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U of A Bachelor of Science in Public Health Degree Among First in Nation to Be Accredited

Tuesday, July 16, 2019

The University of Arkansas' Bachelor of Science in Public Health degree recently became one of the first in the nation to be accredited as a stand-alone baccalaureate program. 

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U of A Professor Receives University of Connecticut Thomas J. Pike Athletic Training Alumni Award

Tuesday, July 09, 2019

Associate professor Brendon McDermott was honored by the University of Connecticut as an alumnus for his "outstanding contribution to the athletic training profession."

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HHPR Faculty Member Josh Lens Publishes Two Sport Law Articles in Top Journals

Thursday, June 27, 2019

Josh Lens, a clinical assistant professor, wrote an article recently about the ramifications of agents who represent college coaches and recruit student-athletes from the coaches' programs.

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U of A Research Shows Benefits of Imperceptible Barcodes for Cashiers

Thursday, May 23, 2019

Molly Jensen, a clinical associate professor of marketing, and Kaitlin Gallagher, an assistant professor of exercise science, began collaborating on the barcode research project in 2016.

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U of A Athletic Training Faculty and Students Served Recently at the Boston Marathon

Monday, April 29, 2019

Associate professor Brendon McDermott and students Mitchell Skinner and Matthew McCarthy aided the medical teams that look after runners at the Boston Marathon.

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Beloved Professor Sharon Hunt Retiring After 29-Year Career, Reception Set for May 3

Friday, April 12, 2019

Sharon Hunt, professor of kinesiology, will retire in May after 29 years of service to the College of Education and Health Professions. A "last class" and a reception will be held in May.

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Sport Law Scholar to Relate His Field to Business Ethics

Wednesday, April 03, 2019

Adam Epstein, a professor at Central Michigan University will discuss incorporating sport into business ethics at 8:15 a.m. April 9 in Room 218 of Willard J. Walker Hall.

College of Education and Health Professions Business Law and Justice Health, Human Performance and Recreation Recreation and Sport Management

U of A Administrators Participate in Leadership Development Program

Thursday, March 28, 2019

Angie Maxwell, Matthew Ganio, Steven Beaupre and Jennie Popp received an in-depth look at the innerworkings of the U of A and Southeastern Conference.

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Angie Smith-Nix Elected President of the Sport and Recreation Law Association

Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Angie Smith-Nix, a clinical assistant professor in the Health, Human Performance and Recreation department at the U of A, was recently elected president of the Sport and Recreation Law Association at the SRLA Annual Conference in Philadelphia.

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Health Behavior Expert Offers Lecture on March 26

Thursday, March 14, 2019

Manoj Sharma, a specialist in health behavior and promotion, will deliver a public lecture at 11:50 a.m. on Tuesday, March 26, in room A21 of the poultry science department.

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