Dr. Michelle Arnhold - Associate Professor Neuroscience, Physiology - Biology Program - UW-Superior

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Associate Professor
Neuroscience, Physiology

ph. 715-394-8239
office. Barstow 205B
Biology Program - UW-Superior

Education
BA in Neuroscience, Colorado College
PhD in Neuroscience, University of Minnesota Twin Cities

Courses
BIOL 115 Human Biology
BIOL 270 Human Anatomy and Physiology I
BIOL 280 Human Anatomy and Physiology II
BIOL 400 Animal Physiology
BIOL 4xx Neurobiology

Role as Faculty
I see myself as a facilitator of learning. I enjoy breaking down complex concepts into straightforward and meaningful ideas. I enjoy guiding students to see how what we are learning in the classroom or laboratory can be connected to their lives in other ways. I enjoy seeing students gain skills and knowledge in their science courses that will make them successful in all aspects of their lives regardless if they continue on into a career in science.

Research Interests
I am interested in examining how neuroendocrine systems influence or are affected by different activities or events in a person's life. I have specific interests in the hypothalamic pituitary adrenal (HPA) axis (the system in the body that initiates the stress response) and the hypothalamic pituitary gonadal (HPG) axis. I am also interested in issues around obesity and how obesity may influence the functioning of the HPA axis and the HPG axis.

Recent Scholarly Activity

  • Osterlund, J., Arnhold, M. (In Progress) Activation of the Hypothalamic Pituitary Adrenal axis in obese and normal weight students.
  • Peterson, J., Arnhold, M. (In Progress) Alterations in cortisol rhythm in collegiate athletes on race day.

Student Presentations
Wagar, A., Arnhold, M. (2012) Do you know obesity when you see it? University of Wisconsin-Superior 15th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium.

Student Publications
Gondik, A., Arnhold, M., (2011) Knowledge and perception of health and its correlation to actual health. McNair Scholars Journal of the University of Wisconsin-Superior.

Wagner, C., Arnhold, M., (2010) Reduced Uterine Perfusion Pressure (RUPP) increases mean arterial pressure in pregnant dams, but has no effect on brain weight in dams or their offspring. McNair Scholars Journal of the University of Wisconsin-Superior.

Undergraduate Research Opportunities

  • Studies examining activation of the HPA axis. Students will measure the hormone cortisol in salivary samples.
  • Studies examining activation of the HPG axis. Students will measure the hormone(s) estrogen/testosterone in salivary samples.

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UW-Superior Schedule of Classes for Arnhold Davies, Michelle M
Fall Semester 2014

Note: Class Schedule information reflects data as of 10/2/14 1:30 AM.

Fall Semester 2014
Class Nbr.Catalog Nbr.Course Title/Course TopicsClass Sect.CreditsBldg.RoomDaysTimeSeats Open
BIOL - BiologyTop of Page
2527BIOL 115Human Biology
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All Natural Science classes will be asessed a program fee of $12 per credit
1014.00 SWEN1013MWF1:00PM- 1:50PM0 of 40
This class is closed for enrollment.
2537BIOL 270Human Anatomy and Physiology I
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All Natural Science classes will be asessed a program fee of $12 per credit
1014.00 SWEN1013MWF11:00AM- 11:50AM6 of 36
2538BIOL 270Human Anatomy and Physiology I Lab
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5010.00 BARS0102T8:00AM- 9:50AM5 of 18
2539BIOL 270Human Anatomy and Physiology I Lab
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5020.00 BARS0102T10:00AM- 11:50AM1 of 18
2556BIOL 491Research in Biology
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Instructor Consent Required
0011.00 - 4.00 ARR0 of 0
All Natural Science classes will be asessed a program fee of $12 per credit
This class is closed for enrollment.
2564BIOL 496Internship
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Dentistry Internship
0011.00 - 4.00 ARR0 of 1
Instructor Consent Required
All Natural Science classes will be asessed a program fee of $12 per credit
This class is closed for enrollment.

Note: Class Schedule information reflects data as of 10/2/14 1:30 AM.

UW-Superior Schedule of Classes for Arnhold Davies, Michelle M
Summer Session 2014

Note: Class Schedule information reflects data as of 10/2/14 1:30 AM.

Summer Session 2014
Class Nbr.Catalog Nbr.Course Title/Course TopicsClass Sect.CreditsBldg.RoomDaysTimeSeats Open
BIOL - BiologyTop of Page
1198BIOL 115Human Biology
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5/27/14 - 8/8/14
W14.00 Online0 of 20
This course is a "W" section, meaning that on campus students may enroll directly without a petition. Tuition is not part of the plateau; online fees apply. In addition this class has a Distance Education fee of $60. For tuition and fees see www.uwsuper.edu/bursar.
This class is closed for enrollment.
1430BIOL 115Human Biology
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5/27/14 - 8/8/14
W1A4.00 Online17 of 20
This course is a "W" section, meaning that on campus students may enroll directly without a petition. Tuition is not part of the plateau; online fees apply. In addition this class has a Distance Education fee of $60. For tuition and fees see www.uwsuper.edu/bursar.
1431BIOL 115Human Biology Lab
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5/27/14 - 8/8/14
W1AL0.00 Online17 of 20
This course is a "W" section, meaning that on campus students may enroll directly without a petition. Tuition is not part of the plateau; online fees apply. In addition this class has a Distance Education fee of $60. For tuition and fees see www.uwsuper.edu/bursar.
1199BIOL 115Human Biology Lab
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5/27/14 - 8/8/14
W1L0.00 Online0 of 20
This course is a "W" section, meaning that on campus students may enroll directly without a petition. Tuition is not part of the plateau; online fees apply. In addition this class has a Distance Education fee of $60. For tuition and fees see www.uwsuper.edu/bursar.
This class is closed for enrollment.
1378BIOL 491Research in Biology
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Stress Research
K0011.00 - 4.00 ARR0 of 1
5/27/14 - 8/8/14
Instructor Consent Required
All Natural Science classes will be assessed a program fee of $12 per credit.
This class is closed for enrollment.

Note: Class Schedule information reflects data as of 10/2/14 1:30 AM.

UW-Superior Schedule of Classes for Arnhold Davies, Michelle M
Spring Semester 2014

Note: Class Schedule information reflects data as of 10/2/14 1:30 AM.

Spring Semester 2014
Class Nbr.Catalog Nbr.Course Title/Course TopicsClass Sect.CreditsBldg.RoomDaysTimeSeats Open
BIOL - BiologyTop of Page
2113BIOL 280Human Anatomy & Physiology II
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All Natural Science classes will be assessed a program fee of $12 per credit
1014.00 SWEN1055MWF11:00AM- 11:50AM0 of 24
This class is closed for enrollment.
2114BIOL 280Human Anatomy & Physiology II Lab
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5010.00 BARS0102T10:00AM- 11:50AM0 of 24
This class is closed for enrollment.
2121BIOL 400Animal Physiology
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All Natural Science classes will be assessed a program fee of $12 per credit
1014.00 BARS0108MWF1:00PM- 1:50PM7 of 20
2122BIOL 400Animal Physiology Lab
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5010.00 BARS0102T1:00PM- 2:50PM7 of 20
2645BIOL 405Neurobiology
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All Natural Science classes will be assessed a program fee of $12 per credit
1013.00 BARS0108MW8:00AM- 8:50AM17 of 24
2647BIOL 405Neurobiology Lab
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5010.00 BARS0108Th10:00AM- 11:50AM17 of 24
2132BIOL 491Research in Biology
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Stress Research
0011.00 - 4.00 ARR3 of 5
Instructor Consent Required
All Natural Science classes will be assessed a program fee of $12 per credit
2751BIOL 491Research in Biology
View Books for this Class
Stress Research
0081.00 - 4.00 ARR0 of 2
Instructor Consent Required
All Natural Sciences classes will be assessed a program fee of $12 per credit
This class is closed for enrollment.
2873BIOL 491Research in Biology
View Books for this Class
Instructor Consent Required
0101.00 - 4.00 ARR0 of 1
All Natural Science classes will be assessed a program fee of $12 per credit
This class is closed for enrollment.
2140BIOL 496Internship
View Books for this Class
Dentistry Internship
0011.00 - 4.00 ARR4 of 5
Instructor Consent Required
All Natural Science classes will be assessed a program fee of $12 per credit
2778BIOL 496Internship
View Books for this Class
Physical Therapy Internship
0081.00 - 4.00 ARR0 of 1
Instructor Consent Required
All Natural Science classes will be assessed a program fee of $12 per credit
This class is closed for enrollment.
2887BIOL 496Internship
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Chiropractic Internship
0121.00 - 4.00 ARR0 of 1
Instructor Consent Required
This class is closed for enrollment.

Note: Class Schedule information reflects data as of 10/2/14 1:30 AM.

Biology Program
University of Wisconsin-Superior
202 Barstow Hall, P.O. Box 2000, Belknap and Catlin, Superior, WI 54880
ph. (715) 394-8322 (Natural Sciences Dept.) email biology{atuws}
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