June 2018

Global Food Law Current Issues Conference
Date: Tuesday, June 19, full days, June 19-21, 2018
Location: Kellogg Center
Host: Global Food Law, College of Law
Contact: 1 517.432.6963 or
Note: The Current Issues in Global Food Law conference explores the interconnectedness, relationships and impact of food law, food science, industry and consumers. Bringing together members of industry and the regulatory world as well as students, alumni, and faculty, the conference will increase attendees’ understanding of today's food law issues, tomorrow's opportunities, and the future challenges facing the global food industry.

Our Table: Food Law
Date: Tuesday, June 19, 6:30 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Location: Huntington Club (4th Floor of Spartan Stadium)
Speaker: Dawn Opel, assistant professor of digital media and user experience; Ann Folino White, associate professor of theater studies; Scott Haskell, adjunct professor at MSU College of Law. Moderated by Sheril Kirshenbaum.
Host: Food@MSU and MSU Global Food Law
Contact: For more information on Food@MSU and Our Table events, contact Alex Tekip at To learn more about MSU’s Global Food Law program, contact Leslie Johnson at
Note: Curious about the ways in which laws and regulations affect societal perceptions of food? Michigan State University (MSU) invites you to pull up a chair and join an upcoming conversation about food policy and the ways in which it influences us. Food@MSU and MSU’s Global Food Law program will host an Our Table discussion from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, June 19, at the Huntington Club, located on the fourth floor of Spartan Stadium on the MSU campus. Our Table, part of the Food@MSU initiative, is a series of roundtable discussions in which MSU brings together community members and leaders, industry and farm workers and producers, scientists, academics and other experts for meaningful conversation on food-related topics. Audience members are encouraged to join the conversation by sharing questions, insights and concerns.

Malting Barley Field Day
Date: Wednesday, June 20, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Location: W.K. Kellogg Biological Station, 3700 E. Gull Lake Drive, Hickory Corners, Mich. 49060
Host: MSU AgBioResearch
Note: The Malting Barley Field Day will offer attendees the chance to hear about the latest malting barley research trials conducted by Michigan State University (MSU) researchers, as well as recent trends and issues in the field of malting barley.

MSU Agricultural Innovation Day
Date: Thursday, June 28, 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Location: Southwest Michigan Research and Extension Center, 1791 Hillandale Road Benton Harbor, Mich. 49022
Host: College of Agriculture & Natural Resources AgBioResearch MSU Extension
Contact: Ron Bates 517-432-7693
Note: MSU Agriculture Innovation Day: Focus on Fruit and Vegetable Technologies offers a variety of fruit, vegetable and grape growing technologies, including the latest information on pollinators and equipment. The event is free and includes lunch.

August 2018

Council of Graduate Students Annual Fall Welcome Cookout
Date: Saturday, August 25, 12 p.m.
Location: Benefactors Plaza
Host: Council of Graduate Students
Note: The Fall Welcome Cookout is a Graduate Student Orientation Event for New and Returning Graduate and Professional Students, Post Docs, Friends and Family! Look for the tents in Benefactors Plaza in the grassy area just outside the parking lot behind Chittenden Hall, RAIN OR SHINE! Relax after the resource fair at this family-friendly event! Enjoy free food and games while having fun and meeting other graduate students! FREE: Food • Music • Dancing • Corn Hole • Inflatables • Face Painting • Giveaways • Prizes and more...