In The News: College of Education
For all of the claims that the N.B.A. (effectively the W.N.B.A.’s parent company) makes about women’s empowerment, the league disrespects its female athletes in multiple ways. Just as the unfair treatment of female soccer players has recently gotten attention, the situation in basketball deserves some, too.
Kayla McBride is not trying to be LeBron James.
Following a record fourth World Cup title win for the U.S. women's soccer team, the U.S. Soccer Federation and FIFA have fallen under greater scrutiny, facing crowds that chanted "equal pay" ー and even booing the FIFA president ー at Sunday's globally-watched match.
The NCAA says no, but California may say yes
Hayley Hodson’s volleyball career took off when she was still in high school, with an invitation to compete on the U.S. Women’s National Team.
Mark Janus celebrated the one-year anniversary of his victory before the U.S. Supreme Court Thursday by joining educators and others working to inform public employees that they can opt out of their unions.
Despite a stinging defeat from the U.S. Supreme Court last summer, teachers’ unions have not seen the mass exodus of teachers that both they and others predicted.
At the 2019 NCAA Women’s Final Four, Notre Dame head coach Muffet McGraw created quite a stir when she boldly stated she was done hiring men. To some this may sound discriminatory or even sexist, but Coach McGraw was quick to share the evidence showing women bear the burden of discrimination in sport.
Most children begin the reading journey with their parents reading them bedtime stories. For a lot of children a crucial bonding moment occurs when the child is introduced to the page turn and the excitement of stories.
The CEO who climbed ladder to the top in a male-dominated profession believes millennials are crucial in increasing the fan base and the bottom line for the WNBA.
Nearly half of all women across the Americas, Europe and Asia say they are interested or very interested in sports, according to Nielsen’s latest Women and Sport Report. But according to Samantha Baier and Sade Ayodele, co-leaders of the Digital Sports Group at Taylor, brands are slow to realize the marketing opportunity this offers.
This Saturday, thousands of UNLV students will celebrate graduation. And one of those students is a trailblazer. Clayton Rhodes is about to become the first student with Down Syndrome to graduate with a 4-year certificate from UNLV.