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Fired Texas A&M Executive Says Showing Knife Was A Joke

A longtime adviser to Gov. Rick Perry, upset over his abrupt firing at a Texas university, admitted Thursday he told staff he would surrender his office keys only if "anyone is man enough to take them" -- all while brandishing a pocketknife in what police called a "nonthreatening" way.

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Gun-Rights Advocates Want Next U Of Utah Prez To Allow Arms On Campus

A Utah gun-rights group is asking its members to pressure state officials to consider only University of Utah presidential candidates who have an expansive view of citizens’ rights to arm themselves on campus.

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Fire Burns Through Union County College Kitchen Saturday Night

A kitchen fire Saturday night left part of the Union County College campus unusable for the next few days, according to college officials.

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Safety Dance

Campus Safety and Security, Onondaga Community College

Faculty and staff at every college and university in the United States like to talk about the real-world, hands-on education it imparts to its students.

At Onondaga Community College, part of the State University of New York system, a select group of students are not only rolling up their sleeves and getting their hands dirty in preparation for future careers, but also saving the school money while making its campus safer.

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Injured Hawk, A Hopkins Fixture, Is Put To Sleep

Kathy Woods tried everything she could think of to save the female red-tailed hawk that was injured last year by crashing into a library window at the Johns Hopkins University.

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Key Enhancements

Facilities Management, University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Doors have locks, of course—both traditional and electronic locks. For years, at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, creating the keys and access cards to allow staff to get into offices, laboratories, classrooms, and residence halls was a completely manual and time-consuming task: Users printed a hard copy of a request form, filled it out, passed it along for an approval signature, and sent it via campus mail to facilities management.

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Drinking Tickets Get Added Intervention At UW-Madison

University of Wisconsin-Madison officials are now requiring most students who get an alcohol-related citation to take a course on the risks of alcohol abuse.

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CU-Boulder Officials Concerned About Mix Of Adderall, Booze

College health officials are becoming increasingly concerned about students mixing alcohol with stimulants such as Adderall or energy drinks, said Donald Misch, the University of Colorado's chief of health and wellness.

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Student Safety Given Priority At University of Michigan After Sex Assaults

On a hot, busy Friday as thousands of students settled into their new homes for the academic year, the police chiefs of Ann Arbor and the University of Michigan were handing out public safety literature.

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