McCraw Departmental Lecture Series

The monthly departmental seminar series is named after the late Dr. Lynn W. McCraw who served as Professor and Chairperson of the department from 1958 to 1973. Click here for a summation of Dr. McCraw's various contributions.

General Information

When: 12-1 PM, on select Fridays throughout the academic year

Where: Bellmont Hall 962

  • This event is open to the public.
  • Refreshments will be provided outside the lecture hall beginning at 11:45 AM.
  • For more information contact Hiro Tanaka.

View list of past McCraw lectures.

Academic Year 2015-2016 Schedule

Oct 15

"Black Auxiliaries, Aryan Racial Supremacy and the Berlin Olympic Games" - 7:00 PM at the H.J. Lutcher Stark Center


Dr. David K. Wiggins, Professor, School of Recreation, Health and Tourism, George Mason University

Oct 30

"The Role of Sleep in Adolescent Health"

Julie Maslowsky, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, University of Texas at Austin

Nov 20 

"Enhancement of Cognitive and Physical Performance by Near-Infrared Lasers"

Francisco Gonzales-Lima, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Psychology, University of Texas at Austin

Feb 26

“School Gardens: Impact on Health in Children"

Jaimie Davis, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Texas at Austin

March 25

"Muscular Fitness - Get a Grip, it's your Health. "

Paul Gordon, Ph.D., MPH, Professor and Chair, Department of Health, Human Performance and Recreation, Baylor University

Last updated on September 18, 2015