The Spartan Podcast

Voices from the Banks of the Red Cedar

Last Build Date: Wed, 07 Dec 2016 17:50:56 +0000


MSU AgBioResearch and MSU Extension are Bringing the Breadth and Depth of MSU to Bear on the Revitalization of Detroit

Wed, 07 Dec 2016 17:22:01 +0000

  Hear the Conversation 18:22 – 10.5 mb mp3 MSU AgBioResearch and MSU Extension “have been collaborating for over a century, and they continue to partner to help address some of the most complex food, energy and environmental issues of our time,” says Greening of the Great Lakes host Kirk Heinze as he welcomes AgBioResearch […]

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Wild weather across growing area leads to mixed year for Michigan’s corn farmers

Wed, 07 Dec 2016 17:03:09 +0000

  Hear the Conversation 1:59 – 1.2 mb mp3 On this week’s Ag Report on Greening of the Great Lakes, Jim Zook, executive director of the Michigan Corn Growers Association, says harvest is wrapping up in Michigan after a turbulent year for many growers. “The first challenge has been the weather throughout this year’s growing […]

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Ehmpressions of MSU: Kurt Stepnitz—Michigan State University Senior Photographer

Wed, 07 Dec 2016 12:36:04 +0000

  Hear the Conversation 19:47 – 27.1 mb mp3 Kurt Stepnitz is the senior photographer at Michigan State University, and his undergraduate degree is in Geology? “It was kind of a point where I was between interests in photography. I actually did start in photography and studied it in the Detroit area. But I lost […]

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Daniel Howes: Transportation Services Poised to be a $10 Trillion Business Around the World

Tue, 06 Dec 2016 14:18:19 +0000

  Hear the Conversation 27:35 – 15.7 mb mp3 “If I had to boil it down to a couple phrases that people might understand, I would say number one is zero emissions, which points to electrification of the vehicle. And two is the quantum increase in computing power and sophistication of electronics in the vehicles,” […]

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Saulius Mikalonis: Renewable Energy is Here to Stay

Tue, 06 Dec 2016 14:10:16 +0000

  Hear the Conversation 14:21 – 8.2 mb mp3 “I think there will be some impact, but I don’t think the impact will be as great as people think or people thought when they voted for him (President-elect Trump),” Plunkett Cooney environmental attorney Saulius Mikalonis tells Kirk Heinze on Greening of the Great Lakes. “I […]

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President Simon: Growing the Value of a MSU Degree in 2017

Mon, 05 Dec 2016 18:12:20 +0000

  Hear the Conversation 12:05 – 5.5 mb mp3 “One of the things we’re really pleased about is the progress with the capital campaign and the fact that our faculty, staff and retirees last year made commitments for more money than any other set in the Big Ten, which given the relatively low position of […]

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MSU Today on News/Talk 760 WJR

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 12:39:10 +0000

  Hear the Show 52:54 min – 30.3 mb mp3 Lawrence Ponoroff is the new dean of the MSU College of Law. He joins Michigan State University President Lou Anna K. Simon and Spartans Athletic Director Mark Hollis on this edition of MSU Today. “What really attracted me to this position is its uniqueness in […]

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Ehmpressions of MSU: Don Ricks – Agricultural, Food and Resource Economics

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 12:31:07 +0000

  Hear the Conversation 14:44 – 20.2 mb mp3 Don Ricks first stepped on the campus of Michigan State University as a no-preference major in 1954. He quickly became an agriculture economics major. “I grew up on a fruit farm so I wanted to become a fruit farmer, but I wanted to be an educated […]

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Spartans Baseball Coach Jake Boss talks with Michigan State University President Lou Anna K. Simon and Spartans Athletic Director Mark Hollis

Tue, 29 Nov 2016 19:20:42 +0000

  Hear the Conversation 18:58 – 10.8 mb mp3 Spartans Baseball Coach Jake Boss joins Michigan State University President Lou Anna K. Simon and Spartans Athletic Director Mark Hollis for the trio’s annual MSU Today conversation. Boss says he’s proud of the young men he’s developing in the MSU baseball program. And he details the […]

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A Simon & Hollis Conversation with MSU Men’s Tennis Coach Gene Orlando

Mon, 28 Nov 2016 20:27:37 +0000

  Hear the Conversation 14:52 – 8.5 mb mp3 MSU men’s tennis coach Gene Orlando is bullish on the future of his sport. “The evolution of the equipment and the pace of the game are stronger, and the players are more athletic. The game keeps getting better and stronger,” Orlando tells Michigan State University President […]

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