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Dartmouth Student's Project Asks Female Students To Look At Their Nether Regions

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Never before has a gift mirror caused so much controversy. According to Ivy Gate, on Oct. 18, Dartmouth women each received a handheld mirror in the...

The Most Beautiful College Libraries (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

On those nights when you're hunched over your books, over-tired, over-caffeinated and counting down the hours until your paper is due, take a break to...

The Jeanne Clery Act, Twenty Years Later: From Admitting to Addressing Campus Crime. Now What?

Jonathan Kassa | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Jonathan Kassa

November 8 is the 20th anniversary of the landmark Jeanne Clery Act, named for the first year student who was brutally raped and murdered in her residence hall.

Grad Student Uses HIV DNA To Make Music

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

University of Georgia graduate student Alexandra Pajak's new instrumental CD draws inspiration from an unlikely source -- HIV. "Sounds of HIV," rele...

Earn Good Grades, Get More Money?

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Traditionally, academic scholarships have been either merit or need-based -- but some states have taken steps towards blurring the distinction between...

Students Willing To Attend Colleges They Can't Afford

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

According to a new report, released by the College Board and higher education consulting firm Art & Science Group LLC, many students seriously conside...

The Best Of College A Cappella (WATCH)

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Pull out your dusty dinner jacket. Suddenly, a cappella is the hot new thing on campus. The Washington Post points out that, thanks to series of fac...

Crude Duke Frat E-mails Roil Campus

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Duke University fraternities Sigma Nu and Alpha Delta Phi ended what was a difficult month for the school by sending out derogatory and insulting Hall...

The 11 Best-Value Liberal Arts Colleges: Kiplinger List

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

The private financial advising company Kiplinger has added their own take to the vast array of college rankings available by determining the 200 best ...

University Of Memphis Students Beaten And Robbed

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Three University of Memphis students were attacked in their off-campus home by four masked assailants this weekend. Seniors Rich Harrell and Michael...

Is A College Class For $138 Too Good To Be True?

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Launched in 2008, for-profit online college course provider StraighterLine, Inc. is starting to capture media attention with its offer of general educ...

The 9 Most Expensive Dorms: Campus Grotto List

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

As tuition climbed an average of 7.9 percent at public colleges and 4.5 percent at private ones this fall, room and board costs weren't about to be le...

At George Washington University, First Openly Transgender Student Plays On Division 1 Team

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

On Monday, George Washington University junior Kye Allums came out publicly as the first openly transgender man to play on a Division 1 basketball tea...

Asian Students Attacked At Indiana University

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Eight Asian students at Indiana University were subjected to racial slurs and four were subsequently battered and robbed on early Sunday morning, acco...

The 11 Best-Value Private Universities: Kiplinger List

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Last week Kiplinger, a private financial advising company, released its Special Report on Best College Values. Using Peterson's data on more than 600 ...

Former Ohio U VP Arrested For Making Terrorist Threat

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Former Ohio University Assistant Vice President for Business Services Mark K. Hopton was arrested on Wednesday night for allegedly making a terrorist ...

13 Haunted Campuses (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

As Halloween rolls gustily around the corner, some of us might wax nostalgic for the hallowed eves of yore -- when we ate our weight in sugary sweets,...

Declan Sullivan Mourned At Notre Dame

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Thousands of students gathered at the University of Notre Dame yesterday to mourn Declan Sullivan, who died in an accident Wednesday. The Notre Dam...

Lessons of Justice for College Students: Grandpa versus Big Coal

Perry Binder | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Perry Binder

"This is not an environmental issue. This is about a little human being." -- Ed Wiley (Grandpa) speaking to West Virginia Governor Manchin While the ...

Are We Too Educated? 9 Occupations With Overqualified Workers

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

According to a recent Chronicle of Higher Education piece written by economist Richard Vedder, many Americans are grossly overeducated for the fields ...

At Dartmouth And Cornell, Students Shamed For Not Giving To Class Gift Funds

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Members of the Cornell and Dartmouth senior gift committees shamed their peers who opted not to contribute to senior class gift funds, according to th...

Bethune-Cookman University Says Professors Were Fired For Sex With Students

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Faced with accusations of denying due process to seven professors dismissed last year, Bethune-Cookman University countered that, in four cases, the p...

The Most And Least Sustainable Campuses

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Today, the Sustainable Endowments Institute released the fifth edition of its College Sustainability Report Card, which rates 322 colleges and univers...

Grieving On Facebook Can Provide Temporary Relief: Study

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

A new study shows that students who use social networking sites to mourn the victims of school shootings and cope with emotional repercussions may fee...

The Netflix For Voting? New Website Makes It Easier To Vote From Home

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Driven by a simple yet lofty vision -- to make it easier for more people to vote -- three graduate students at the Harvard Kennedy School developed a ...