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LaVoi gives opening keynote at international conference

Nicole M. LaVoi, PhD, Tucker Center director and senior lecturer in the School of Kinesiology, will be a panelist for a special Athlete Assessments webinar, "Coaches Who Lift Coaches." [READ MORE]

LaVoi posts research article on women coaches

Nicole M. LaVoi, PhD, Tucker Center director and senior lecturer in the School of Kinesiology, has posted a article with Global Sports Matters, "Women Coaches Face Greater Professional and Personal Obstacles Than Men." [READ MORE]

LaVoi to be panelist on “Coaches Who Lift Coaches” webinar

Nicole M. LaVoi, PhD, Tucker Center director and senior lecturer in the School of Kinesiology, will be a panelist for a special Athlete Assessments webinar, "Coaches Who Lift Coaches." [READ MORE]

Global Sport Matters taps LaVoi to moderate live panel

In "The Journey of Women in Basketball," the next Global Sport Matters GSMLive on November 12, 12PM CST, Nicole M. LaVoi, PhD, Tucker Center director and senior lecturer in the School of Kinesiology, will moderate a panel including Amira Rose Davis, Kyle Adams, MEd, and Nikki Fargas of the Las Vegas Aces.. [READ MORE]

Antunovic publishes a chapter on the media visibility of women’s American football

Dunja Antunovic, PhD, assistant professor in the School of Kinesiology and affiliated scholar with the Tucker Center for Research on Girls & Women in Sport, is lead author on a chapter titled, "'Getting noticed, respected, and supported’: Mediated (in)visibilities of women’s American football in the United States" published in an edited collection of The Professionalisation of Women’s Sport: Issues and Debates. [READ MORE]

Tucker Center’s Report Card research cited in Strib article on MIAC coaching milestone

Data from the Tucker Center's "Head coaches of women's collegiate teams in the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference: 2020-2021" report, the latest in the TC's Women in College Coaching Report Card (WCCRC) series, has been cited in a Star and Tribune article. [READ MORE]

LaVoi, Antunovic and Tucker Center affiliated scholars pen research article

Nicole M. LaVoi, PhD, senior lecturer in the School of Kinesiology and director of the Tucker Center, and Dunja Antunovic, PhD, assistant professor in the School of Kinesiology, have written a Frontiers in Sports and Active Living research article entitled "Re-thinking Women's Sport Research: Looking in the Mirror and Reflecting Forward." [READ MORE]

LaVoi on Token CEO vodcast with Barstool Sports CEO Erika Nardini

Nicole M. LaVoi, PhD, Tucker Center director and senior lecturer in the School of Kinesiology, is a guest of Barstool Sports CEO Erika Nardini in a YouTube vodcast, "Why Are We Erasing Women Athletes?" [READ MORE]

Emerita professor Mary Jo Kane comments on recent NCAA ruling

Mary Jo Kane, Ph.D., School of Kinesiology professor emerita and director emerita and founder of the Tucker Center for Research on Girls and Women in Sport, was interviewed for a Christian Science Monitor article, "How ‘name, image, likeness’ rights change the game for NCAA athletes." [READ MORE]

LaVoi and Antunovic authors of chapter in Contemporary Sport Management

Nicole LaVoi, PhD, senior lecturer in the School of Kinesiology and director of the Tucker Center, along with Dunja Antunovic, PhD, assistant professor, have co-authored a chapter entitled, "Sociological Aspects of Sport Management", in the journal, Contemporary Sport Management. [READ MORE]