Current State

Current State #574 | July 13, 2015

Jul 13, 2015

Today on Current State: The UAW opens contract talks with GM; the Spartan Virtual Choir unites voices in singing the MSU Fight Song; a Public Poetry Announcement features Richard Wilbur; the mating habits of Asian Carp; and a look at the Detroit Tigers at the season's midway point with Shawn Windsor of the Detroit Free Press.

Current State #573 | July 10, 2015

Jul 10, 2015

Today on Current State: Michigan State University President Lou Anna Simon discusses tuition, sexual assaults on campus, and more; MSU cherry expert Amy Iezzoni on bringing strains from around the globe to Michigan; the Ingham County Land Bank is demolishing more than 200 blighted buildings; and Live Music Friday with Phil Denny.

Current State #572 | July 9, 2015

Jul 9, 2015

Today on Current State: The chairman of the Michigan Law Revision Commission, Richard McLellan, discusses revising references in state laws to "husband" and "wife" in light of the U.S. Supreme Court ruling legalizing same sex marriage; a look at the Idlewild Music Festival; U.S. Army Chief of Public Affairs, Brigadier General Malcolm Frost; a new book on Asian Americans in Michigan; and a Public Poetry Announcement with Robert Gibb's “For the Chipmunk in My Yard."

Current State #571 | July 8, 2015

Jul 8, 2015

Today on Current State: Wayne State University law school Dean Jocelyn Benson discusses the recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling on redrawing political boundaries; "Michigan’s Literary Luminaries" author Anna Clark; Neighbors in Action: Camp Liberty; and recycling in East Lansing.

Current State #570 | July 7, 2015

Jul 7, 2015

Today on Current State: Cong. Fred Upton on the possible choice of Fort Custer for a missile defense site; the Impression 5 Science Museum is getting a new water exhibit; using goats to fight invasives in West Michigan parks; and a preview of the 2015 Michigan Shakespeare Festival.