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Jun 10, 2022
Alarmed by mass shootings in Uvalde and Buffalo, colleges are working to protect their campuses with threat assessment teams, active shooter drills and partnerships with law enforcement.

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June 10, 2022
Alarmed by mass shootings in Uvalde and Buffalo, colleges are working to protect their campuses with threat assessment teams, active shooter drills and partnerships with law enforcement.
June 6, 2014
Man charged with murder after killing one and injuring two others at Seattle Pacific U. Another student is hailed as a hero for using pepper spray against killer while he was trying to reload weapon.
November 1, 2013
Overturning a circuit court jury verdict in a wrongful death lawsuit, the Virginia Supreme Court ruled the state was not negligent in responding to the 2007 mass shooting.
October 11, 2011
The life of the Northern Illinois grad who killed 5 there is recounted in new book -- with lessons for colleges on gun control, mental health and what they do right.
March 4, 2011
Legislation allowing concealed carry of guns on Texas campuses seems certain to pass, and some dismayed college presidents are forced to consider how they will transition if and when the bills become law.
January 17, 2011
Community college experts question the second-guessing of Pima's handling of Jared Lee Loughner.
July 21, 2010
Emergency helicopters, a SWAT team and armed state police officers descended on Hamilton College Tuesday in what seemed like a full-blown emergency complete with gunmen, a hostage, and victims carried away on stretchers. No one was hurt -- and, in fact, nothing really happened.
May 19, 2010
In the wake of two shooting deaths that would prove the prelude to a campus massacre later that morning on April 16, 2007, Virginia Tech officials violated federal regulations by failing to quickly inform the campus community of a gunman on the loose, according to a preliminary Department of Education finding made public Tuesday.
May 11, 2010
Disasters and tragedies over the last decade have motivated colleges and universities to develop emergency management plans, but very little information has been collected to give campus officials a sense of how their programs compare to their neighbors and peer institutions.
March 2, 2010
Faculty try to shield their personal lives from students, but the suspension of a Pennsylvania professor over Facebook postings shows there's no such sanctuary online.

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