Pepperdine Caruso Law Sports Law Students Learn About "How Basketball Can Save the World"
Pepperdine Caruso Law sports law students attended book reading by New York University professor David Hollander, about his humanities course and book, “How Basketball Can Save the World: Thirteen Guiding Principles for Reimagining What’s Possible”. His interactive presentation was followed by a question and answer segment with law, business, and undergrad sports management students. Professor Hollander has also presented his course to NBA and WNBA teams, Hall of Fame players, coaches, and leading cultural figures.
The Caruso Law students who participated included Kelly Mahoney, Matt Hand, Keyana Young, Matteson Landau, Andrew Snively, Kirtana Jasti, Lilah Cook and Roland Wiley. The event was sponsored by the Institute for Entertainment, Media, and Sports (IEMS) in collaboration with Pepperdine Libraries and the Sports Business Association.
About “How Basketball Can Save the World: Thirteen Guiding Principles for Reimagining What’s Possible”
A thought-provoking exploration of how basketball—and the values rooted in the game—can solve today’s most pressing issues, from the professor behind the popular New York University course.
NBA and WNBA superstars, Hall of Fame players, coaches, and other cultural figures have all dropped by New York University Professor David Hollander’s course “How Basketball Can Save the World” course to debate and give insights on how the underlying principles of the game can provide a new blueprint for addressing our diverse challenges and showing what’s possible beyond the court.
Now, in How Basketball Can Save the World, Hollander takes us out of the classroom to present a beautiful new philosophy with contributions by many of his past guests and based on values inherent to basketball, such as inclusion and the balancing of individual success with the needs of the collective. These principles move us beyond conflict and confusion toward a more harmonious and meaningful future