Earning a college education is an adventure! Whether your goal is a bachelor's, master's, or doctoral degree, I applaud you for your ambition and commitment to challenge yourself! This is an exciting time for you, and I encourage you to take advantage of all that UW has to offer. I hope that your time here will be both academically productive and personally rewarding.
The Division of Kinesiology and Health prides itself on creating an atmosphere of excellence and professional advancement, providing the environment and resources you will need to develop skills and knowledge in your chosen field. Surrounded by our caring and devoted faculty and staff, you will be challenged to think critically, explore new areas of study, and go beyond the boundaries of your current knowledge to make new discoveries.
Derek Smith, Ph.D.
Associate Professor and Director of Kinesiology and Health