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  Hear the Conversation 13:56 min – 19.1 mb mp3 John French is the curator at the Moist Towelette Museum, plays a mean ukulele, and is also the planetarium production coordinator at the Abrams Planetarium at Michigan State University. How exactly did John come up with the idea for a Moist Towelette Museum? While working […]

  Hear the Conversation 20:28 min – 11.7 mb mp3 A team of MSU luminaries will gather at a unique fundraiser that unites the Spartan Nation in raising $1 million to fight Parkinson’s disease—or, as Kirk Gibson has nicknamed it, “Parky.” The Gibby & Friends vs. Parky pregame tailgate will be hosted in MSU’s Kellogg […]

  Hear the Conversation 25:43 min – 14.7 mb mp3 Greg Ianni is MSU’s deputy athletic director and oversees facilities and sports management. He joins Michigan State University President Lou Anna K. Simon and Spartans Athletic Director Mark Hollis on MSU Today to update progress on some of the construction projects currently underway on campus. […]

  Hear the Conversation 18:52 min – 10.8 mb mp3 A frequent and favorite guest on Greening of the Great Lakes is Dr. Jeff Andresen, state climatologist for Michigan and professor in MSU’s Department of Geography, Environment, and Spatial Sciences. In our most recent conversation, we covered the water front on issues related to climate […]

  Hear the Conversation 21:09 min – 12.1 mb mp3 Alessandra Carreon is determined to be sure that every day is Earth Day. She’s determined to make a difference. To Ale, as she is known to her friends, sustainability is more than a way of life, it’s a mindset needed to ensure a better future […]

  Hear the Conversation 14:50 min – 8.5 mb mp3 After many months of time and effort have been invested in the creation of ‘strategic plans,’ too many end up woefully neglected either yellowing in files or gathering dust on bookshelves. That’s why it is always refreshing to witness a successful strategic plan implementation, as […]

  Hear the Conversation 11:16 min – 15.4 mb mp3 Carey Mitchelson, a 1979 graduate of the Turfgrass Management program at Michigan State University, is the director of operations at College Fields Golf Club and the president of the Michigan Turfgrass Foundation. While at MSU, he played on the Spartan golf team. Hitting the books, […]

  Hear the Show 52:54 min – 30.3 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 Conversation 33:25 min – 19.1 mb mp3 MSU alumnus Norman J. Beauchamp Jr, MD, MHS, became dean of the Michigan State University College of Human Medicine in October 2016. “I feel really fortunate to be back. One of the things that was really inspiring to me was that as a land grant […]

  Hear the Conversation 17:30 min – 10 mb mp3 MSU women’s basketball coach Suzy Merchant joins Michigan State University President Lou Anna K. Simon and Spartans Athletic Director Mark Hollis for their annual conversation on MSU Today. Merchant talks about the impact the team’s August 2016 trip to Europe had on her players. And […]

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