Tag Archives: Kinesiology

Doctoral Degree Recipients, Fall 2015-Summer 2016

Doctoral Degree Recipients, Fall 2015-Summer 2016

The following individuals received doctoral degrees from the College of Education in the program areas and during the semesters noted. To see photos from doctoral convocations, visit the MSU College of Education flickr site: flickr.com/msucollegeofed Fall 2015 Educational Policy Julie Christine Harris Tara Miyoko Kintz Mary Lynn Mason Educational Psychology and Educational Technology Amira Farouk… Read More »

Cover Story: A Winning Combination for Athletic Excellence and Diabetes

Cover Story: A Winning Combination for Athletic Excellence and Diabetes

Kinesiology scholar pioneers research to fuel athletic excellence—and drive change for diabetes in sports By Lauren Ebelt Upon first glance, it doesn’t look like much. It’s a clear plastic box atop a metal gurney, accompanied by some wooden blocks, cushions and a bicycle seat. Small machines with wires draping down sit on top, blinking and… Read More »

Rewarding Renovations: Kinesiology at IM Circle

Rewarding Renovations: Kinesiology at IM Circle

IM Circle, home of the Department of Kinesiology, received important renovations in 2016. Included are a new faculty office suite and an undergraduate athletic training teaching lab. State-of-the-art technology—including “SimMan,” a full-size patient simulator—gives Michigan State University scholars and students a specialized space to put their research into practice and to develop their skills. “The… Read More »

New Faculty Members, 2016-2017

New Faculty Members, 2016-2017

The College of Education welcomes seven new tenure-system faculty members this academic year. Here are their bios and, in their own words, the impact they hope to make while at Michigan State University. In addition, Dorinda Carter Andrews was appointed as the assistant dean for equity outreach initiatives in July 2016. Beginning Oct. 1, 2016, Ann E.… Read More »

In Memoriam

In Memoriam

Melvin Buschman died on April 2, 2016. He was a professor of continuing education from 1960-85. He also served as an administrator in Continuing Education and Admissions, taught graduate courses internationally and helped establish the Center for Extra-Mural Studies as part of the MSU project that created the University of Nigeria. He served as the… Read More »

Alumni Supporting Students

Alumni Supporting Students

Newly Established Alumni Board Scholarship Fund Continues Tradition For several years, the Michigan State University College of Education Alumni Association has awarded scholarships to worthy students with financial need. These scholarships were funded by membership dues generated by the association and managed by the college’s Alumni Board of Directors. Recently, however, MSU stopped collecting dues… Read More »

The Impact of Annual Giving: A Departmental Look

The Impact of Annual Giving: A Departmental Look

A departmental look at where your gifts add up—and how they could grow our future The College of Education is fortunate to have thousands of alumni and friends who make financial contributions to the college, many on an annual basis. We are thankful for every gift because, no matter how big or small, they each… Read More »

Undergraduate research: Challenging, and rewarding

Undergraduate research: Challenging, and rewarding

By Andrew Rabaut, senior majoring in kinesiology Rabaut is an undergraduate research assistant with the Exergames Research Lab, under the direction of University Distinguished Professor Deb Feltz. Research from the lab includes the impact of using a “cyber buddy” during a workout, using groups to increase motivation for exercise and helping to keep astronauts active in… Read More »

Alumni Success Story: Recovering and Advancing

Alumni Success Story: Recovering and Advancing

* Photos courtesy of Evan Pinkus Hard work, determination pays off in dividends for kinesiology alumnus By Sarah Wardell When Michigan State University kinesiology alumnus Leigh Weiss graduated from high school in 2000, he was like most graduates—hopeful and carefree. An East Brunswick, N.J. native, Weiss was swimming at the Jersey Shore with friends the… Read More »