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In Memoriam
In Memoriam: Dudley Jensen

With heavy hearts, we report the recent (9/14/18) passing of Dudley Jensen. Mr. Jensen was an integral member of the William & Mary community both as a long-time faculty member of the Kinesiology Department, and as coach of the College’s varsity swim team. His loss will be deeply felt, and our thoughts and prayers go out to his family and loved ones.

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New Falls Prevention Program

The Department of Kinesiology & Health Sciences is pleased to announce the establishment of the Center for Balance and Aging Studies (CBAS) headquartered at William & Mary. A new falls prevention program titled “Keeping You on Your Feet” is the inaugural program sponsored by CBAS.

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Service project enlightens Kenyan, W&M students

Eleven W&M students just completed a five-week project in which they worked with Kenyan children ages 11 to 13 on health, hygiene and the value of prolonging their education.

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Laura Anderson - Major of the Year

Laura Anderson was honored with the "Major of the Year" award at the Kinesiology & Health Sciences department's graduation ceremony.

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Obasanjo's book more than a memoir

Assistant professor of kinesiology and health sciences Iyabo Obasanjo’s book, African President's Daughter, details her experiences and offers her expert opinion on how to improve women's health in poor countries, international development, corruption in government and the perils of being in a political family.

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Deschenes examines Americans' disconnect with health, exercise

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.

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Matthew Adan - Major of the Year

This year Matthew Adan was honored with the "Major of the Year" award at the Kinesiology & Health Sciences department's graduation ceremony.

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2 New Faculty Members

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.

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W&M a top producer of Peace Corps volunteers

William & Mary is one of the country’s top producers of Peace Corps volunteers, according to a report released by the organization today.

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Charles honored as a NAKHE fellow

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.

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W&M spreads holiday spirit

At least three projects have been carried out involving faculty, staff and students and aimed at providing disadvantaged families and seniors a brighter Christmas.

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New Allied Health Concentration

EPC approved the addition of the Allied Health Concentration in place of the Health Sciences Concentration.