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Last Build Date: Thu, 20 Jul 2017 11:33:39 +0000

 



Ehmpressions of MSU: Jack Koester, Bob Van Arkel and Lynn Harvey Farm Lane Society Members

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 11:33:39 +0000

  Hear the Conversation 5:38 min – 7.7 mb mp3 Jack Koester, Bob Van Arkel and Lynn Harvey are Farm Lane Society members, and participants in the Michigan State University College of Agriculture and Natural Resources Alumni Association Golfing for Scholarships annual best ball scramble. Jack Koester, a past director of the CANR alumni board, […]


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




Jack Lessenberry on “green” issues in the news

Fri, 14 Jul 2017 13:50:17 +0000

  Hear the Conversation 10:29 min – 6 mb mp3 Ubiquitous and respected journalist Jack Lessenberry joins me on Greening of the Great Lakes to share his thoughts on a variety of environment-related topics in the news. On Thursday, June 29, the state released the draft analysis of alternatives to the Enbridge Line 5 pipeline […]


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http://www.spartanpodcast.com/russ/JackL717.mp3




Lisa Dietlin: Making a Difference through Transformational Philanthropy

Thu, 13 Jul 2017 13:37:47 +0000

  Hear the Conversation 15:20 min – 8.8 mb mp3 Lisa Dietlin is the founder of the Institute of Transformational Philanthropy – that’s transformational – not transactional – philanthropy. She’s an alumna of Michigan State University and is an internationally recognized expert on philanthropy, charitable giving and transformational change. “To me, philanthropy is a grown-up […]


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




WKAR news director embraces “digital,” says “you can’t tell a story if you can’t write”

Thu, 06 Jul 2017 16:04:26 +0000

  Hear the Conversation 21:58 min – 12.5 mb mp3 WKAR Public Media’s digital news director Reginald Hardwick was born in Vietnam “and was one of the Amerasian children left in an orphanage” and then adopted by a family in Colorado when he was three months old. He has family ties to Michigan, though, and […]


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




MSU Today on News/Talk 760 WJR

Thu, 06 Jul 2017 15:55:47 +0000

  Hear the Show 52:54 min – 30.3 mb mp3 A team of MSU luminaries will gather at a unique fundraiser that unites the Spartan Nation in raising $1 million to fight Parkinson’s disease—or, as Kirk Gibson has nicknamed it, “Parky.” The Gibby & Friends vs. Parky pregame tailgate will be hosted in MSU’s Kellogg […]


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http://www.spartanpodcast.com/russ/MSUT_July2017.mp3




Ehmpressions of MSU: Leo Pasch and Brian Devine, Farm Lane Society Members

Thu, 06 Jul 2017 11:53:14 +0000

  Hear the Conversation 5:36 min – 7.7 mb mp3 Leo Pasch and Brian Devine are Farm Lane Society members and participants in the Michigan State University College of Agriculture and Natural Resources Alumni Association Golfing For Scholarships annual best ball scramble. Leo Pasch, a past board member of the CANR, grew up on a […]


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President Simon: “Research is the pathway to being the best”

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 12:43:53 +0000

  Hear the Conversation 34:02 min – 19.4 mb mp3 Michigan State University has set its budget and tuition rates for the new fiscal year. “It’s always a difficult time when you do budgets because there’s a balancing act that needs to occur,” says Michigan State University President Lou Anna K. Simon. “Tuition is always […]


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Michigan’s energy future directly linked to renewables, natural gas, conservation and infrastructure say DTE leaders—not to coal

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 17:18:21 +0000

  Hear the Conversations 34:50 min – 19.9 mb mp3 Developments in energy generation, transmission, use and conservation are increasingly in the news, and the folks at DTE Energy are more than willing to share programs and initiatives in all things energy. Russ and I recently ventured to DTE’s downtown Detroit headquarters to talk with […]


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http://www.spartanpodcast.com/russ/DTE in 1.mp3




MSU supply chain expert looks to the future of “differentiation through solutions”

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 11:47:27 +0000

  Hear the Conversation 35:48 min – 20.4 mb mp3 “Supply chain, particularly from a Michigan State perspective, means the end to end movement of product from the raw material from a mine or the ocean, through all the production processes, and to the consumer,” Professor David Closs tells Michigan State University President Lou Anna […]


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http://www.spartanpodcast.com/russ/Closs17.mp3




Ehmpressions of MSU: John French Curator, Moist Towelette Museum

Tue, 20 Jun 2017 15:08:06 +0000

  Hear the Conversation 13:56 min – 19.1 mb mp3 John French is the curator at the Moist Towelette Museum, plays a mean ukulele, and is also the planetarium production coordinator at the Abrams Planetarium at Michigan State University. How exactly did John come up with the idea for a Moist Towelette Museum? While working […]


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