The Michigan State University School of Packaging is offering an online version of the Virtual Package Design and Prototyping course for industry members beginning Jan. 13, 2014.

    Posted on October 24, 2013 1:43pm

  • Texas-sized “Lone Star” Design Wins Student Glass Packaging Competition

    Texas-sized “Lone Star” Design Wins Student Glass Packaging Competition

    Texas isn’t the only place where people think big.

    Posted on September 25, 2013 2:14pm

  • Health care packaging conference immerses attendees in dramatic environments

    The scene of a tragic accident, a dramatic OBGYN delivery and the newest phenomenon of patients caring for patients in home environments are just some of the contexts of care that medical device manufacturers and packaging designers will explore during this year’s Healthcare Packaging Immersion Experience (HcPIE).

    Posted on September 10, 2013 12:03pm

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  • STEM Teaching Essentials Workshop
    Location: 3405 Engineering

    Time: 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

    The 2014-15 STEM Teaching Essentials Workshop series begins Thursday, Aug. 21 with a presentation by on “Strategies for Working With and Mentoring TAs.”

    The session will be held in 3405 Engineering. Lunch will be provided.

    More information and a link to register for this event can be found here:

    A description of upcoming 2014-15 workshops can also be found there.

  • 2014 STEM Alliance Meeting
    Location: BPS 1425

    Time: 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m.

    Lunch will be served during the fall 2014 STEM Alliance meeting on Monday, Aug. 25 in BPS 1425 (lunch will be served). Details of the meeting, including a link to RSVP, can be found here:

    The STEM Alliance is composed of faculty and staff from MSU colleges, institutes, and research groups engaged together in an effort to make Michigan State the premier public university for undergraduate STEM learning and research.

    (Please feel free to attend even if you are unable to stay for the entire program.)

  • Colloquium with Your College 2014
    Location: 1281 Anthony Hall

    Time: 9 a.m.

    The College of Agriculture and Natural Resources has prepared a special get-acquainted session for all new students in our majors.

    CANR Student Organization Fair – Doors open at 9:00 am.

    Find out about clubs that match your interests.

    At 9:30 a.m., the Office of Academic and Student Affairs extends its official welcome to campus.

    After the general session, you will have an opportunity to meet your academic adviser, faculty and students in your major.

    This is an important part of your orientation to MSU and the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, so if you are unable to attend this session, please call 517-355-0234 and ask to speak to Dr. Dorcia Chaison.

  • 21 Oct - 23 Oct Food Packaging Basics
    Location: MSU School of Packaging's Ternes Outreach Center

    This hands-on workshop is designed for those who have a role in managing packaging for food and related operations within their organizations.  The workshop will offer full insight in all aspects of food packaging including function, materials, systems and processes, shelf life estimation, active packaging, modified atmosphere packaging, distribution, food security and more!

  • AutumnFest
    Location: MSU Pavilion

    39th Annual AutumnFest

    November 8, 2014

    MSU Pavilion for Agriculture & Livestock Education

    Starts at noon, 3.5 hours before the 3:30 p.m. kickoff of the MSU vs. Ohio State Football game 

    For more information visit


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