Indiana University says it will no longer allow prospective student-athletes with a history of domestic or sexual violence to participate in its athletic programs. The policy, announced Friday, applies to any student-athlete “who has been convicted of or pleaded guilty or no contest to a sexual violence felony — including freshmen, transfer students or walk-ons.”…

An Arizona high school senior made history this week when she became the first woman to receive a NCAA Division II level football scholarship. Becca Longo signed her acceptance letter with Division II Adams State University in Alamosa, Colorado, during a ceremony at her high school Wednesday. The 18-year-old kicker, who started playing football during…

When we hear stories or see images of Africa, they typically depict poverty, disease, war and struggle. A contrast to that image is Disney’s “Queen of Katwe,”  directed by Mira Nair, which brings to light the rise of Uganda’s top chess champion and her mentor. The story of Phiona Mutesi and Robert Katende dominated the celebrated Toronto International Film…

I went to college in Romania, studying Psychology at the University of Bucharest. From the beginning I was involved in extracurricular activities, from the school to the national level. I didn’t even think about them as extracurricular – I just loved doing things, working with students from other disciplines, coordinating teams, organizing events and going…