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Survey of more than 500 China scholars provides data on how frequently they experience Chinese state repression

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First-of-its-kind survey of China scholars seeks to quantify just how frequently they encounter repressive actions by the Chinese state intended to stop or circumscribe their research. A majority say self-censorship is a problem.

West Virginia U warns students, parents about rogue fraternities

West Virginia University president E. Gordon Gee warns parents against fraternity chapters that say they will disaffiliate from the institution after new rules on Greek life.

After Portland State police shot and killed a man, students call to disarm

Portland State campus police shot and killed Jason Washington Friday. Sunday students marched from Pioneer Park to the campus public safety office to demand they disarm their officers.

$41.5M verdict for student who fell ill on school trip to China has implications for study abroad

Could finding in favor of a high school student infected by a tick-borne disease on a school trip to China have a chilling effect on other study abroad programs?

After jail sentence for Princeton Ph.D. student, scholars consider safety of research in Iran

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Following 10-year jail sentence for Princeton Ph.D. student, scholars discuss the uncertainties of doing research in Iran.

Arrest of U of Maryland student in stabbing death of Bowie State student shakes both campuses

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White U of Maryland student, who officials say was a member of white supremacist group on Facebook, is charged in fatal stabbing of a black Bowie State student, leaving others questioning how safe they are.

Ann Coulter will back out of Berkeley talk

The controversial conservative author has decided not to speak at Berkeley, saying it would not be safe.

In wake of violent protests, colleges prepare for chaos

Recent violent protests by off-campus anarchist groups, most notably at Berkeley, are sparking renewed conversations among college law enforcement officials about campus preparedness.

College police say recent incidents serve as reminder of dangers of the job

After killing of Wayne State officer and attack at Ohio State, campus police reflect on dangers of the job.

Group seeks to block U of Texas from letting professors keep guns out of offices

Group that pushed for concealed weapons on college campuses wants state to block rule that lets professors keep weapons out of their offices.

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