Student life

Holding Fire

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Is a community college student under scrutiny because she favors concealed weapons, or because she didn't follow procedures?

Reaching Students Who Don't Report Depression

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SAN FRANCISCO -- Among the greatest frustrations of campus mental health professionals is that those who need help the most may never seek out services that are available. “If you talk to college counseling directors about those on their campuses who have committed suicide, most of them never entered their centers," said Henry Chung, to many nods here, at a session at the annual meeting of the American College Health Association.

Growing and Adjusting Abroad

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Research explores impact of short-term study abroad, and factors that put foreign students at risk of cultural adjustment problems.

Not So Politically Incorrect

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As College Democrats fight for recognition at Liberty U., other liberal student groups maintain peaceful relationships at traditionally conservative institutions -- and so do conservative counterparts at more liberal institutions.

The Impact of Student Employment

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As more undergraduates work to help pay college bills, studies offer a more nuanced analysis of how different sorts of work (and how much) affect grades.

Taming Thirsty Thursdays

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Students without class bright and early on Fridays drink heavily the night before, new study confirms.

The 3 A.M. Phone Call

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College housing officers identify tactics to avert disaster and to respond after the fact.

'All the Bells and Whistles'

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As community colleges enroll more full-time and traditional-age students, many are building stand-alone student centers in the mold of those found on the campuses of four-year colleges and universities. Given that some two-year institutions have begun building dormitories, some see the promulgation of these multi-use facilities as yet another step in the ongoing transformation of the community college.

No Gender Gap for Victims of Violence

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College students of both genders are equally likely to suffer physical or emotional violence, although the nature of violence differs, a new study says.

Cut Student Services? Think Again

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Study finds link between investing in student services and higher graduation and persistence rates.

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