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  Hear the Conversation 26:41 min – 15.2 mb mp3 It’s time for another school year at MSU, and President Simon is looking forward to it. She’s hoping to spur more civil discourse around difficult issues within Team MSU while the university develops more citizen scholars. “We open the school year with a lot of […]

  Hear the Conversation 10:29 min – 6 mb mp3 Ubiquitous and respected journalist Jack Lessenberry joins me on Greening of the Great Lakes to share his thoughts on a variety of environment-related topics in the news. On Thursday, June 29, the state released the draft analysis of alternatives to the Enbridge Line 5 pipeline […]

  Hear the Conversation 15:20 min – 8.8 mb mp3 Lisa Dietlin is the founder of the Institute of Transformational Philanthropy – that’s transformational – not transactional – philanthropy. She’s an alumna of Michigan State University and is an internationally recognized expert on philanthropy, charitable giving and transformational change. “To me, philanthropy is a grown-up […]

  Hear the Conversation 21:58 min – 12.5 mb mp3 WKAR Public Media’s digital news director Reginald Hardwick was born in Vietnam “and was one of the Amerasian children left in an orphanage” and then adopted by a family in Colorado when he was three months old. He has family ties to Michigan, though, and […]

  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 11:55 – 6.8 mb mp3 “We care about everything that is outside of earth’s atmosphere – so the entire universe beyond the Earth,” astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson says in describing what astrophysicists do. “And we apply the laws of physics as we come to learn them on Earth to the processes […]

  Hear the Conversation 16:44 – 9.6 mb mp3 I recently caught up with Michigan State University President Lou Anna K. Simon. She says MSU continues to work on travel, study, and research issues for its faculty and staff. “Some of the logistics are being worked out,” she says. “And I think that we’re getting […]

  Hear the Conversation 14:21 – 8.2 mb mp3 Michigan State University is 162 years old, having been founded on February 12, 1855. Founders Day is a time that has MSU President Lou Anna K. Simon reflecting on the state of Michigan State. “If you look at the long arc and the metrics, I like […]

MSU Today on News/Talk 760 WJR

January 5th, 2017

  Hear the Show 52:54 min – 30.3 mb mp3 “There’s an authenticity about MSU that I haven’t felt other places I’ve been,” Ron Hendrick tells Michigan State University President Lou Anna K. Simon and Spartans Athletic Director Mark Hollis on MSU Today. Hendrick is an alumnus and has returned to his alma mater to […]

  Hear the Conversation 12:05 – 5.5 mb mp3 “One of the things we’re really pleased about is the progress with the capital campaign and the fact that our faculty, staff and retirees last year made commitments for more money than any other set in the Big Ten, which given the relatively low position of […]

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