Welcome to the Department of Health, Sport, and Exercise Sciences!

Programs in the Department of Health, Sport, and Exercise Sciences (HSES) offer undergraduate and graduate degrees preparing students to work in health, sport, and exercise-related fields. HSES graduates apply their knowledge to serve as teachers, researchers, clinicians, managers, administrators and other professionals in academic, private, and public settings. Learn more »

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KU Common Book Announced for 2015-2016: Hemingway's "A Farewell to Arms" Read more: http://bit.ly/15PkRgu Tags: #KUSOE
Hemingway's 'A Farewell to Arms' named 2015–16 KU Common Book | The University of Kansas
Hemingway's 'A Farewell to Arms' named 2015–16 KU Common Book Wed, 01/28/2015 LAWRENCE — Camaraderie among soldiers, victorious advances and humiliating retreats, horrific injury, the pain of recovery, the shock of sudden death, and above all, a classic romance: It’s a storyline that today would suc…

#KUSOE Students - 2015-2016 KU Common Book announced: http://t.co/VAIgLpISW8 http://t.co/kZWFbg8kBh
KU welcomes President Obama Jan. 22, 2015, was a historic day on the Hill: President Barack Obama visited the University of Kansas campus (http://bit.ly/POTUSatKU), the first sitting president to do so in a century. More than 7,000 people — including many students and faculty who had spent hours in line to get tickets for the event — packed inside KU’s Anschutz Sports Pavilion to hear the president speak. Welcomed by Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little with “Barack Chalk, Jayhawk!” Obama told the gathering “I’m a Kansas guy,” because his mother was from Wichita and grandparents were from Augusta and El Dorado. In his 35-minute talk, the president discussed themes (see official White House transcript http://1.usa.gov/1yMWJqy) from his 2015 State of the Union address, including his goal to lower the cost of attending college.


Why KU
  • School of Education is 10th among public universities for its master’s and doctoral programs
    —U.S. News & World Report
  • HSES faculty and KU Athletics collaborate on the Research and Coaching Performance Team to study sports performance
  • Angela Lumpkin was named to the National Association for Sport and Physical Education’s Hall of Fame
  • The athletic training program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education