Where are they now? Azizah Jor’dan, Ph.D., 2012

This month’s featured alum is Azizah Jor’dan, who graduated in 2012 with her doctoral degree in Kinesiology, emphasis Perceptual-Motor Control and Learning. We asked Dr. Jor’dan to share her experiences as a student and bring us up-to-date on her life since graduation.   Could you describe your career in detail? How long have you held your current position…

Student Perspective: Self Defense

I chose to take self defense the semester before studying abroad, with the hopes that it would make me more prepared to handle dangerous situations in a foreign country. I signed up for the two hour class every Friday, led by Physical Activity Program instructor Anita Bendickson, a black belt in karate who started teaching self…

Dr. Beth Lewis awarded $900,000 grant from US Dept of Health and Human Services to continue work in exercise intervention for postpartum mothers

Beth Lewis, Ph.D., has a busy, active life. An associate professor in Kinesiology, she teaches, serves as the director of undergraduate studies for the School, and has a prolific research agenda. She is also a mom on a mission. “I made a New Year’s resolution when I was in graduate school,” she said. “Exercise five…