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Campus Overload: January, 2012

Posted at 10:52 AM ET, 01/31/2012

Vassar College accidentally accepts students

Bianka Zalenska was among the 76 students who were told they had been accepted when they had really been rejected.

By Jenna Johnson  |  10:52 AM ET, 01/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 01/28/2012

Bill Clinton named “Wonk of the Year” by American University

“I love being wonky,” the 42nd president told American University students Friday night.

By Jenna Johnson  |  10:00 AM ET, 01/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:48 AM ET, 01/27/2012

Getting rejected from your dream school(s) isn’t a bad thing

Eric N. Harris, a junior at the University of Maryland, shares his experience with getting rejected over and over.

By Eric N. Harris  |  09:48 AM ET, 01/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:18 PM ET, 01/25/2012

Wisconsin athletic official accused of groping student

By Jenna Johnson  |  04:18 PM ET, 01/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:41 PM ET, 01/24/2012

Brain drain: States that lose the most college students

New Jersey exported the most college freshmen in 2008, with a net loss of 27,343. Meanwhile, Pennsylvania had a net gain of 14,341 students.

By Jenna Johnson  |  12:41 PM ET, 01/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:29 PM ET, 01/19/2012

University presidents pitch in as professors

A number of university and college presidents teach in addition to running the school.

By Jenna Johnson  |  04:29 PM ET, 01/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:11 AM ET, 01/18/2012

Wikipedia blackout hasn’t really freaked out students, has it?

Are students really freaking out more than everyone else? I doubt it for these five reasons.

By Jenna Johnson  |  11:11 AM ET, 01/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:46 PM ET, 01/17/2012

CDC: Binge drinking isn’t just a college problem

The age group that binge drinks most often (five to six times a month) is the over-65 crowd.

By Jenna Johnson  |  01:46 PM ET, 01/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:46 PM ET, 01/09/2012

Presidential mansions: Historic landmarks, iconic gathering spots, lightning rods for controversy

Unlike most facilities on campus, spending money on the president’s home easily attracts controversy: How much is too much to spend? How much luxury is allowed?

By Jenna Johnson  |  06:46 PM ET, 01/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:15 PM ET, 01/06/2012

Should colleges promote favorable rankings?

In 2007, a group of university and college presidents pledged to not promote college rankings.

By Jenna Johnson  |  02:15 PM ET, 01/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:13 AM ET, 01/06/2012

Rankings of gay-friendly colleges are all the rage — but are these lists accurate?

In the college admissions industry, LGBT students have become a target audience.

By Jenna Johnson  |  11:13 AM ET, 01/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:15 PM ET, 01/05/2012

Some appalled Iowans want journalism professor Stephen Bloom fired

After he wrote a critical essay about Iowans, some are calling for University of Iowa professor Stephen Bloom to lose his tenure.

By Jenna Johnson  |  01:15 PM ET, 01/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:26 PM ET, 01/03/2012

Who will win Iowa? Washington & Lee students guess Mitt Romney

Washington and Lee University students cast their predictions for the Iowa caucus.

By Jenna Johnson  |  04:26 PM ET, 01/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

 

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