Today on Current State: Michigan's Affordable Care Act enrollment numbers; the leader of MSU's Office for International Students and Scholars is retiring; area school millage elections; and fighting degenerative diseases.
Today on Current State: Lansing marathon director, national Paralympic coach weigh in on hand-cycle controversy; summer film preview; art fair gives voice to older foster children looking for homes; Pomp and Circumstance: How a British march became an American tradition; live music form the ELHS Gospel Choir.
Today on Current State: attracting foreign investors and workers to Michigan; author Christopher Moore; Michigan man gets a bionic eye; reviewing Kurt Vonnegut's novels from 1976-1985; and MSU Paleontologist Dr. Mike Gottfried.
Earlier this year, we spoke briefly with Donna Kaplowitz about the workshop “The Art of the Selfie: How Selfies Create Confidence.” The workshop encouraged young girls to explore their understanding of beauty and boost self esteem through selfies.
Today on Current State: Independent 8th District candidate Preston Brooks; Notable Book author Steve Hamilton; finalizing the new Wharton Center season; and live music with Lansing trio Mighty Medicine.
Today on Current State: Lansing BWL report delayed again; Schertzing running for 8th District congressional seat; the history of autism; new delivery service on three wheels; and a Michigander runs the Boston Marathon.
Today on Current State: the Citizens Research Council of Michigan's 'Tax Outline'; an MSU psychologist's study on positive and negative thinking; CASA of Eaton and Barry counties; and Virginia Poet Laureate Sofia Starnes.
It’s Wednesday and time for our Neighbors in Action segment, where we feature people and organizations working to make our community a better place. Today we feature the CASA for Kids in Eaton and Barry Counties. CASA stands for Court Appointed Special Advocates for Children.
Today on Current State: the City of East Lansing budget; a proposed underground storage facility by Lake Huron; Take Back the Night events address sexual assault awareness; and the documentary "Particle Fever."
Founder of the Academy of St. Martin in the Fields...first music director of the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra...hundreds of best-selling recordings. Sir Neville Marriner has remained one of the most important classical artists of the 20th and 21st centuries. In tribute to the great conductor (and violinist), WKAR's Mark Schwitzgoebel and Jody Knol will feature wall-to-wall Marriner tomorrow from 10am to 4pm. Be sure to join Wolfgang, Johann, Mark, Jody and the rest for Tuesday's musical celebration!
Today on Current State: Behind the effort to create a new Lutheran high school; The Wharton Center's upcoming lineup; Saginaw artist sketches his way to ESPN; and the Ann Arbor Symphony closes its season with Brahms.
Today on Current State: MSU legal scholars argue student-athletes are employees; spoken word artist Sarah Kay; new MSU project expected to help create thousands of Michigan jobs; and 'Latin is America' celebrates cultural collaboration.