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  Hear the Conversation 9:27 min – 5.4 mb mp3 May brings warmer weather, and that means another season on the water for the Suttons Bay-based Inland Seas Education Association (ISEA). With a mission of “helping people of all ages experience the science and spirit of the Great Lakes through shipboard and on-shore educational programs,” […]

  Hear the Conversation 34:49 min – 19.9 mb mp3 “Every NCAA institution is required to have a faculty athletic representative, someone who serves as the linkage between athletics and academics,” Sue Carter tells Michigan State University President Lou Anna K. Simon and Spartans Athletic Director Mark Hollis on MSU Today. “My role involves guarding […]

  Hear the Conversations 34:58 min – 20 mb mp3 Greening of the Great Lakes was on hand May 18 at Michigan State University’s Kellogg Center for the Michigan Recycling Coalition‘s 35th Annual Conference and Governor’s Recycling Summit, Michigan’s largest conference and exhibition about recycling and organics management. Kerrin O’Brien is the executive director of […]

  Hear the Conversation 14:20 min – 19.6 mb mp3 The Horse Tales Literacy Project combines excitement from two different areas—horses and books. Throw in 120 local first graders visiting the Michigan State University Horse Teaching and Research Center, and you have the makings of elementary equine entertainment. Nine stops greeted the youthful visitors—everything from […]

  Hear the Conversation 10:17 min – 5.9 mb mp3 The book, Food Truths from Farm to Table: 25 Surprising Ways to Shop & Eat without Guilt, was a #1 new release by Amazon earlier this year, and its provocative goal is “to serve as a guide for overcoming confusion and reducing guilt” when it […]

  Hear the Conversation 14:57 min – 8.6 mb mp3 “Right now we’re fighting the third battle of Lake Erie,” Dr. Jeffrey Reutter tells Kirk Heinze on Greening of the Great Lakes. “We fought the first battle during the War of 1812. The second battle was during the 1970’s. The Cuyahoga River burned in 1969, […]

  Hear the Conversation 14:22 min – 8.2 mb mp3 by Kirk Heinze About nine months ago, I interviewed two entrepreneurs and business partners, one of whom was honored as “Innovator of the Year” at the 2016 Michigan Governor’s Energy Excellence Awards ceremony. During that interview, I learned about their Well-Connect heating/cooling system, and, after […]

  Hear the Address 14:24 min – 6.6 mb mp3 Kirk Gibson began his commencement address to the 2017 Michigan State University graduates by reminiscing about his teammates on the 1978 Big Ten football championship team and quippped that now that he has earned his honorary degree from his alma mater, “at our next reunion, […]

  Hear the Show 28:25 min – 16.2 mb mp3 When it comes to the development of autonomous, or self-driving, vehicles, there’s a lot more to it than meets the eye. It takes a warehouse full of technology – cameras, radars and other sensors, security and recognition technology, not to mention a trunkful of computers […]

  Hear the conversation 16:05 – 9.2 mb mp3 Danton Cole, an 18-year coaching veteran with international, professional and collegiate experience, is the new head coach of the Michigan State hockey program. Cole, who was a key member of some of the most successful Spartan hockey teams in program history, comes to Michigan State from […]

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