Students at La Fortuna Waterfall in Costa Rica.

Kinesiology and Recreation’s short-term study abroad trips gain in popularity

Kinesiology and Recreation students enjoyed short cultural immersion trips to Russia and Costa Rica in May.
Dan Elkins

Photo gallery: KNR faculty appointments, promotions

Here are the recent faculty appointments and promotions involving School of Kinesiology and Recreation faculty.
Dr. Sarah Hallberg

KNR alumni spotlight: Exercise science grad reverses type 2 diabetes

Most people do not realize or believe that type 2 diabetes can be reversed, and that type 1 diabetics can achieve a considerable reduction in medicine, but both of these goals have been achieved...
Judy Tiggelaar

KNR alumni spotlight: PE teacher enriches students’ lives

Judy Tiggelaar '82 earned her physical education (PE) degree with an emphasis in adapted PE from Illinois State University.
Jamie Peers

Athletic training major interns at Kennedy Space Center

Jaime Peers, an athletic training major in Illinois State's School of Kinesiology and Recreation, spent her summer as an athletic training intern at the Kennedy Space Center RehabWorks in Florida.
Women playing field hockey

Collection Spotlight: Women’s Physical Education Majors (PEM) Club

While there have been hundreds of registered student organizations in ISU's history, only one club focused on women and their love for their chosen major, physical education. Researchers using the...

KNR students make Costa Rican cultural immersion trip

Eleven kinesiology and recreation students and faculty leaders traveled to Costa Rica for a nine-day cultural immersion visit in early May.
Amanda Elston at the Ewing Cultural Center

ISU’s Ewing Cultural Center offers internship like no other

Interns expect to work in a cramped cubicle. So Amanda Elston felt pretty good when she pulled up to a $22.5 million home and climbed the circular staircase to the office on her first day at Ewing...
Gene and Diane Jontry

Thanks to you: Focused on ISU’s people and programs

Illinois State alumnus Gene Jontry pays attention to details. His meticulous form at the free throw line sealed a 94 percent free throw average, a Redbird record that still stands.