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University Undergraduate Research & Arts Forum

The annual University Undergraduate Research and Arts Forum (UURAF) provides Michigan State undergraduate students with an opportunity to showcase their scholarship and creative activity. Held each spring in the MSU Union, UURAF brings together an intellectual community of highly motivated students to share their work with faculty, peers, and external audiences. UURAF provides a unique… Read More »

Facilitating Classroom Conversations about Sexual Assault

“Facilitating Classroom Conversations about Sexual Assault: Trauma-Informed Approach” Want helpful guidelines for facilitating discussions without distressing students? Have questions about how to support your students in our current climate? Interested in learning more about sexual assault on college campuses? Join Dr. Carrie Moylan, assistant professor in the School of Social Work and a member of… Read More »

Exercise Physiology Research Presentation: Dr. Garrett Ash

Title: Prescribing and Promoting Exercise for People with Hypertension Abstract: Hypertension is the most prevalent, costly and modifiable risk factor for cardiovascular disease affecting over one billion adults globally. The American Heart Association currently endorses isometric handgrip exercise as a promising new lifestyle therapy for hypertension. This presentation will describe the first trial directly comparing… Read More »

Exercise Physiology Research Talk: Heather Vellers

Title: Genetics Adaptation to Endurance Exercise Training: Understanding the role of the mitochondrial genome Abstract: Endurance exercise training leads to a multitude of health benefits toward the prevention and treatment of various chronic diseases. However, not all individuals respond well to exercise training. That is, some individuals have no response, while others respond poorly or… Read More »

Dissertation Defense: A. Lishinski

Join us for the dissertation defense of Alex Lishinski: “Cognitive, Affective and Dispositional Components of Learning Programming.”

Learning About Undergraduate Research

Make research an integral part of your MSU experience! Come learn about the opportunities available for involvement in research and creative activities at Michigan State. You can expect a short presentation, discussion and Q&A facilitated by current undergraduate researchers.

KIN Lab Tour – PLAY’d Lab

Explore Kinesiology research by taking a tour through the PLAY’d Lab. PLAY’d—Physical Activity in Youth With Disabilities Laboratory—is directed by Assistant Professor Janet Hauck. The lab is located in room 21A in the lower level of the IM Circle Building. Some information on the lab: The lab studies children and infant movement, development and body… Read More »

Making KIN-nections

Making KIN-nections: Exploring Kinesiology Career Paths is a career exposure and networking event for undergraduate students at Michigan State University sponsored by the Department of Kinesiology. This event gives students the opportunity to network with professionals, kinesiology research labs and student organizations to learn more about kinesiology-related career options in health, wellness, fitness, sport and… Read More »

Finding A Summer Research Opportunity

There are a variety of summer opportunities available for students. Programs are hosted by colleges and universities around the United States and they provide an intensive research experience on a particular topic within a scholarly discipline. For undergraduates with plans for graduate or professional school after MSU, summer research provides the opportunity to expand your… Read More »