MSU Today with Russ White

Sundays at 4 p.m. on AM 870

MSU Today is a lively look at MSU-related people, places, events and attitudes put into focus by Russ White.  Conversations with Michigan State University President Lou Anna Simon and Spartans Athletic Director Mark Hollis are featured, too.  And Dr. Kirk Heinze shares his sustainability-focused Greening of the Great Lakes conversations.  MSU Alumni Association leader Scott Westerman shares his observations on living the Spartan Life.

MSU Today | July 26, 2015

Jul 26, 2015

"Ernie" the play, Frank Beckmann and sustainability at Ford

MSU Today | July 19, 2015

Jul 19, 2015

Sustainability initiatives in Michigan agriculture

MSU Today | July 12, 2015

Jul 12, 2015

Simon & Hollis talk with Suzy Merchant, Walt Drenth & Leah O'Connor, and Bob Groves.

Michigan State University President Lou Anna K. Simon and Spartans Athletic Director Mark Hollis host and talk with Spartans women’s basketball coach Suzy Merchant, Spartan national champions Leah O’Connor and Walt Drenth, and MSU’s vice president for University Advancement Bob Groves.

MSU Today | June 21, 2015

Jun 21, 2015

A conversation with MSU President Simon, Michigan's water strategy, Michigan Renewable Energy Fair

MSU Today | May 31, 2015

May 31, 2015

Spartan Baseball and Anthony Ianni

MSU Today | May 24, 2015

May 24, 2015

Pure Michigan tourism industry

Two MSU researchers talk about the tourism industry’s importance to Michigan’s economy.  Bill Beekman and Mark Hollis talk with Wharton Center executive director Mike Brand, too.  And we meet Greening of the Great Lakes host Kirk Heinze.

MSU Today | May 17, 2015

May 18, 2015

The state of recycling in Michigan

Kirk Heinze and his guests talk about the challenges and opportunities facing a recycling initiative in Michigan that's gaining momentum across the state with this Greening of the Great Lakes broadcast from the Michigan Recycling Coalition's annual conference.

MSU Today | May 10, 2015

May 10, 2015

Michigan's energy future and state climatologist, and springtime lawn care

Kirk Heinze talks with Michigan’s energy czar Valerie Brader and with MSU geography professor and state of Michigan climatologist Jeff Andresen.  Springtime lawn care tips from MSU turf grass guru Kevin Frank, too.

MSU Today | May 3, 2015

May 3, 2015

Mark Dantonio and Tom Anastos

Michigan State University President Lou Anna K. Simon and Spartans Athletic Director Mark Hollis talk with Spartans Head Football Coach Mark Dantonio and Spartans Head Ice Hockey Coach Tom Anastos.

MSU Today | April 26, 2015

Apr 26, 2015

MSU's Energy Transition Plan

MSU Today | April 19, 2015

Apr 19, 2015

Michigan Earth Day Fest, environmental justice, Surviving the Zombie Apocalypse

MSU Today | April 12, 2015

Apr 12, 2015

Michigan's energy future, MSU Extension, climate change debate

MSU Today | March 22, 2015

Mar 22, 2015

Branding and Marketing MSU and Congresswoman Candice Miller

Michigan State University President Lou Anna K. Simon talks about branding and marketing MSU with Spartans Athletic Director Mark Hollis and CABS VP Heather Swain.  And Kirk Heinze talks Great Lakes issues with Congresswoman Candice Miller.

MSU Today | March 15, 2015

Mar 15, 2015

Grand Rapids Mayor, Knight Center for Environmental Journalism, fracking in Michigan, Pressing the Reset Button

MSU Today | March 8, 2015

Mar 8, 2015

Alternative Spartan Breaks, Greater Lansing Food Bank Gardent Project, Michigan FFA state convention, Michigan Environmental Policy Council policy director