Student life

New campaign tries to mandate vaccination for meningitis B

A new campaign is trying to get major universities to mandate vaccination for a rarer form of meningitis.

Alabama-Birmingham faces federal investigation after unusual Title IX complaint

Student at one university says he was sexually assaulted on his campus by student from another university, which found the accused responsible -- twice -- but declined to punish him.

Why do campus abuse cases keep falling through the cracks?

Despite vows to push back against sexual abuse on campus, cases keep coming, with leaders failing to act on abuse reports until it's too late.

Academe sees a new wave of faculty-student relationship restrictions in the era of Me Too

Academe sees a new wave of faculty-student dating bans in the era of Me Too. 

Congress puts more focus on student parents with new funding

Congress triples federal funding for low-income student parents, and advocates welcome the support -- the first new investment in years -- but say much more is needed.

California Supreme Court rules public colleges must protect students in education-related activities

California Supreme Court has determined public colleges in the state must warn and shield their students from potential violent acts. Experts say the ruling could have nationwide implications.

Midwestern State's handling of sexual assault cases under fire

The university has since partially removed his duties related to Title IX cases at Midwestern State, but many students remain furious about the comments and the university's handling of sexual assault.

Stanford students challenge Apple on iPhone addiction

New Stanford student group, concerned about device addiction, wants Apple to help.

Duke University blocks students from picking their roommates freshman year

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Duke University takes away from first-year students the ability to pick their roommates. This move goes against recent trends -- and raises questions about diversity, tolerance and the college experience.

Parental involvement drastically changes students' college experience, study shows

New study shows how wealthy parents and their involvement with their children drastically changes the college experience.

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