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MSU Today on News/Talk 760 WJR

August 30th, 2016

  Hear the Show 52:54 min – 30.3 mb mp3 Hall of Fame WJR broadcaster Paul W. Smith talks with Michigan State University President Lou Anna K. Simon and Spartans Athletic Director Mark Hollis on this edition of MSU Today. “I don’t do what I do for the awards, but I certainly appreciate them,” WJR’s […]

  Hear the Conversation 22:16 – 10.2 mb mp3 “There are Spartans everywhere in engaged positions making a difference in communities and companies and getting great experience that’s not simply something to put on their resumes, but to accelerate their life’s journey,” Michigan State University President Lou Anna K. Simon tells Russ White on MSU […]

  Hear the Conversation 15:32 – 8.9 mb mp3 “I think to deny climate change at this point is like denying that the world is round,” much-honored and highly-respected journalist and political analyst Jack Lessenberry tells Kirk Heinze on Greening of the Great Lakes. “We just have to figure out the best way to deal […]

  Hear the Conversation 19:06 – 11 mb mp3 by Kathleen Alexander Dr. Jeff Andresen, state climatologist for Michigan and a professor in the MSU Department of Geography, joins Kirk Heinze on Greening of the Great Lakes to catch up on recent climate patterns in Michigan as we enter the first weeks of summer. Following […]

  Hear the Conversation 29:02 – 13.2 mb mp3 by Kathleen Alexander Michigan State University President Lou Anna K. Simon joins Russ White for her regular conversation on all things MSU. She begins this summer update with her reflections on the tragedy in Orlando and the passing of legendary Spartan hockey coach and athletic director […]

  Hear the Conversation 18:15 – 10.4 mb mp3 Michigan’s tourism industry thrived in 2015 and is expected to remain strong through 2016, according to Michigan State University researchers Sarah Nicholls and Dan McCole. 2015 was highlighted by particularly strong growth in hotel occupancy rates, up 2.3 percent statewide compared to a national average 1.7 […]

  Hear the Show 52:54 min – 30.3 mb mp3 “It reaffirms what you’re trying to do,” Spartans football coach Mark Dantonio tells Michigan State University President Lou Anna K. Simon and Spartans Athletic Director Mark Hollis on MSU Today in discussing his players and other Spartan athletes being recognized at MSU Athletics’ annual Academic […]

  Hear the Conversation 24:50 – 14.2 mb mp3 “I’ve had the opportunity to travel for Michigan State to Africa, South Asia and India. We’re everywhere,” Brad Day, associate professor and department chair for research in MSU’s Department of Plant, Soil and Microbial Sciences tells Michigan State University President Lou Anna K. Simon and Spartans […]

  Hear the Conversation 31:59 – 18.3 mb mp3 Forty six years ago on April 22, 1970 we celebrated the inaugural Earth Day. Over four decades later Earth Day is an international phenomenon, and global sustainability issues are constantly in the news. Greening of the Great Lakes host Kirk Heinze convened a panel of environmental […]

  Hear the Conversation 19:00 – 10.8 mb mp3 “I think we’re making good progress,” Michigan State University President Lou Anna K. Simon tells Kirk Heinze on Greening of the Great Lakes. “The goal is to more effectively be ‘green’ while at the same time balancing the plant’s effectiveness.” President Simon headlined the April 12 […]

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