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Research

Spartans are focused on research projects that tackle sustainability across campus and around the world. As a major research university, Michigan State is committed to furthering knowledge and improving life for present and future generations through the convention of research.

Sustainability funding

In order to engage MSU faculty, staff and students in opportunities to advance sustainability research, the Sustainability department, supported by Infrastructure Planning and Facilities, offers grants to promising projects.

Funded research projects investigate topics in environmental sustainability specific to MSU. Research conclusions and findings result in sustainable recommendations for MSU’s campus.

In this photo, Professors Wei Liao and Dana Kirk prepare to operate the South Campus Anaerobic Digester.