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Future Division of Kinesiology and Health Undergraduate Students

Welcome from the Director

Derek SmithGreetings from the Division of Kinesiology and Health, and welcome to the University of Wyoming! I want to extend a warm welcome to you as you embark on the next phase of your academic career and 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.

Once again, welcome to UW. I wish you every success in your studies and hope to meet you personally in the near future.

Best wishes,

Derek Smith, Ph.D.

Associate Professor and Director of Kinesiology and Health