Department of Kinesiology and Nutrition Sciences

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  • New Doctorate Program Available

    The new Ph.D. in Interdisciplinary Health Sciences at UNLV, one of the first offered in the Western United States, is an innovative approach to healthcare research.

  • Dietitian of the Year

    Damon McCune, kinesiology and nutrition sciences, received the Recognized Young Dietitian of the Year award from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. The academy bestows the award to one person from each state, honoring the awardee’s professional competence and active participation within the industry.

  • New Faces: Jessica Knurick

    She studied finance as an undergrad while playing basketball, but an intense interest in nutrition as a means to improve her game created a path toward her current profession.

  • KNS Students Earn First Prize for Research

    Kinesiology and Nutrition Sciences students Brittney Machin, Jessica Kellogg, and Clint Copeland earned first prize in their group during the first OUR-UNLV Showcase of Undergraduate Student Research in October.

  • GPSA Research Winners

    Congratulations to Kinesiology and Nutrition Sciences students Andrew Nordin, Kristyne Bartel, and Jenni Kumanchik who earned awards in the Science and Health Science categories of the Graduate and Professional Student Research Forum. Kumanchik earned a first place award, Nordin and Bartel each received honorable mention awards.


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