Pre-game, pre-party, pre-funk ... how to pre-vent? Call “pre-gaming” by any of its other names and it still translates the same for substance abuse specialists seeking strategies to control the ubiquitous “pre-party,” generally defined as a small group of students drinking together in a dorm room or other private space prior to an actual party or social event.
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October 23, 2006
October 20, 2006
Move may reflect changes in for-profit higher education market and views about generating leads for students.
October 20, 2006
On election night next month, many eyes will be on Michigan, where voters will consider a proposal that would broadly ban race or sex-based affirmative action in all government programs, including college and university admissions. But while that may be the most visible state ballot measure related to higher education this year, dozens of others -- on such diverse issues as state tax and spending limits, eminent domain and gay marriage -- could significantly affect colleges and universities.
October 19, 2006
A Brown University report released Wednesday on the institution's ties to the slave trade stops short of recommending an apology, and eschews the subject of personal monetary reparations. It focuses instead on memorials and social justice efforts meant to acknowledge and make amends for the past -- and, perhaps more importantly, offer a paradigm for other universities with spotty paths seeking to move forward.
October 18, 2006
Columbia's president responded to disruption of talk by saying issues were "not complicated," but some students are defending what took place.
October 13, 2006
Wisconsin-Whitewater limits men’s rosters in the name of Title IX.
October 11, 2006
Dickinson College urges students to participate in fewer activities – but to do them better.
October 10, 2006
A university defends decision to hire a vice president with sexual harassment charges (and a settled lawsuit) in his background.
October 6, 2006
A new report offers practical recommendations on ways to improve math instruction at 2-year colleges.
October 5, 2006
Pace U. officials see acts of apparent bias against Muslims, Jews and African Americans as "attack" on ethnic and religious diversity.