Russ White talks with Michigan State University President Lou Anna Simon and Spartans Athletic Director Mark Hollis about MSU’s new partnership with the Master Card Foundation and about Mark and Nancy Hollis’ gift to MSU. And Simon and Hollis tell White about their increased roles at the NCAA working on issues related to intercollegiate athletics. Then White talks with retiring Detroit Free Press associate editor Ron Dzwonkowski.
MSU’s Head Debate Coach Will Repko joins us to discuss tomorrow’s presidential debate. Impact’s Abbie Newton highlights key points of Herman Cain’s speech last week. Lisa Cook, Professor of Economics and International Relations, and Matt Grossman, Assistant Professor of Political Science at MSU, are on to discuss tomorrow’s presidential debate as well. Impact’s Thea Card reports on the rising tuition of international students. MSU Physics and Astronomy Professor Megan Donahue is on to talk about the discovery of a new infant galaxy. Dave Uchalik of the polka band The Polish Muslims calls in to tell us about his band and their music. Impact reporter Gabby Saldivia takes us to Beaumont Tower during last week’s MSU vs. OSU football game. Michigan Storytelling segment featuring poet Angelina Mosher.
Impact’s Abigail Newton reports on the anti-Muslim film. Bluegrass musician Twyla Birdsong is in from the Mid-Michigan Women of Blues. Anjana Schroeder of the IMPACT reports on where students can vote. Samantha Keeney and David Anderson of the Union of Concerned Scientist talk about Proposal 3. Paul Spiegelman, CEO of Beryl Companies, discusses the balance between work and home life. IMPACT reporter Gabriela Saldivia gives us an audio tour of Grand Rapids’ Art Prize.
MSU President Lou Anna Simon and Spartans Athletic Director Mark Hollis talk Financial Aid 101 with MSU Financial Aid Director Rick Shipman, and they talk with MSU swimming and diving coach Matt Gianiodis. And Kirk Heinze talks with Detroit-based urban farmer Noah Link.
MSU President Simon, Spartans Athletic Director Mark Hollis and MSU Alumni Association Executive Director Scott Westerman talk with two Spartan alumni at the heart of Detroit’s burgeoning technology sector – Henry Balanon from Detroit Labs and Ben Bator from Texts From Last Night. And MSU turfgrass guru Kevin Frank offers his autumn lawn care advice.
Berl Schwartz is joined by guest interview Lawrence Cosentino in a conversation with symphony conductor Tim Muffitt and soloist Ralph Votapek about their upcoming performance. Comedian Lily Tomlin is interviewed about life, comedy, and her upcoming show. Folk musician Todd Snider talks about his music and, of course, his upcoming show.
Impact’s Gabriel Saldiva on Spartan Remix; Jenelle Marie, founder of The STD Project, talks about STD awareness. Ronda Bokram, Staff Dietician at OLIN Health Center, discusses organic food. The Tejano Sound Band is on to talk about tejano music Hispanic Heritage Month. Marsha McDowell from Weaving of War talks about the project. The director and cast of Riverwalk Theatre’s “Spring Awakening” play are in to discuss the production. Michigan Storytelling segment featuring Danielle Lutes of the MSU Slam Team.
MSU President Lou Anna Simon and Spartans Athletic Director Mark Hollis talk with MSU Deputy Athletic Director Greg Ianni about the new Spartan Stadium video boards and Greg’s role maintaining and enhancing MSU’s athletic facilities. Kirk Heinze talks with People’s Church Associate Pastor Penny Swartz about the church’s discussion series on our energy future. And we learn about a recycling competition at tomorrow’s MSU/CMU football game.
From the MSU Today Impact Exposure archives, Michigan State University President Lou Anna Simon and Spartans Athletic Director Mark Hollis talk with MSU football coach Mark Dantonio and former Spartan quarterback Kirk Cousins. Coach Dantonio previews the 2012 season.
Electric car and solar energy guru Ty Newell on his journey driving his Ford Focus Electyric from New York to Illinois. Also the new director of the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development Jamie Clover Adams, Schupan Recycling’s Roger Cargill on a MSU/CMU recycling challenge at the Spartans/Chippewas football game September 8 in Mt. Pleasant, and Driving Growth.org’s Sarah Mullkoff on how fuel efficiency standards impact job growth in the auto industry.