MSU Today

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MSU Today is a lively look at MSU-related people, places, events and attitudes put into focus by MSU President Lou Anna Simon, Spartans Athletic Director Mark Hollis, and Russ White.  Kirk Heinze shares his sustainability-focused Greening of the Great Lakes conversations, too.

MSU Today 2/20/15

A conversation with Michigan State University alumna and National Geographic Magazine editor in chief Susan Goldberg; a report on barriers to advanced energy in Michigan; tips for staying fit in the cold weather from MSU’s top sports medicine doctor; a look at Michigan agriculture’s opportunities in Cuba; Scott Westerman’s I Am A Spartan essay. Read More…

MSU Today 1/30/15

Michigan State University Provost June Pierce Youatt and Spartans Athletic Director Mark Hollis host and talk with Spartan football players Connor Cook and Shilique Calhoun. Youatt and Hollis introduce you to the new dean of MSU’s College of Communication Arts & Sciences Prabu David. And they discuss the evolution of media with MSU’s top PR guys, John Lewandowski and Kent Cassella. Read More…

MSU Today 1/16/15

MSU J-school alumnus and Detroit Free Press automotive critic Mark Phelan on the state of the automotive industry heading into the North American International Auto Show. Michigan Agri-Business Association President Jim Byrum takes a look at the challenges and opportunities ahead for Michigan’s agriculture industry in 2015. Also, an education and update on Michigan’s biomass industry and a conversation with Sally Barber, author of The Michigan Eco Traveler – a guide to sustainable adventures in Michigan. Read More…

MSU Today 1/9/15

Jennifer Orlando talks with MSU Office of Inclusion leader Paulette Granberry Russell about how MSU is commemorating its Project 6050 on MLK Day. MSU President Lou Anna K. Simon and MSU Alumni Association Executive Director Scott Westerman talk with Spartans associate athletic director Shelley Appelbaum. Russ White takes you through Advanced Lighting 101. And Westerman’s final Monday Motivator essay. Read More…

MSU Today 1/2/15

Michigan State University President Lou Anna K. Simon and MSU Alumni Association Executive Director Scott Westerman talk with the dean of MSU’s College of Music, Jim Forger. And Simon and Westerman learn about MSU’s Media Sandbox program from its leader David Wheeler. Read More…

MSU Today 12/19/14

Russ White talks with Michigan State University President Lou Anna K. Simon. Then he talks about the 2015 job market for college graduates with MSU’s career services guru Phil Gardner. And Kirk Heinze talks with the Reverend Faith Fowler from Detroit’s Cass Community Social Services about her new book, This Far by Faith: Twenty Years at Cass Community. Read More…

MSU Today 12/12/14

Spartans Athletic Director Mark Hollis and Russ White talk about integrating student-athletes into the mainstream student body better and helping all students to excel.  They do so with MSU vice president for student affairs and services Denise Maybank and Spartan Athletics’ director of student-athlete support services Jim Pignataro.  Russ also reports on Advanced Lighting 101 as LED’s revolutionize the lighting industry.  And Russ talks sustainability and communication skills with Greening of the Great Lakes host Kirk HeinzeScott Westerman shares his Career Quick Reference. Read More…

MSU Today 12/5/14

Tonight we talk about Michigan wines for the holidays and get the scoop on selecting, caring for, and properly disposing of your real Michigan Christmas tree. Spartans Athletic Director Mark Hollis and Russ White talk with the dean of MSU’s College of Human Medicine Marsha Rappley. MSU corporate chef Kurt Kwiatkowski, too. Read More…

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