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Tucker Center for Girls and Women in Sport

Tucker Center for Girls and Women in Sport

The vision and pioneering spirit of Dorothy McNeill Tucker led to the establishment of the Tucker Center for Research on Girls & Women in Sport at the University of Minnesota in 1993. The creation of an interdisciplinary research center—devoted solely to girls and women in sport—established standards of excellence with respect to scholarly inquiry, graduate education and community outreach and public service. Housed in the College of Education and Human Development's School of Kinesiology, the Tucker Center is devoted to sponsoring, promoting, and disseminating scholarly activity on how sport impacts the lives of girls and women. Since its inception, the Tucker Center has provided centralization, organization, scientific excellence, and national leadership on issues of great national and... Show More
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