Residence life

For students who prefer books to parties, colleges offer quiet housing to maintain an academic atmosphere

Acknowledging that some students want to be able to study in their dorm rooms, colleges offer quiet housing options for students who need a calmer environment than the average residence hall might offer. 


Book argues colleges should do a better job engaging with religion

A new book argues that colleges can find revitalization by paying more attention to religion on campus.

Saint Leo's new residence hall includes a variety of elaborate amenities

The ornate lobby of Saint Leo's newest residence hall is designed to be a community space for all students, not just those who live in the building.


Families used housing windfalls to send their kids to pricier colleges


As housing prices rose for some working- and middle-class American families, so did college ambitions of their students, study finds. Which leads to the obvious question: Are those ambitions now dropping as home values fall?

Early Alert & Intervention

Thu, 04/05/2012

Stewart essay on fixing or responding to bloopers


What should you do when you feel like bursting the cartoon bubble over your colleague’s head? Or your own? An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure, Maria Shine Stewart prescribes.

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Lawsuit over therapy dog raises questions about university housing

Colleges might have to be more careful in answering that question from now on, thanks to federal suit against university that denied student's request for a dog in her apartment.


University Accused of Housing Bias

Nebraska-Kearney faces federal discrimination charges -- which it disputes -- after barring student from bringing therapy dog with her to live in university-owned apartment.

Reforming the Carnivores

A growing number of students are taking on the food system's biggest generator of greenhouse gases: meat production.


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