Kinesiology and Health Promotion Professor Wins Teacher of the Year

Dr. Elizabeth Whitney has been selected by the Kentucky Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance as the 2018-2019 College/University Teacher of the Year for Health Education. She was honored at the association’s annual convention in Lexington and will be the state’s nominee for the national teaching award. As an assistant professor at the UK College of Education, Whitney’s research … Read More

Ickes, Hahn Editorial on E-Cigs Published in Herald-Leader

University of Kentucky College of Education associate professor Dr. Melinda J. Ickes co-wrote an editorial on e-cigarettes that appeared in the Friday, Sept. 7 edition of the Herald-Leader. Ickes is director of the Go Tobacco-free initiative to promote tobacco-free college campuses. She co-wrote the editorial with Dr. Ellen J. Hahn, … Read More

Mark Publishes Desire Study in Journal of Sex Research

It’s a well-known fact that sexual desire ebbs and flows throughout the life of a long-term relationship for a number of reasons. Questions like “What factors increase and decrease desire?” and “How can couples work through those factors?” have long been topics of interest for researchers and clinicians, but dozens … Read More

Grad Student’s Research Focuses on Firefighter Fitness

Doctoral student Anssi Saari wasn’t sure how he, as a researcher, would be received, but he could not pass up the chance that came his way last semester. His faculty advisor at the University of Kentucky, Dr. Mark Abel, had connections that enabled Saari to conduct behind-the-scenes research during the … Read More

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