Study Abroad trip to China is unforgettable experience for Kinesiology student Karl Dischinger

Study Abroad experiences seem to be life-changing for so many students, and Karl Dischinger is no different. Just after completing his undergraduate degree in Kinesiology last May, he went a 16-day Study Abroad adventure to Beijing, China, which was led by the School’s Zan Gao, PhD, associate professor of kinesiology. Here is his story. Why…

UROP encourages undergrad student research involvement

Elyse Prescott, a third-year kinesiology student, received a research scholarship from the Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program (UROP) to fund her work assessing the accuracy of the “Skulpt Chisel,” a handheld electrical device from Skulpt, Inc., of San Francisco that evaluates body composition and muscle quality. Prescott is advised by Don Dengel, PhD, professor in the…

A Student Perspective: Ice Skating

I’m Laurel Tieman, a senior in the College of Design and a communications assistant in the School of Kinesiology. In spring semester I enrolled in PE 1053—Ice Skating to learn a new sport and fit in with all the Minnesotans during the cold winter season. I signed up for Ice Skating along with my roommate, who…