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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When Law Takes Effect, Guns Will Be Legal On University of Wisconsin Campuses, But Not In Buildings

Come November, Badger fans may tailgate while armed but will still be forbidden from bringing their guns inside stadiums, classrooms or any other buildings at the flagship UW-Madison campus and the University of Wisconsin System's 26 campuses statewide, officials confirmed Thursday.

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A Lesson Plan on Bed Bug Infestations

Critical steps for avoiding major complications


Everyone has heard that bed bugs are on the rise, and there is no end in sight. These invasive parasites bring a host of serious complications, and the unfortunate truth is that many educational facility personnel are not recognizing the potential threat they are facing.

Behind the News

The tornadoes that ripped across the South in April devastated everything in their paths. Some institutions had to close their doors before semester’s end.