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Hear the Show 52:54 min – 30.3 mb mp3 “We can help you with your tomatoes, but we do many other things,” MSU Extension’s interim director Jeff Dwyer tells Michigan State University President Lou Anna K. Simon and Spartans Athletic Director Mark Hollis on MSU Today. Dwyer says MSU Extension is structured into four institutes […]

  Hear the Conversation 7:40 – 4.4 mb mp3 by Hannah Watts Michigan State University alumnus and musician Joshua Davis finished in third place on NBC’s hit reality competition show The Voice last season. He talks with Russ White about his time at MSU and how it impacted him, what made him dive into the […]

MSU Today on News/Talk 760 WJR

November 5th, 2015

Hear the Show 52:54 min – 30.3 mb mp3 Joshua Davis tells Michigan State University President Lou Anna K. Simon and Spartans Athletic Director Mark Hollis about his experience on NBC’s The Voice. In one of his latest projects, Davis has put his personal touch on the iconic MSU Shadows. “It’s got such a legacy […]

Hear the Conversation 16:53 – 9.7 mb mp3 “I had never seen the show before; they had seen some videos of mine and gave me a call a couple weeks before the blind auditions were being filmed. They called me up and asked me if I wanted to be on the show,” Joshua Davis tells […]

Hear the Conversation 3:59 – 2.3 mb mp3 Michigan native and MSU alumnus Joshua Davis jumped at the chance to compete on NBC’s The Voice last season, even though he wasn’t familiar with the show. “I had kind of a distaste for reality television in general, but we watched the show and I felt comfortable […]

Hear the Conversation 13:26 – 7.7 mb mp3 MSU alumnus Peter Carey plays legendary Detroit Tigers broadcaster and iconic Michigander Ernie Harwell in Mitch Albom’s acclaimed “Ernie,” now the longest running play in Detroit theatre history. Peter will be playing Ernie at his alma mater when the play comes to MSU’s Wharton Center August 19 […]

Hear the Show 53:30 min – 30 mb mp3 Spartans Athletic Director Mark Hollis and MSU Vice President Bill Beekman talk with Jake Boss, Mike Brand and Anthony Ianni. Boss is MSU’s baseball coach. He says it’s a dream come true for him to be the Spartans baseball coach. Boss feels that college baseball is […]

Hear the Conversation 24:27 – 10.6 mb mp3 Mike Brand is executive director of MSU’s acclaimed Wharton Center for the Performing Arts. He tells Bill Beekman and Mark Hollis about many of the exciting shows on tap for Wharton Center’s 2105/2016 season. And he says that booking a big Broadway show is a lot like […]

Hear the Conversation 25:31 min – 14.6 mb mp3 “The Media Sandbox is a program of integrated media arts,” MSU Media Sandbox director David Wheeler tells Michigan State University President Lou Anna K. Simon and MSU Alumni Association Executive Director Scott Westerman. “We live in the College of Communication Arts & Sciences and span the […]

College of Music Dean Jim Forger

December 29th, 2014

Hear the Conversation 30:50 min – 17.6 mb mp3 “Research reveals that when young people study the arts, they show heightened academic standing, a strong capacity for self-assessment, and a secure sense of their own ability to plan and work for a positive future,” MSU College of Music dean Jim Forger tells Michigan State University […]

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