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A Conversation with George Johnson, new director of alumni engagement and community outreach for Spartan Athletics

George Johnson is the new director of alumni engagement and community outreach for Spartan Athletics. He joins Spartans Athletic Director Bill Beekman on this edition of MSU Today.

A Conversation with MSU J-School Alumnus and Detroit Free Press Automotive Columnist Mark Phelan

Michigan State University School of Journalism alumnus Mark Phelan is the widely respected automotive columnist and critic at the Detroit Free Press. He joins me on MSU Today to talk about all things automotive industry.

New MSU College of Law Dean Linda Greene Wants Graduates to “Make a Difference”

Linda Greene is the inaugural dean of the MSU College of Law following its transition from an affiliate to a Michigan State University constituent college in the summer of 2020. Dean Greene's appointment is effective June 1st of 2021.

Michigan's redistricting process seeks to draw maps fairly in citizen-led, transparent process

On this month’s State of the State podcast from Michigan State University’s Institute for Public Policy and Social Research (IPPSR), institute director Matt Grossmann and assistant director Arnold Weinfeld welcome Suann Hammersmith to this month’s conversation. Hammersmith is executive director of the Michigan Independent Citizens Redistricting Commission.

May is Mental Health Awareness Month and “it’s completely normal to feel completely abnormal right now”

Dr. Claudia Finkelstein is Director of Wellness, Resilience and Vulnerable Populations at Michigan State University's renowned College of Human Medicine. May is Mental Health Awareness Month. She talks about our collective mental health as we cautiously emerge from the pandemic.

MSU Alumna Suzanne Sena is Championing Confidence and Inspiring Self-Belief with “Confidence Connection” podcast

Suzanne Sena is an Emmy-nominated television personality, former Fox News channel anchor, and the founder of Sena-Series Media Training. She also played Brook Alvarez on the comedic TV series, The Onion News Network. She's an author and keynote speaker, and she's an alumna of Michigan State University and native of Dearborn, Michigan.

Spartans Athletic Director “making every possible effort for Spartan Nation to be in the stands this fall”

Spartans Athletic Director Bill Beekman joins Russ White for an update on all things MSU Athletics on this edition of the MSU Today podcast.

MSU’s Student-Athlete Support Services proactively enhances academic and personal development

Bill Beekman, MSU vice-president and director of Athletics at Michigan State University is joined by Todd Edwards on this edition of the MSU Today podcast. Edwards is executive director of Student Athlete Support Services (SASS) at MSU. Joining Todd are student-athletes Caroline Szabo and John Gove.

MSU releases strategic plan to address sexual assault prevention

After several years of research and analysis, Michigan State University has released an institution-wide strategic plan to address sexual assault, sexual harassment, relationship violence, and stalking issues that collectively will help foster a safer campus community.

State of the State podcast explores social media impact on spread of misinformation

On this month’s State of the State podcast from MSU’s Institute for Public Policy and Social Research, hosts Arnold Weinfeld, Charley Ballard, and Matt Grossmann welcome MSU Assistant Professor of Communication Dustin Carnahan to the program to discuss his research into political information seeking behavior with an emphasis on the role of communication processes in forwarding and correcting misinformation.

Former Malawi President Joyce Banda Discusses Female Political Leadership with MSU Researcher

Malawi’s first female president, Joyce Banda, came to power under peculiar circumstances. She was never elected as president, but as the country’s vice president she ascended into power after her male predecessor, Bingu Mutharika, died in office.

Expert panel reflects on sustained power and impact of Earth Day—as we celebrate Year 51

It was 51 years ago we celebrated the inaugural Earth Day. That was April 22, 1970. An estimated 20 million people participated back in 1970 and the observance has since become a global phenomenon. MSU Today is observing and celebrating Earth Day 2021 with a conversation with two highly regarded experts in environmental policy and environmental law.

MSU alumna encourages shopping from women-owned brands, supports underrepresented communities

Erica Kangas, MSU class of 2010, is the vice president of engineering and a founding team member at Dough, a mission-backed startup with more than $1million dollars in venture capital funding that's quickly growing, in part, due to the application of the knowledge and skills she acquired as a double major in mathematics and economics and member of the Honors College at Michigan State University.

MSU center renamed to be more reflective of LGBTQA+ community

Beginning July 1, the Lesbian Bisexual Gay and Transgender Resource Center or LBGTRC within the Division of Student Affairs and Services at Michigan State University will be renamed the Gender and Sexuality Campus Center. Jesse Beal (they/them/theirs) is the center's director.

MSU Men’s Tennis Coach Gene Orlando is Growing the Game in Michigan and the Midwest

Men’s Tennis Coach Gene Orlando talks with Spartans Athletic Director Bill Beekman on this edition of the MSU Today podcast.

Spartans Women’s Tennis “on the cusp of being a consistent NCAA qualifier”

Spartans Athletic Director Bill Beekman is joined by Kim Bruno, the head tennis coach of the Michigan State University Women's Tennis Team, and student athlete, Sammie Memije, who is a five-year member of the team and currently a graduate student, on this edition of the MSU Today podcast.

Nationally Recognized Gynecologic Oncologist Brings His Expertise to MSU “to take excellent care of patients”

Michigan State University Health Care and Karmanos Cancer Institute at McLaren Greater Lansing have welcomed their newest physician, Jayson B. Field, MD.

Michigan State University and Lansing Community College form partnership to improve access to higher education, strengthen transfer process

Michigan State University and Lansing Community College have formalized a partnership that improves access to a four-year degree, increases student success and helps build a pipeline of talent to meet the needs of the Mid-Michigan economy.

MSU Alumnus, White House Deputy Press Secretary says his work “is all about the people”

Livonia Michigan native and Michigan State University School of Journalism alumnus Chris Meagher is the White House Deputy Press Secretary.

“I consider the vaccine the dose of hope,” says MSU public health authority

Debra Furr-Holden is an epidemiologist and C.S. Mott Endowed Professor of Public Health Integration at Michigan State University and associate dean for public health. She also directs the Flint Center for Health Equity Solutions.

MSU President Stanley's March 5, 2021 Letter to Spartan Nation

Michigan State University President Samuel L. Stanley Jr., M.D. talks about MSU's plans "to get back to working and learning together on campus later this year."

1918 influenza provides warning for potential future pandemic reemergence

In this month’s State of the State podcast from Michigan State University’s Institute for Public Policy and Social Research, Matt Grossmann, Charley Ballard, and Arnold Weinfeld discuss the latest news in Michigan politics and economy. Then the trio welcomes Siddharth Chandra to the conversation to discuss his research on the potential for future pandemic reemergence.

“Osteopathic profession booming,” says MSU dean. “Diverse experiences empower our entire curriculum”

Bill Beekman, vice-president and director of Intercollegiate Athletics at Michigan State University welcomes the dean of the College of Osteopathic Medicine at MSU, Dr. Andy Amalfitano, to MSU Today.

MSU pioneer in community-based medical schools enjoys “symbiotic relationship” with Michigan communities

Bill Beekman, vice president and director of Intercollegiate Athletics at Michigan State University, welcomes Aron Sousa to MSU Today. Sousa is dean of the College of Human Medicine and a colleague of Beekman’s “from many, many years ago when I spent time in the college, myself.”

Steve Smith: “MSU holds a special place in my heart; giving back is contagious”

MSU basketball All American, NBA champion, and Olympic gold medalist Steve Smith talks with Russ White on MSU Today. Smith is a studio analyst for NBA TV. He appears on NBA GameTime, a live studio show featuring highlights, analysis, commentary and live look-ins at games being played across the league.

“Teamwork the Key to Organizational Success”: Dwyer Reflects on Five Years Leading MSU Extension

Michigan State University Extension (MSUE) Director Jeff Dwyer is about to begin a long overdue and well-deserved sabbatical after an innovative and often challenging voyage at the helm of MSU Extension. He joins Kirk Heinze on MSU Today to reflect on his time leading MSUE.

Spartan Ryan Schram leads premier provider of influencer marketing services for leading brands

IZEA Worldwide, Inc., the premier provider of influencer marketing technology, data, and services for leading brands has appointed MSU Broad College of Business alumnus Ryan Schram as the company’s president & chief operating officer.

New vice president of public safety and chief of police selected at MSU

Michigan State University President Samuel L. Stanley Jr., M.D. has selected Marlon Lynch to serve as the sixth chief of the MSU Police Department. Based on his vast experience and expertise, Lynch will also hold the title of vice president of public safety.

Spartans Hall of Fame head athletic trainer on keeping Spartan student-athletes healthy

Bill Beekman, Vice President and Director of Athletics at Michigan State University, talks with Spartan Athletics Hall of Fame Head Trainer Sally Nogle on this edition of the MSU Today podcast.

Coach Tucker seeks “character, unselfishness, teamwork, discipline, and maturity” from Spartan Football student-athletes

On this edition of MSU Today, Bill Beekman, Vice President and Director of Athletics at MSU, welcomes Spartans Head Football Coach Mel Tucker to the program.