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Indigenous Graduation Celebration Spring 2020

June 30, 2020
Please join the First Nations House of Learning this Saturday, June 27th at 11:00am, for a live stream virtual graduation celebration to honour and recognize the educational achievements of participating UBC and KIN Indigenous graduates. View the event: Click Here Congratulations to our Indigenous KIN graduates:  


Graduation 2020


A Message of Congratulations from the Director of the School of Kinesiology, Robert Boushel   This page recognizes all the outstanding and resilient students who have received either a Bachelor, Master or PhD degree. Please Scroll down to see the list of student award winners. Congratulations go to the following Undergraduate Students for receiving their […]


In Memoriam: Phyllis Barbara ‘Bim’ Schrodt

June 25, 2020
It is with great sadness that the School of Kinesiology, Faculty of Education announces the passing away of Emerita, Phyllis Barbara ‘Bim’ Schrodt (1929-2020) at the age of 91. Dr. Schrodt played field hockey and swam for UBC during the late 1940s, graduating in 1951 and earning her Bachelor of Physical Education. She taught in […]


National Indigenous Physical Activity Awareness Week (NIPAAW)


National Indigenous Physical Activity Awareness Week (NIPAAW) is June 21st – June 27th. NIPAAW aims to promote physical activity in urban and rural Indigenous communities in Canada through organizing fun and simple initiatives to improve overall health and wellness. During this week, people are encouraged to engage in physical activity with their family, community, and […]


June 9th, Tuesday: Assessing and training Perceptual skills in hitting sports

May 28, 2020
  Dr Müller’s presentation will discuss the importance of visual anticipation and decision-making to expert performance in sports. His presentation will be structured into three parts. Part one, will make the case for why anticipation and decision-making are vital in order to guide action in high-speed sports skills. Part two, will outline how anticipation and […]