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  • 2018 Weed Control Guide for Field Crops

    Description:

    Profitable crop production depends on effective weed control. Effective weed control in field crops requires the use of a combination of management techniques, including cultural methods and herbicides. This manual looks at the advantages and disadvantages of many pest management techniques.

  • 4H Embryology Staff, Teacher and Volunteer Training (November, December, January)

    Location:

    • November 16, 2018: Bruce Township Hall 3156 E. 12 Mile Road Dafter, MI 49724
    • December 10, 2018: 775 Ball Ave NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
    • January 16, 2019: Washtenaw County MSU Extension 705 N. Zeeb Road, P.O. Box 8645, Ann Arbor, MI 48107
    • January 19, 2019: Ingham County Fairgrounds Community Building 700 E Ash St., Mason, MI 48854

     

    Description:

    4-H Embryology offers youth the opportunity to learn about and observe the beginning stages of life in a unique way. This training is designed for educators who would like to learn how to implement an embryology program through classroom activities or 4-H SPIN Clubs.

    Participants will explore various lessons, learn about how to set up and maintain incubators, and learn about best practices for implementing an embryology program.

    The objectives of this training are:

    • Introduce the Beginning of Life Curriculum
    • Discuss best practices
    • Examine delivery methods
    • Incubator set up, maintenance, and trouble shooting

    The training fee is $40 which will supply participants with a binder full of curriculum and resources, and lunch.

  • 4-H Science Blast in the Class! Teacher's Guide

    Description:

    This curriculum includes a variety of hands-on lesson plans, including experiments for first grade through high school. Lessons are grouped by grade level within content areas. Materials can be used in a variety of formal and informal environments.

  • A Simplified Approach to Head and Neck Radiology Online Videos

    Location:

    Online: http://www.rad.msu.edu/media/Head&Neck/2016.html 

    Description:

    These video lectures include the following topics:

    • Simplified Approach to the Spaces of the Head and Neck
    • Larynx Anatomy and Pathology
    • Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Oral Cavity and Oropharynx
    • Common Pathology of the Temporal Bone
    • Infections and Inflammatory Processes
  • Abrams Planetarium

    Location:

    S. Shaw Ln, MSU, East Lansing, MI, 48824.

    Description:

    MSU's Abrams Planetarium serves as an astronomy and space science education resource center. The Planetarium offers a variety of shows to preschool through senior citizens and promotes skywatching with publications, press releases, and public observing sessions. The Planetarium houses an exhibit hall with a book and gift counter, a blacklight gallery of astronomical art, and a hemispherical domed sky theatre.

  • Abrams Planetarium Group Instructional Programs

    Location:

    S. Shaw Lane, MSU, East Lansing, MI, 48824.

    Description:

    MSU's Abrams Planetarium offers a variety of single-visit instructional programs dealing with astronomical topics for a variety of age groups. Programs on stars, constellations, planets, and the moon are available for preschool and elementary children. Higher level classes are offered on additional topics. Detailed descriptions are found on the website. Teachers who desire a more intensive experience should consider bringing their class for more than one presentation. Two or more programs can be scheduled as a multiple-visit series.

  • Abrams Planetarium Sky Calendar

    Description:

    MSU's Abrams Planetarium offers the Sky Calendar, which promotes skywatching for people of all ages. The sheet for each month takes the form of a calendar; diagrams in the boxes invite the reader to track the moon's rapid motion past the planets and bright stars of the zodiac, as well as to follow the more leisurely pace of the planets in their conjunctions with bright stars and other planets. The Sky Calendar has become the nation's most highly illustrated easy-to-follow guide to sky events. It is reproduced by classroom teachers for their students, by planetariums and astronomy clubs for their members, and by park interpreters for audiences at sky talks. A full-year subscription is available, starting any time.

  • Academy of International Business

    Location:

    Academy of International Business: 645 N. Shaw Lane, Room 7, Eppley Center, MSU, East Lansing, MI, 48824, U.S.A.

    Description:

    The Academy of International Business is the leading association of scholars and specialists in the field of international business. Established in 1959, the AIB now has members in 89 countries. Members include scholars from the leading global academic institutions as well as consultants, researchers, government, and NGO representatives.  The objectives of the Academy of International Business, as set forth in its constitution, are to foster education and advance professional standards in the field of international business. 

  • Act One School Series Weekday Matinees (2018 - 2019)

    Dates:

    Please see the current schedule at the website below.

    Location:

    Wharton Center, MSU, East Lansing, MI, 48824.

    Description:

    Shows produced by nationally touring youth theatre companies bring characters from history and literature to life in one-hour school-day matinees. Selected shows provide a perfect opportunity to introduce students to cultural music, dance and theatre artists from around the world.

  • Active Packaging Short Course (November 2018)

    Dates:

    November 15 - 16, 2018

    Location:

    MSU School of Packaging, 448 Wilson Rd., East Lansing, MI 48824

    Description:

    This is a 2-day intensive course on active packaging. It includes lectures, discussions, and hands-on laboratory sessions on different types of active packaging including antimicrobial, oxygen-removing, antioxidant, humidity-regulating, ethylene-removing, light-absorbing, and fragrance-releasing packaging.

  • Actuarial Science Lecture (October 2018)

    Dates:

    Thursday, October 25, 2018

    Location:

    Kellogg Center, 219 S. Harrison Rd, East Lansing, MI, 48824

    Description:

    The Ron and Mary Simon Lecture Series in Actuarial Science was established with the dual intention of honoring the deep commitment of the Simon family to our university, and serving as a global platform to attract top actuarial research to our growing program. The lecture is strengthening MSU’s Actuarial Science Program by connecting students, faculty, alumni and leaders in actuarial science for an evening of scholarship and community.

  • ADA In the Workplace - Joint Management of Disability Programs

    Description:

    In the spirit of comprehensive coverage, the Americans with Disabilities Act is often ambiguous, making the opportunity for conflict within the workplace high. ADA in the Workplace - Joint Management of Disability Programs provides participants with a set of tools that enables them to anticipate and mediate conflicts before they become disputes. The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) provides a mechanism for protecting qualified disabled individuals from discriminatory actions on the part of employers with 15 or more employees.

  • Advanced Diagnostics Workshop: A Smart Gardeners Guide (June, July, August 2018)

    Dates:

    Three part series: Fridays, June 22, July 20, and August 24, 2018. 9:30 am - 4:00 pm.

    Location:

    Kent MSU Extension, 775 Ball Avenue, NE Grand Rapids, MI 49503

    Description:

    Hone your gardening skills and gain confidence during this three-part, hands-on diagnostic series! Classroom sessions coupled with hands-on learning in a garden setting will help participants use science-based resources to diagnose many types of plant problems.

  • Advanced Facilitative Leadership Workshop (December 2018)

    Dates:

    December 3 - 5, 2018

    Location:

    Kettenun Center, 14901 4-H Drive, Tustin, MI 49688

    Description:

    Advanced Facilitative Leadership—Navigating Your Way Through Conflict, an experiential workshop focused on developing your comfort with leading high-heat meetings. Completion of Facilitative Leadership is a prerequisite for attending this workshop. The workshop will focus on leading groups desiring collaborative action, but facing difficult situations involving differences that could potentially stop forward movement.

  • Advanced Flow Cytometry Certificate Courses

    Location:

    Online and one week on campus

    Description:

    This program will train laboratory scientists in advanced techniques and use of flow cytometry equipment to diagnose various medical conditions and learn the techniques to arrive at a diagnosis quicker and with more accuracy. Practitioners interested in this program should have completed BLD 850, 851, and 852, OR have experience in Flow Cytometry and the approval of the professor.  Courses for the Advanced Flow Cytometry program include:

    • BLD 853: Advanced Flow Cytometry (2 credits): Online
    • BLD 854: Advance Flow Cytometry Laboratory (2 credits): Week-long, on-campus summer course
  • Advanced Master Certificate in Integrated Supply Chain Management (Online)

    Dates:

    Ongoing

    Location:

    Online

    Description:

    The Advanced Master Certificate in Integrated Supply Chain Management provides the knowledge of leading global research faculty, case studies, real-world strategies and examples, as well as networking opportunities to help you master all facets of integrated supply chain management. The essential tools and techniques you’ll gain will take your supply chain management skills and knowledge to a higher level. They’ll also lay the foundation as you start your intensive exploration with Supply Chain Management I & II, then progress through  each eight-week focus course building on your knowledge and proficiency as you complete the program.  There are five courses in this program.

  • Advanced Muscle Energy with Clinical Correlations (November 2018)

    Dates:

    November 9 - 13, 2018

    Location:

    East Lansing, MI

    Description:

    This course expands upon previous training on the use of muscle contraction as an activating force, particularly Muscle Energy: Level I. A lecture, a demonstration, and small group practice session format will review and enhance the concepts of muscle contraction and its use throughout the musculoskeletal system, including upper extremities and the vertebral column. More advanced techniques will be provided for the pelvis and spine. Muscle energy techniques for the upper and lower extremities will be given. Problem solving and integration with exercise principles will be emphasized. Students are requested to bring past experiences with muscle energy techniques for group discussion.

    Prerequisites: Principles of Manual Medicine

    Credit hours: 34 category IA

  • Advanced Regulatory Studies Program (September, October 2019)

    Dates:

    September 30 - October 4, 2019

    Location:

    Kellogg Center, MSU, 219 South Harrison Rd, East Lansing, MI, 48824.

    Description:

    The IPU Advanced Regulatory Studies Program is a series of specialized half-day and all-day workshops designed to provide public- and private-sector regulatory professionals a unique opportunity to interact and exchange ideas on advanced technical, methodological, and policy issues. Each workshop provides a unique and intensive immersion experience, emphasizing both discipline-based and sector-specific learning opportunities, interactive instruction and peer-to-peer dialog, advanced analytical methodologies, and theoretical rigor coupled with practical hands-on problems and exercises. Topical areas cover: Ratemaking, Accounting and Finance, Economics and Evaluation, and Management.

  • Advanced Topics for Certified Human Resources Specialists (April 2019)

    Dates:

    April 25 - 26, 2019

    Location:

    East Lansing Marriott at University Place, 300 M.A.C. Avenue, East Lansing, MI 48823

    Description:

    Stay current with information from the source you trust and ensure that your organization is benefiting from best practices in HRM and remains compliant with recent legislative changes. As always, this year’s Advanced Topics for Certified Human Resources Specialists will provide you with cutting-edge information on “hot topics” in human resources, a review of important court cases, and legislative updates regarding key employment laws.

    Learn HR strategies that you can use to meet the challenges, and take advantage of the opportunities facing your organization.

  • Advocating for Homeless Youth: Child Welfare Webinar (February 2019)

    Dates:

    Thursday, February 28, 2019.  12:00 pm - 1:15 pm

    Location:

    Synchronous, interactive, online live webinar

    Description:

    In this webinar you will learn what factors increase a young person’s risk of becoming homeless and who qualifies as “homeless” under the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act. The instructor will share data about the needs of the youth that Ozone House serves and strategies Ozone has used to meet those needs. You will practice strategies for advocacy under McKinney-Vento through the use of hypothetical scenarios. This webinar will utilize visual displays, incorporate participant feedback, and allow time for questions and answers.

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