Students and Violence

Students and Violence
Dec 18, 2018
Professor at UC Irvine takes to Twitter to demand action on her complaint against a fellow instructor, whom she views as a harasser.

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Aug. 18, 2016 -- Inside Higher Ed's new print-on-demand compilation of articles focuses on the topic of “Campus Safety.”

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Archive

April 3, 2012

Shooting takes place at small Christian college. Former student is now in police custody.

March 30, 2012

Senate bill -- currently subject of partisan fight -- would require colleges to track and report dating violence, domestic violence and stalking.

February 15, 2012

Colby College won't describe details of sexual misconduct charges that led 15 students to be suspended or withdraw, but some see overdue discussions taking place on campus.

December 23, 2011

Most people know hazing happens outside fraternities and sororities. But a tragedy at Florida A&M makes it harder to ignore.

October 3, 2011
As more states allow concealed carry, colleges reluctantly make changes.
May 5, 2011

A computer science professor at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, feeling isolated and alienated in a department where he was a poor fit, referred to the 2007 shootings at Virginia Tech in a conversation with colleagues who already found him hostile.

A senior history major at Aurora University, in a dispute with a professor teaching a required course, allegedly made a threatening comment that included a reference to both the Virginia Tech shootings and those in 2008 at Northern Illinois University.

April 22, 2011

Suicide is the second-leading cause of death among college students and the third-leading cause of death among all youth 15 to 24 years old, according to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. More than 4,000 people in that age range commit suicide each year.

Eleven hundred of them are college students.

February 7, 2011
Shooting kills Youngstown State student and wounds 11, including 6 other students. Incident could point to dangers associated with Greek events at off-campus houses.
January 17, 2011
Community college experts question the second-guessing of Pima's handling of Jared Lee Loughner.
November 30, 2010

A new book on campus crime -- The Dark Side of the Ivory Tower: Campus Crime as a Social Problem (Cambridge University Press) -- looks at why campus crime has been viewed differently at different times in American history, and how various groups have defined the dangers facing American college students. The book also examines how different kinds of activists, such as feminists and family members of crime victims, have framed campus crime issues in different ways.

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