News and Events

    • 11
    • Aug
There will be a mandatory student orientation meeting for all KHP graduate students on August 24, 2017, from 3:30-5:00 PM in The 90, Room 202. Students will meet their professors, get helpful tips from experienced graduate students, and find out about research opportunities. We look forward to seeing you there! If you have any questions, please contact Heather Erwin, Ph.D., Director...
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    • Jun

PAWS Institute 2017

The 8th annual UK PAWS (Physical Activity and Wellness Schools) Institute was held June 19, 2017 at Tates Creek High School. This professional development opportunity, offered for health and physical educators, is organized each year by Dr. Aaron Beighle and Dr. Heather Erwin of the Kinesiology & Health Promotion (KHP) Department. Keynote speakers this year were Jo Dixon from...
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    • Apr
Pictured (L-R): Halie Kennard & Allie Hall leading students in making a pledge to be bully-free. On March 31st, elementary education majors in both Dr. McMullen’s & Ms. Brown’s KHP 380: Health Education in the Elementary School classes took part in a health fair at Warner Elementary School in Jessamine County. Students in KHP 380 implemented age-appropriate, health-based learning...
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    • Mar
John W. Hall, Ph.D., Associate Professor Emeritus, died February 13, 2017 at Baptist Health, Lexington. He was a retired associate professor in the Department of Kinesiology and Health Promotion at the University of Kentucky. Dr. Hall received his Ph.D. in Special Physical Education from the University of Oregon in 1975. Before coming to UK, he was an assistant professor...