Michigan State University President Lou Anna K. Simon and Spartans Athletic Director Mark Hollis talk with MSU’s vice president for research and graduate studies Stephen Hsu, and with WJR Radio morning drive personality Paul W. Smith. Scott Westerman shares his Spartan Life thoughts on Jim Tuman. Read More…
This week, MSU student and local scout Chris LaMarche talks with Berl about the recent topic of homosexuality in the Boy Scouts and jazz musician Randy Gelispie joins us in studio alongside City Pulse writer Larry Cosentino to talk about his life and experience as a jazz performer. Later we hear an interview covering REOtown amongst some of the local politicians.
On this weeks exposure, your host Abbie Newton chats with Jennifer Battle about sustainability measures at Michigan State University. Impact reporter Eric Finkler has a story about Hariet Brown, an East Lansing home and music venue. Travis Lumsford, Director of Finance and Erica Shekel, Director of Marketing and Public Relations for the Midwest Bisexual Lesbian Gay Transgender Ally College Conference, discusses the events happening this weekend. Impact’s Carmen Scruggs reports on the new Cardio Fitness Centers opening in residence halls on campus. Co-Director Emily Syrja and cast member Janelle Molding of “The Vagina Monologues” speak about the show coming to The Wharton Center. To finish the show, a new band, Me and My Friends, performs on the Spartan Spotlight.
MSU emeritus advertising professor Bruce Vanden Bergh talks about the
Super Bowl TV ads you’ll see this Sunday and about the state and future of
advertising at the time of year when advertising enjoys its biggest day in the
spotlight. Then 2005 MSU J-School alumna
Jody Lamb, who is out with her new book for tweens called “Easter Ann
Peters Operation Cool,” which is being hailed for the creative and
sensitive way it handles the issue of growing up in an alcoholic family. Dan
Malone from Consumer’s Energy clears up the top ten home energy myths and we’ll
learn all about the Alliance for the Great Lakes.
This week on Exposure, Jack Liu, a professor of fisheries and wildlife and the director of the Center for Systems Integrations and Sustainability, talks about the research he has been doing for Spartans Will 360. Susuan Pioli and Matthew Traitses, MSU ROTC cadets, talk about the recent lift of the ban on women serving in combat positions in the military. Host Abbie Newton talks with the College of Music Dean, Jim Forger and President of MSUFCU, Patrick McPharlin, regarding the donation to launch a new jazz studies artist-in-residence program. Impact reporter Micaela Colonna explores new upgrades on MSU’s campus. On Spartan Spotlight, Active Minds members Stephanie Colwell and Jonathon Hodges chat about the importance of mental health awareness. Impact’s Lauren Godlesky reports on the Keep Michigan Wolves Protected Campaign. To end the show, Nick Carver is featured on the Michigan Storytelling segment.
Dr. Kirk Heinze talks with the leader of the Michigan United Conservation Clubs, Erin McDonough, in our Greening of the Great Lakes segment. Then, Sarah Abood from the MSU veterinary college has nutrition and cold weather pet care tips for your dog or cat. I’ll talk with MSU College of Arts and Letters alumnus and Hollywood screenwriter Jack Epps Jr. and with noted attorney Geoffrey Fieger, whose name is on the MSU College of Law’s Fieger Trial Practice Institute. And we meet Detroit-based technology entrepreneur and Spartan alumnus Henry Balanon, too.
On this week’s Exposure, Scott Hanshue of the Department of Natural Resources talks about allowing fishing in the Red Cedar River. Impact’s Thea Card did her research and discovered what the “fiscal cliff” really is, and Lansing author and screenwriter, Marques Peterson, spoke about his new book and what it takes to get published. MSU student Alexis Parker chatted about Martin Luther King Jr. Day, and Impact’s Carmen Scruggs reported how MSU celebrated the holiday. To end the show, ASMSU President Evan Martinak and Director of Public Relations Haley Dunnigan talked about Associated Students of Michigan State University in the Spartan Spotlight.
Kirk Heinze talks with MSU J-School alumnus and Detroit Free Press automotive columnist Mark Phelan about the 2013 North American International Auto Show in Detroit. And Russ White talks with MSU College of Engineering Dean Satish Udpa and MSU Institute for the Study of Youth Sports Director Dan Gould. MSU Alumni Association Executive Director Scott Westerman shares his thoughts on simplifying one’s life.
This week Alex returns with more news and opinion regarding all things Michigan sports. The Detroit Red Wings are back. Listen this week for what to expect this upcoming shortened season, and of course he has news and updates from all your favorite MSU sports teams. This and more here on 89fm The Impact.