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HESRM Vinayak Nahar Awarded Student of the Month

Vinayak K. Nahar is a third year health and kinesiology doctoral student in the Department of Health, Exercise Science and Recreation Management. Nahar already holds a master’s degree in health promotion from UM. His primary research involves identifying relationships between psychosocial … Continued

HESRM Welcomes New Faculty to Department

The Health, Exercise Science, and Recreational Management Department begin the 2014-2015 year with four exciting hires. The new professors, many of whom arrived to University of Mississippi’s campus this fall, are considered some of the best young scholars in their … Continued

HESRM Student Wins 2012-13 John McLendon Postgraduate Scholarship

William Baggett, an Exercise Science student at the University of Mississippi, was one of six winners of the 14th annual John McLendon Minority Postgraduate Scholarship Awards. CLEVELAND – The six winners for the 14th annual John McLendon Minority Postgraduate Scholarship Awards … Continued

UM Researchers Create Device to Help Stutterers

Interdisciplinary team developing prosthetic as part of a complete treatment program OXFORD, Miss. — Drawing on one another’s expertise, a trio of University of Mississippi faculty members from different areas of campus has created a patent-pending device that could change … Continued

Webb Smith at St. Judes

Webb Smith is a graduate student in the School of Applied Science’s Department of Health, Exercise Science, and Recreation Management. He works as Senior Exercise Specialist, Epidemiology and Cancer Control, at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.  

Childhood Obesity Lecture Bob Gutin

Nov 18, 2010: The unfit-kid epidemic Nationally recognized childhood obesity expert Dr. Bernard Gutin of the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill will be presenting a lecture entitled “The unfit-kid epidemic: how it is damaging the health of our youths and … Continued