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School of Human Kinetics and Recreation News

The Avalon Dragons

Every year, breast cancer survivors and their friends and families take part in a very old, and very therapeutic event. They race dragon boats. For the past three years one of those survivors, HKR’s Marie Hickey, has been part of the Avalon Dragons.

Dr. Karen Murphy

A Memorial alumna, Dr. Karen Murphy is no stranger to varsity sport. From 1996-2000 Dr. Murphy was head coach of Memorial’s women’s volleyball team and still serves as an assistant coach and a sport psychology consultant to the Sea-Hawks team.

Graduate students Katie Alyward and Nicole Bishop in Houston, Texas

Two graduate students are getting some not-so-typical experience this year. Nicole Bishop and Katie Aylward are kinesiology masters students who are interning with the American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) in Houston, Texas.