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Keeping Daughters Safe When They Go Off to College

GalTime | Posted 06.12.2015 | College
GalTime

The roller coaster of college acceptances and decisions is finally done, and pretty soon, you'll be hauling hampers and hangers and laptops to your daughter's first dorm room.

Bullies, Thieves and Boundaries: A Letter To My Daughter

Kathleen Buckstaff | Posted 12.13.2014 | Parents
Kathleen Buckstaff

I want you to always remember the girl with braces and braids who stood up for herself. You are worth protecting.

College Campus Safety: What Parents and Students Should Know

Avital Zeisler | Posted 06.29.2014 | College
Avital Zeisler

In a letter penned to the Senate Committee Appropriations leaders, Senators Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) and McCaskill (D-Miss.) called for an increase in the federal funding required for better investigation and appropriate enforcement of sexual assault laws.

President Obama's Task Force on College Sexual Assault

Malika Saada Saar | Posted 03.26.2014 | Politics
Malika Saada Saar

It is incomprehensible to me that college and university campuses remain unsafe places for young women. How is it that in 21st century America, when more and more women are entering institutions of higher learning, we are still so vulnerable to sexual violence?

Is Your College Student Safe?

Dr. Mike Metke | Posted 10.23.2013 | College
Dr. Mike Metke

A college once known as "the friendliest college in Texas" was friendly no more toward good students, but far too welcoming toward people without an educational purpose.

We Can't Live Up to the High Standards Set for Education by Allowing Guns on Campus

Jorge L. Díaz-Herrera, Ph.D. | Posted 03.02.2013 | College
Jorge L. Díaz-Herrera, Ph.D.

Where does the possession of guns fit in the realm of college conduct? Nowhere, because we care about the health of our colleges and the well-being of our communities.

Virginia Tech Seeks To Block Fine In Shooting Case

AP | KIMBERLY HEFLING | Posted 02.02.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON — Virginia Tech University says it acted appropriately in alerting the campus during the mass shooting in 2007 that left 33 people de...

Is Your Child Safe at College?

Richard C. Senelick, M.D. | Posted 10.03.2011 | Women
Richard C. Senelick, M.D.

In 1845, professors and college presidents felt they were dealing with students whose behavior was beyond their control. Fast forward 150 years. Do administrators and parents have similar concerns today?

Gunfire At UT Highlights Colleges' Response

AP | ERIC GORSKI | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Yet another campus shooting, this one at the University of Texas in Austin, provided a terrifying test of how colleges respond at a time when universi...