Exterior view of KIN Quiet/Lactation Room

New School of Kinesiology quiet/lactation room

Exterior view of KIN Quiet/Lactation Room Despite being one of the older buildings on campus, Cooke Hall, the School of Kinesiology’s residence, received a modern update last year. Thanks to staff members, Tracey Hammell, Jonathan Sweet, and Gao Thao, Cooke Hall is now home to what is known as the Kin Quiet/Lactation Room. Located to…

The Final Four Experience

This year’s NCAA Final Four featured four days of fans, interactive themed activities, and our very own “Point Guards”—School of Kinesiology students enrolled in Event Management in Sport (KIN 5115) who led the “Street Team Volunteers” throughout the event. This course, taught by lecturer Vicki Schull, PhD, provides students with the skills to plan and…

Student Research Highlight Reel 🎥

This semester, our students did research on a multitude of topics in kinesiology, and presented their work at events like the 2018 Kinesiology Research Day, the Three-Minute Thesis Competition held at the CEHD Research Day, and the Undergraduate Research Symposium. —Undergraduate Research Symposium— Our undergraduate students presented their research at the Undergraduate Research Symposium held April…

Ph.D. candidates Betker and Orr win 2017 Three Minute Thesis competition

Two Kinesiology doctoral candidates became finalists in the College of Education and Development’s Research Day competition, Three Minute Thesis (3MT), which was held on March 28 in the McNamara Alumni Center Johnson Room. Morgan Betker (exercise physiology emphasis) and Madeleine Orr (sport management emphasis) competed with six doctoral students from across the college. The finalists were…

Seven Activities for Your Staycation Bucket List

 Looking to save money, but still need to get outdoors and enjoy a summer vacation? This 4th of July weekend is the perfect time for a “staycation” — no travel necessary! Here are some ideas for your perfect local vacation that will get you off the couch and enjoying all that Minnesota has to offer. To find out…

Enjoy #ThisSummer with events hosted at The School Yard

For those looking to get outside and enjoy fun (and free!) activities this summer, The School Yard will be back on the University of Minnesota’s campus for their second year of building community involvement through games and events. Located on the lawn directly outside the McNamara Alumni Center, The School Yard will feature its recognizable…