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  Hear the Conversation 23:05 – 13.2 mb mp3 Each month, MSU professors Charles Ballard and Matt Grossmann engage in a lively discussion of Michigan policy and current events. This Month on State of the State: k-12 education finance and policy with guest Kristi Bowman. State of the State is a monthly discussion with MSU […]

  Hear the Conversation 20:25 – 11.6 mb mp3 Despite the projected continuation of lower commodity prices for farmers, Jim and Dianne Byrum remain very optimistic about the agricultural sector, especially in Michigan. Jim, president of the Michigan Agri-Business Association, and Dianne, partner and co-founder of Byrum and Fisk Advocacy Communications, recently joined me to […]

  Hear the Conversation 9:53 – 5.7 mb mp3 MSU alumnus Mike King is regional vice president for Gray Television and general manager of WILX-TV 10 in Lansing. King recalls the limited options of the television world in the early 80’s when he entered the business and how the content options for consumers have exploded. […]

  Hear the Conversation 45:51 – 26.2 mb mp3 My first hero in a lifelong love affair with the radio medium was the legendary Dick Purtan, who tells me how he first began visiting Detroit with his father when he was a child. And he recalls fondly his days at the famous Keener 13, his […]

  Hear the Conversation 12:36 – 7.2 mb mp3 Terrie Taylor, B.A., D.O., is an internationally recognized expert on malaria and other tropical diseases. Six months of the year, Taylor works in Malawi, Africa conducting research and treating patients. She is a driving force in the global initiative to eliminate malaria deaths. She joins Michigan […]

  Hear the Conversation 27:35 – 15.7 mb mp3 Detroit Tigers radio play-by-play man Dan Dickerson visits with Michigan State University President Lou Anna K. Simon and Spartans Athletic Director Mark Hollis on this segment of MSU Today. Dickerson says the game he loves and calls for Tigers fans around the world is indeed changing […]

  Hear the Conversation 21:22 – 12.2 mb mp3 “Our football team came ready to play throughout the season, but I think the preparation started back in January to reestablish ourselves, our program, and our culture,” Spartans head football coach Mark Dantonio tells Michigan State University President Lou Anna K. Simon and Spartans Athletic Director […]

  Hear the Conversation 9:02- 9 mb mp3 If you’re about to graduate from Michigan State University, the next nine minutes can truly change your life. Lisa Wiley Parker,  Senior Director of Alumni Engagement at the MSU Alumni Association joins Associate Vice President for Alumni Relations, Scott Westerman to talk about how Spartans acclimate and […]

  Hear the Conversation 10:09 – 5.8 mb mp3 The Spartan Football team is headed to the December 28 Holiday Bowl in San Diego California to play Washington State. “When I think about the Florida bowls that some people have been bugged about, it’s ‘been there-won that,’” says Scott Westerman, who leads the Michigan State […]

  Hear the Conversation 10:45 – 6.2 mb mp3 Part art gallery, part science lab, part theater, Michigan State University is launching an initiative to ignite a passion for science, technology, engineering, art and math in Detroit’s young adults. Science Gallery Lab Detroit will launch exhibits in summer 2018 with help from a $1 million […]

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