Harvard Bans Sex Between Professors and Students

Harvard Bans Sex Between Professors and Students

Harvard University now has an official policy banning sexual relationships between professors and undergraduate students for the first time in the Ivy League school’s 350 year history. The change in policy was spurred by the U.S. Department of Education’s recent investigations into the way several universities, including Harvard, managed reports of sexual abuse and Title


MSU Professor Breaks Down ‘Hookup Culture’ In New E-Book

MSU Professor Breaks Down ‘Hookup Culture’ In New E-Book

Stephanie Amada, assistant professor of writing, rhetoric and American cultures at Michigan State University, really cares about her students and proved it by writing a book meant to break down the walls surrounding the “hookup culture” that is present on college campuses. Her book, Hooking Up: A Sexy Encounter With Choice, is meant to pull



Rutgers-Camden University Professors Find Web Security Seals to Increase Donations

Rutgers-Camden University Professors Find Web Security Seals to Increase Donations

Two Rutgers – Camden University accounting professors find that a security seal on a website meant to bring in charitable donations will receive more donations than websites intended for the same charitable purpose without a security seal. One of the accounting professors and researchers on this topic, Erica Harris, says “When you go to a


AP Computer Science Exam Lacking In Female and Minority Participants

AP Computer Science Exam Lacking In Female and Minority Participants

The 30th anniversary of the Advanced Placement computer science exam recently passed and with its birthday came a rise in the participants completing it, but also an underwhelming amount of females and minorities. The AP data shows some states missing females and/or minorities completely from the test There was a significant growth in the participation

UNC Professor’s Termination Announced In Wake of Fake Course Scandal

UNC Professor’s Termination Announced In Wake of Fake Course Scandal

Chancellor Carol Folt of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill sent out a letter on Wednesday stating that Jeanette Boxill, a professor in the philosophy department, was being fired for her role in the fraudulent classes that were brought to light in October. The now infamous Wainstein Report conducted by former U.S. Justice


Bowie State University Student Files Suit Against Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity

Bowie State University Student Files Suit Against Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity

Bowie State University student, Kevin Hayes, is filing a $3 million lawsuit against the Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity for the bullying, humiliating and beating he was subjected to for more than a year. Hayes claims to have reported his treatment to university officials, but nothing was done about it and the behavior continued. He said


Delta Gamma Fraternity In Hot Water After Sisters Post Racially Insensitive Photo On Instagram

Delta Gamma Fraternity In Hot Water After Sisters Post Racially Insensitive Photo On Instagram

The Delta Gamma sorority of the University of Maryland has yet again landed in hot water after a photo featuring a racially insensitive hashtag was posted on Instagram. A sister with the sorority posed happily with a “cake” comprised of wine, beer and cupcakes in celebration of her 21st birthday. Rather than writing the usual


Senate Judiciary Hearing Held Discuss Law Enforcement’s Role In Assaults On College Campuses

Senate Judiciary Hearing Held Discuss Law Enforcement’s Role In Assaults On College Campuses

There was a hearing with the Senate Judiciary subcommittee on Tuesday with a focus on how the use of law enforcement plays a role in the overwhelming number of sexual assaults on college campuses. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse of Rhode Island was on hand for the hearing and said, “I am concerned that law enforcement is

University of Mary Washington Halts Launch of Fraternities in Wake of UVA Scandal

University of Mary Washington Halts Launch of Fraternities in Wake of UVA Scandal

The University of Mary Washington has put a stop to the launch of any fraternities or sororities in the wake of the alleged group attack on a female student at a University of Virginia fraternity house. The halt in plans at the Fredericksburg, Virginia school’s president, Richard Hurley, said “While I recognize that these organizations


Report: ‘Complete College America’ Finds More Students Graduate Late Than On Time

Report: ‘Complete College America’ Finds More Students Graduate Late Than On Time

A recent report conducted by the Indianapolis based nonprofit organization, Complete College America, has data showing that more students are late graduating from both two and four year colleges than those who graduate on time. The report is called the “Four Year Myth” and says, “Students and parents know that time is money. The reality

Syracuse University Professor Taps Into Doctor Who Mania with Free Online Course

Syracuse University Professor Taps Into Doctor Who Mania with Free Online Course

Grab your sonic screwdrivers and get your bow ties ready! A new online course dedicated to the pop culture phenomenon that is Doctor Who will soon be headed to a computer near you, thanks to Professor Anthony Rotolo of Syracuse University. This new massive open online course, titled “Doctor Who in the Digital Age,” is


All UVA Fraternities Suspended After Release of Rolling Stone Report

All UVA Fraternities Suspended After Release of Rolling Stone Report

The suspension of all fraternities along with any scheduled activities they may have had, at the University of Virginia was announced on Saturday by university’s president, Teresa A. Sullivan. The suspension comes on the heels of a scathing article released by Rolling Stone magazine and will remain in effect until at least January 9th, while a


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