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Six faculty granted tenure for 2017–18 academic year

The university recognized Anna Cox, Brandi Row Lazzarini, Roy Pérez, Abigail Susik, Karen Sandrik and Kawika Pierson for their teaching, scholarship and service.

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Ami Boucher 17’ presents research at the ACSM Northwest.

Her presentation was titled “Diabetic Neuropathy on Knee Joint Position Sense.”

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Dr. Row talks biomechanics in Willamette magazine

Dr. Row, associate professor in exercise science, talks research and technology in November’s issue of Willamette magazine.

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Western University of Health Sciences hosts Exercise Science students

Sixteen Willamette students investigated the inter-workings of a modern medical school institution.

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Taylor Ostrander 16’ presents research at the University of British Columbia.

“Internal Torque Partially Accounts for Proprioceptive Acuity”

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Caroline Cahill '13 received 30 Under 30 award.

Caroline Cahill '13 was named to the University of California's 30 Under 30 list for the Global Food Initiative

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Professor Peter Harmer earns Oregon mentor award

Professor Peter Harmer’s drive to help students excel earned him a statewide award.

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Caroline Fowler (’16) received a Carson Grant

Congratulation to Caroline for her Carson Grant titled “Examining the Role of the Built Environment on Obesity: A Policy Paper”.

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Prof. Peter Harmer has received the 2015 Mentor Award from the Medical Research Foundation

In recognition of his contributions to mentoring in the biomedical sciences, Professor Harmer has received the 2015 Mentor Award from the Medical Research Foundation, administered by the Oregon Health and Science University.

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Hampshire Honor Society

Ryan Springer ('15) was recognized by the Hampshire Honor Society, who promote academic scholarship among NCAA football players.

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Manny Rodriguez ('15) speaks at the Health Inequities Symposium

Manny Rodriguez ('15) presented his research "Upstream vs. Downstream Determinants of Diabetes" at the Health Inequities Symposium in Corvallis, OR on April 21st.

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2015 Kenitzer Award

Lindsay Russo ('15) has received the Kenitzer Award for academic excellence and outstanding contributions to advancing the ideals of the Department of Exercise Science.

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ACSM Northwest 2015 Annual Meeting, Bend, OR

Eleven EXSCI students traveled to the American College of Sport Medicine's NW regional meeting this year to present original research and compete in the annual Student Knowledge Bowl on February 27th, and 28th.

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Professor Harmer awarded National Institute of Aging grant

Professor Peter Harmer has been awarded a $3,240,000 grant from the National Institute of Aging to continue his meaningful and productive research collaboration with Dr. Fuzhong Li at the Oregon Research Institute.

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Kenitzer Award

Jacque Vaughn ('14) has received the Raymond F. Kenitzer, Sr. Exercise Science Scholar Award.

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ACSM Northwest 2014 Annual Meeting, Wenatchee, WA

A conference designed to review scientific principles related to human physiologic and physical systems and to apply these principles to specific functional and/or pathologic conditions.

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Lindsay Russo '15 received a Carson Grant

The faculty and students congratulate Lindsay Russo ('15) for her Carson Grant titled "Warm-Up Duration: Effect on Dynamic Knee Valgus for Female Soccer Players".

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2013 Murdock Research Conference in Vancouver, WA

The faculty and students congratulate Maggie Ruwitch ('15) and Theodore Kataras (Biology, '14) on their successful poster presentations at the 2013 Murdock Research Conference in Vancouver, WA.

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Mortar Board Professor of the Year

The faculty and students congratulate Maggie Ruwitch ('15) and Theodore Kataras (Biology, '14) on their successful poster presentations at the 2013 Murdock Research Conference in Vancouver, WA.

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2013 Experimental Biology meeting

The faculty and students congratulate Maggie Ruwitch ('15) and Theodore Kataras (Biology, '14) on their successful poster presentations at the 2013 Murdock Research Conference in Vancouver, WA.

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Kyle Davey '13 received a Carson Grant

The faculty and students congratulate Kyle Davey '13 for his Carson Grant titled "A Comparison of Increases in Resting Energy Expenditure in Response to HIIT and Steady-State Aerobic Training". Congratulations Kyle!

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Emmanuel Rodriguez '15 invited to study public health careers in NY

Emmanuel Rodriguez will participate in the Columbia Summer Public Health Scholars Program.

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ACSM Northwest 2013 Annual Meeting, Salem, OR

The faculty and students congratulate Kyle Davey '13, Jo Reeder '13, Katie Kaszubinski '13 and Zane Wise '13 for their successful poster presentations at the ACSM Northwest 2013 Annual Meeting, Salem, OR.

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Peter Harmer's study chosen as a top story by Journal Watch Neurology

Peter Harmer's study reveals the positive effects Tai Chi has on Parkinson patients.

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Peter Harmer's study chosen as a top story by Journal Watch Neurology

Peter Harmer's study reveals the positive effects Tai Chi has on Parkinson patients.

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Faculty receives RCN-UBE award by the National Science Foundation

We congratulate Professor Stasinos Stavrianeas for his recent RCN-UBE award by the National Science Foundation as the PI in a grant charged with the redesign of the introductory biology curriculum.

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