Doctoral students develop creative solutions for virtual instruction

Instructors around the world are navigating the challenges of alternative learning formats, such as asynchronous lectures or virtual meetings. The University of Minnesota’s faculty members are no different. Additionally, many courses and labs are instructed by graduate level students – meaning those students are tasked with adapting to both learning and teaching in an alternative…

McNair Scholar Lindsey Miles explores the School’s SMPRL

Third-year undergraduate student Lindsey Miles, has spent her summer working in the basement of the RecWell Center next to Cooke Hall with members of the Skeletal Muscle Plasticity and Regeneration Laboratory (SMPRL), directed by School of Kinesiology assistant professor Sarah Greising, PhD. Miles, studying exercise physiology at St. Scholastica in Duluth, is a current McNair…

UROP encourages undergrad student research involvement

Elyse Prescott, a third-year kinesiology student, received a research scholarship from the Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program (UROP) to fund her work assessing the accuracy of the “Skulpt Chisel,” a handheld electrical device from Skulpt, Inc., of San Francisco that evaluates body composition and muscle quality. Prescott is advised by Don Dengel, PhD, professor in the…

CEHD’s first 3D printer takes up residence in Human Sensorimotor Control Laboratory

Nearly everyone has heard about 3D printers and the amazing things they can do. But how many of us have ever seen one, or witnessed how they make their magic?   Recently a 3D printer was installed in the School of Kinesiology’s Human Sensorimotor Control Laboratory (HSCL). The only such printer currently in use in…

The “Print Friendly & PDF” Chrome Extension

Format print and PDF documents more efficiently with Google Chrome’s Extension service. The “Print Friendly & PDF” extension allows the user to save paper and printer ink when printing, as well as enhance PDF documents for sharing and saving. Features include: Print preview Save as PDF Email page Remove unwanted images and text Change font…