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Campus Overload: September, 2012

Posted at 04:03 PM ET, 09/28/2012

Friday Five: burning couches, party schools, diversity in admissions and more

West Virginia U. students urged not to burn couches, college bars allegedly dying and more.

By Jenna Johnson  |  04:03 PM ET, 09/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:39 AM ET, 09/26/2012

Tennessee frat suspended following ‘butt chugging’

A 20-year-old college student was hospitalized after allegedly consuming wine through his rectum.

By Jenna Johnson  |  11:39 AM ET, 09/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:13 AM ET, 09/25/2012

NYU opens ‘study away’ center in D.C.

NYU students interning in Washington now have a dorm.

By Jenna Johnson  |  11:13 AM ET, 09/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:25 PM ET, 09/24/2012

What in the world is a MOOC?

As more colleges offer free online classes to the masses, MOOC has become a buzzword.

By Jenna Johnson  |  02:25 PM ET, 09/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:23 PM ET, 09/21/2012

U-Va. board to accreditors: “There is no more explanation to give.”

The U-Va. Board of Visitors responded Thursday to questions raised by its accrediting agency.

By Jenna Johnson  |  08:23 PM ET, 09/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:53 PM ET, 09/21/2012

Friday Five: private school crime reports, sign language research, baby panda alert and more

Private school crime reports, sign language research and more.

By Jenna Johnson  |  04:53 PM ET, 09/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:02 PM ET, 09/14/2012

Friday Five: Penn State’s renaming campaign, breastfeeding in class and more

Five interesting things that happened this week.

By Jenna Johnson  |  05:02 PM ET, 09/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:43 PM ET, 09/13/2012

U-Va. board elects its first African-American leader, Richmond lawyer George Keith Martin

George Keith Martin is elected vice rector of the U-Va. Board of Visitors.

By Jenna Johnson and Donna St. George  |  07:43 PM ET, 09/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:26 PM ET, 09/13/2012

Postscript on the AU breastfeeding story

The American University student newspaper reports that the professor at the subject of debate has apologized to student journalists.

By Nick Anderson  |  06:26 PM ET, 09/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:56 PM ET, 09/13/2012

U-Va. faculty leader: ‘This crisis has not gone away’

The leader of the U-Va. Faculty Senate demanded answers from the governing board on Thursday.

By Jenna Johnson and Donna St. George  |  04:56 PM ET, 09/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:52 PM ET, 09/13/2012

U-Va. board starts live broadcasting meetings online

Following calls for more transparency, the governing board starts streaming its meeting online.

By Jenna Johnson  |  02:52 PM ET, 09/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:31 AM ET, 09/11/2012

U-Va. Rector Helen Dragas publicly criticizes predecessor

“I was unaware that when he gave me the key to the Rotunda, he kept a figurative duplicate for himself,” U-Va. Rector Helen E. Dragas told the New York Times Magazine.

By Jenna Johnson  |  09:31 AM ET, 09/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:00 PM ET, 09/10/2012

Tons of advice for student newspaper editors (and blog editors, too)

Tips from all over the web for leading a student newspaper or blog.

By Jenna Johnson  |  05:00 PM ET, 09/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:41 PM ET, 09/07/2012

Friday Five: Hockey culture, back-to-school commercials, Pell Grants and more

A handful of interesting articles from the higher-education world that you should read.

By Jenna Johnson  |  03:41 PM ET, 09/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:05 PM ET, 09/07/2012

Virginia Tech’s largest class invites Obama to a foreign policy discussion (VIDEO)

A dramatic, gregarious professor known as “The Plaid Avenger” sends the president a video invite.

By Jenna Johnson  |  01:05 PM ET, 09/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:32 PM ET, 09/06/2012

Ann Romney, Michelle Obama and broke 20-somethings

Ann Romney and Michelle Obama both mentioned being young and short on money.

By Jenna Johnson  |  03:32 PM ET, 09/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:42 AM ET, 09/06/2012

U-Va. spent $34,742 on board retreat

The University of Virginia spent $34,742.50 on a two-day retreat and orientation for its governing board in August.

By Jenna Johnson  |  11:42 AM ET, 09/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:56 PM ET, 09/05/2012

Learning the campus lingo

Each college has its own lingo of acronyms, nicknames or Urban-Dictionary-type terms.

By Jenna Johnson  |  03:56 PM ET, 09/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

 

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