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A recently enacted state law requires all institutions in the California State University and University of California systems -- plus community colleges that maintain student housing facilities -- to provide students raised in foster care with priority campus housing year-round. Luckily for these schools, they've gotten a head start on providing housing and other support services for this group.

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Reconciliation Act to Provide Better Funding

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Since the January 12 earthquake that decimated Haiti, U.S. colleges and universities have continued to carry out aid initiatives to support relief efforts. As would be expected, some of those efforts are more traditional (think fundraisers and collection drives), while others involve technology (including social media, websites, and wikis). Other institutions have taken more creative measures.

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Gustavus Adolphus College (Minn.) opened a satellite clinic for students who may have influenza.

Colleges and universities turn to food delivery, quarantine to serve ill students

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Education the main weapon against swine flu

Heath center staff at the University of Georgia have heard from hundreds of students with flulike symptoms.

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