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2013 Fall Newsletter
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2013 Spring Newsletter
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  • Letter from the Director
  • Feature Article: Does Sex Sell Women’s Sport?—The “Second Wave” of Sport Media Research
  • Research Updates: The Shining Stars of the Tucker Center: Doctoral Students!
  • Guest Column: Collaborative Research: Living the Mission of the Tucker Center
  • Tucker Center Internship Program Prepares Future Scholars
  • Kudos & Announcements: Tucker Center Honors & Awards, Presentations, & Publications

2012 Fall Newsletter
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  • Letter from the Director
  • Feature Article: By the Numbers: Some Progress—but not Parity—for Females in Sport
  • Research Updates: Making a Difference: Research on Women Coaches
  • Staff Updates: summer Interns Advance Tucker Center Mission
  • Tucker Center Film Fest Returns in February 2013!
  • Did You Know? Female Paralympians Increase in Numbers, Equality Elusive
  • Guest Column: Professor Sally Shaw, University of Otago, New Zealand
  • Kudos & Announcements: Tucker Center Honors & Awards, Presentations, & Publications
  • Fall 2012 Distinguished Lecture: Women & Sport Leadership: U.S. & International Perspectives
  • Keep in Touch with the Tucker Center!

2012 Spring Newsletter
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  • Letter from the Director
  • Feature Article: Celebrating 40 Years of Title IX from Multidisciplinary Perspectives: “9 on IX”
  • Research Updates
  • Did You Know? Females Are Under-represented in Positions of Power in College Sport
  • Learning Our Legacy: Joel Maturi
  • Kudos & Announcements
  • Spring 2012 Distinguished Lecture Panel: Title IX at 40: Changes, Challenges and Champions
  • Keep in Touch with the Tucker Center!

2011 Fall Newsletter
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  • Letter from the Director
  • Feature: Tucker Center to Host Conference on Girls & Women in Sport>
  • Research Update: TC Director Kane's Sport Media Research Featured in The Nation
  • Tucker Center Collaborates with TPT to Produce Ground-breaking Documentary "Concussions and Female Athletes"
  • Kudos & Announcements
  • 2012 Tucker Center Film Festival
  • Keep in Touch with the Tucker Center!

2011 Spring Newsletter
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  • Letter from the Director
  • Feature Article: The Female Athlete and Concussions: The Untold and Unexamined Story
  • Save the Date! 2011 Girls & Women in Sport Conference
  • Tucker Center Film Festival Sells Out!
  • Staff Updates: Julia Dutove
  • Kudos & Announcements
  • Did You Know? The Sad-but-True Facts about Concussions
  • Spring 2011 Distinguished Lecture Panel: The Female Athlete and Concussions
  • Keep in Touch with the Tucker Center!

2010 Fall Newsletter
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  • Letter from the Director
  • Feature Article: Black Women DO Workout! Or If We Don’t, We Need to Start
  • Research Update
  • Did You Know? espnW to Debut in the Spring of 2011
  • Tucker Center Film Fest!
  • Staff Updates: Maya Hamilton
  • Kudos & Announcements
  • Guest Column, with Dr. Beth Lewis: Exercise and Weight Maintenance for Females: There is Hope!
  • Fall 2010 Distinguished Lecture:
    Reducing Obesity Among Minority Females: The Critical Role of Physical Activity

2010 Spring Newsletter
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  • Letter from the Director
  • Feature Article: Women's Possible Selves and Physical Activity: A Healthy Pathway to Successful Aging
  • Learning Our Legacy: Dorothy McNeill Tucker
  • Did You Know? Over 12,000 Athletes Participated in the 2009 Senior Games
  • Keep in Touch with the Tucker Center!
  • Staff Updates: Alyssa Norris
  • Kudos & Announcements
  • Guest Column, with Mariah Burton Nelson: Are You Aging Successfully?
  • Spring 2010 Distinguished Lecture:
    Are Women Aging Successfully? New Thinking and Research about Gender & Physical Activity

2009 Fall Newsletter
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  • Letter from the Director<
  • Feature Article: Social Media: What it is and Why it Matters to Women’s Sports
  • Research Updates
  • Special Guest Bloggers: Marie Hardin and Dave Zirin
  • Did You Know? A Women Talk Sports Network Exists!
  • Staff Updates: Austin Stair Calhoun
  • Kudos & Announcements
  • Fall 2009 Distinguished Lecture: “Facing Off Over Facebook: The Impact of Social Media on Women’s Sports”

2009 Spring
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  • Letter from the Director
  • Feature Article: WANTED! Female Coaches at All Levels of Sport
  • Research Updates
  • Guest Column: Mike Messner: "You Gotta Be Tough": Challenges & Strategies of Female Coaches in Youth Sports
  • Did You Know? Female Collegiate Basketball Coaches Got Game!
  • Learning Our Legacy: Linda Wells: Legendary Coach
  • Kudos & Announcements
  • Spring 2009 Distinguished Lecture: "You Gotta Be Tough": Challenges & Strategies of Female Coaches in Youth Sports

2008 Fall
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  • Letter from the Director
  • Anatomy Isn't Destiny: A Multidisciplinary Response to Michael Sokolove's Warrior Girls -- Click here to visit the Warrior Girls Blog and read the Tucker Center's critique and Sokolove's response.
  • Research Updates: 2008 Tucker Center Summer Interns: Undergraduate Research Done Right!
  • Guest Column: Doug Hartmann: Beijing 2008: Olympic Nationalism & the Role of Gender
  • Did You Know? Beijing by the Numbers
  • Kudos & Announcements
  • Fall 2008 Distinguished Lecture: "Minnesota Female Olympians: Stories, Experiences & Inspirations"

2008 Spring
  • Letter from the Director: Nicole LaVoi, Associate Director
  • Feature: Worth the 10-Year Wait: The 2007 Tucker Center Research Report Has Arrived!
  • Guest Column: Maureen Weiss: Healthy Minds, Healthy Bodies: A Blueprint for Girls' Physical Activity in the 21st Century
  • Research Updates
  • Learning Our Legacy: Women in Physical Education Alumnae Association
  • Kudos & Announcements: Scholarly Activity, Announcements & Awards
  • Did You Know?: Bone Health of Adolescent Girls: The Important Role of Parents
  • Spring 2008 Distinguished Lecture: "The 2007 Tucker Center Research Report: Developing Physically Active Girls," a panel with the authors, Barbara Ainsworth, Margaret Duncan, Nicole LaVoi, and Diane Weise-Bjornstal
  • Eloise Jaeger: 1916-2007

2007 Fall
  • Letter from the Director: Nicole LaVoi, Associate Director
  • Sarah Leberman: Fulbright Scholar to Conduct Groundbreaking Research at the Tucker Center
  • Guest Column: Jens Omli: One Researcher's View: East African Girls' Participation in Soccer
  • Research Updates
  • Kudos & Announcements: Scholarly Activity, Announcements & Awards
  • Did You Know?: Report Suggests Physical Activity May Counter Negative Effects of Sexualization of Girls
  • Tucker Center Staff Update: Chelsey Rodd
  • Fall 2007 Distinguished Lecture: "Healthy Minds, Healthy Bodies: Barriers and Solutions to Girls’ Physical Activity Participation" with Maureen Weiss, Professor, School of Kinesiology, University of Minnesota
  • Spring 2007 Distinguished Lecture Recap: "Sex vs. Athletic Competence: Exploring Competing Narratives in Marketing and Promoting Women’s Sports." Panel with Kristin Bernert, Vice President of WNBA Team Development; Regina Sullivan, Senior Associate Athletic Director, University of Minnesota; Mary Jo Kane, Director, Tucker Center; and Heather Maxwell, Tucker Center doctoral student in Sport Management

2007 Spring
  • Director's Letter
  • Listen Up, Media!: Interest in Women's Sports is Growing
  • Guest Column: Dr. Nancy Lough: Marketing Women's Sports: Time to Move Forward
  • Research Updates
  • Kudos & Announcements
  • Learning Our Legacy: The U of M Women's Basketball: Fast Break Club–More than a Booster Club
  • Did You Know?: Newspaper Coverage of Women's Sports in the Twin Cities Declines Over Time
  • Staff Update: Erin Becker
  • Spring 2007 Distinguished Lecture: Sex vs. Athletic Competence: Exploring Competing Narratives in Marketing and Promoting Women's Sports
  • Fall 2006 Distinguished Lecture Recap: Christine Brennan: Best Seat in the House

2006 Fall
  • Director's Letter
  • Pioneering Women in Intercollegiate Sports Administration
  • Guest Column: Joe Kelly: The Influence of Dads on the Lives of Their Active and Sporting Girls
  • Research Updates
  • Kudos & Announcements
  • Learning Our Legacy: A Job of Their Own: Women in Sports Journalism
  • Staff Update: Jens Omli
  • Fall 2006 Distinguished Lecture: Christine Brennan: Best Seat in the House—From the Locker Room to the Press Box: Women's Sports in the 21st Century
  • Spring 2006 Distinguished Lecture Roundup: Dan Gould: The Professionalization of Youth Sports

2006 Spring
  • Director's Letter
  • Making an Impact on the Lives of Girls through Sports: Minnesota Programs
  • Guest Column: Diane Wiese-Bjornstal: Girls Enjoy Sports
  • Research Updates
  • Kudos & Announcements
  • Learning Our Legacy: Lisa Lissimore
  • Staff Update: Heather Maxwell
  • Spring 2006 Distinguished Lecture: Dan Gould: Professionalization of Youth Sport
  • Fall 2005 Distinguished Lecture Roundup: Protecting Title IX

2005 Fall
  • Director's Letter
  • Donor Profile: Lauren Weck
  • Research Update
  • Learning Our Legacy: Joe Kelly of Dads and Daughters
  • Kudos and Announcements
  • Staff Updates: Associate Director Nicole LaVoi

2005 Spring
  • Director's Letter
  • Donor Profile: Deb Noll
  • Research Update: Media Guide Study; Tucker Center Report
  • Learning Our Legacy: A Profile of Chris Voelz
  • Kudos and Announcements
  • Staff Updates: Lindsay Whalen

2004 Fall
  • Director's Letter
  • Donor Profile: Van and Mike Mueller
  • Great Conversation Series
  • Learning Our Legacy: A Profile of John and Sage Cowles
  • Kudos and Announcements
  • Staff Updates

2004 Spring
  • Director's Letter
  • Donor Profile: Kathleen Maloy
  • Research Update & Community Outreach:
    - 30 Years After Title IX
    - Representations of Intercollegiate Female Athletes
    - An Update on Melpomene Institute
  • Learning Our Legacy: A Profile of Lynette Sjoquist
  • Kudos and Announcements
  • Staff Updates

2003 Fall
  • Director's Letter
  • Donor Profile: Women's Philanthropic Leadership Circle
  • Gender Equity in Women's Sports: A Title IX Update
  • Learning Our Legacy: A Profile of Peg Brenden
  • Kudos & Announcements
  • Staff Update

2003 Spring
  • Director's Letter
  • Donor Profile: Pam Ryan
  • Research Updates
    - Commission on Opportunities in Athletics
  • Learning Our Legacy: Sheila Burnziski
  • Kudos & Announcements
  • Staff Update

2002 Fall
  • Director's Letter
  • Donor Profile: Bonnie Parkhouse
  • Research Updates & Community Outreach
  • Learning Our Legacy: A Profile of Jean Freeman
  • Kudos & Announcements
  • Staff Update

2002 Spring
  • Director's Letter
  • Honoring Dorothy Tucker
  • Donor Profile: Katie Lindquist
  • Research Updates & Community Outreach 
  • Learning our Legacy: A Profile of Judy Lutter
  • Kudos & Announcements
  • Staff Update

2001 Fall
  • Letter from the Director
  • Learning Our Legacy: A Profile of Donna Olson
  • Community Outreach and Research Updates
  • Staff Updates
  • Donor Profile: Mary Beth Barry
  • Kudos & Announcements

2001 Spring
  • Letter from the Director
  • Learning Our Legacy: A Profile of Belmar Gunderson
  • Community Outreach and Research Updates
  • Staff Updates
  • Donor Profile: Van and Mike Mueller
  • Eloise M. Jaeger Scholarship
  • Kudos & Announcements

2000 Fall
  • Letter from the Director
  • Learning Our Legacy: A Profile of Eloise Jaeger
  • Community Outreach and Research Updates
  • Donor Profile: Margaret Chutich
  • Staff Updates
  • Announcements

2000 Spring
  • Letter from the Director
  • Learning Our Legacy: A Profile of Dorothy McIntyre
  • Black History Month: Toni Stone
  • Community Outreach Update
  • Staff Update
  • Announcements
  • Kudos

1999 Fall
  • Letter from the Director
  • Learning our Legacy: A Profile of Pat Lamb
  • "It can't just be pink. It has to work!"Innovative Designer Pam Ryan
  • Community Outreach Update
  • Announcements & Kudos

1999 Spring
  • Letter from the Director
  • A Departing Message from Former Visiting Scholar Joan Fry
  • Grants Update
  • Collaborative Video Aired on KARE 11
  • Announcements

1998 Fall
  • Letter from the Director
  • Affiliated Scholar Profile: Stuart J. Schleien
  • Grantswriter Hired
  • New Volunteers
  • Staff Updates and Transitions

1998 Spring
  • Letter from the Director
  • Staff Changes
  • Affiliated Scholar Profile: Jo Buysse
  • PCPFS One Year Update
  • Odds & Ends
  • Grantswriter Position

1997 Fall
  • Letter from the Director
  • Eloise Jaeger: A Pioneer in Promoting Women in Sport
  • Donna Lopiano: Sixth Distinguished Lecturer
  • Coca-Cola Mentoring Program: Success for First-Time Program

1997 Spring
  • Letter from the Director
  • President's Council Report Update
  • T-Shirt Contest
  • Edith Mueller Park and Recreation Memorial Award
  • Affiliated Scholar Profile: Dr. Peter Hancock
  • Tucker Center Staff Profile
  • Announcements
  • Tucker Center Staff

1996 Fall
  • Letter from the Director
  • Tucker Center Chair Named
  • Staff Profiles
  • Borghild Strand Distinguished Lecture Series: Judy Mahle Lutter
  • President's Council Report Update
  • Announcements

1996 Summer
  • CRGWS Develops Affiliated Scholar Network
  • Profile: Diane Wiese-Bjornstal
  • Grants and Scholarships
  • Recent Publications
  • Center Update
  • Odds & Ends

1996 Spring
  • Recent Research
  • Mariah Burton Nelson Lecture
  • Internships, Grants & Scholarships
  • Calendar of Events
  • Odds & Ends