In MSUToday Show #28, MSU coaches serve up lunch, alumna Sherrie Barr teaches others how to write their own biography with movement, Mary Mayo Hall’s haunted stories are revealed, students learn how to create everything from spirits to polymers, and alumnus Dean Carpenter shares his Spartan Saga.Watch >>
MSUToday InStudio: Crazy Train Hop aboard the “Crazy Train” as MSUToday host Jim Peck talks with media arts sophomore Colin Marshall, who is currently in Sao Paulo, Brazil, on tour filming behind-the-scenes video for musician Ozzy Osbourne.
MSUToday presents: Spartan Sagas Part III Every day, nearly 500,000 Spartans around the world rise to practically every challenge imaginable, proving again and again that Spartans Will. The people you are about to meet have at least two things in common: they’re all making a difference in their communities, and they’re all Spartans.
MSUToday Show #27 Learn about old campus haunts, discover all that there is in residential hall dining, meet alumnus Ed Bailey, and watch students make movie magic.
MSUToday presents: Spartan Sagas Part II Every day, nearly 500,000 Spartans around the world rise to practically every challenge imaginable, proving again and again that Spartans Will. The people you are about to meet have at least two things in common: they’re all making a difference in their communities, and they’re all Spartans
MSUToday Show #26 MSU researchers work to identify conditions in Nepal that will allow both tigers and people to coexist; MSU participates in the first-ever Habitat for Humanity campus build; alumna Sarah Tomek shares how she’s making a difference by teaching drama to inmates; and a new partnership with Zipcar provides a “greener” way to get around town and campus.
MSUToday presents: Spartan Sagas Part I Every day, nearly 500,000 Spartans around the world rise to practically every challenge imaginable, proving again and again that Spartans Will. The people you are about to meet have at least two things in common: they’re all making a difference in their communities, and they’re all Spartans
MSUToday Show #25 Students produce comic books for their final exam; Sister Anne Brooks helps people in a medically underserved rural town receive medical care; High school students participate in the Future Scientists Program; Doctoral student Meredith Whitley teaches young refugees in Lansing; and MSU's attraction to Malawi.
MSUToday InStudio: College of Communication Arts and Sciences MSUToday host Jim Peck talks with College of Communication Arts and Sciences Dean Pamela Whitten about how the college is keeping its pulse on technology and creating hands-on, multidisciplinary opportunities for students at Michigan State.
MSUToday InStudio: Collge of Engineering MSUToday host Jim Peck talks with College of Engineering Dean Satish Udpa about what Michigan State University engineering students, faculty and staff are doing to make a difference in the world, from picking up marine debris along the shoreline, monitoring water quality with robotic fish, and more.
MSUToday InStudio: College of Music Jazz great Wynton Marsalis visits as an artist-in-residence; Cuban band Tiempo Libre presents Rumba Sinfónica; Jazz Studies Program director Rodney Whitaker brings jazz education to Detroit; and MSUToday host Jim Peck talks with College of Music Dean Jim Forger about MSU's focus on music.
MSUToday Show #24 Mohammed reunites with his family in Iraq; student Gabrielle Kleber shares her Spartan Saga on receiving a grant from an international organization to promote global unity; children learn about marine wildlife on MSU's Discovery Cruise on Lake St. Clair; student Jeffrey Wisenbaugh talks residence hall living; and Samaritan scrolls at MSU go digital.
MSUToday Show #23 MSU researcher Robert Walker travels to the middle of the Amazon; Alumnus M.L. Elrick shares his Spartan Saga; ABC News with Diane Sawyer tells the story of Mohammed, a 13-year-old Iraqi boy who received life-changing medical care from MSU doctors; and MSU student Jeffrey Wisenbaugh with MSUToday heads to the residence halls.
MSUToday Show #22 Michigan State's Smart Microsystems Lab and assistant professor Xiaobo Tan explain the 'Robofish'; Mohammed takes us behind-the-scenes; Oscar winning composer John Corigliano visits MSU; and MSU College of Engineering's State Racing Baja program gets muddy.
MSUToday InStudio: Sustainability Jennifer Battle, with Michigan State University's Office of Campus Sustainability, and Laurie Thorp, with the MSU College of Natural Science, talk about saving the planet and campus sustainability with MSUToday host Jim Peck.
MSUToday presents: Mohammed A 13-year-old Iraqi boy receives life-changing medical care from a Michigan State University doctor at Sparrow Hospital in Lansing.
MSUToday InStudio: Terrie Taylor MSUToday host Jim Peck talks with Terrie Taylor, MSU physician, about her ongoing work in Malawi to fight malaria.
MSUToday InStudio: Mohammed's Journey MSU Today host Jim Peck talks with Dr. Edward Lannigan and Dr. Charles Thomas from the MSU Department of Surgey, and Major David Howell with the Michigan Army National Guard, who helped a 13-year-old Iraqi boy receive life-changing medical care in Lansing.
MSUToday Show #21 featuring the story of Hope, green commencement at MSU, video games to educate children on the danger of landmines, the School of Packaging's egg drop contest and information on the Resource Center for Persons with Disabilities.
MSUToday Show #20 featuring a red carpet dress debut, jazz education in Detroit, MSU research on E. coli and contamination and lettuce and a campus tour with veteran students.
MSUToday Show #19 featuring MSU research on potatoes, lessons in urban education, clubs and organizations on campus and Sones de Mexico at MSU's College of Music.
MSUToday Show #18 featuring a 13-year-old Iraqi boy receiving life-changing medical care from an MSU doctor at Sparrow Hospital in Lansing, teams of MSU researchers working together to figure out new ways to power the world, fitting in to Michigan State and a fly-through video of the new Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum.
MSUToday InStudio: Climate Change MSU Today host Jim Peck talks with MSU professor and Nobel Peace Prize recipient David Skole about climate change, the research he’s doing in Thailand and Laos and MSU’s role in being leaders in sustainability.
MSUToday InStudio: BEACON Michigan State University researchers Richard Lenski, Kay Holekamp and Erik Goodman talk with MSU Today host Jim Peck about BEACON, an NSF Science and Technology Center for the Study of Evolution in Action, just awarded to MSU.
MSUToday InStudio: Carl Taylor MSUToday host Jim Peck talks with sociology professor Carl Taylor about his research and work with youth culture, gangs and violence and his quest to restore hope and peace in Detroit.
MSUToday Show #17 featuring a 12-year-old Iraqi boy receiving life-changing medical care from an MSU doctor at Sparrow Hospital in Lansing, the MSU Dairy Store, MSU fighting poverty and climate change in Thailand, the dos and don'ts of new media, and a tour of Williams Hall.
MSUToday presents: Izzo Goes to Broadway You've seen him win, and you've seen him lose. Now see him dance! Tom Izzo dances Broadway-style for charity.
MSUToday InStudio: Music MSUToday host Jim Peck talks music with College of Music dean Jim Forger, Spartan Marching Band director John Madden and Jazz Studies Program director Rodney Whitaker.
MSUToday Show #16 featuring the MSU Film Committee that combines theory, history, and criticism to collaborate with multiple departments across campus and produce quality, creative films, an MSU Extension partnership in Southeast Michigan is turning wood-based horse bedding into electricity that powers Detroit homes, MSU ‘dimmming down’ during the lunch hour to ‘Be Spartan Green,’ MSU Dairy Store chocolate cheese, and a tour of the Plant and Soil Sciences building on campus.
MSUToday Show #15 featuring MSU scientists and students that are luring destructive sea lampreys out of the water by releasing a synthetic chemical and foiling the mating process of the invasive species, the new MSU Recycling Center and Surplus Store on campus that's green in more ways than one, models sashaying down the runway wearing sophisticated, show-stopping creations of MSU apparel and textile design students, the MSU School of Hospitality Business’s signature event—Les Gourmets, and a tour of MSU's Music Building, built in 1940 as a federal Public Works Administration project to help connect people to the arts.
MSUToday Show #14 featuring MSU sociology professor Carl Taylor’s research and work with youths is a quest to restore hope and peace in Detroit, dancing and rapping physicists that rare isotope research and MSU’s newest venture—the Facility for Rare Isotope Beams, or FRIB—easier for us to understand, the Bee Project at MSU’s Student Organic Farm, MSU Bikes—a great campus resource for students who need bike repairs and are seeking a green way to get to class, and a tour of Wharton Center for Performing Arts, which recently completed an $18.5 million expansion and renovation, yielding improved amenities for performers and new space for community arts education.
MSUToday Show #13 featuring College of Engineering students building a tandem bicycle, MSU Children's Choir bidding ado to director Mary Alice Stollak, a tour of the historic Cowles House and the perfect recipe to rival mom's pie – with a little help from MSU.
MSUToday presents: A Season of the Band Spend a season with the Michigan State University Spartan Marching Band. Go behind the scenes and on the field with 300 marching musicians. We’ll take you from the first stressful days through the ups and downs of the schedule to the glorious postseason bowl appearance. You’ll see why the band’s legendary director, John T. Madden, calls the experience the “best life-skills class on campus” for these hardworking students. Buy your DVD today!
MSUToday presents: Rumba Sinfónica Catch the rhythm of Rumba Sinfónica, a symphonic work performed recently by Cuban band Tiempo Libre and the MSU Symphony at the Wharton Center.
Show #12 featuring the final football game of the year on a national stage and the Spartan Marching Band; a one-of-a-kind interactive exhibit in South Africa that is inspiring and bringing together young people around the world; and Rumba Sinfónica, a symphonic work composed at MSU and performed by the MSU Symphony and hot Cuban band Tiempo Libre at the Wharton Center.
MSUToday presents: Bringing the world to Tanzania See how an MSU-designed computer system powered by the sun is empowering children in Tanzania.
Show #11 featuring the buzz of how honeybees are disappearing and food supplies are diminishing and what MSU entomologists are doing to help solve these problems; how MSU is continuing to go green by working on new plant-based fuels to keep the country moving; the MSU Spartan Marching Band taking the field at the last regular season football game; and an autonomous robot cleaning a window at the touch of a button — without the help of Windex and some paper towels.
Show #10 featuring the MSU Drumline; an MSU-designed computer system that is powered by the sun and is empowering children in Tanzania; and how MSU is educating the next generation of nuclear scientists while developing a next-generation nuclear structure and astrophysics facility.
Show #9 featuring the MSU Spartan Marching Band on the field at the “Big House” in Ann Arbor; a system developed by MSU researchers to help police match tattoos to suspects and victims; the always swingin’ jazz studies program at MSU, and the arches and bridges that adorn MSU’s campus.
Show #8 featuring the MSU Alumni Band on a soggy Saturday in East Lansing; the MSU Baja Team that combines engineering and “mud whomping;” and the Samaritan scrolls, which are housed in the MSU Libraries Special Collections.
MSUToday presents: A study in jazz We’ll take to you a place where it’s always swingin’: the jazz studies program at MSU. It’s one of the best places in the country if you want to learn to play the blues, swing, or just jam with some cool cats! Grab a seat and get ready for some hot music in a chilly place.
Show #7 featuring how the Spartan Marching Band prepares for game day; renowned jazz musician Wynton Marsalis spreading the gospel of music; how MSU’s arborists tend the trees of MSU’s campus; and MSU’s “The Show,” the nation’s longest-running college sitcom.
Show #6 featuring the legendary Spartan Marching Band; how architecture bridges the centuries and generations at MSU; a look back at John A. Hannah; and hitting the race track with the MSU Formula Racing team.
Show #5 featuring a profile of the student-run “Focal Point” news program; the MSU 4-H Children’s Garden; an innovative way to learn Chinese; and MSU’s research into “green roof” technology.
Show #4 featuring rare isotope research at the National Superconducting Cyclotron Laboratory at MSU; the award winning campus student run radio station, WDBM; a look inside MSU’s Special Collections housed in MSU’s MainLibrary; and one student’s immersion into MSU’s study abroad program.
Show #3 featuring the MSU College of Law’s Trial Practice Program; College of Communication Arts and Sciences serious game design specialization; the Residential College in the Arts and Humanities; and Rwanda coffee.
Show #2 featuring activist-scholar Carl Taylor; Saints’ Rest archaelogical dig; Grandparents’ University, and Panda research.
Show #1 featuring bioeconomy initiatives; turfgrass program; Beaumont Tower; and the College Assistance Migrant Program.