SMU President Creates Sex Crimes Task Force To Review School’s Student Conduct System

Facing heightened scrutiny from concerned alumni and the Dallas County district attorney, Southern Methodist University announced that it will form a task force to evaluate how it handles sexual assault reports.

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Student Accused of Invasion of Privacy at Princeton

A Princeton University student has been charged with invasion of privacy after a fellow student accused him of taking sexually explicit photographs of him while he slept.

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A New Era in Lab Safety

Managing risk, creating a culture of safety, and reducing energy costs and climate impact

Over the last few years, high-profile laboratory incidents at major institutions have made front-page headlines. The latest resulting in the death of a graduate student at UCLA, and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and Department of Justice’s (DOJ’s) decision to pursue criminal charges against both UCLA and the individual principal investigator (PI) in charge of the lab. The UCLA tragedy and another high profile accident at Texas Tech University (which also resulted in casualties) have altered the way OSHA is approaching enforcement in research lab settings.

Dartmouth Tightens Up On College Parties

Dartmouth College administrators have sent the message that hazing among Greek organizations will not be tolerated.

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Crisis Readiness: the Virginia's Community College System's Report

After the Virginia Tech campus shootings in 2007, the Virginia Community College System formed a task force and stages an annual summit to make sure that its 23 colleges are prepared. Read the findings here.

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UT-Austin Was Just One Of Three Campuses Disrupted By Bomb Threats Friday

Thousands of people streamed off three college campuses Friday after bomb threats prompted officials to issue evacuation orders for schools in Texas, North Dakota and Ohio.

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With The Lure Of Free Lattes, SMU Urges Students To Watch Safety Videos

An interesting tweet popped up on my feed today from @SMU. The message for students: watch a Youtube video and win free lattes.

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Bullied Grand View Student Sues University, Athletes Over Broken Jaw

A diminutive Grand View University student whose jaw was broken after dorm mates wrapped him in carpet, beat him and let him fall to the ground with his arms immobilized by duct tape and rope has sued the school and six of its students based on alleged negligence and bullying.

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Education Secretary Reinstates Half Of Va. Tech Fine

U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan reinstated half of a fine levied against Virginia Tech, ruling that university officials failed to issue a timely warning on the day of the deadly campus shooting in April 2007.

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FAMU Hazing Death Leads To FDLE Investigation And Administrator's Arrest

The director of special events at Florida A&M University has been arrested and charged with eight counts of fraud related to travel expenses, according to the Florida Department of Law Enforcement.

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