Men play more sports than women; implications for Title IX
Caroline MacGregor December 5, 2012 | WGVU
Men are by
nature more motivated to compete in sports than women. That’s the conclusion of
a study that challenges conventional thinking that indicates the sex difference
in sports interest is disappearing and whether it may be a mistake to assume
women and men are equally driven when it comes to funding sports programs.
Professor Robert Deaner studied at Duke University and is currently an
associate professor with GVSU where he specializes in
evolutionary psychology, animal behavior, and neurobiology.
WGVU’s Caroline MacGregor talks with Professor Deaner about
the implications of his study.
Yesterday Giving back at Christmas time Grand Rapids MI December 6, 2013 | WGVU The newly founded celebration of Giving Tuesday has helped increase awareness of the need to support charitable institutions and non-profits.
Today on WGVU Midday West Michigan, David Moore explores the subject of holiday giving with Dr. Michael Moody, Frey Foundation Chair for Family Foundations and Philanthropy at Grand Valley State University’s Johnson Center for Philanthropy.
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Monday Tribal sovereignty at issue in US Supreme Court case Washington DC December 2, 2013 | MPRN The United States Supreme Court is hearing arguments in a fight over a tribal casino in a small northern Michigan town. But there's more than just a casino at stake in this case.
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