U.S. Drug Charges for 2 Former Wesleyan Students Linked to Overdoses | The New York Times

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May 262015
 
U.S. Drug Charges for 2 Former Wesleyan Students Linked to Overdoses | The New York Times

Federal prosecutors on Friday said that two Wesleyan University students had sold a popular club drug known as Molly on campus for more than a year before a harrowing night in February when several students were hospitalized with drug overdoses, including one who nearly died.

Opinion: I didn’t think it was possible to enjoy college without alcohol until I went to grad school on a dry campus | The Washington Post

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May 262015
 
Opinion: I didn’t think it was possible to enjoy college without alcohol until I went to grad school on a dry campus | The Washington Post

I’m getting my master’s degree at a university with a dry campus — no booze in sight. Spring concerts, soccer games, orientations, all of these happen at the American University of Beirut … sober.

Former Clemson University official files prosecution suit | The Associated Press

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May 222015
 
Former Clemson University official files prosecution suit |  The Associated Press

The former executive secretary of the Clemson University board of trustees has filed a malicious prosecution lawsuit seeking millions in damages after he says he was fired for questioning excessive pay raises for administrators.

Campus Sexual Assault: More Awareness Hasn’t Solved Root Issues | US News & World Report

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May 222015
 
Campus Sexual Assault: More Awareness Hasn't Solved Root Issues | US News & World Report

In the year since the Obama administration intensified its call for colleges and universities to better prevent and respond to sexual assault, most schools have focused on implementing training and awareness programs on campus for students and employees, often with tens of thousands of dollars in funding from federal grant programs.

Anonymous Posters Attack Lena Dunham and Columbia Student Over Assault Claims | Time

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May 222015
 
Anonymous Posters Attack Lena Dunham and Columbia Student Over Assault Claims | Time

Large posters were hung late Tuesday night near Columbia University accusing actress Lena Dunham and Emma Sulkowicz, a student who graduated from the school this week, of lying about their experiences of sexual assault.

Brody School of Medicine ranks 4th in production of family doctors | WNCT

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May 212015
 
Brody School of Medicine ranks 4th in production of family doctors | WNCT

Updated: May 20, 2015 6:03 PM EDT By WNCT STAFF To view news video at WNCT, click here. GREENVILLE, N.C. – The Brody School of Medicine is getting national attention for turning out a lot of family doctors. The school ranks fourth in the nation for producing family docs. Almost 19 percent of Brody graduates […]

UNC search panel debates how to identify next leader | The News & Observer

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May 212015
 
UNC search panel debates how to identify next leader | The News & Observer

The University of North Carolina is arguably the best public higher education system in the nation, but finding a superb president to lead it will be like looking for a needle in a haystack, consultants told a UNC search committee Wednesday.