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Michigan State University occupies the ancestral, traditional and contemporary lands of the Anishinaabeg – Three Fires Confederacy of Ojibwe, Odawa and Potawatomi peoples. The university resides on land ceded in the 1819 Treaty of Saginaw.


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College of Agriculture and Natural Resources

Spartans in the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources (CANR) cultivate the next BIG IDEAS in food, health and the environment.

The CANR guides, enlightens and unites students from various backgrounds, experiences and perspectives forming a community of leaders ready to change the world.

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With an extraordinary team of faculty, advisors and campus partners, we help student connect their academics to their passions.

We boast an average 94% placement rate for graduates across our college. Add in Career Services and our network of over 65,000 alumni and the possibilities are endless.

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Find out more! Contact Jeff Keson at kesonjef@msu.edu or (517) 353-0560.


 Areas of Study

  • 10 Cents a Meal

    10 Cents a Meal for Michigan’s Kids and Farms is a state-funded pilot program that matches what schools spend on Michigan-grown fruits, vegetables, and legumes with grants of up to 10 cents per meal.

  • 2015 IIDA Competition: IM Circle Renovation

    This Campus Renovation project by Sara Kotarski, Sara Burns, Brooke Jesue and Alix Zysk was entered in the 2015 IIDA Dr. Virginia North Student Competition. The team received first prize for this project.

  • 2016 IIDA Competition: SIJI

    This luxury hotel restaurant/bar project by Anran Wang was entered in the 2016 IIDA Klise Manufacturing Student Competition. Wang received first place for this project.

  • 2016 IIDA Competition: The Beat

    This luxury hotel restaurant/bar project by Tina Alati was entered in the 2016 IIDA Klise Manufacturing Student Competition. Alati received honorable mention for this project.

  • 2019 Videos

    These are the videos from the 2019 Making it in Michigan Award Winners.