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In memoriam: Legendary golf coach Bruce Fossum

April 10, 2014
In memoriam: Legendary golf coach Bruce Fossum

Former Department of Kinesiology associate professor and legendary Michigan State men’s golf coach Grover “Bruce” Fossum died recently. He was 86 and a resident of Okemos, Mich. Fossum spent 30 years teaching at MSU and authored two books: “GOLF” and “Golf Made Easier Not Easy.” He is remembered by those within the MSU athletic...
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Students receive first-place awards for undergraduate research

April 7, 2014
Students receive first-place awards for undergraduate research

Four College of Education undergraduate students received first-place awards for exemplary research presentations at the 2014 University Undergraduate Research and Arts Forum (UURAF) on April 4 at the MSU Union. The day-long event showcased students’ unique, creative work in a variety of categories – from the arts and social sciences to health and wellness....
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Gould presented Game Changer award

February 25, 2014
Gould presented Game Changer award

Daniel Gould, director of the Institute for the Study of Youth Sports (ISYS) at Michigan State University has received the 2014 Detroit PAL Varner/Tenbusch Game Changer award. Gould accepted the award at Detroit PAL’s 2014 MVP Awards on Feb. 13 at the Detroit Athletic Club. Given to those individuals who work or volunteer to...
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Kinesiology students earn teaching awards

February 11, 2014
Kinesiology students earn teaching awards

Two graduate teaching assistants in the Department of Kinesiology – Alexander Montoye and Kimbo Yee – have each received the Excellence-in-Teaching Citation from Michigan State University. The 2014 awards were given to six graduate students from across campus for the care and skill they have shown in meeting their classroom teaching responsibilities. About Alexander...
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Gould appointed to national fitness board

January 3, 2014
Gould appointed to national fitness board

Daniel Gould, professor of kinesiology and director of the Institute for the Study of Youth Sports at Michigan State University, has been invited to serve on the Science Board of the President’s Council on Fitness, Sports and Nutrition. Gould joins fellow Department of Kinesiology faculty members Karin Pfeiffer, who is currently on the board,...
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Covassin on panel examining concussions

October 31, 2013
Covassin on panel examining concussions

Michigan State University faculty member Tracey Covassin is part of a national committee of experts that released a new report this week on the dangers of concussions in youth sports. According to the authors, young athletes in the U.S. face a “culture of resistance” to reporting when they might have a concussion and to...
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