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Michigan State University alumnus Spencer Abraham was back at his alma mater speaking to political science students recently. Abraham is a former U. S. Senator from Michigan and was also U. S. Secretary of Energy. He reflects on how MSU impacted him and about our energy future.

Daniel Howes on Spartan Podcast

January 12th, 2011

From MSU Today on Impact Radio: Detroit News columnist and associate business editor Daniel Howes says the automotive industry is smaller and more profitable as 2011 dawns. “There is some real optimism about these companies going forward,” says Howes. Howes talks about the state of the automotive industry. And he reflects on the Granholm legacy […]

From MSU Today on Impact Radio: The John Truscott Group is a public relations, public affairs, government affairs, lobbying and business development firm with offices in Lansing and Grand Rapids Michigan. MSU alumnus John Truscott leads the Truscott Group and is one of the foremost experts in the area of public relations and politics in […]

Evan Woodward is a 2003 graduate of MSU’s College of Communications Arts and Sciences. For the last two years he’s been cutting his teeth in public radio at New Mexico State’s KRWG-FM in Las Cruces. As a news editor, reporter and host, he’s won first place honors for his documentary and general reporting work and […]

From MSU Today on Impact Radio: MSU alumnus Don Gonyea is the White House correspondent for National Public Radio. Don describes a typical day on the hectic White House beat (or rather that there aren’t many typical days) and recalls some of his most memorable moments covering the Bush Administration. He talks about some of […]

As the longest serving state capitol correspondent in Michigan history, Tim Skubick continues to run at a pace that would tire his younger counterparts. The syndicated columnist, author and host of the award winning Off The Record program discusses his MSU beginnings, his life as a journalist and his impressions of the upcoming Michigan gubernatorial […]

Victory Enterprises and lead the field in incorporating new media in the political messaging arena. Situated on the banks of the Mississippi river, the companies have become preeminent, both in the campaign arena and as one of the top Internet marketing firms in the world. Victory’s track record of successful campaigns would make an […]

For those who call Michigan home, it’s a tough time to be a Michigander. We’re in the midst of an economic sea change that makes setting public policy a daunting challenge. State Senator Gretchen Whitmer is boldly charging into these uncertain waters. After earning degrees in communications and law, Senator Whitmer began a career as […]

With an increasing number of women on election ballots, why are the pundits and consultants in politics still primarily male? Michigan State University Journalism professors Fred Fico and Eric Freedman explore the root causes and share some advice on how to maximize messaging in the current campaign environment. Hosted by Bill Castanier and Jeff Smith. […]

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