Students and Violence

Students and Violence
Aug 28, 2015
Fraternity members at an off-campus house near Old Dominion University are under fire for hanging sexist "welcome" signs -- behavior that offends many, but is a crude tradition at many colleges. Until now, few academic leaders have spoken out.

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June 16, 2014

What do faculty members do when their state permits guns on campus? Idaho illustrates the challenges.

June 10, 2014

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.

June 4, 2014

Overwhelming majority of campus leaders oppose idea of allowing concealed weapons at their institutions, study finds.

May 27, 2014

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.

May 19, 2014

Controversial Internet campaign "outing" an unnamed philosophy professor for alleged sexual assault and harassment attracts praise and criticism.

April 19, 2013

A wave of lockdowns and bomb threats unsettle many campuses.

April 15, 2013

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.

January 16, 2013

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.

December 20, 2012

Hundreds of college presidents sign open letters written by their colleagues, vowing to help Obama in curbing violence.

December 19, 2012

New preliminary research suggests that the risk of sexual assault for female undergraduates increases during study abroad.

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