Sports

Related Past Events

May
30
A ballpark reception and Washington Nationals game (vs. Texas Rangers) for Ford School alumni and students Reception at 5:30 p.m. First pitch at 7:05 p.m. Reception Room: Roosevelt Conference Room (located between sections 202 and 203) This event is open to all Ford School alumni and students. RSVP below before May 22. About the event: Question: Why did we choose a baseball game for this festive addition to our school's centennial celebrations?
2014 - 5:30 pm to 12:00 am
Apr
18
Free and open to the public. C. Vivian Stringer is the Head Women's Basketball Coach at Rutgers University. With over 40 years of coaching experience, Coach Stringer's unique insights on how the world of sports continues to evolve, she'll share her history as a child growing up in Edenborn, PA, as a basketball/field hockey player at Slippery Rock University and as head women's basketball coach at three different Division I Universities (Cheyney State, University of Iowa and Rutgers University).
2012 - 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm
Feb
23
Free and open to the public. Sponsored by: the Institute for Research on Women and Gender, and the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy.
2012 - 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm
Dec
02
Free and open to the public. Title IX is widely known and has become synonymous in many Americans' minds with gender equity in sport. Yet, like any law, it is limited. Inequities continue inside and outside of sport--inequities that are beyond the direct legal reach of Title IX. Misunderstanding the limits of Title IX has an ironic effect. On the one hand, it can fuel a backlash that blames Title IX for problems associated with some men's sports.
2011 - 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm
Nov
10
Free and open to the public. Andrew Zimbalist is the Robert A. Woods Professor of Economics at Smith College. He is the co-author of the book Equal Play: Title IX and Social Change (with Nancy Hogshead-Makar), published by Temple University Press in October 2007. ' Equal Play is a gem.
2011 - 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm