Kristin Garland ’06

Posted on April 5th, 2011 by

Kristin Garland, class of 2006, is a current M.A. candidate in Sport Management at the University of Minnesota. She has been named a prestigious Fulbright Scholar and is the 2011-12 winner of the University of Minnesota Graduate School’s Fulbright Scholarship exchange program with the Norwegian University of Science and Technology in Trondheim, Norway. Garland is advised by Eric Brownlee, lecturer in sport management.

Frode Moen, leader of the Olympic Training Center in Trondheim, has invited Garland to travel to Norway to examine the differences between the school-sponsored model of athletics and club cross-country ski teams, focusing on the experiences of elite skiers by evaluating the relationship between achievement and the integration of sport into the academic model. In addition, Garland will explore how collegiate athletic teams can provide greater support to international student-athletes, which would ensure a more meaningful experience and will hopefully encourage more international student-athletes to study abroad.

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