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  Hear the Conversation 6:16 – 3.6 mb mp3 The Food@MSU initiative recently held its first Our Table conversation. It took place at Lansing’s Cristo Rey Community Center, and the topic was food access. “Our Table is the centerpiece of Food@MSU. It’s a series of roundtable discussions, each with a different topic. We will explore […]

  Hear the Conversation 24:41 – 14.1 mb mp3 MSU launches partnership for urban agriculture in Detroit A Detroit neighborhood will host Michigan State University’s first urban food research center, developing solutions to economic and nutritional challenges unique in urban environments. The MSU Detroit Partnership for Food, Learning and Innovation will break ground in the […]

  Hear the Conversation 5:43 – 3.3 mb mp3 “Give Green Day is Michigan State University’s participation in the national day of giving,” says Lisa Parker, the MSU Alumni Association’s senior director of alumni engagement and professional initiatives. “It’s an opportunity for alumni and friends to support student-related funds at the university.” The ultimate goal […]

  Hear the Conversation 28:43 – 16.4 mb mp3 Andrew Lane and Katy Storey from Great Britain’s Northumbria University visit with Michigan State University President Lou Anna K. Simon and Spartans Athletic Director Mark Hollis. The universities partner on international learning abroad opportunities for student-athletes. Lane is the university’s Deputy Director of International Development and […]

  Hear the Conversation 8:58 – 5.1 mb mp3 MSU alumnus Kaleb Thornhill is the director of player engagement for the NFL’s Miami Dolphins. “It’s an all-encompassing role with many obligations,” says Thornhill. “I get the opportunity to impact lives, which is what I love.” It may not be an NFL position you’ve heard of […]

  Hear the Conversation 18:19 – 10.4 mb mp3 ASMSU President Lorenzo Santavicca tells Michigan State University President Lou Anna K. Simon and Spartans Athletic Director Mark Hollis on MSU Today that he’s grateful that the MSU student body “has placed their trust in me to be their voice at Michigan State University.” Santavicca is […]

  Hear the Conversation 15:03 – 8.6 mb mp3 MSU alumnus Erik Qualman – better known as Equal Man – likes to empower people. “My mission is to empower 7 billion people this century,” he says. Equal Man does that through edu-tainment. Qualman relates specific tactics to help one achieve empowerment and be a “superhero.” […]

  Hear the Conversation 9:39 – 11.7 mb mp3 Southfield native and MSU alumnus Jonathan Kirkland is playing George Washington in the Chicago production of Hamilton. He recently received a distinguished young alumnus award from his alma mater. “It’s such an honor to know that a place that helped groom me and a place that […]

  Hear the Conversation 20:30 – 11.7 mb mp3 “He was special to Michigan State and special to me,” Tom Izzo says of his mentor Jud Heathcote during his annual conversation with Michigan State University President Lou Anna K. Simon and Spartans Athletic Director Mark Hollis on MSU Today. “He taught me a lot of […]

  Hear the Conversation 22:25 – 12.8 mb mp3 This is the inaugural State of the State podcast. Each month, MSU professors Charles Ballard and Matt Grossmann will aim for a lively discussion of Michigan policy and current events. They’ll run down 3 or 4 hot topics, pointing to research on each policy issue. In […]

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