Crash Course in Research Data Management

Have you ever lost a project file? Been unable to find the most recent version of a document? Suffered hard drive failure or had your laptop stolen? Been unable to open old files? Been told your data management plan wasn’t detailed enough? Forgotten which file was which? Even small research projects can generate enough data… Read More »

Doing the Work & Minding the Labor: Reflections on Centering Activism, Community & Love in Literacy Teaching & Research with Dr. Marcelle Haddix

Dr. Marcelle Haddix (Syracuse University, Dean’s Associate Professor, co – Director of the Leader Center for Social Justice, chair of the Department Reading & Language Arts) will share reflections on her work in literacy teaching and teacher education that centers her passions and commitments toward activism, community, and love. The presentation will focus on three… Read More »

Institute for the Study of Youth Sport Anniversary Conference

2018 marks the 40th anniversary of the Institute for the Study of Youth Sports (ISYS). To celebrate the legacy of ISYS a major conference focused on Current Issues and Future Directions in Sport for Children and Youth will be held. The Kellogg Conference Center here at Michigan State will serve as the conference venue and… Read More »

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 University. You can expect a short presentation, discussion and Q&A facilitated by current undergraduate researchers. There are multiple times and locations for this opportunity: Sept. 13, 7:30 p.m., 304 Bessey… Read More »

Supporting Student Involvement in Community-Engaged Research Through Student-led, Faculty-guided Projects

Looking for new ideas to involve students in community-engaged research? Rex LaMore, director of Michigan State University’s Center for Community and Economic Development and faculty member in the Urban and Regional Planning Program, will share a model of student-led, faculty-guided community- engaged research projects. LaMore will share the pedagogical foundation for this model and variations… Read More »

Rueda Latin@: Café con Rueda

Latinx graduate students, faculty and staff are welcome to join this opportunity to present research, share conference papers and discuss assignments. The ultimate goal is to receive feedback, build knowledge and construct a Latinx scholar community. These are open coffee hours—if you just need a space to study or write, we’d love for you to… Read More »

NSF Grants Conference Webcast

Experience the Fall 2018 NSF Grants Conference virtually. The National Science Foundation will live stream the plenary sessions of the conference from New Orleans, Louisiana on November 8 and 9. There is no cost or limit for participants to view the live stream. Visit the website to register for the event and learn about the agenda… Read More »

Importance of Characterizing STEM Faculty Members’ Instructional Mindsets and Practices in an Era of Instructional Transformation

Abstract: Local and national initiatives to improve the learning experiences of students enrolled in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) courses have been on-going for a couple of decades with a heightened momentum within the last ten years. However, recent large-scale studies have demonstrated that transmission of information is still the primary mode of instruction… Read More »

Finding a Summer Research Opportunity

There are a variety of summer opportunities available for undergraduate 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… Read More »

Troubleshooting Your Undergraduate Research Experience

Intended for students who currently hold roles as undergraduate researchers. This panel discussion provides insight and suggestions on how to manage common challenges and problems. How can you establish an impactful working relationship with your supervisor? How do you manage to balance your academic, personal and research responsibilities? How can your optimize your relationship with… Read More »