Joseph Cooper Releases New Book: From Exploitation Back to Empowerment

The Neag School of Education covers Sport Management’s Dr. Joseph Cooper, who recently released a new book, From Exploitation Back to Empowerment: Black Male Holistic (Under)Development Through Sport and (Mis)Education which was inspired by his research on the intersection between sport, education, race, and culture and the impact of sport involvement on the holistic development of Black male athletes.  […]

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Leading While Black, the Experience of Black Female Principals

UConn Today covers two EDLR faculty researchers, Dr. Jennie Weiner and Sport Management’s Dr. Laura Burton will be investigating 25 black, female principals and how microaggressions and discrimination affect their experiences. This research is funded by a Spencer Foundation Grant.

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Interning with Asia League Basketball

Having the opportunity to work internationally is not unheard of when pursuing a degree in sport and this summer, three Sport Management students gained experience working abroad with Asia League, a start-up basketball company tasked with organizing some of Asia’s elite basketball clubs.   Photo credit: Ivy Kim Undergraduates Dike Wei and Ivy Kim, along […]

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