Risk Management

Steps to Greater Latino College Completion

With Latinos now representing one in six U.S. residents, the international competitiveness of the nation will depend on the academic success of Latino students, notes the opening of a recent College Board report on Latino college completion. Although the national average of 25- to 34-year-olds in 2009 who had attained an associate degree or higher was 41 percent, just 19 percent of Latinos had done so.

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Boca Dad Files $180 Million Suit Against Cornell For Son's Death

The father of a Cornell University freshman who committed suicide by jumping from a high bridge spanning a gorge is suing the college for $180 million in damages.

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U of Central Arkansas Event Focuses On Campus Safety

The University of Central Arkansas Physical Plant worked with the UCA police department, administration, the UCA Student Government Association and university housing student leaders for the second Operation Safe Walk event Thursday night in an attempt to identify safety hazards around the UCA campus.

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Alabama A&M Says Crime On Decline So Far In 2011

With a variety of new approaches and a new police chief, Alabama A&M is aiming to lower its high crime statistics that are among the worst in the state.

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Univ Of California, Berkeley Looking To Avoid 2nd Clash With Protesters

Mocked and criticized, UC Berkeley administrators are softening their defense of the violent response by campus police against protesters, and say they hope to avoid similar aggression this week at a planned student walkout.

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The Psychological Impact of Cyber Bullying

School violence, the threat of violence, and harassment continues to worry educators locally, nationally and internationally. Although violence exits in its rawest form, i.e., shootings, rape, kidnapping, and bomb threats; more passive and pervasive forms of harassment and/or bullying also exist.

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Reports: Safety At Issue In U of Wisconsin Madison Electrician's Electrocution

A state investigation into the death of a UW-Madison employee electrocuted in July found the university had violated three safety codes, according to a report released to the State Journal on Tuesday.

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Drew University, Caldwell College Will Remain Closed Tuesday Due To Power Outages

Caldwell College and Drew University will be among the colleges closed for a second day Tuesday because of power problems.

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Post-Storm: Some Colleges Resume Classes; Others, Not Yet

Life is getting back to normal at some of the colleges most affected by the late October snowstorm, but not all. Students at Western Connecticut State University in Danbury returned to classes Tuesday.

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Suspicious Fires Close Two Buildings At Sacramento State

Fires that authorities called suspicious shut down two buildings at California State University, Sacramento, on Thursday afternoon, and another burned in a garbage can outside a third building.

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