School of Kinesiology

  1. September 15, 2016

    Regents approve renovation, addition to 101-year-old Kraus Building

    The 101-year-old Edward Henry Kraus Natural Sciences Building will get a substantial makeover with a $120 million project that calls for a deep renovation plus a 62,000-square-foot addition.

  2. February 18, 2016

    Lori Ploutz-Snyder named dean of the School of Kinesiology

    Lori Ploutz-Snyder, a senior scientist with the Universities Space Research Association at the NASA Johnson Space Center, will serve as the next dean of the School of Kinesiology.

  3. February 18, 2016

    Regents approve deans for Engineering, Kinesiology, Education

    The Board of Regents on Thursday approved new deans for the College of Engineering and the School of Kinesiology, and an interim dean for the School of Education.

  4. July 7, 2015

    Advisory committee selected for School of Kinesiology dean search

    Provost Martha Pollack has named an advisory committee to search for a new dean of the School of Kinesiology. The search process is underway.

  5. June 20, 2014

    Despite its British origins, Americans get bad rap for using word ‘soccer’

    Americans use the word soccer to describe the game that just about everybody else in the world calls football, and this duel over semantics enrages purists of the game.

  6. May 16, 2014

    Research: Walking doesn’t impair thinking and multitasking

    When we’re strolling down memory lane, our brains recall just as much information while walking as while standing still — findings that contradict the popular science notion that walking hinders one’s ability to think.

  7. March 20, 2014

    Kinesiology will transform PE major to health and fitness emphasis

    The School of Kinesiology will discontinue the major or minor in physical education and a minor in health education, replacing them with the new health and fitness major.

    Regents Roundup

  8. January 15, 2014

    Luck is more important than fantasy sports players think

    A new study shows that fantasy sports players believe they have much more control over the outcome of games than they actually do.