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  • May 20, 2022

    Kinesiology department awards over $17,000 in scholarships at annual celebration.

    The Department of Kinesiology, located in the College of Health and Human Sciences, awarded $17,200 in scholarships this spring to undergraduate and graduate students.  “We appreciate the many donors who have provided such great opportunities for our students to receive scholarships, shared Katie Heinrich, interim department head. “The scholarship process was extremely competitive as we […]

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  • May 18, 2022

    Ric Rosenkranz named editor-in-chief for the International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity

    Ric Rosenkranz has been named editor-in-chief for the International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity beginning in June. He has served on the journal’s editorial board since 2015. Rosenkranz is a professor in the Department of Food, Nutrition, Dietetics and Health, teaching public health nutrition and nutritional epidemiology courses. His areas of specialization include […]

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  • May 13, 2022

    Health and Human Sciences recognizes spring 2022 outstanding seniors

    The College of Health and Human Sciences is proud to recognize the 2022 spring outstanding senior award winners. This year’s outstanding senior award winners were nominated by faculty and staff within each of their respective programs. Three different award categories are awarded. The Engagement Award is given to graduating seniors who have made exemplary contributions […]

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  • May 11, 2022

    Yarrow receives presidential award for undergraduate teaching

    Linda Yarrow, instructor in food, nutrition, dietetics and health, has been selected as the 2022 recipient of the Presidential Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching. Each award includes a $5,000 honorarium sponsored by the university president's office and Curtin Property Company, a real estate development firm with offices in Manhattan and Kansas City. "Honoring excellence […]

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  • May 6, 2022

    Sydney Tucker named to Future100 list by Metropolis magazine

    Interior design senior Sydney Tucker’s work has landed her on the list of Metropolis Magazine’s Future100. The Future100 list is comprised of students from 45 colleges and universities that have produced some of the best work in North America’s graduate and undergraduate architecture and design programs. These 100 students have not only proposed beautiful, well-designed […]

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  • May 5, 2022

    Kinesiology department recognized by Exercise is Medicine®

    Exercise is Medicine-On Campus, EIM-OC, is a program calling upon universities and colleges to engage in the promotion of physical activity as a vital sign of health and to create a culture of health and well-being within the campus community. The kinesiology department, in collaboration with the EIM-OC committee, has participated in this initiative for […]

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