Student Wellness

Law School Litigation

What to expect in 2012

Jobs aren’t easy to come by these days. Instead of blaming the economy—or themselves—some students are blaming their alma maters.

After graduates from New York Law School and Thomas M. Cooley School of Law (Mich.) accused the schools of misinterpreting graduates’ employment and salary statistics and filed class action suits against them last summer, two firms have warned they are planning to go after other law schools this year.

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Chadima Investigation: U Of Wisconsin's Lack Of Off-Campus Alcohol Policy May Be Revisited

UW-Madison has no comprehensive policy governing the presence of alcohol at university events off-campus, an omission revealed Tuesday night with the release of a report that found a former senior UW athletic official had supplied alcohol to students — some under the legal drinking age of 21 — at a Rose Bowl party.

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Norfolk State U Officials Say Tide Station Poses Risk For Students

Because of their safety concerns for students on campus, Norfolk State University officials forced a $7 million relocation of the light-rail station across Brambleton Avenue, to move it away from the school.

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A Bridge to Recovery on Campus

Over the past several years recovery programs have been popping up at colleges, large and small, public and private. Now there are more than 20 programs, with more in the pipeline. Texas Tech University has used some $900,000 in federal grants to help campuses build programs.

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Florida A&M U Death: Vigilance Key To Changing Culture Of Hazing, Experts Say

The beating death of Florida A&M University drum major Robert Champion is forcing school administrators to take a hard look at how they deal with the culture of hazing, especially among the famed Marching 100 band.

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LSU Streams Fitness Videos and Healthy Lifestyle Tips Online Via Mediasite

Fitness webcasts delivered via Mediasite by Sonic Foundry, Inc. (Nasdaq: SOFO), can help you work off those holiday calories and get back in shape for 2012.

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Florida Colleges Ban Smoking

If you smoke, you may be breathing less easily on college campuses these days.

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CU-Boulder To Hire 'Campus Alcohol Agent'

University also clarifies rules for alcohol service at events

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Student Sent To Rehab In Columbia Univ. Drug Case

A Columbia University student who sold marijuana as part of a campus drug-dealing ring has begun a year of drug treatment that could get his charges dismissed, becoming a prominent example of a rehabilitation option expanded by a recent change to New York’s drug laws.

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Students With Painful Past Find A Fresh Start At Western Michigan University

WMU runs the largest Michigan program for former foster kids attending college, allowing them to stay in dorms over holiday breaks. This winter break, about 40 students are on campus.

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