Kinesiology grad competing with U.S. Olympic bobsled team

Michigan State University kinesiology graduate Michelle Rzepka will compete in the Olympic bobsled competition again today in Vancouver after finishing in seventh position Tuesday. Rzepka, who received her bachelor’s degree from MSU in 2005, is the brakeman for teammate Shauna Rohbock, who won the Silver Medal in Torino. While at MSU, Rzepka was a Big… Read More »

Kinesiology grad competing with U.S. Olympic bobsled team

Michigan State University kinesiology graduate Michelle Rzepka will compete in the Olympic bobsled competition again today in Vancouver after finishing in seventh position Tuesday. Rzepka, who received her bachelor’s degree from MSU in 2005, is the brakeman for teammate Shauna Rohbock, who won the Silver Medal in Torino. While at MSU, Rzepka was a Big… Read More »

Kinesiology student honored at research forum

Kinesiology student honored at research forum

Laura Vielbig Kinesiology junior Laura Vielbig of Gurnee, Ill. earned a First Place Award in the 2009 University Undergraduate Research and Arts Forum (UURAF), held April 16 at the MSU Union. The annual event is an opportunity for students to share scholarship and creative work with the university community, and to submit their research projects… Read More »

Examining the differences between male, female race car drivers

Examining the differences between male, female race car drivers

Ongoing research from the Michigan State University Department of Kinesiology aims to determine the differences in physiological stressors in female and male race car drivers. The research is the latest from Assistant Professor David Ferguson. Racing is among Ferguson’s research specialties; another study on advancing athletic excellence and diabetes research in race car drivers was… Read More »

Grand Celebration: Alumni to be recognized for service, commitment

Grand Celebration: Alumni to be recognized for service, commitment

Every year during Homecoming celebrations, Michigan State University honors alumni for their extraordinary achievements and dedication to the university. Three College of Education alumni are among the honorees that will be recognized at the MSU Alumni Grand Awards Gala on Oct. 19, 2017. Alumni Service Award This honor celebrates those who have dedicated themselves through… Read More »

Adapted sports: MSU adds wheelchair rugby to award-winning club

Adapted sports: MSU adds wheelchair rugby to award-winning club

The Adaptive Sports and Recreation Club at Michigan State University recently received new equipment thanks to a grant from the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation. Leaders used the $12,000 award to purchase four rugby wheelchairs. With these highly specialized chairs, the club was able to start offering rugby and even begin a competitive travel team for the… Read More »