Student services

New Mexico State's on-campus housing brings residence life to veteran families

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New Mexico State's veterans-only housing breaks new ground by keeping those students and their families on campus and integrating them into residence life.

New veteran support centers struggle to gain students' trust

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New support centers for veterans are popping up at colleges everywhere. But whether students trust that the office is worth their time depends on how it's put together, officials say.

Paul Quinn College gets eye glasses for 15 percent of its students

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Up to 15 percent of students at Paul Quinn College needed eye glasses but couldn't afford them. Thanks to a blend of conviction, fund-raising and serendipity, now they can.

Amid rape investigations, University of Montana requires all students to take tutorial before enrolling

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U. of Montana requires all students to take and pass online tutorial on sexual assault before registering. Some say the approach is appropriate on a campus marred by accusations of rape; others question its fairness.

Health centers adjust to new federal provision

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Health centers that don't adjust their billing practices for women's preventive services might see more students seeking care off-campus, thanks to a provision in the Affordable Care Act that takes effect today.

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Thu, 10/08/2015 to Sun, 10/11/2015

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More research needed on student veterans

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Existing research and discussion of student veterans doesn't recognize the diversity of the demographic. 

Education Department publishes final rules on campus crime reporting

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New rules from the Department of Education will require colleges to provide crime statistics on dating violence, domestic violence, and stalking, as well as on reported crimes that were determined to be unfounded.

College moves campus pastor out of chapel and into career counseling

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In a sign of the times, a college cuts its pastoral staff from 2 to 1, to move one of the clergy to the career center to provide a different type of guidance to students.

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