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  • How can educators, coaches support student-athletes’ academic success?

    Photo of  U. of I. biology and geology professor Bruce W. Fouke and postdoctoral research fellow Joseph L. Cross

    Student-athletes need the help of coaches and educators to perceive themselves as scholars as well as athletes, according to a study by University of Illinois microbiology and geology professor Bruce Fouke and Joseph L. Cross, a postdoctoral research fellow, both with the Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology.

    Photo by Fred Zwicky


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  • Editor’s note:  To contact Joseph L. Cross, call 217-244-3582; email

    To contact Bruce Fouke, call 217-244-5431; email

    The study “Redefining the scholar-athlete” is available from online or from the News Bureau.

    doi: 10.3389/fspor.2019.00010