UW-Madison Department of Kinesiology -- 2014 On the Move

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We are pleased to bring you the 2014 online edition of "On the Move," an annual news magazine for alumni and friends of the UW-Madison Department of Kinesiology.

2014 Edition Content

Letter from the Chair: Dorothy Farrar-Edwards highlights noteworthy items about the thriving department

2014 On the Move coverFeature story: Igniter Funding via UW-Madison's new Development to Product (D2P) initiative helps support the commercialization of a new device from Professor Kreg Gruben that is designed to help stroke victims regain the ability to walk

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

Homeschool PE classes: Program is a win-win for children, UW-Madison students studying to become physical education teachers

New degree: Bachelor of Science in Physical Education approved

Focus on teaching: Shari Clark imparts real-world knowledge on athletic training students 

New faculty: Meet two of the department's newest faculty members, Jill Barnes and Lisa Cadmus-Bertram

Student News: Q&A with Badger softball player Megan Tancill, who is a senior with the Department of Kinesiology's Exercise and Movement Science option

Alumni updates: Read about all the wonderful things your fellow alums 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: Eric Greiling, the School of Education’ Director of Development, at  608-890-1223 or email: eric.greiling@supportuw.org 

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