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.
Michigan State University President Lou Anna Simon and Spartans Athletic Director Mark Hollis talk with legendary MSU basketball coach Jud Heathcote. Kirk Heinze talks with Governor Snyder’s senior adviser on energy and the environment Valerie Brader, and he reviews MSU’s 2012 Environmental Stewardship report with MSU’s Director of Campus Sustainability Jennifer Battle. And Kirk learns about the Michigan Saves program that helps consumers and businesses be more energy efficient. MSU alumnus Dan Redford on his life in China helping Chinese companies that want to invest in the United States. MSU Alumni Association Executive Director Scott Westerman shares his reflections on the Spartan Life, too.
This week Kyle Melinn calls in to expand on some of his top ten issues to watch in 2013 and we hear Andy’s discussion with Lansing City Council President, Carol Wood. Later we listen to part one of a gun control discussion with Joan Bauer, a Former State Representative, Gilda Jacobs, president of the Michigan League for Public Policy, Anthony Kolenic, MSU anthropology professor, and Steve Dulan, 2nd Amendment Expert at Cooley Law School.
The Spartan Sportswrap returns from its winter slumber with all things MSU sports. Which members of the MSU football team were drafted, what moves should the basketball team make to dominate all the way to the final four? Listen in and find out.
Michigan State University President Lou Anna Simon and Spartans Athletic Director Mark Hollis discuss the child sex abuse pandemic with Gary Anderson from the MSU School of Social Work and Spartans alumna Denise Busley, co-founder of the Grand Traverse Pie Company and an ardent advocate for children. And MSU Alumni Association leader Scott Westerman talks with Simon and Hollis about what’s ahead in 2013 for MSUAA.