KinKudos to the 2020-21 Fellowship Recipients

The College of Education and Human Development and School of Kinesiology provides prestigious fellowship offers to professional students interested in academia and research in the kinesiology and sport management fields. The Grants to Advance Graduate Education (GAGE) program serves to increase the diversity of students earning graduate degrees at the University of Minnesota. “Diversity” in…

The KINcredible Student Spirit

Empathy and tenacity are mutual pillars faculty, staff, and students have upheld this year in supporting one another. This month, undergraduates students are wrapping up their spring 2020 semester. While these are no ordinary times, School of Kinesiology students like Matt Hempe are making the most of it in extraordinary ways.  Matt Hempe is strongly…

Doctoral students develop creative solutions for virtual instruction

Instructors around the world are navigating the challenges of alternative learning formats, such as asynchronous lectures or virtual meetings. The University of Minnesota’s faculty members are no different. Additionally, many courses and labs are instructed by graduate level students – meaning those students are tasked with adapting to both learning and teaching in an alternative…

The Inside Scoop into the Gopher Sports Marketing Internship

When Savannah Giddings, School of Kinesiology senior, transferred to the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities in fall 2018, she had only one thing on her mind—the sport management program. According to Giddings, there are not many well-regarded undergraduate programs specifically tailored toward a sport management degree.  Born in Davis Junction, IL, a farm town just outside…