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  Hear the Conversation 10:06 min – 5.8 mb mp3 (Please note: My interview with Cpt. Keith Holmes aired on WJR 760 AM—Detroit just hours after the iconic power boat racer died following a crash July 30 during the St. Clair River Classic Offshore Powerboat Association race. Out of respect for his family, I decided […]

  Hear the Conversation 24:09 min – 13.8 mb mp3 Chris Contag joined Michigan State University in November 2016 as the inaugural Director of the Institute for Quantitative Health Science and Engineering and the Chair of the new Department of Biomedical Engineering. The new research institute, IQ, is a collaboration between the Colleges of Engineering, […]

  Hear the Conversation 21:44 min – 12.4 mb mp3 “The Dairy Store is only part of the dairy program at MSU,” Zey Ustunol tells Michigan State University President Lou Anna K. Simon and Spartans Athletic Director Mark Hollis on MSU Today. “We have two stores and a trailer. Our dairy foods complex consists of […]

  Hear the Conversation 29:24 min – 16.8 mb mp3 “It’s the greatest decision I’ve made since I married my wife,” Crain’s Detroit Business publisher and editor Ron Fournier tells Michigan State University President Lou Anna K. Simon and Spartans Athletic Director Mark Hollis on MSU Today in describing his return to his hometown of […]

  Hear the Show 52:54 min – 30.3 mb mp3 “Supply chain, particularly from a Michigan State perspective, means the end to end movement of product from the raw material from a mine or the ocean, through all the production processes, and to the consumer,” Professor David Closs tells Michigan State University President Lou Anna […]

  Hear the Conversation 12:12 min – 16.7 mb mp3 Denae Friedheim is the interim director and farm manager at the Student Organic Farm at Michigan State University. Denae majored in biology and sociology, yet ended up running the show at the Student Organic Farm. “I came to food through the lens of public health. […]

  Hear the Conversation 13:36 min – 7.8 mb mp3 “We’ve started building 25 tiny homes, 250 to 400 square feet each on lots from 30 to 100 feet, for formerly homeless people, low-income senior citizens, and students who have aged out of foster care,” Reverend Faith Fowler tells Kirk Heinze on Greening of the […]

  Hear the Conversation 15:17 min – 8.8 mb mp3 “Michigan State University has launched a new food education initiative that aims to help consumers become better educated about food production and food choices,” says host Kirk Heinze as he welcomes Sheril Kirshenbaum to Greening of the Great Lakes. Kirshenbaum is helping MSU’s College of […]

  Hear the Conversation 14:17 min – 8.2 mb mp3 Detroit Renewable Power (DRP) is an energy-from-waste facility on Detroit’s east side that processes up to 3,300 tons of municipal waste each and every day. It’s transformed into fuel that’s burned to create 720,000 pounds of steam per hour. DRP is one of three renewable […]

  Hear the Conversation 5:38 min – 7.7 mb mp3 Jack Koester, Bob Van Arkel and Lynn Harvey are Farm Lane Society members, and participants in the Michigan State University College of Agriculture and Natural Resources Alumni Association Golfing for Scholarships annual best ball scramble. Jack Koester, a past director of the CANR alumni board, […]

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