In The News: College of Education

Wall Street Journal
March 5, 2020

The hottest tickets in college basketball have historically been for games in which the athletes were men. Thanks to a transcendent star and a hotly competitive 2020 season in the women’s game, that’s starting to change.

The 74
February 20, 2020

Few were expecting it when, in January, Bernie Sanders scored one of the early coups of the Democratic presidential primary: The Clark County Education Association, representing nearly 20,000 educators in schools around Las Vegas, gave the Vermont senator their endorsement.

The Learning Scientists
February 14, 2020

Previous research has identified didactic instruction an effective approach for learners who lack prior knowledge. The evidence suggests that the degree of guidance should vary with the age of learners.

New York Times
January 24, 2020

The N.H.L. will introduce two new events at its All-Star skills competition on Friday in St. Louis. One involves its players attempting trick shots from an elevated platform in the stands. The other is a three-on-three exhibition featuring top women’s players, which, the league hopes, will be received as less of a novelty.

The Baltimore Sun
January 24, 2020

The NHL will introduce two new events at its All-Star skills competition Friday in St. Louis. One involves its players attempting trick shots from an elevated platform in the stands. The other is a three-on-three exhibition featuring top women’s players, which, the league hopes, will be received as less of a novelty.

NBC News
January 17, 2020

When Tate Reeves stood before family, friends and lawmakers in Mississippi's ornate House chamber to take his oath of office Tuesday, he used his first speech as governor to make a promise to the state's 32,000 teachers.

The Telegraph
January 8, 2020

With Tuesday marking six months since the Women's World Cup final, Telegraph Women's Sport looks at the wider impact the USWNT world champions have had, interviewing those both inspired and involved in their fight for equal pay.

WiSp Sports
December 19, 2019

In this episode of Tucker Center Talks, Dr. Nicole LaVoi talks to Dr. Nancy Lough, Professor in the Higher Education Program, Director of Marketing for the UNLV College of Education who has studied marketing, sponsorship, and gender equity in women’s sports since the 1990s. She is a longtime Title IX consultant and author of the newly published “Routledge Handbook of the Business of Women’s Sport” and a Tucker Center Affiliated Scholar. They discuss the business model of women’s sport and what needs to be done to advance equity in women’s sport.

The Ultimate Sports Parent Podcast
November 22, 2019

Ultimate Sports Parent Radio interviews Nancy Lough, professor at University of Nevada Las Vegas (UNLV), who focuses on gender equity in sports, explains why more girls drop out of sports than boys. It's due, in part, to stereotypes about what boys and girls should be doing.She also describes how girls are becoming more actively involved in pushing for equal pay in professional sports.

The Hechinger Report
November 18, 2019

Community colleges and nonselective universities that enroll everyone are at a crossroads.

Authority Magazine
November 14, 2019

Conduct pay audits routinely. Inequities can be addressed more easily when they are small. Over time, salary issues tend to grow when no audit is done to create awareness of inequities. Equal pay is mandated by federal law for equal work. This also means stop justifying discrimination. The U.S. Soccer Federation is the most visible example of this: Instead of addressing the pay inequity, they hired two lobbying firms to advocate for their position. This money could have been spent on addressing the pay inequity issue.

KSNV-TV: News 3
November 13, 2019

Violence, guns on campus, suicides, these are realities at many of our schools.