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TC Talks podcast: Lindsey Darvin on sport leadership, e-sport, advice to young women scholars

In this episode of “Tucker Center Talks” [S3E6] of "Tucker Center Talks," Nicole M. LaVoi, Ph.D., senior lecturer in the School of Kinesiology and director of the Tucker Center Center, talks with Dr. Lindsey Darvin, an assistant professor in the Sport Management Department at SUNY Cortland. [READ MORE]

TC Talks podcast: Marketing Women’s Sports

In this episode of “Tucker Center Talks” [S3E5] of "Tucker Center Talks," Nicole M. LaVoi, Ph.D., senior lecturer in the School of Kinesiology and director of the Tucker Center Center for Research on Girls & Women in Sport, talks with Dr. Ceyda Mumcu, an associate professor of sport management at the University of New Haven. [READ MORE]

Law360 interviews Tucker Center’s LaVoi on gender equity in hiring

LaVoi comments on the problem of men in positions of power as decision-makers hiring more men into those exact same positions of power, creating a homogeneity that resists hiring from the wider pool of qualified applicants. [READ MORE]

Tucker Center affiliated scholar Cheryl Cooky publishes longitudinal study on viewership

Tucker Center affiliated scholar Cheryl Cooky, Ph.D. (Purdue), and colleagues have published the latest iteration of a 30-year, longitudinal study on the coverage of men’s and women’s sports. [READ MORE]

LaVoi on KARE11 about NCAA weight room controversy

Tucker Center director and School of Kinesiology senior lecturer Nicole M. LaVoi, PhD, is quoted video for a KARE-11 piece, "NCAA apologizes to women's tournament teams for weight room inequities." LaVoi comments on gender-differentiated inequities in participation opportunities, scholarships, resources, and facilities. [READ MORE]

Tucker Center releases 2020 Year in Review

The School of Kinesiology's Tucker Center for Research on Girls and Women in Sport has released its annual "2020 Year in Review." The report highlights the Tucker Center's accomplishments in a difficult year... [READ MORE]

LaVoi quoted in CNN piece

Tucker Center director and School of Kinesiology senior lecturer Nicole M. LaVoi, PhD, will be on a panel for National Girls and Women in Sports Day (NGWSD) on Wednesday, February 3. The panel is a discussion and interviews that focus on the Minnesota NGWSD mission to "Recognize, Inspire and Advocate; recognize the past and today; inspire those of tomorrow to lead & participate; advocate for equity in the future." Panelists also include Lea B. Olsen (Rethink the Win), Dan McKane (Commissioner, MIAC), Molly Kasper (Eastview H.S. Girls Basketball Coach), and Lisa Lissimore (Associate Director, MSHSL). Sign up and get more information for the event: https://www.ngwsd-mn.com/2021-event [READ MORE]

TC Talks podcast: “Same Gender Role Models in Sport Matter”

In this episode of “Tucker Center Talks” (S3E4) of "Tucker Center Talks," Nicole M. LaVoi, Ph.D., senior lecturer in the School of Kinesiology and director of the Tucker Center Center for Research on Girls and Women in Sport, talks about why it matters to have women in positions of authority in sport. [READ MORE]

“Play Like a Champion” podcast features Tucker Center’s LaVoi

Tucker Center director and School of Kinesiology senior lecturer Nicole M. LaVoi, PhD, will be on a panel for National Girls and Women in Sports Day (NGWSD) on Wednesday, February 3. The panel is a discussion and interviews that focus on the Minnesota NGWSD mission to "Recognize, Inspire and Advocate; recognize the past and today; inspire those of tomorrow to lead & participate; advocate for equity in the future." Panelists also include Lea B. Olsen (Rethink the Win), Dan McKane (Commissioner, MIAC), Molly Kasper (Eastview H.S. Girls Basketball Coach), and Lisa Lissimore (Associate Director, MSHSL). Sign up and get more information for the event: https://www.ngwsd-mn.com/2021-event [READ MORE]

Tucker Center quoted in Daily Emerald

Research from The Tucker Center for Research on Girls & Women in Sport was recently quoted in the article “The Future is Female” in the Daily Emerald. [READ MORE]