Department of Kinesiology Recreation and Sport Studies News

In Memoriam: Joy DeSensi

Joy DeSensi, UT Chancellor’s Professor Emerita and longtime scholar and practitioner in the field of sport management, passed away April 1, after a courageous battle with cancer. She was 71.

Center for Transportation Research Names 2016 Fellows

The Center for Transportation Research at UT has established itself as a go-to source for information, research, and expertise in all areas of transportation. Recently, the CTR established its Faculty Fellows program to recognize some of the people who have helped advance that work. Now in its third year, the program has 15 members, including

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Professor Discusses the Science of Olympians

Once every four years, people from all nations marvel at the incredible feats of the greatest athletes in the world. What is it that allows them to run, jump, and throw faster and farther than the average person? David Bassett, head of the Department of Kinesiology, Recreation, and Sport Studies, and a colleague have developed a course to answer that question.

Fairbrother Appointed CEHHS Interim Associate Dean

Jeff Fairbrother, head of the Department of Kinesiology, Recreation, and Sports Studies, has been named interim associate dean of academic and faculty affairs for the College of Education, Health, and Human Sciences.

Experts Offer Tips for Taking Advantage of Daylight Saving Time

With daylight saving time set for Sunday morning, UT experts are encouraging people to take advantage of the extra hour. Daylight saving time ends at 2:00 a.m. on Sunday, November 1. Winding back clocks by one hour results in an extra hour of the day.