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 5 Open House for new major: Health Promotion and Behavioral Science, 3 PM, HBHE Faculty Suite: BEL 500A
For more information, contact Alexandra Loukas, 512-232-9388
October 14 McCraw Lecture featuring Scott K. Powers, BEL 328, 12 - 1 :30 PM
December 2 ED Talk featuring John Bartholomew, "Physical Activity and Healthy Eating in Schools," SZB 435, 10 - 11 AM

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.