Ex SMU Law School Dean Busted In Prostitution Sting

Ex SMU Law School Dean Busted In Prostitution Sting

John Attanasio, professor and former dean of Southern Methodist University’s Dedman School of Law, was arrested on prostitution charges on Sunday morning, according to arrest records from Collin County, Texas. Attanasio was arrested after answering an online ad on the classifieds site, Backpage.com and consented to pay $100 for an undisclosed sex act. The ad


UVA Reinstates Phi Kappa Psi Fraternity After Investigation Finds No Evidence Of Rape Claims

UVA Reinstates Phi Kappa Psi Fraternity After Investigation Finds No Evidence Of Rape Claims

After months of being suspended and under the intense scrutiny that followed the release of a now disputed article in Rolling Stone, the Phi Kappa Psi fraternity has now been reinstated, according to an official announcement on the University of Virginia website. Phi Kappa Psi along with all other fraternities and sororities on the UVA


Stanford Study Reveals Larger Online Class Sizes Have Little Impact On Student Success

Stanford Study Reveals Larger Online Class Sizes Have Little Impact On Student Success

A study performed by researchers from Stanford University and released by the American Economic Association finds that the size of online classes have little to no effect on students, their grades, their success or their desire to register in future online courses. The study is centered around regular classes that ordinary students would enroll in


Quinnipiac University Suspends Fraternity and Begins Hazing Investigation

Quinnipiac University Suspends Fraternity and Begins Hazing Investigation

The Tau Kappa Epsilon (TKE) fraternity of Quinnipiac University, has been suspended temporarily as an investigation begins to sort out allegations of hazing. As of Tuesday, one fraternity member has been expelled from the university and several others have been expelled and punished. More members may be subject to disciplinary actions once the investigation into


Marquette University Professor Suspended After Blasting TA In Blog Post

Marquette University Professor Suspended After Blasting TA In Blog Post

Professor of political science, John McAdams, has been suspended from Marquette University, a Catholic college in Milwaukee, after he publicly criticized a teaching assistant on his blog. McAdams went on the attack after he heard of an incident in a philosophy class taught by assistant instructor, Cheryl Abbate. The teaching assistant, reportedly told a student that


FSU Researchers Working On New Program To Reduce Anxiety Among Students and Veterans

FSU Researchers Working On New Program To Reduce Anxiety Among Students and Veterans

Researchers at Florida State University have a new computer program that may be the key to reducing both anxiety and the risk of suicide according to a recent study performed by the American Psychological Association. The new Cognitive Anxiety Sensitivity Treatment (CAST) program was designed and is being thoroughly tested by Dr. Brad Schmidt, who


FastTrain College Faces Federal Lawsuit After Questionable Recruitment Practices Come to Light

FastTrain College Faces Federal Lawsuit After Questionable Recruitment Practices Come to Light

Former Florida for-profit school, FastTrain College, is under fire after claims of questionable admissions practices and falsified documents came to light amid a lawsuit filed in Miami, which stemmed from an FBI raid in 2012. According to the claims filed in federal court, FastTrain hired exotic dancers and instructed them to “dress provocatively while they

University of Oregon’s Graduate Student Teachers Go On Strike As Contract Negotiations Stall

University of Oregon’s Graduate Student Teachers Go On Strike As Contract Negotiations Stall

The University of Oregon experienced the first day of a strike orchestrated by the Graduate Teaching Fellowship Federation in the hopes of garnering a better benefits package. The graduate student teachers at the university are picketing during the last week of school before final exams end the term next week  and in an attempt to make a


President of Eckerd College Writes Open Letter to Students About Preventing Sexual Assaults On Campus

President of Eckerd College Writes Open Letter to Students About Preventing Sexual Assaults On Campus

Last week, President Donald Eastman of Eckerd College sent out a letter directed at all students and faculty with his thoughts on how to prevent sexual assaults on campus. In his open letter published in full by the Current, Eastman stated “You know that these incidents are almost always preceded by consumption, often heavy consumption,


The Conflict Kitchen Raises Appetites and Questions on the University of Pittsburgh Campus

The Conflict Kitchen Raises Appetites and Questions on the University of Pittsburgh Campus

The Conflict Kitchen, by all appearances is a small lunch hangout for students of the University of Pittsburgh, but there is much more to this eatery than a good location and an eyebrow raising name. The name alone brings questions to mind, which are easily answered by the menu presented by the eatery as well as

Lawsuits Filed Against Harvard University and the University of North Carolina Over Admissions Issues

Lawsuits Filed Against Harvard University and the University of North Carolina Over Admissions Issues

Harvard University and the University of North Carolina had two lawsuits filed against them on Monday claiming that the universities engaged in improper racial bias to determine admissions eligibility. The new complaints were filed with the federal courts in Boston, Massachusetts and Greensboro, North Carolina, according to Edward Blue, the director of the Project on


Chegg and Blackboard Team Up to Launch New Project for Students and Teachers

Chegg and Blackboard Team Up to Launch New Project for Students and Teachers

Chegg, the self-directed learning services giant and Blackboard Inc have teamed up to create new services for students and teachers. As a stand alone company, Chegg has formed services under Chegg Study, Chegg Tutor and Chegg Career Center. Each of these services were designed with the intent to help students understand their homework and impending


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