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Meet Our Visiting Scholars: Hirokazu Matsuo

Our School has a rich tradition of hosting academics from all over the world to study and pursue research at the U of M, working with faculty and their students on particular projects or in their labs. We are pleased to introduce Hirokazu Matsuo, M.A. from the University of Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan who is working with…

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Meet Our Visiting Scholars: Dagmar Timmann

Our School has a rich tradition of hosting academics from all over the world to study and pursue research at the U of M, working with faculty and their students on particular projects or in their labs. We are pleased to introduce Dagmar Timmann, M.D., from the University Clinic Essen, Department of Neurology, Germany who is…

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Take the guessing out of grammar. Get Grammarly.

Not sure if the subject-verb agreement is correct in that sentence you just wrote? What IS the difference between “its” and “it’s”? And what are those crazy rules about commas, anyway? If you write (and who doesn’t), you probably have at least an occasional question about grammar. English as a language is a landmine of…

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Student Perspective: Self Defense

I chose to take self defense the semester before studying abroad, with the hopes that it would make me more prepared to handle dangerous situations in a foreign country. I signed up for the two hour class every Friday, led by Physical Activity Program instructor Anita Bendickson, a black belt in karate who started teaching self…

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Meet your Office Administrator: Linda Trebby

Linda has had a long and fascinating career working at the U of M. She’s known to everyone in Kinesiology, faculty, staff, and students alike, as the go-to person with a friendly smile and a funny story to share. How long have you worked for the U of M? I’ve worked for the U of…

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Kickstart Mini Workshop: How to work collaboratively

The December School of Kinesiology “Kickstart Mini Workshop” focused on Google Drive and Google Docs, as well as on alternative file sharing systems that the University supports.  After providing a general overview of Google Drive participants were guided through an exercise demo of Google Docs, Sheets, Forms, and Slides. Discussions about security, ownership and sharing, search, and…