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August 12, 2019 In Lakeland University Blog
Lakeland's Fox Cities Center staff recently assisted with Fox Valley Tech's Girltech summer camp by providing an engaging activity for approximately 50 girls ages 9-13. Girltech is a week-long camp at which the girls participate in hands-on activities with computers, welding, science and more, all taught by professional women. The Fox Cities staff tasked the girls with who could build the highest tower that could hold a tennis ball using only straws and masking tape. The staff also talked to…
July 30, 2019 In Lakeland University Blog
Lakeland University exercise science research students and recent graduates presented the following studies at the International Society of Biomechanics in Sports 37 Annual Conference, in Oxford, Ohio, on July 21-25, 2019. Eight LU exercise science students and recent graduates were authors on these papers. Garrett Duffin presented the study titled, "The optimal plyometric exercise horizontal to vertical force ratio for sprinting." Co-authors included Alyssa Stockero and William Ebben. Duffin also presented the study titled, "Terminal and exterior ballistic evaluation of…
July 30, 2019 In Lakeland University Blog
The Lakeland University exercise science research team presented more research posters than any other participant at the International Society of Biomechanics in Sports 37th Annual Conference, in Oxford, Ohio, on July 21-25. LU's exercise science students presented more research posters than any other of the 63 universities, medical organizations, sports institutes and research organizations from throughout the world who presented poster research. When taking into consideration all formats of research presented by representatives of 127 universities, medical organizations, sports institutes…
July 11, 2019 In Lakeland University Blog
A group of Lakeland students recently spent 10 days in Germany and Belgium studying the science of fermentation and biotechnology. Assistant Professor of Biochemistry Jered McGivern led the trip, which included students Gabbie Barefield, Lauren Bruggink, Adrienne Guarnieri, Ryan Hoey and Mitchel Larsen. The course was open to any Lakeland student and helped fulfill a general education requirement. The group spent time in Munich and Bamberg in Germany and Bruges, Ypres and Brussels in Belgium. The goal of the course…
July 8, 2019 In Lakeland University Blog
Lakeland University welcomed 15 motivated high school students to create and pitch business plans as part of LU's second annual Academy for Aspiring Entrepreneurs. The students, who are entering their junior or senior years this fall, were part of an intensive and fun four-day program that taught them how to build a successful business plan, including marketing, operations and a financial plan for a business product of their choosing. The week culminated with four teams of students pitching their ideas…

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