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A Tribute to a Friend

David Thomas Bailey (’50) died on August 6, 2017, at the age of 90. David was my friend. He was also a critical friend of the College of Education, Health, and Human Sciences, which is the beneficiary of more than $34 million that David has given to the college throughout the years. Continue reading

Coleman Beats World’s Fastest Man

Sport management senior Christian Coleman beat the world’s fastest man, Usain Bolt, to take home a silver in the men’s … Continue reading

Joy DeSensi: Athlete, Scholar, and Leader

On April 1, 2017, Joy T. DeSensi, Chancellor’s Professor and longtime scholar and practitioner in the field of sport management, … Continue reading

In the Name of Her Father

Amber MacDonald’s career trajectory changed from sports to researching the link between nutrition and cancer. Continue reading

How to Help Kids Enjoy Youth Sports

“You’re out!” “No I’m not!” “…OK…do over!” Do you remember the great “do over” rule from playing with neighborhood friends … Continue reading

How to Talk to Your Child’s Principal

It’s never easy when a child is having problems at school. As a parent, how do you communicate effectively and … Continue reading

How to Help a Picky Eater

Many parents and caregivers are distressed by what their children eat—or don’t eat. However, most kids get plenty of variety … Continue reading

How to Work with Adult Learners

As more and more adults seek to participate in learning activities such as formal and informal classes, workshops, learning in … Continue reading

How to Prevent Illness and Stay Healthy

Benjamin Franklin is credited with saying that “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” So, what can … Continue reading

The Science of Olympians

David Bassett, professor and interim head of the Department of Kinesiology, Recreation, and Sport Studies takes a look at the science of being an Olympic athlete. Continue reading