Residence life

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.

Surging Energy Costs

Spike in gas and oil prices force colleges to spend millions more and try to change campus behavior.

Banning Trans Fats

Citing health concerns, college food services are making new rules about ingredients.

Stanford ... Without Tests and Tuition

University investigates two cases in which people claimed to be part of the institution but were not.

Energy in the Dorms

Students are behind many large-scale environmental efforts on their campuses, but are they willing to make small sacrifices in their everyday lives?

The Sociology of 'Hooking Up'

Many researchers rely on college undergraduates as subjects for studies of human behavior. For Kathleen A. Bogle, an assistant professor of sociology and criminal justice at LaSalle University who trained her scholarly lens on the students themselves, focusing on that cross-section was part of the design.

When Students Pay for Convenience

Colleges confront swapping schemes in housing and course registration.


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