Russ White http://wkar.org en Former MSU QB Kirk Cousins on his NFL rookie year http://wkar.org/post/former-msu-qb-kirk-cousins-his-nfl-rookie-year <p></p><p></p><p>Former Spartan quarterback Kirk Cousins was back in Michigan yesterday headlining the MSU Club of West Michigan's third annual Spartan Winter Tailgate in Grand Rapids. <em>Current State</em> contributor Russ White caught up with Cousins yesterday.</p><p></p><p>Russ White can be heard every Sunday afternoon at 4 p.m. on MSU Today on AM870 WKAR or at <a href="http://spartanpodcast.com/">SpartanPodcast.com</a>.</p> Fri, 08 Feb 2013 17:32:03 +0000 Russ White 30833 at http://wkar.org Former MSU QB Kirk Cousins on his NFL rookie year MSU Today | October 28, 2012 http://wkar.org/post/msu-today-october-28-2012 <p>Russ White talks with 1951 MSU graduate and 2012 MSU Alumni Association Distinguished Alumnus Albert Ratner.&nbsp; Kirk Heinze talks with University of Arizona Law and Public Policy Professor Roberta Glennon who also is the author of Unquenchable.&nbsp; Kirk also talks with MSU Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering Professor Evangelyn Alocilja.</p> Sun, 28 Oct 2012 04:00:00 +0000 Russ White 25808 at http://wkar.org MSU Today | October 28, 2012 MSU Today | October 21, 2012 http://wkar.org/post/msu-today-october-21-2012 <p>In a previous interview recorded September 2011, MSU President Lou Anna K. Simon and MSU Athletic Director Mark Hollis talk with University of Michigan President Mary Sue Coleman and University of Michigan Athletic Director David Brandon.&nbsp; Kirk Heinze talks with Retired Vice Admiral and current President of the American Council on Renewable Energy Dennis McGinn.&nbsp; Kirk also talks with MSU Assistant Professor of Plant Biology Dr. Jennifer Lau.</p> Sun, 21 Oct 2012 04:00:00 +0000 Russ White 25466 at http://wkar.org MSU Today | October 21, 2012 MSU Today | October 14, 2012 http://wkar.org/post/msu-today-october-14-2012 <p>MSU President Lou Anna K. Simon and MSU Athletic Director Mark Hollis talk with MSU Office of Financial Aid Director Rick Shipman and MSU Swimming and Diving Coach Matt Gianiodis.</p> Sun, 14 Oct 2012 04:00:00 +0000 Russ White 25108 at http://wkar.org MSU Today | October 14, 2012 MSU Today | October 7, 2012 http://wkar.org/post/msu-today-october-7-2012 <p>Russ White talks with MSU President Lou Anna K. Simon and MSU Athletic Director Mark Hollis.&nbsp; Russ also talks with retiring Detroit Free Press columnist Ron Dzwonkowski.</p> Sun, 07 Oct 2012 04:00:00 +0000 Russ White 24788 at http://wkar.org MSU Today | October 7, 2012 MSU Today | September 30, 2012 http://wkar.org/post/msu-today-september-30-2012 <p>MSU Alumni Association Executive Director Scott Westerman talks with MSU distinguished alumnus Duane Vernon.&nbsp; Kirk Heinze talks with MSU Today host Russ White.</p> Sun, 30 Sep 2012 04:00:00 +0000 Russ White 24629 at http://wkar.org MSU Today | September 30, 2012 MSU Today | September 23, 2012 http://wkar.org/post/msu-today-september-23-2012 <p>MSU President Lou Anna K. Simon, MSU Athletic Director Mark Hollis, and MSU Alumi Association Executive Director Scott Westerman talk with Detroit Labs founder Henry Balanon and TextFromLastNight founder Ben Bator.&nbsp; Kirk Heinze talks with MSU turf expert Kevin Frank and Schupan Rycycling Special Events Manager Roger Cargill.</p> Sun, 23 Sep 2012 04:00:00 +0000 Russ White 24220 at http://wkar.org MSU Today | September 23, 2012 MSU Today | September 16, 2012 http://wkar.org/post/msu-today-september-16-2012 <p>MSU President Lou Anna K. Simon and Athletic Director Mark Hollis talk with MSU baseball coach Jake Boss.&nbsp; Kirk Heinze talks with MSU President Lou Anna K. Simon about the upcoming school year and other major issues.</p> Sun, 16 Sep 2012 04:00:00 +0000 Russ White 23789 at http://wkar.org MSU Today | September 16, 2012 MSU Today | September 9, 2012 http://wkar.org/post/msu-today-september-9-2012 <p>MSU President Lou Anna K. Simon and MSU Athletic Director Mark Hollis talk with MSU Deputy Athletic Director Greg Ianni and The Peoples Church of East Lansing Assistant Pastor Penny Swartz.</p> Sun, 09 Sep 2012 04:00:00 +0000 Russ White 23217 at http://wkar.org MSU Today | September 9, 2012 MSU Today | September 2, 2012 http://wkar.org/post/msu-today-september-2-2012 <p>Kirk Heinze will talk with MSU Department of Plant Pathology Professor Dennis Fulbright, one of the first retail customers of the Ford Focus electric Ty Newell, Native American Institute Director at MSU Dr. Gordon Henry, and Midwest Energy and Climate Policy Coordinator at National Wildlife Federation Sarah Mullkoff.</p> Sun, 02 Sep 2012 17:54:29 +0000 Russ White 23138 at http://wkar.org MSU Today | September 2, 2012 MSU Today | August 26, 2012 http://wkar.org/post/msu-today-august-26-2012 <p>MSU President Lou Anna K. Simon and MSU Athletic Director Mark Hollis talk with Grand Rapids Mayor George Heartwell and MSU College of Engineering Dean Satish Udpa.</p> Sun, 26 Aug 2012 04:00:00 +0000 Russ White 22248 at http://wkar.org MSU Today | August 26, 2012 MSU Today August 19, 2012 http://wkar.org/post/msu-today-august-19-2012 <p>Dr. Kirk Heinze talks with Director of the MSU Musuem Dr. Gary Morgan, President &amp; CEO of Crystal Mountain Resort Jim MacInnes, and Director of the Office of the Great Lakes Patty Birkholz.</p> Sun, 19 Aug 2012 04:00:00 +0000 Russ White 22246 at http://wkar.org MSU Today August 19, 2012 MSU Today | August 12, 2012 http://wkar.org/post/msu-today-august-12-2012 <p>Kirk Heinze talks with MSU Extension Educator and Firewise Project Director Elaine Bush.&nbsp; MSU President Lou Anna K. Simon and MSU Athletic Director Mark Hollis talk with the Director of MSU Business-CONNECT Charles Hasemann.&nbsp; Russ White talks with Clinic Manager at MSU&#39;s Rehabilitation Medicine Clinic and physical therapist Mary Thiel.</p> Sun, 12 Aug 2012 04:00:00 +0000 Russ White 21877 at http://wkar.org MSU Today | August 12, 2012 MSU Today | August 5, 2012 http://wkar.org/post/msu-today-august-5-2012 <p>A conversation with MSU President Lou Anna K. Simon and Detroit Entrepreneur Dan Gilbert moderated by Detroit Civic Leader Sandra Pierce.</p> Sun, 05 Aug 2012 04:00:00 +0000 Russ White 20779 at http://wkar.org MSU Today | August 5, 2012 MSU Today | July 22, 2012 http://wkar.org/post/msu-today-july-22-2012 <p>Kirk Heinze talks with reporting manager for sustainability for the Ford Motor Company Thomas Niemann.&nbsp; Kirk also talks about the 2012 Solar Challenge from Ann Arbor.&nbsp; Major sponsor Black &amp; Veatch Energy President Dean Oskvig and Senior VP and Director of Renewables and Energy Efficiency Business at Black &amp; Veatch Energy Kurt Westermann also talk with Kirk as well as participants Byron Izenbaard, Mitch Panek, and Jordan Feight.</p> Sun, 22 Jul 2012 04:00:00 +0000 Russ White 20715 at http://wkar.org MSU Today | July 22, 2012 MSU Today | July 15, 2012 http://wkar.org/post/msu-today-july-15-2012 <p>Russ White talks with Detroit Mayor Dave Bing about MetroFoodPlus Innovation Cluster @ Detroit and Rick Foster MetroFoodPlus Innovation Cluster @ Detroit Co-Director Rick Foster.&nbsp; Kirk Heinze talks with Communication Manager for MMPA Laura Moser and Chairman of the Board of the Michigan Grocers Association Dale Hollandsworth.</p> Sun, 15 Jul 2012 04:00:00 +0000 Russ White 20277 at http://wkar.org MSU Today | July 15, 2012 MSU Today | July 8, 2012 http://wkar.org/post/msu-today-july-8-2012 <p>Kirk Heinze talks with Michigan Department of Natural Resources Deputy Bill Moritz, President of Southwestern Oil Company Jeff Cook, and the Committee to Ban Fracking in Michigan&#39;s campaign director LuAnne Kozma.</p> Sun, 08 Jul 2012 04:00:00 +0000 Russ White 19972 at http://wkar.org MSU Today | July 8, 2012 MSU Today | July 1, 2012 http://wkar.org/post/msu-today-july-1-2012 <p>A conversation with MSU President Lou Anna K. Simon and MSU alum and Detroit entrepreneur Dan Gilbert at the June 14, 2012 Conversation on Detroit.&nbsp; It was moderated by Detroit Civic Leader Sandra Pierce and took place at the Madison Building in Detroit.&nbsp;</p> Sun, 01 Jul 2012 04:00:00 +0000 Russ White 19571 at http://wkar.org MSU Today | July 1, 2012 MSU Today | June 24, 2012 http://wkar.org/post/msu-today-june-24-2012 <p>Kirk Heinze talks with Director Institute of Water Research at MSU Jon Bartholic, MSU Professor of Horticulture Brad Rowe, Bel Lago owner and wine maker Charlie Edson, and MSU Associate Professor of Fisheries &amp; Wildlife Patricia Soranno.</p> Sun, 24 Jun 2012 04:00:00 +0000 Russ White 19173 at http://wkar.org MSU Today | June 24, 2012 MSU Today | June 17, 2012 http://wkar.org/post/msu-today-june-17-2012 <p>Kirk Heinze talks with the Director of the MSU Musuem Gary Morgan, President and CEO of the Crystal Mountain Resort &amp; Spa Jim MacInnes, and Director of the Office of the Great Lakes Patricia Birkholz.</p> Sun, 17 Jun 2012 04:00:00 +0000 Russ White 18790 at http://wkar.org MSU Today | June 17, 2012 MSU Today | June 10, 2012 http://wkar.org/post/msu-today-june-10-2012 <p>Kirk Heinze talks with Charles Fishman, author of The Big Thirst.&nbsp; MSU President Lou Anna K. Simon and MSU Athletic Director Mark Hollis talk with University of Michigan President Mary Sue Coleman and Athletic Director David Brandon.</p> Sun, 10 Jun 2012 04:00:00 +0000 Russ White 18428 at http://wkar.org MSU Today | June 10, 2012 MSU Today | June 3, 2012 http://wkar.org/post/msu-today-june-3-2012 <p>MSU President Lou Anna K. Simon and MSU Athletic Director Mark Hollis talk with MSU College of Education Dean Don Heller and the Founding Director of the Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum Michael Rush.</p> Sun, 03 Jun 2012 04:00:00 +0000 Russ White 18109 at http://wkar.org MSU Today | June 3, 2012 MSU Today | May 27, 2012 http://wkar.org/post/msu-today-may-27-2012 <p>Kirk Heinze talks with the President of the Algalita Marine Research Institute Bill Francis and the Director of the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality Dan Wyant.&nbsp; The replay of the May 4th MSU Commencement Address from former Irish President Mary Robinson.</p> Sun, 27 May 2012 04:00:00 +0000 Russ White 17719 at http://wkar.org MSU Today | May 27, 2012 MSU Today | May 20, 2012 http://wkar.org/post/msu-today-may-20-2012 <p>MSU President Lou Anna K. Simon and MSU Athletic Director Mark Hollis talk with Grand Rapids Mayor George Heartwell and MSU College of Engineering Dean Satish Udpa.</p> Sun, 20 May 2012 04:00:00 +0000 Russ White 17343 at http://wkar.org MSU Today | May 20, 2012 MSU Today | May 13, 2012 http://wkar.org/post/msu-today-may-13-2012 <p>Interviews this week include Heather Swain - Vice President for Communications and Brand Strategy at MSU, Edmond Morris - Pulitzer Prize winning author for Colonel Roosevelt, Sam Hines - Executive VP of the Michigan Pork Producers Association,&nbsp; and Jeff Andresen - MSU Professor of Geography and State Climatologist.</p> Sun, 13 May 2012 04:00:00 +0000 Russ White 16979 at http://wkar.org MSU Today | May 13, 2012 MSU Today | May 6, 2012 http://wkar.org/post/msu-today-may-6-2012 <p>Kirk Heinze talks with Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development Director Keith Creagh.&nbsp; MSU President Lou Anna K. Simon and MSU Athletic Director Mark Hollis chats with Executive Director of MSU Business-CONNECT Charles Hasemann.</p> Sun, 06 May 2012 04:00:00 +0000 Russ White 16608 at http://wkar.org MSU Today | May 6, 2012 MSU Today | April 29, 2012 http://wkar.org/post/msu-today-april-29-2012 <p>MSU President Lou Anna K. Simon and MSU Athletic Director Mark Hollis talk with MSU Broad College Hospitality Business Professor Michael Kasavana and Business Leaders for Michigan CEO Doug Rothwell.</p> Sun, 29 Apr 2012 04:00:00 +0000 Russ White 16261 at http://wkar.org MSU Today | April 29, 2012 MSU Today | April 22, 2012 http://wkar.org/post/msu-today-april-22-2012 <p>Russ White talks with HGTV&#39;s Carter Oosterhouse.&nbsp; Kirk Heinze interviews the Director of Pew Environment Group&#39;s Clean Energy Program Phyllis Cuttino and chats with author Charles Fishman about his book The Big Thirst.</p> Sun, 22 Apr 2012 04:00:00 +0000 Russ White 15953 at http://wkar.org MSU Today | April 22, 2012 MSU Today | April 15, 2012 http://wkar.org/post/msu-today-april-15-2012 <p>Kirk Heinze talks with Michigan US Senator Debbie Stabenow about clean energy, clean water, and whether she expects a farm bill to pass this year.&nbsp; MSU Assistant Director of Campus Sustainability Jennifer Battle gives an update on Be Spartan Green.&nbsp; Marci Fitch talks about being the Director of Volunteer Services for the Detroit Rescue Mission Ministries.</p> Sun, 15 Apr 2012 04:00:00 +0000 Russ White 15553 at http://wkar.org MSU Today | April 15, 2012 MSU Today | April 8, 2012 http://wkar.org/post/msu-today-april-8-2012 <p>MSU President Lou Anna K. Simon will give an update on the FRIB project.&nbsp; Kirk Heinze talks with MSU turf grass expert Kevin Frank and Michigan Farm Bureau President Wayne Wood.</p> Sun, 08 Apr 2012 04:00:00 +0000 Russ White 15190 at http://wkar.org MSU Today | April 8, 2012