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  • September 11, 2020

    Kinesiology associate professor awarded research excellence award

    Steven Copp, associate professor in kinesiology, has been awarded the 2020 College of Health and Human Sciences Award for Faculty Research Excellence. Copp’s research focuses on mechanoreflex control of blood pressure in cardiovascular diseases including heart failure and peripheral artery disease (PAD). “My work has focused on understanding how mechanical signals associated with skeletal muscle […]

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  • September 4, 2020

    Katie Heinrich named Fellow in the American College of Sports Medicine

    Katie Heinrich, professor in kinesiology, has been named a Fellow in the American College of Sports Medicine. ACSM Fellowship is an elite member status for long-term professional members who have provided significant service to the organization, demonstrated high standards of professional development and shown a commitment to the goals and long-range activities of the organization. […]

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  • August 14, 2020

    Health and Human Sciences recognizes annual faculty and staff award winners

    The College of Health and Human Sciences presented their college-level awards during their annual Fall Forum, which was held virtually this year. This year, the college presented three awards to two faculty members and one staff member. Carl Ade, assistant professor in kinesiology, was awarded the Health and Human Sciences’ Exploratory/Developmental Research Grant. This award […]

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  • June 23, 2020

    Heinrich named president-elect for American Academy of Health Behavior

    Katie Heinrich, professor in kinesiology, has been named president-elect for the American Academy of Health Behavior. The mission of the American Academy of Health Behavior™ is to serve as the “research home” for health behavior scholars committed to excellence and diversity in research to improve the public's health. She will serve as the 21st president […]

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  • May 8, 2020

    Health and Human Sciences announces spring outstanding senior awards

    Manhattan- The College of Health and Human Sciences is proud to recognize the spring 2020 outstanding senior award winners. This year’s outstanding senior award winners were nominated by faculty, staff and fellow students within each of their respective programs. Three different award categories are available. The Engagement Award is given to graduating seniors who have […]

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  • May 7, 2020

    Kinesiology students recognized by American Kinesiology Association with annual awards

    Four kinesiology students have received recognition from the American Kinesiology Association. The scholar awards honor a select number of students whose academic and leadership records are distinctive. The awards are intended to recognize and promote academic excellence, to further the professional competence and dedication of academically accomplished students and to promote kinesiology and its related […]

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  • April 7, 2020

    New Bachelor of Science in integrative physiology available for fall 2020

    The Department of Kinesiology, located in the College of Health and Human Sciences, is excited to offer a Bachelor of Science in integrative physiology within their department. This new degree will be offered in addition to the department’s Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology.  With a majority of their current students interested in a health-focused career, […]

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  • April 6, 2020

    Health and Human Sciences implements new integrative studies curriculum

    The College of Health and Human Sciences has announced a new integrative studies curriculum, better known as common core, beginning in fall 2020. When the college changed their name in June 2019, faculty expressed their desire for an enhanced college common core that introduced students to the areas of well-being that unite the college in […]

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  • April 2, 2020

    College of Health and Human Sciences awards 17 alumni with Rising Professional Award

    Seventeen accomplished alumni were selected to receive the College of Health and Human Sciences Rising Professional Award. The Rising Professional Award is given to honor significant contributions made by a graduate in the early stages of his or her career. Recipients have demonstrated significant professional accomplishments in the areas of design, business, human behavior, teacher […]

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  • December 9, 2019

    College of Health and Human Sciences recognizes fall 2019 outstanding seniors

    The College of Health and Human Sciences is proud to recognize the 2019 Fall Commencement 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 available. The Engagement Award is given to graduating seniors who have made exemplary […]

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