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Gina Leinninger, Michigan State University assistant professor of physiology, is the 2019-20 recipient of the American Physiology Society’s, or APS, Central Nervous System Section New Investigator Award.
Check it out! Dr. Erica Wehrwein, Val Van Ryn, and Dr. Siomara Hernandez-Rivera are featured in the banner photo for the American Physiological Society's Student Resources page.
Erica Wehrwein, associate professor of physiology and John Zubek, assistant professor of physiology, will be hosting a workshop as part of the College of Natural Science's Teaching Essentials for MSU STEM Faculty series. Their workshop, titled "Teaching and Assessing Transferable Skills in STEM Classes," will focus on the importance of incorporating professional, critical thinking, and ethics skills in the science classroom.
The first annual University Hands Only CPR Challenge kicked off this year between universities across the state of Michigan to educate the public about the importance of performing CPR.
Area school children have the opportunity each year to have “PhUn” while learning about the science of the human body at Impression 5 (I5) Science Center in Lansing, Mich., with the help of the Michigan State University Department of Physiology. The event—the 7th annual Physiology Understanding (PhUn) Day—held last month, attracted an estimated 740 visitors to I5 to participate in engaging activities and experiments.
The NatSci awards are presented to faculty and staff in the college following the annual State of the College address. For more information on the awards, contact Joyce Pinckney in the NatSci Dean’s Office. The College Faculty Advisory Council selects the faculty awards in the spring (due April 15) for the following academic year based on nominations submitted by departments and programs. In addition, endowed teaching awards are selected annually by the Center for Integrative Studies in General Science.
MSU Foundation Professor is a designation given to outstanding faculty who demonstrate excellence in research and teaching, while enhancing the prominence of the institution.