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Three Kin Alumni to compete at Track and Field World Championships

July 26, 2017
School of Kinesiology alumni and UBC Thunderbirds Evan Dunfee (BKIN’14, race walk), Mike Mason (BKIN’10, high jump), and Liz Gleadle (BKIN’14, javelin throw) have been chosen to represent Canada at the upcoming International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Championships, taking place August 4 – 13, 2017 in London, England.

Chris Forgaard, PhD Candidate, receives Franklin Henry Young Scientist Award

July 13, 2017
Award recipients are selected on criteria of scholarly contributions to date and the quality of thesis-related research.  

UBC Kin Alum Cait Haggarty selected to lead Camosun women’s basketball program

July 12, 2017
Camosun College selects former UBC Kin alum Cait Haggarty as Head Coach of the Chargers women’s basketball program.

Carolyn McEwen selected to represent Canada at the 2017 Rugby World Cup

July 11, 2017
Carolyn McEwen has been selected as one of 28 athletes to represent Canada at the 2017 Women's Rugby World Cup to be held in Ireland next month.

Fred Hume, Athletics Historian

July 10, 2017
As UBC’s first and only Athletics historian, Fred Hume brings to life the stories of Kinesiology Alumni.

New cohort in the High Performance Coaching and Technical Leadership Master

June 30, 2017
UBC Kinesiology welcomed their third cohort into the program.

UBC Kin Alum Clare Drake elected to Hockey Hall of Fame

June 29, 2017
Congratulations to UBC Kinesiology alum Clare Drake, who was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame on Monday, June 26, 2017.

Multisport training helps Vancouver swim team be better athletes

June 21, 2017
“Learning the fundamentals — running, kicking, throwing, catching, safe landings, agility, balance, coordination — these things are so important for kids to learn”

Q&A: Guy Faulkner- Physical Activity and Mental Health

June 19, 2017
Guy Faulkner, professor in the School of Kinesiology and head of the Population Physical Activity (Pop-PA) Lab, shares his research insights on the relationship between physical activity and mental health.

Integrating Indigenous knowledges in teaching: When will we be ready?

June 12, 2017
On May 2, Moss Norman, Assistant Professor in the School of Kinesiology, participated in a panel discussion, hosted by CTLT on integrating Indigenous content and perspectives in the classroom.