UW-Madison Department of Kinesiology -- 2015 On the Move

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We are pleased to bring you the 2015 online edition of "On the Move," an annual news magazine for alumni and friends of the UW-Madison Department of Kinesiology.

2015 Edition Content

Letter from the Chair: Dorothy Farrar-Edwards explains why she is excited about the direction the Department of Kinesiology is heading

2015 On the Move cover Feature story: New Undergraduate Recognition and Celebration event is a perfect way to wrap up time with the Department of Kinesiology

Department news and notes: Check out some noteworthy highlights from the past year

Faculty profile: Gary Diffee exploring how exercise helps keep cardio, skeletal muscle healthy

Research: Cutting-edge center, the Tactile Communication and Neurorehabilitation Laboratory (TCNL), finds new home with the Department of Kinesiology

Campus commitment: Ann Ward retires after more than two decades of service to Department of Kinesiology 

Neuroscience: Dane Cook is awarded grant to take a closer look at perplexing illness in Gulf War veterans

Alumni updates: Read about all the wonderful things alums from across the Department of Kinesiology have been up to

We need your support!

Private gifts from our alumni and friends are vital to the Department of Kinesiology’s ability to fulfill its mission to research, teach and apply knowledge related to movement, exercise and human occupation with the ultimate goal of enhancing human health, productivity and quality of life. Donate today by going to: supportuw.org/giveto/Kines. Interested in making a special gift to Kinesiology? Please contact: Joan Collins of the University of Wisconsin Foundation at 608-308-5310 or email: joan.collins@supportuw.org

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The Department of Kinesiology wants to hear from our alumni and friends. We also want to make sure you are hearing from us. If you have not received electronic updates, it may mean we don’t have your current e-mail address. Please email the Wisconsin Alumnni Association with your full name and current e-mail address, or visit the Wisconsin Alumni Association, click on the directory link, and update your information. You don't have to be a member to sign up. In addition, the WAA offers free e-mail accounts to all alumni.

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