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Candid Race Talk Launches College Sports Symposium

This week’s “Losing to Win” symposium, co-sponsored by the law school and the Provost’s Office, was previewed by DiverseEducation.com. 

The newest law journal at Wake Forest, the Journal of Law & Policy, has adopted the “Losing to Win: Discussions of Race and Intercollegiate Sports”1 conference, which was held April 13-14, as its Spring 2011 symposium.

Expert panelists speaking during the opening sessions of a two-day academic conference on college sports and race detailed how lucrative sports competition — men’s basketball and football — have led many to ask whether student-athletes in those sports are exploited for their talent while others profit immeasurably.

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