casmsu http://wkar.org en Covering the Olympic Games: Steve Smith and All-Star Journalist Panel http://wkar.org/post/covering-olympic-games-steve-smith-and-all-star-journalist-panel <p><strong>Thursday 4pm at WKAR </strong>| Watch the <a href="http://wkar.org/live-webcast-wkar">LIVE WEBCAST</a> or <a href="https://www.eventbrite.com/e/ssjc-all-star-panel-covering-the-olympic-games-tickets-11075371735">BE IN THE AUDIENCE</a> as an all-star panel of sports journalists share their experience covering Olympic Games around the world. Sat, 05 Apr 2014 22:43:57 +0000 editor 51751 at http://wkar.org Covering the Olympic Games: Steve Smith and All-Star Journalist Panel Documentary celebrates legacy of Lansing's Elderly Instruments http://wkar.org/post/documentary-celebrates-legacy-lansings-elderly-instruments <p></p> Mon, 03 Mar 2014 15:40:53 +0000 Peter Whorf 50109 at http://wkar.org Documentary celebrates legacy of Lansing's Elderly Instruments Survey finds Americans' interest in science remains strong http://wkar.org/post/survey-finds-americans-interest-science-remains-strong <p></p><p>Despite all those studies that show America’s education system lagging further behind in the world, it turns out all is not lost when it comes our collective knowledge about science and technology.</p><p>A portion of a big national survey released late last week measured the public perceptions of science and technology and compared the data to similar studies around the world.&nbsp; The results show that while Americans, like much of the rest of the world, still have some basic things to learn, there is a keen interest in the latest scientific and technological discoveries. Thu, 20 Feb 2014 17:33:04 +0000 Current State 49624 at http://wkar.org Survey finds Americans' interest in science remains strong Communicating about public health fraught with challenges http://wkar.org/post/communicating-about-public-health-fraught-challenges <p></p><p></p><p dir="ltr" id="docs-internal-guid-3b00508d-2147-6dbd-1377-f83e7aa27b79" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:16px;font-family:Cambria;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;font-weight:normal;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;text-decoration:none;vertical-align:baseline;">The healthcare industry in America is a multi-billion dollar behemoth. It’s a high-stakes arena where the quest for newer and better pharmaceuticals collides with government regulation and a relentless profit motive. However, what is sometimes lost in the dialogue is the messaging aimed at helping the patient take charge of their own health.</span> Wed, 12 Feb 2014 15:34:24 +0000 Current State 49208 at http://wkar.org Communicating about public health fraught with challenges In Peru, MSU student runs a marathon a day to inspire kids http://wkar.org/post/peru-msu-student-runs-marathon-day-inspire-kids <p></p><p></p><p>One sophomore at Michigan State University spent the last two weeks in Peru on an expedition through rainforests and mountains, with the organization <a href="http://impossible2possible.com/i2p">Impossible 2 Possible</a>. Fri, 22 Nov 2013 17:04:36 +0000 Current State 45683 at http://wkar.org In Peru, MSU student runs a marathon a day to inspire kids Comic innovator makes superheroes more human http://wkar.org/post/comic-innovator-makes-superheroes-more-human <p>Comic book writer <a href="http://www.dccomics.com/talent/geoff-johns">Geoff Johns</a> did what many thought impossible. He made Aquaman cool, a feat that only a Spartan could achieve. Fri, 11 Oct 2013 15:04:35 +0000 Current State 43644 at http://wkar.org Comic innovator makes superheroes more human MSU Museum photos capture modern workers http://wkar.org/post/msu-museum-photos-capture-modern-workers <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The </span>MSU<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Museum has</span><a href="http://museum.msu.edu/index.php?q=node/1039" style="line-height: 1.5;"> two new photo exhibitions</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> that display the work life of people around the globe. One is called “An Extraordinary Document of Our World” and &nbsp;the other is called “Detroit Resurgent.” The Detroit project will be turned into a book by the </span><a href="http://msupress.org/" style="line-height: 1.5;">MSU Press</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> next year.&nbsp;</span></p><div> Tue, 17 Sep 2013 16:23:38 +0000 Current State 42377 at http://wkar.org MSU Museum photos capture modern workers MSU professor and painter Karl Gude promotes his new exhibit http://wkar.org/post/msu-professor-and-painter-karl-gude-promotes-his-new-exhibit <p></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Michigan State University professor and graphics expert Karl </span>Gude<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> approaches the visual side of storytelling with a heavy dose of creativity.&nbsp; He relies on that impulse to teach "Visualizing Information" and other classes in the College of Communication Arts and Sciences.&nbsp; He also taps into this mindset to paint and he is now promoting his most recent exhibit at the </span>Nisbet<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Building at </span>MSU<span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p> Thu, 23 May 2013 16:01:38 +0000 Current State 36325 at http://wkar.org MSU professor and painter Karl Gude promotes his new exhibit Michigan State students at forefront of online magazine publishing http://wkar.org/post/michigan-state-students-forefront-online-magazine-publishing <p></p> Tue, 09 Apr 2013 16:38:34 +0000 Current State 33986 at http://wkar.org Michigan State students at forefront of online magazine publishing MSU research on cyberbullying shows signs for concern http://wkar.org/post/msu-research-cyberbullying-shows-signs-concern <p></p><p></p><p></p><p><span id="internal-source-marker_0.8483315973736297" style="font-size:15px;font-family:Georgia;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;font-weight:normal;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;text-decoration:none;vertical-align:baseline;">Bullying isn't just happening the the schoolyard anymore. In the age of technology, online aggression is everywhere.</span><br /><br /><span style="font-size:15px;font-family:Georgia;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;font-weight:normal;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;text-decoration:none;vertical-align:baseline;">Two recent reports by MSU professors focus on the world of cyberbullying.</span><br /> Thu, 14 Feb 2013 17:43:11 +0000 Mark Bashore 31153 at http://wkar.org MSU research on cyberbullying shows signs for concern New exhibit shows off graphic artist's work at 'Newsweek' magazine http://wkar.org/post/new-exhibit-shows-graphic-artists-work-newsweek-magazine <p></p> Tue, 05 Feb 2013 21:18:38 +0000 Peter Whorf 30640 at http://wkar.org Current State #16 | February 4, 2013 http://wkar.org/post/current-state-16-february-4-2013 <p>Today on <em>Current State</em>: MSU advertising instructors rate the Super Bowl ads, the <em>Free-Press' </em>Joe Rexrode recaps the big game and local sports, No Labels works for bipartisanship in D.C., The Henry Ford celebrates Rosa Parks’ 100<sup>th</sup> birthday, and local business and politics with <em>MLive.com’s</em> Angela Wittrock.</p><p></p><p> Mon, 04 Feb 2013 18:56:38 +0000 Kevin Lavery 30568 at http://wkar.org Current State #16 | February 4, 2013 A Styrofoam Spaceship? MSU Filmmaker Launches a Childhood Dream http://wkar.org/post/styrofoam-spaceship-msu-filmmaker-launches-childhood-dream <p>As a young boy growing up in the Netherlands, Troy Hale once released a balloon with his name and address attached in hopes that someone, somewhere would find it.&nbsp; No one ever did.&nbsp; Now, decades later, he’s trying something like that again.</p><p>Hale is now a media specialist at Michigan State University.&nbsp; On Thursday, he'll launch a homemade helium balloon outfitted with several digital cameras from a weather station in Pontiac.&nbsp; He hopes to send it to 100,000 feet to document the experience of going into space.</p> Wed, 28 Nov 2012 22:42:38 +0000 Kevin Lavery 27568 at http://wkar.org A Styrofoam Spaceship? MSU Filmmaker Launches a Childhood Dream MSU advertising faculty rate the Super Bowl ads http://wkar.org/post/msu-advertising-faculty-rate-super-bowl-ads <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53d27bde6e43a-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53d27bde6e43a-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53d27bde6e43a-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/wkar/local-wkar-950737.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>EAST LANSING, MI – EAST LANSING, MI (WKAR) - Volkswagen takes the top two spots; Chrysler ad featuring Eminem ties for third.</p> Mon, 07 Feb 2011 20:59:03 +0000 9929 at http://wkar.org MSU advertising faculty rate the Super Bowl ads