Kinesiology & Health Education

Dedicated to excellence

We encourage you to explore these pages where you will: meet a group of faculty, staff, and students who lead the nation in the exploration of health, sport and human movement; learn about innovative research; and, discover a range of programs that train students to translate this research into action.

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The first Thursday of each month (starting May 5th) Dell Medical School ResearchConnect, 2 - 3 PM in the Peter O'Donnell Jr. Building, Avaya Auditorium, Room 2.302
October 20-21, 24-26 Thursday-Friday, Monday-Wednesday Academic advising for continuing and readmitted students for the spring semester.
October 27 Office of Research Support (ORS) office hours, BEL 718AH, 3 - 4 PM
November 7 KHE Networking Event moderated by Career Services, BEL 528, 6:30 PM
November 18 McCraw Lecture: 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?" Download the November flyer
December 2 ED Talk featuring John Bartholomew, "Physical Activity and Healthy Eating in Schools," SZB 435, 10 - 11 AM
McCraw Lecture: Scott K. Powers, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Applied Physiology and Kinesiology, the University of Florida
"Exercise: Teaching Myocites New Tricks" Download the December flyer

Featured Alumni

Former offensive lineman Ken Hackemack is congratulated by Dean Justiz at commencement

Ken Hackemack's Path to Glory

After 27 years of doubt and heartache, former Texas Football defensive tackle Ken Hackemack returns to UT to earn his degree.

Baker Harrell

Baker Harrell, Ph.D 2015 Founder/CEO of It’s Time Texas

Harrell’s Austin-based nonprofit, It’s Time Texas (ITT), will improve the health of more than 5 million Texans in over 550 communities by empowering people to work together to become healthier.