McCraw Departmental Lecture Series

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The monthly departmental seminar series is named after the late Dr. Lynn W. McCraw who served as Professor and Chairperson of the department from 1958 to 1973. Review a summation of Dr. McCraw's contributions.

General Information

When: 12-1 PM, on select Fridays throughout the academic year

Where: Bellmont Hall 962

  • This event is open to the public.
  • Refreshments will be provided outside the lecture hall beginning at 11:45 AM.
  • For more information contact Hiro Tanaka.

View list of past McCraw lectures.

Academic Year 2016-2017 Schedule

November 18 Paul von Hippel, Ph.D., Associate Professor, LBJ School of Public Affairs, the University of Texas at Austin
"Why are some countries more obese than others—demographics or environment?"
December 2 Scott K. Powers, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Applied Physiology and Kinesiology, the University of Florida
"Exercise: Teaching Myocites New Tricks"
NOTE: Starts at 11 AM
February 24 Jonathan Matthis, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Fellow, Center for Perceptual Systems, The University of Texas at Austin
"Gaze and the visual control of foot placement when walking over real-world rough terrain"
March 31 Miyoung Kim, RN, Ph.D., Professor, School of Nursing, the University of Texas at Austin
"Role of community based participatory research (CBPR) in addressing health equity for underserved communities"