MSU Today with Russ White

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MSU Today is a lively look at MSU-related people, places, events and attitudes put into focus by Russ White. Follow and subscribe at Spotify, Apple Podcasts, and wherever you get your podcasts.

“King Mangoberry” release featuring the music of Ricardo Lorenz and performances by MSU Wind Symphony garners attention from Grammy academy.


2020 marks the 50th anniversary of The Collegiate Employment Research Institute at Michigan State University and the 50th addition of its annual trends in campus recruiting survey. It's also the 25th year that Phil Gardner has led the institute and surveyed thousands of employers globally to assess the job market for new graduates and those seeking internship and co-op employment. 


Outscore pundits and experts in new Election Madness game

With record levels of absentee voting in Michigan, trends seem to moving “a little bit in the Democratic direction,” a Michigan State University political scientist forecast in the State of the State Podcast.


LTC D. Paquin, US Army

MSU alumna Patricia Orlowitz’s professional journey since her Spartan days has been one that many just dream of. An international development advisor, she is concluding a two-year project in Bangladesh, and that after three-plus years in Afghanistan. She's also been a magazine editor and the owner of a large, successful agricultural advertising agency.  In addition, Patricia is a distinguished alumni award recipient from MSU's College of Agriculture and Natural Resources.


Robin Pizzo is Director of Education at WKAR, Michigan State University's NPR and PBS affiliate. Pizzo is an educator with over 20 years of experience in grades K through 12. She leads education outreach efforts and brings workshops, learning tools and other resources into the community to help children become resilient, lifelong learners. 


Thomas Siu is Michigan State University's new chief information security officer. As CISO, Tom leads the Security Engineering; Security Operations; Incident Response; and Governance, Risk and Compliance teams within the Information Security department and is responsible for the university-wide information security strategy.


Following a national search, Michigan State University President Samuel L. Stanley, Jr., MD has named Jabbar R. Bennett as the university's vice president and chief diversity officer. 


PBS is celebrating 50 years of broadcasting in October 2020. 


MSU Community Music School

Spartans Athletic Director Bill Beekman talks with Jill Woodward on MSU Today. Jill is director of the MSU Community Music School in Detroit, an arm of the College of Music and an extraordinary enterprise run by Dean Jim Forger and his team.


Russ White

Spartans Athletic Director Bill Beekman welcomes Vennie Gore to MSU Today. Vennie is Senior Vice President for Auxiliary Enterprises at MSU.


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