Tuesday, January 25, 2022

Antonio Planas

Recent Articles


Interim dean chosen

MSU Provost Lou Anna Simon and an advisory committee selected Chuck Salmon as the acting dean of the College of Communication Arts and Sciences.The recommendation will be voted on by the MSU Board of Trustees at its meeting today.Salmon, the associate dean for the college, will replace Dean James Spaniolo, who will become the seventh president of the University of Texas at Arlington on Feb.


Student adds to math world though friend factor divided

Michael Shafer said he felt like he won the lottery on Nov. 17 after reading the computer screen in his Engineering Building office that said, "New Mersenne prime found." The 26-year-old chemical engineering graduate student's name instantaneously hit the record books as the person who discovered the largest prime number known to man.


MSU, IBM join forces to improve supply chain mgt.

With a worldwide partnership established by IBM, MSU's Eli Broad College of Business will be a part of a virtual network formed to maximize research and create breakthroughs in the global business market.Students and faculty from MSU's Eli Broad College of Business will collaborate with the Smeal College of Business at Pennsylvania State University, the W.P.


Schools, state to combine buying

In a collaboration that could save millions of dollars, Michigan's 15 public universities will team up with the state when purchasing goods and services. Developed from the concept that buying in bulk saves money, Michigan's universities signed onto the State of Michigan/Higher Education Purchasing Consortium. Under the consortium, schools can choose to sign onto different contracts depending on each school's needs. Bridget Medina, spokeswoman for the Michigan Department of Management and Budget, said the initiative is a smart business move and didn't develop because of Michigan's poor budget. "This is looking at the situation from a business perspective," she said.