When it comes to access on college and university campuses, striking a balance has always posed a challenge. On the one hand is the need to limit access to those authorized to have it, whether that means students who have paid for dining services or faculty accessing labs or other facilities. On the other is the desire to make the process as efficient and user-friendly as possible. Old standards such as traditional door locks and plastic ID cards still serve their roles, but as with virtually every aspect of modern life, technology is bringing new opportunities.
Submitted by Ann McClure on Mon, 12/17/2012 - 6:57pm
Gov. Robert Bentley and other leaders today praised the partnership between the state and the University of Montevallo that makes the higher-educational institution the first in the nation to use virtual mapping of its entire campus to boost safety functions and operational efficiencies.
Submitted by Ann McClure on Tue, 12/04/2012 - 1:06am
Gravely wounded by an arrow fired into his head, a Wyoming college instructor still managed to wrestle with his 25-year-old son who carried out the attack and give his students time to flee the classroom, say police who hailed the actions as heroic.
Submitted by Ann McClure on Sun, 11/25/2012 - 6:02pm
Since the University of Colorado's Boulder and Colorado Springs campuses began segregating dorms for students with valid concealed-carry permits this year, not a single student has asked to live where guns are allowed.