Jon Meis's heroism -- displayed when the 22-year-old engineering student pepper-sprayed and tackled a gunman at Seattle Pacific University -- is rare. The phenomenon of students working for campus security, however, is common, experts say.
Students and Violence
Overwhelming majority of campus leaders oppose idea of allowing concealed weapons at their institutions, study finds.
Six students at U. of California Santa Barbara murdered. Authorities identify a troubled off-and-on student at Santa Barbara City College as the killer.
Controversial Internet campaign "outing" an unnamed philosophy professor for alleged sexual assault and harassment attracts praise and criticism.
A wave of lockdowns and bomb threats unsettle many campuses.
Last week's incidents at two-year institutions in Virginia and Texas point to safety challenges at institutions with non-residential students, multiple campuses and a fraction of the counseling resources available at four-year institutions.
2 killed at community college in Kentucky. Financial aid director shot at Stevens Institute of Business & Arts. Plus a compilation of articles on gun violence and higher education.
Hundreds of college presidents sign open letters written by their colleagues, vowing to help Obama in curbing violence.
New preliminary research suggests that the risk of sexual assault for female undergraduates increases during study abroad.
Should colleges be ranked based on crime statistics? And if they should, why are two prominent rankings yielding such different results?
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