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Notre Dame de Namur student-athlete gives back to Uganda even after she returns home

Once she returned home from Uganda, Arianna Cunha found a way to continue helping a program that uses sports to teach children about health.

Cornell gymnast to lead Division I SAAC

In January, Morgan Chall was named chair of the national Division I Student-Athlete Advisory Committee. A native of San Mateo, California, Chall says she looks forward to tackling the committee’s priorities for the 2019-20 academic year.

Upon Further Review

Video replay, used in 17 of the NCAA’s 24 sports, promotes fairness but disrupts competition. As technology grows sharper but some schools struggle to keep pace, how far will we go in pursuit of perfectly officiated games?

More often than others, members of coaching staffs are accused of violations

Nearly two-thirds of cases sent to the Committees on Infractions that named specific individuals in the past five years involved the coaching staffs.

This year’s group of Fulbright recipients includes dozens of former student-athletes

Every year, more than 2,000 U.S. college graduates disperse to more than 140 countries around the world through the Fulbright U.S. Student Program.

Oklahoma gymnastics star Maggie Nichols shines light on abuse

Maggie Nichols was the first gymnast to report to USA Gymnastics sexual abuse by now-imprisoned physician Larry Nassar.

Reflecting on the DI Council experience

This spring I will complete my two-year term as chair of the Division I Council. It has been one of the most rewarding experiences of my professional career, despite the challenges and the time commitment.

Students and retirees connect through tennis team’s adopt-a-grandparent program

Members of the Erskine women’s tennis team close every summer with an outing at South Carolina’s Lake Murray, where they soak up sun and clear their minds before a new academic year begins.

Important steps taken toward implementing more robust version of Division III University

An educational resource for coaches and administrators launched in December, designed to mirror a similar program adopted by Division II in spring 2018.

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