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Identifying Campus Sexual Predators

24-10-2014

Identifying Campus Sexual Predators

We need a law requiring colleges and universities to share information about potential serial campus sexual predators with each other and with law enforcement. The emerging details about Jesse Matthew, the suspect arrested in the disappearance of missing UVA college student Hannah Graham, may be a tragic example of...

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No Mention Of Alcohol With Universities'…

24-10-2014

No Mention Of Alcohol With Universities' Jell-O Jiggler Products Until Reporters Asked

When Louisiana State University was considering a proposal to allow Jell-O to use its school image on a mold kit, there was no mention of whether the product would ever be used for alcohol. The mold kit, called Jell-O Jigglers, came out in August , just ahead of tailgating season...

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5 Lessons We Wish We Were Taught in Scho…

24-10-2014

5 Lessons We Wish We Were Taught in School

I left high school with a clear vision -- to get crazy drunk on a beach with my friends and let the stress of the last few intensive years of education wash over me. Like many of us all I cared about were the short-term gains; the feeling I got...

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Failures In Oversight Worsened UNC Acade…

24-10-2014

Failures In Oversight Worsened UNC Academic Fraud

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) -- An alarming lack of institutional oversight at the University of North Carolina allowed an academic fraud scandal to run unchecked for nearly two decades and has the school reeling from the scandal's fallout. The latest investigation found that university leaders, faculty members and staff missed or...

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University Of Minnesota Reminds Students…

24-10-2014

University Of Minnesota Reminds Students Not To Be Racist For Halloween

In a letter that starts off by mentioning the "crisp air," a letter the University of Minnesota sent to students this week reminds them not to be jerks when they pick out their Halloween costumes....

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Notre Dame Receiver Justin Brent Gets Co…

24-10-2014

Notre Dame Receiver Justin Brent Gets Cozy With Porn Star Lisa Ann

A freshman receiver at Notre Dame has caught our attention -- off the field....

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College Sports

Ex-Wolverine York gets 7-day j…

24-10-2014

Former Michigan Wolverines receiver Csont'e York sentenced to seven days in jail...

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JMU to Remain in FCS for Now

24-10-2014

James Madison apparently won't join Old Dominion in the Football Bowl Subdivision anytime soon, according to PilotOnline.com....

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New Suit Claims Failure to Pay…

24-10-2014

The latest step in the litigation craze that is currently sweeping college sports involves an alleged class action against the NCAA and all DI schools claiming that the athletes are employees and thus are entitled to be paid wages for...

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Texas Preparing to Spend $10,0…

24-10-2014

Between the additional amount necessary for the full cost of attendance and a $5,000 stipend, Texas is readying itself to absorb a new cost of approximately $10,000 per athlete according to a report by Michael Lindenberger of the Dallas Morning...

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Arizona State Cans IMG

24-10-2014

Arizona State terminated its contract with IMG for failure to meet contractual obligations which was apparently based in part on an inability to provide sufficient coverage and interest in Arizona, Las Vegas and California according to a report by Jeff...

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College Sports Being Viewed as…

24-10-2014

Several professors take a hard hitting and critical view of the current collegiate sports model in light of the recent scandal at North Carolina in a piece appearing in The Chronicle of Higher Education....

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Marshall Hires PR Firm

24-10-2014

In light of the new football playoff system and with the hope of getting a top tier bowl, Marshall University has hired a public relations firm to assist it keeping its profile and accomplishments as well known as possible according...

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College Bound

Don't Hide From MBA Admissions Backgroun…

24-10-2014

Be honest and open on your applications and there's no need to worry. ...

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Students Teach School Counselors to Use …

23-10-2014

College Summit hosts a series of App-a-thons to teach counselors and students about new mobile and web apps to help in the college-search process....

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Career Tech Programs Work to Strengthen …

23-10-2014

At a conference this week, leaders from New Jersey and Virginia share efforts to engage local employers in career technical education efforts in high schools....

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Draft an Application to These Constructi…

23-10-2014

Students can find free money many for a number of construction-related careers, including architecture and civil engineering. ...

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U.S. News Twitter Chat: Top College Appl…

23-10-2014

School counselors and college admissions experts will dish advice on submitting error-free college applications. ...

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Vocational Pathways Approved for Graduat…

22-10-2014

Students in New York state will soon have the option to replace one of the history exams now required for graduation with a career-focused art or science exam...

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Free AP Classes Offered Through Massive …

22-10-2014

Rice University launches edX course in AP biology, environmental science, and physics, although they are not endorsed by the College Board....

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Get the Facts About Borrowing Specialize…

22-10-2014

Students studying fields related to medicine or nursing have access to expanded federal loan programs. ...

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Look at Health Care Trends, Growth to Re…

22-10-2014

Students should make sure their online program offers some training in health informatics and telemedicine....

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