Combining Passions – Meet Mandy Hansen, MEd student

Mandy Hansen, MS, is an assistant director of athletic communications in Gopher Athletics, and second-year Sport Management MEd student in the School of Kinesiology.  “The more time I spent with Gopher Athletics, the more important it became to me to have a degree from the University of Minnesota myself,” Hansen said. “I wanted to be…

Staying in the sport, meet MEd student Mohanad Alhouni

Mohanad (“Mo”) Alhouni started his second year in the School of Kinesiology’s Sport Management MEd program this fall. He’s an avid tennis player, competing in tournaments and coaching at Life Time Fitness in between his class schedule. After graduating in 2018 with a degree in business management from Gustavus Adolphus College, where he played on…

School of Kinesiology senior receives UROP scholarship

Allison Carpenter, a Kinesiology B.S. student, received a research scholarship from the Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program (UROP) to fund her research project, “Exploratory Movement in Learning About an Affordance for Gait.” Carpenter is advised by School of Kinesiology professor and director of the Affordance Perception-Action Laboratory (APAL), Thomas Stoffregen, PhD.  Each year, UROP provides funding…

Welcome Andrea Silva, PhD, to the School of Kinesiology

Join the School of Kinesiology in extending a warm welcome to incoming kinesiology lecturer, Andrea Silva, PhD.  Dr. Silva completed her undergraduate degree in psychology with a minor in athletic coaching from Millersville University, in Millersville, PA, and a masters in kinesiology with a sport psychology from Temple University in Philadelphia, PA. She then went…