Student life

Forget Friending -- Roommate Me

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For the first time, incoming students at San Francisco State U. can select who they want to live with by searching online profiles.

Momentum for Gender Neutrality

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Study finds more colleges -- especially in Northeast -- are amending anti-bias policies and adding options for housing and bathrooms.

Hazing Charges Against University Officials Dropped

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Indictments against Rider administrators had prompted colleges to redouble their commitments to stop abuse of students -- but at what cost?

Political Engagement 101

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Specific curricular approaches can move students beyond apathy and ignorance -- without necessarily changing their ideologies, new Carnegie study finds.

When Student Writing Could be a Red Flag

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Virginia Tech's creative writing faculty craft guidelines to help instructors and teaching assistants discern writing that may signal danger from prose that is just disturbing.

A College, and a Wardrobe, Get a Makeover

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Paul Quinn College establishes a mandatory dress code as part of a broad overhaul intended to reinvent the once-struggling institution.

The Vice President Who Disappeared

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Professors and students at Manhattanville are demanding to know why a popular administrator worked there one day and was gone the next.

Making Women Safer on Campus

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University of Kentucky takes evidence-based approach to combating violence against women -- and early results are promising.

Weighing the Reach of a Title IX Ruling

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Legal experts agree on significance of appeals court decision reinstating sexual assault lawsuit at U. of Colorado, but split on whether it puts unfair onus on colleges to monitor students.

Fighting for Your Right to Party

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Rowdy campus bashes present administrators with a balancing act: regulating events while not encouraging students to go "underground."


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