Online registration is closed. If there is space available, you may be able to register by email or phone using the contact information in the "Note" section below.

Coffee with the Profs

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Event Details

One of the MSU Alumni Office's long-standing featured offerings, the Coffee with the Profs series highlights research and work done by some of MSU’s finest faculty and staff. This lifelong education program is open to all.

This fall, participants will not be joining us in person on campus. Instead, it’s a virtual experience that you can enjoy from the comfort of your own home.

The format for Coffee with the Profs is a 60-minute presentation followed by a 30-minute Q&A. All presentations are 10-11:30 a.m. ET.

The presentation scheduled for Oct. 11—Contextualizing the Practice of Land Acknowledgment at Michigan State University—has been postponed until spring.

Oct. 18 | 10-11:30 a.m. ET

Understanding How We Learn and Re-Learn Motor Skills

Understand how we learn motor skills and the challenges in developing effective training paradigms, especially in the context of rehabilitation. 

Oct. 25 | 10-11:30 a.m. ET
Shopping Online? All That Glitters Is Not Gold: A Dive into the World of Trademark Counterfeiting

Explore the ever-changing legal landscape of counterfeit goods, as well as initiatives being taken in the U.S. to address this issue.

  1. [icon: money] Price

    There is no cost to attend, but registration is required.

  2. [icon: info] Note

    For each presentation you register for, there will be a different Zoom link. You’ll receive the Zoom link and password in a confirmation email sent within a week of when you register.

    We strongly encourage you to submit your questions before the presentation. There will be an opportunity to ask questions live, but we may not have time to cover all questions. The best way to get your questions answered is to submit them at least 5 days before each presentation to Elizabeth Wheeler at Please include the presentation title in the subject line.

    For more information or to request accommodation for persons with disabilities, contact Kevin Wyatt at or (517) 432-9459.