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Campus Overload: December, 2011

Posted at 08:59 AM ET, 12/07/2011

Upper Iowa University restructures to better serve working students

President Alan G. Walker shares his strategies for serving students on a traditional campus, at satellite campuses, online and overseas.

By Alan G. Walker  |  08:59 AM ET, 12/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:10 PM ET, 11/29/2011

Ohio State football coach Urban Meyer’s salary: $4 million

At a time when college football programs are coming under fire for lionizing their coaches, Ohio State University hired Meyer and agreed to pay him $4 million a year.

By Jenna Johnson  |  02:10 PM ET, 11/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:51 PM ET, 11/28/2011

Lessons from Syracuse, Penn State and Duke on responding to scandal

As university scandals unfold, and more facts are made public, academic or athletics leaders sometimes face criticism for their initial statements.

By Jenna Johnson  |  02:51 PM ET, 11/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:20 AM ET, 11/28/2011

Is it cheating to take study drugs?

Are study drugs the equivalent of academic steroids?

By Jenna Johnson  |  10:20 AM ET, 11/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:21 PM ET, 11/23/2011

Thanksgiving in the dorms: White Castle stuffing

No, seriously, it’s a real recipe. And you can make it in your dorm microwave.

By Jenna Johnson  |  05:21 PM ET, 11/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:02 PM ET, 11/23/2011

The 2012 Rhodes Scholars and their fascinating lives

This was a rather interesting year for news about the Rhodes scholarship.

By Jenna Johnson  |  01:02 PM ET, 11/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:50 PM ET, 11/22/2011

Arrests of American students in Cairo prompting safety questions

Study abroad officials say the arrest of three students studying abroad is no reason to panic.

By Jenna Johnson  |  03:50 PM ET, 11/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:20 PM ET, 11/21/2011

Penn State’s lesser-known fallen icons: Spanier, Curley and Schultz

Most people had heard of Penn State Coach Joe Paterno, but few had heard of President Graham Spanier, Athletic Director Tim Curley and Vice President Gary Schultz.

By Jenna Johnson  |  04:20 PM ET, 11/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:05 PM ET, 11/16/2011

Teach for America wants to recruit more Hispanic teachers

Teach for America and the Hispanic Scholarship Fund partnered last month to urge more Latino college students to consider a career in education.

By Jenna Johnson  |  02:05 PM ET, 11/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:56 PM ET, 11/14/2011

Klout scores: Do they belong on résumés?

Some people are putting the measure of social media influence on their résumés. But is that a good idea?

By Jenna Johnson  |  06:56 PM ET, 11/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:35 PM ET, 11/14/2011

Chinese students enroll in record numbers at U.S. colleges

The number of Chinese undergraduates on U.S. campuses in the last school year increased 43 percent from the previous year, according to a report.

By Jenna Johnson  |  01:35 PM ET, 11/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:43 PM ET, 11/10/2011

Penn State students plan candlelight vigil, raise money for victims

While some Penn State students rioted in downtown State College last night, others began to plan a candlelight vigil for Friday night.

By Jenna Johnson  |  03:43 PM ET, 11/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:51 PM ET, 11/09/2011

Did Penn State officials violate the Clery Act?

The U.S. Department of Education is investigating if Penn State officials violated a federal law that requires colleges to disclose allegations of sexual assault on campus.

By Jenna Johnson  |  07:51 PM ET, 11/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:02 PM ET, 11/09/2011

GWU students can keep credits from untaught classes

George Washington University students who received “A” grades in a class that was never taught will be refunded their money and allowed to keep their class credits.

By Jenna Johnson  |  04:02 PM ET, 11/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:34 PM ET, 11/09/2011

Penn State students rally to support coach Joe Paterno

Hundreds of Penn State students took to the streets Tuesday night to support football coach Joe Paterno and protest Penn State President Graham Spanier.

By Jenna Johnson  |  02:34 PM ET, 11/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:42 AM ET, 11/09/2011

Michelle Obama’s tips for applying to college

The first lady gave a group of local high school students some pointers on applying to college.

By Jenna Johnson  |  02:42 AM ET, 11/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:37 AM ET, 11/08/2011

GWU professor resigns, accused of not teaching

George Washington University is investigating allegations that an associate professor did not teach some of her classes but gave all of those students As.

By Jenna Johnson  |  10:37 AM ET, 11/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:17 PM ET, 11/07/2011

Active bystanders: Colleges teach students how to help

Many colleges are teaching students what they should do in emergency situations to more quickly react.

By Jenna Johnson  |  01:17 PM ET, 11/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:28 AM ET, 11/07/2011

Penn State students react to Jerry Sandusky arrest

Students protest outside trustees meeting and start online petitions asking for president to be fired.

By Jenna Johnson  |  10:28 AM ET, 11/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:50 PM ET, 11/02/2011

U-Va. researchers track causes of student deaths

The director of student health at the University of Virginia is trying to track how college students die.

By Jenna Johnson  |  04:50 PM ET, 11/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

 

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