Students and Violence

Students and Violence
Feb 11, 2015
Columbia is introducing a new "sexual respect" education program -- said to include writing poetry and reflection papers -- but activists say the program will do little to prevent sexual assault.

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May 29, 2009

SAN FRANCISCO -- Among the greatest frustrations of campus mental health professionals is that those who need help the most may never seek out services that are available. “If you talk to college counseling directors about those on their campuses who have committed suicide, most of them never entered their centers," said Henry Chung, to many nods here, at a session at the annual meeting of the American College Health Association.

September 29, 2008

High school counselors remain divided on what they should tell colleges about the disciplinary records of applicants. Should admissions officers know if potential students were suspended?

August 18, 2008

National study suggests large population of students who consider taking their own lives -- and never seek counseling.

March 27, 2008

New research finds disconnect between campus officials, less than dazzling knowledge of key campus crime law and evidence that programs to prevent sexual assaults may be misdirected.

March 20, 2008

Student murders at or near several colleges have shaken nerves. Elsewhere, is there a diminished sense of safety?

February 15, 2008

Former graduate student opened fire in a lecture hall before turning the gun on himself.

November 2, 2007

A new FBI report offers a (less than complete) look at the overall nature of crimes at schools and colleges: most are assaults, vandalism or theft.

October 8, 2007

Students aren't signing up for text systems -- quickly installed by many campuses after the Virginia Tech killings -- as widely as some expected.

September 20, 2007

Campus safety experts respond to the much-debated Taser incident at University of Florida.

August 31, 2007

State report on Virginia Tech massacre exposes broad failures to share information -- and the need to close the gulf in student information that separates high school from college.

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