In his summer course, Scientific Principles of Exercise Prescription, Mike Deschenes, professor of kinesiology and health sciences, explores why something as beneficial to Americans as exercise and health is so widely ignored.
This year Matthew Adan was honored with the "Major of the Year" award at the Kinesiology & Health Sciences department's graduation ceremony.
The following awards were presented during Commencement ceremonies on May 13, 2017.
Combining her interest in anatomy with her talent for drawing, Molly Bryant '18 has found medical illustration to be a perfect mix of medicine and art.
We are pleased to announce Dr. Carrie Dolan and Dr. Iyabo Obasanjo will be joining the faculty in the Fall semester and they will be working within the Public Health concentration.
Kinesiology and Health Sciences major Erin Heald '18 and a team of researchers are investigating the impact cambering could have on injuries to runners.
William & Mary is one of the country’s top producers of Peace Corps volunteers, according to a report released by the organization today.
Jolene Mafnas '17 takes on the lead role in Jesse Eisenberg's thought-provoking "Asuncion," opening Feb. 28.
Professor of Kinesiology and Health Sciences John Charles came to W&M in 1979 and has made a major contribution to the university and his profession. The National Association for Kinesiology in Higher Education recognized that in January.
Scholarship On Display is a rotating exhibit series showcasing faculty work from academic departments at the College of William & Mary.
This recurring feature highlights faculty members from William & Mary who are quoted in the media.
At least three projects have been carried out involving faculty, staff and students and aimed at providing disadvantaged families and seniors a brighter Christmas.
They represent baseball, golf, tennis and men’s and women’s track and field, and bring the Tribe's total in this annual category to 67, most in the conference.
EPC approved the addition of the Allied Health Concentration in place of the Health Sciences Concentration.
Alpha Mansaray ’16 spent a large part of his childhood escaping war in Sierra Leone. He will graduate from W&M Saturday, with ambitions of one day returning to his home country to help.
Former William & Mary football team captain Todd Durkin '93 will be a featured trainer in the new NBC series “STRONG,” which premieres on Wednesday at 9 p.m. (EST).
Joanne Watters Elena is program director of NIH's National Cancer Institute. Conclusive evidence, she said, remains elusive.
December 29, 1929 - May 29, 2015 It is with deep sadness that the Department of Kinesiology & Health Sciences reports the recent passing of Dr. Alastair Connell.
The program, which provides undergraduate students at William & Mary with mentoring and research opportunities, is marking its fifth anniversary this year.
Soccer coach Jill Ellis '88 discusses her journey from the campus of William & Mary to this year's World Cup victory.
The fellows will spend four weeks in Charlottesville to learn about innovative leadership, good governance, and social entrepreneurism before coming to W&M and for the final two weeks of the program. In Williamsburg, the program will focus on approaches to development with a focus on community participation and transparency.
The Botetourt Medal has been given to the graduating senior who has attained the greatest distinction in scholarship.
Twenty William & Mary professors are being honored this year with the university's prestigious Plumeri Award for Faculty Excellence.
Kinesiology and Health Sciences Professor Ken Kambis and Colorado resident Marilyn Brown are leading the charge to have a mountain named for the university.
The College of William and Mary is expanding its partnership with Eastern Virginia Medical School with a new Early Assurance Program (EAP) for the EVMS Physician’s Assistant program. Students receive prerequisite credits towards their application to EVMS from courses they have taken at the College.
A senior guard on the Tribe women's basketball team, Kerstetter was recently nominated for the Allstate Good Works team.
Associate Registrar Cory Springer is the recipient of the 2014 Shirley Aceto Award.
The campus master plan, which was last updated in 2003, provides a road map for planning and facilities at W&M’s main campus for the next 20 years.
An interdisciplinary team of William & Mary experts gathered Wednesday night hoping to dispel fears through understanding.
This year’s Homecoming was again “under the tent” in front of Adair Hall and was held on the afternoon of October 17th. This was the second year we got together on a Friday.
Prof. Harris was part of a panel of invited speakers at the 3rd International Forum of Sport Industry in Taipei, Taiwan. The forum was hosted by the University of Taipei and jointly sponsored by the New Taipei City Government and the Chinese Taipei Triathlon Association which coordinated the event with its national championship in Yi-Lan.
On August 8, 2014, Professor Ken Kambis and Senior Instructor Kim Whitley of the Kinesiology & Health Sciences Department, successfully summited a 14,134 ft. Colorado mountain, unofficially referred to as Mount William & Mary.
As of fall 2014, there is a new concentration available to Kinesiology and Health Sciences majors. The Bachelor of Sciences (B.S.) in Kinesiology and Health Sciences with a concentration in Public Health is designed for students interested in the study of population health, disease prevention and control, and domestic and global health equity issues.
Colleen Leathrum, a rising senior in the Department of Kinesiology & Health Sciences was recently awarded a prestigious Undergraduate Research Scholarship from the Virginia Space Grant Consortium.The grant issued is intended to investigate the effects of unloading on the neuromuscular system.
John Charles heads up a joint Summer Study Abroad program with the American University of Antigua’s College of Medicine.
Taylor Hodge received the Kinesiology & Health Sciences' Major of the Year award at graduation for 2014.
The award, established with a generous gift from Joseph J. Plumeri II ’66, D.P.S. ’11, recognizes 20 faculty members each year for exemplary achievements in teaching, research and service. Faculty members have used the award to enhance their research and teaching and to support travel to scholarly conferences.
Each semester, a lucky few students go below and beyond the rest by diving into the William & Mary's scuba course.
Patricia K. Charles, a faculty member in the department of kinesiology and health sciences and current instructor of the one-credit yoga classes, noted the vast increase of research and studies throughout the country, most recently at Boston University’s School of Medicine and UCLA, that verify the positive psychological benefits of yoga.
Approximately 70 women have received help from the William & Mary Healthy Beginnings Project over the last year. The project aims to provide nutritional support and counseling to incarcerated, pregnant women, and its founders are already seeing positive results.
3 professors visited alumni J.D. Gibbs at the Richmond International Speedway on Saturday, Sept. 7 before the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race.
Kinesiology and Health Sciences professor and six undergraduates spent the summer on a variety of child nutrition projects in Uganda, Malawi and Tanzania.
Ten research projects involving faculty at William & Mary and Eastern Virginia Medical School will each receive $10,000 in funding as part of a program to foster collaboration between researchers at the two institutions. Robin Looft-Wilson is co-investigator on the project "Role of Nitric Oxide Synthase in the Development of Retinopathy of Prematurity."
Prof. Harris continued his research on the physiological demands of walking the Camino de Santiago after completing the Camino Ingles with other William & Mary faculty and students.
Rebecka Hoffman received the Kinesiology and Health Sciences "Major of the Year" award at the 2013 graduation in Adair Hall.
This spring, the Schroeder Center awarded its first set of Small Grants Program awards to four faculty members for research in health policy. The new program will increase support for faculty-led health policy research projects at William & Mary, an important objective of the Schroeder Center for Health Policy.
Alison Scott was the keynote speaker at the Montgomery County-Radford City-Floyd County Branch of the NAACP 37th Freedom Fund Banquet.
Professor John Charles, Department of Kinesiology and Health Sciences, the 2012 Distinguished Scholar of the National Association of Kinesiology in Higher Education, recently delivered a keynote address at the annual conference in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.