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Bill Beekman, Vice President and Director of Athletics at Michigan State University, talks with Spartan Athletics Hall of Fame Head Trainer Sally Nogle on this edition of the MSU Today podcast.

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On this edition of MSU Today, Bill Beekman, Vice President and Director of Athletics at MSU, welcomes Spartans Head Football Coach Mel Tucker to the program.

Tucker recalls the challenges of being hired on February 12, 2020 and then shutting down the program a few weeks later due to the pandemic.

Henry Ford Health System and Michigan State University, two of the state’s leading education, research and health care institutions, are partnering to make Michigan a national leader in providing access to exceptional health care for all residents, scientific discovery and education for providers, patients and families.

Kiefer Foundation works to end distracted driving

Jan 24, 2021
The Kiefer Foundation

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration defines distracted driving as any activity that diverts attention from driving, including talking or texting on your phone, eating and drinking, talking to people in your vehicle and fiddling with the stereo, entertainment or navigation system. Anything that takes your attention away from the task of safe driving.

State of the State is the monthly roundup of policy and research for the state of Michigan from the Institute for Public Policy and Social Research at Michigan State University. Arnold Weinfeld is Associate Director for the Institute and is joined by MSU economist Dr. Charley Ballard and Institute Director Dr. Matt Grossmann.

In the best of times, pursuing recovery from substance use disorders and maintaining sobriety are a daily grind. Factor in the pandemic, its isolating effects, the social and economic upheaval that has followed, and those personal challenges are made all the more difficult.

Ron Hendrick is dean of Michigan State University’s renowned College of Agriculture and Natural Resources. He joins Spartans Athletic Director Bill Beekman on this edition of the MSU Today podcast.

Michigan State University Extension Director Jeff Dwyer joins Spartans Athletic Director Bill Beekman on the MSU Today podcast.

The Wendy's Company

Todd Penegor is president and CEO of Wendy's and a keynote speaker for the December 2020 master’s degree ceremony at MSU. A graduate of the Eli Broad College of Business, Penegor grew up in Iron Mountain in Michigan's Upper Peninsula where his father was a Wendy's franchisee.

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Emilio Moran is a world-renowned social anthropologist who has studied and published in tropical agriculture, social science, ecology, economics, and, most recently, earth observations from satellites.