Posted: March 28, 2018
On March 26, the School of Kinesiology held its annual Mentorship Program Wrap-up event in the Liu Institute for Global Issues. Each year, the event formally wraps the year’s program, recognizes mentor and mentee contributions, and gives participants an opportunity to reconnect one final time before the program concludes. This year, 24 attendees listened to […]
Posted: September 22, 2017
Gordie Penn was part of UBC’s return to football credibility, greatness in fact, during the late 1970s. Under the coaching of Frank Smith the Thunderbirds evolved to the point where they reached the national championship Vanier Cup in 1978. In 1975, Penn’s second season when the reclamation was beginning, he established a new UBC season […]
Posted: August 8, 2017
As we head into the 2017/18 season the UBC men’s basketball team continues to be guided as it has for the past 17 years by one of our most capable and successful coaches, 1988 Kinesiology graduate Kevin Hanson. Always providing fans with competitive and exciting teams, Kevin has coached the Thunderbirds to five Canada West […]
Posted: 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.