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Padua tapped for Executive Leadership Institute

May 6, 2021

Darin Padua, chair of the department of exercise and sport science in the College of Arts & Sciences at UNC-Chapel Hill, has been tapped for the University of North Carolina System’s Executive Leadership Institute.

Arts Everywhere brings new murals to campus

April 5, 2021

Whether it’s the stairways of Fetzer Hall or on the walls of UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School’s undergraduate floor, Arts Everywhere is adding color to Carolina’s campus by sponsoring murals in various locations.

New year, new goals: How to be more active at home

January 4, 2021

Becca Battaglini, the director of Carolina’s Lifetime Fitness program, shares tips for turning 2021 into a year of more exercise and activity — even when we’re mostly at home.

Supporting Carolina veterans: Collin O’Donnell

November 9, 2020

Collin O’Donnell enlisted in the United States Army right after high school and was leading soldiers in Afghanistan by the time he was 21 years old. Now as a Carolina senior, the Tar Heel is serving as a leader for student-veterans.

Rise in the rankings

November 5, 2020

Offering real-world experience, academic theory and classes that pay attention to social issues, Carolina’s graduate sport administration program ranks 11th internationally.

Reppin’ Research: Alyson Nelson

October 21, 2020

OUR Student Ambassadors are a group of undergraduate researchers at UNC-Chapel Hill who work with the Office for Undergraduate Research in the College of Arts & Sciences to promote a culture of research on campus. Featured researcher: Alyson Nelson.

Recent top rankings are good news for exercise and sport science

October 6, 2020

The exercise and sport science department in UNC’s College of Arts & Sciences has recently received high marks for two graduate programs — its joint Ph.D. program in human movement science and its master’s program in sport administration.

Health and happiness amid the pandemic

April 20, 2020

How do you stay healthy and happy when the world is turned upside down? Students in the interdisciplinary “Understanding Health and Happiness” Triple I class are now putting all of the concepts they’ve been learning over the course of the semester to the test.

Transformational gift to fund new sports medicine complex

January 24, 2020

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has announced a transformational gift to support constructing a sports medicine complex that will enable further advances in its world-leading traumatic brain injury research.

The 10-minute fitness plan

January 6, 2020

Associate professor Abbie Smith-Ryan’s research shows that short periods of exercise can yield relatively quick health improvements.