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Kane, LaVoi and the Tucker Center in Title IX Anniversary news

Mary Jo KaneNicole M LaVoiForty years ago an amendment to the Civil Rights Act declared that institutions receiving federal funding cannot discriminate on the basis of gender in providing any educational program or activity. The Title IX amendment, passed June 23, 1972, changed women's sports in the United States forever.

Dr. Mary Jo Kane and Dr. Nicole M. LaVoi director and associate director of the Tucker Center for Research on Girls & Women in Sport and faculty in the School of Kinesiology, have been media lightning rods over the past year around this historic legislation. Both Dr. Kane and Dr. LaVoi are considered national experts on the impact of Title IX in creating unimagined opportunities and accomplishments for girls and women in sport. Following is a collection of articles, interviews, and appearances featuring Dr. Kane and Dr. LaVoi around Title IX's anniversary.

In 40 years, Title IX revolutionized women's sports, but there's still a ways to go
Pioneer Press, June 23, 2012

Title IX's impact on society remains large
Golfweek, June 23, 2012

Saturday is 40th anniversary of Title IX; U of M expert available to discuss landmark legislation
UMN News Expert Alert, June 22, 2012

Title IX at 40: Myths, stereotypes and unintended consequences
MinnPost, June 22, 2012

Title IX built generation of better athletes
Minnesota Public Radio News, June 22, 2012

Fox 9 News features LaVoi on Title IX
Fox Twin Cities, June 21, 2012

Imagine life without Title IX
espnW, June 21, 2012

Title IX: Mary Jo Kane
WNBA Lynx, June 21, 2012

Title IX's 40th Anniversary
Access Minnesota Online, June 20, 2012

Myths & stereotypes
Women's Press, June 6, 2012

Title IX
Women's Press, May 25, 2012

Playing But Losing: Women's Sports After Title IX
American Sociological Association Contexts, Winter, 2012

Looking at girls in sports as Title IX marks 40 years in Minnesota and the United States
Twin Cities Daily Planet, May 18, 2012

Title IX: Law that opened sports to millions of girls and women turns 40
Twin Cities Daily Planet, May 6, 2012

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