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Last Build Date: Thu, 16 Nov 2017 14:28:04 +0000

 



Comparing student-athlete experiences in the United States and Great Britain

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 14:28:04 +0000

  Hear the Conversation 28:43 – 16.4 mb mp3 Andrew Lane and Katy Storey from Great Britain’s Northumbria University visit with Michigan State University President Lou Anna K. Simon and Spartans Athletic Director Mark Hollis. The universities partner on international learning abroad opportunities for student-athletes. Lane is the university’s Deputy Director of International Development and […]


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http://www.spartanpodcast.com/russ/NorthumbriaU.mp3




MSU alumnus Kaleb Thornhill a “guiding light” for young NFL players

Thu, 09 Nov 2017 13:07:44 +0000

  Hear the Conversation 8:58 – 5.1 mb mp3 MSU alumnus Kaleb Thornhill is the director of player engagement for the NFL’s Miami Dolphins. “It’s an all-encompassing role with many obligations,” says Thornhill. “I get the opportunity to impact lives, which is what I love.” It may not be an NFL position you’ve heard of […]


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http://www.spartanpodcast.com/russ/KalebT.mp3




ASMSU President Seeks to be “active cultural change agent”

Wed, 08 Nov 2017 13:39:23 +0000

  Hear the Conversation 18:19 – 10.4 mb mp3 ASMSU President Lorenzo Santavicca tells Michigan State University President Lou Anna K. Simon and Spartans Athletic Director Mark Hollis on MSU Today that he’s grateful that the MSU student body “has placed their trust in me to be their voice at Michigan State University.” Santavicca is […]


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http://www.spartanpodcast.com/russ/LorenzoS.mp3




Equal Man is edu-taining and empowering superheroes

Fri, 03 Nov 2017 11:54:27 +0000

  Hear the Conversation 15:03 – 8.6 mb mp3 MSU alumnus Erik Qualman – better known as Equal Man – likes to empower people. “My mission is to empower 7 billion people this century,” he says. Equal Man does that through edu-tainment. Qualman relates specific tactics to help one achieve empowerment and be a “superhero.” […]


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http://www.spartanpodcast.com/russ/EqualMan.mp3




“George Washington” says MSU “made it OK to be who I am”

Wed, 01 Nov 2017 12:33:16 +0000

  Hear the Conversation 9:39 – 11.7 mb mp3 Southfield native and MSU alumnus Jonathan Kirkland is playing George Washington in the Chicago production of Hamilton. He recently received a distinguished young alumnus award from his alma mater. “It’s such an honor to know that a place that helped groom me and a place that […]


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http://www.spartanpodcast.com/russ/JKirk.mp3




Tom Izzo reflects with President Simon and AD Hollis on Jud, the state of college hoops, and more

Wed, 01 Nov 2017 12:26:00 +0000

  Hear the Conversation 20:30 – 11.7 mb mp3 “He was special to Michigan State and special to me,” Tom Izzo says of his mentor Jud Heathcote during his annual conversation with Michigan State University President Lou Anna K. Simon and Spartans Athletic Director Mark Hollis on MSU Today. “He taught me a lot of […]


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http://www.spartanpodcast.com/russ/TomIzzo17.mp3




Inaugural State of the State podcast looks at income tax cuts, Detroit’s Amazon bid, and a part-time legislature

Mon, 30 Oct 2017 12:26:55 +0000

  Hear the Conversation 22:25 – 12.8 mb mp3 This is the inaugural State of the State podcast. Each month, MSU professors Charles Ballard and Matt Grossmann will aim for a lively discussion of Michigan policy and current events. They’ll run down 3 or 4 hot topics, pointing to research on each policy issue. In […]


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http://www.spartanpodcast.com/russ/SotS1.mp3




Greening of the Great Lakes transitions to featured interviews within new, MSU-focused program, “MSU Today”

Thu, 26 Oct 2017 13:50:54 +0000

  Hear the Conversation 6:14 – 3.6 mb mp3 “After a wonderful, 9+ year run, Greening of the Great Lakes will transition to a new show, and the host of the show is going to be my outstanding producer and great friend, Russ White,” says Kirk Heinze on the final edition of Greening of the […]


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http://www.spartanpodcast.com/russ/KirkRuss.mp3




MSU President Simon on Michigan’s Amazon Bid, MSU Extension’s 100th Anniversary, and the ROI of a College Degree

Wed, 25 Oct 2017 12:50:07 +0000

  Hear the Conversation 13:47 – 7.9 mb mp3 Michigan State University is involved in Detroit and Michigan’s effort to land Amazon’s second headquarters. Whether we land the bid or not, Michigan State University President Lou Anna K. Simon likes how this effort “shows the state’s capacity to come together for big things and let’s […]


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http://www.spartanpodcast.com/russ/LAKS 10 20 17.mp3




MSU Today on News/Talk 760 WJR

Thu, 05 Oct 2017 11:32:54 +0000

  Hear the Show 52:54 min – 30.3 mb mp3 “This is my eighth year in the role, and it feels like the first. Things are going so quickly,” MSU Alumni Association Executive Director Scott Westerman tells Michigan State University President Lou Anna K. Simon and Spartans Athletic Director Mark Hollis on MSU Today. “We’re […]


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http://www.spartanpodcast.com/russ/MSUT_October2017.mp3