PicoFeed The Chronicle of Higher Education | Students http://www.chronicle.com/section/Students/19/ 2018-03-20T09:41:41-04:00 The Chronicle of Higher Education Handling Sexual-Assault Accusations http://chronicle.com/resource/handling-sexual-assault-accusa/6556/ 2018-03-13T13:05:00-04:00 Make a mistake responding to sexual-abuse allegations, and it can damage your college’s reputation and cost it hundreds of thousands of dollars. Here’s the latest news on complying with federal gender-equity law. College Students Want Free Speech — Sort Of http://www.chronicle.com/article/College-Students-Want-Free/242792 2018-03-12T01:00:00-04:00 A new Gallup survey of college students shows overwhelming support for open learning environments on campus, but also for hate-speech restrictions and campus speech codes. By Emma Kerr In a Fight Against Depression, UCLA Relies on Technology http://www.chronicle.com/article/In-a-Fight-Against-Depression/242778 2018-03-08T19:18:24-05:00 The university hopes to eliminate depression by the end of the century. The effort begins on its own campus, where online screenings and downloadable apps supplement in-person counseling. By Bianca Quilantan Anita Hill Will Speak at Wesleyan’s Commencement After First Choice Is Accused of Sexual Comments http://www.chronicle.com/article/Anita-Hill-Will-Speak-at/242717 2018-03-01T17:08:00-05:00 Daniel Handler, the author of the Series of Unfortunate Events books, stepped aside as graduation speaker at Wesleyan University, in Connecticut. By Fernanda Zamudio-Suaréz Richard Spencer Will Speak at Michigan State — Way Out on a Farm http://www.chronicle.com/article/Richard-Spencer-Will-Speak-at/242684 2018-02-28T14:06:00-05:00 The white supremacist is scheduled to speak on Monday at the university’s Pavilion for Agriculture and Livestock Education, in an auditorium typically used for livestock auctions. By Sarah Brown Colleges Can’t Completely Shield Undocumented Students if DACA Lapses. Here’s What They Can Do. http://www.chronicle.com/article/Colleges-Can-t-Completely/242643 2018-02-26T20:22:32-05:00 Anxiety and frustration hang above undocumented students and the faculty and staff members who are trying to support them. By Bianca Quilantan College Board President’s Letter, Prompted by School Shooting, Sparks Criticism http://www.chronicle.com/article/College-Board-President-s/242604 2018-02-21T21:51:00-05:00 Was this the right time, critics asked David Coleman, to hail the value of the AP Program or to grade the views of a survivor of the recent high-school massacre? By Eric Hoover Battling Sexual Assault on Campus http://chronicle.com/resource/battling-sexual-assault-on-cam/6283/ 2018-02-21T13:37:00-05:00 The heat is on colleges to prevent sexual violence and to respond to reports of it. Here are college officials’ legal obligations and what strategies they are using. The Urgent Plea of an Undocumented Trustee http://www.chronicle.com/article/The-Urgent-Plea-of-an/242591 2018-02-20T18:56:00-05:00 “Dreamers” must stay in school, and lawmakers must provide a path forward, says Jorge Reyes Salinas, a student trustee for the California State University system. By Katherine Mangan Turning Point USA Is Accused of Abandoning Kent State Chapter Following Diaper Fiasco http://www.chronicle.com/article/Turning-Point-USA-Is-Accused/242581 2018-02-16T19:03:52-05:00 The ex-president of the campus chapter says the conservative organization’s top leaders muzzled her and threw her group “under the bus” after its October event was lampooned on social media. By Michael Vasquez After 2016 Election, Campus Hate Crimes Seemed to Jump. Here’s What the Data Tell Us. http://www.chronicle.com/article/After-2016-Election-Campus/242577 2018-02-16T17:59:00-05:00 Reports of ugly incidents were all over the news in the weeks after Donald J. Trump’s surprising victory. Recently released government statistics help paint a picture of what really happened on campuses. By Dan Bauman Running Out of Time in the Land of Opportunity http://www.chronicle.com/article/Running-Out-of-Time-in-the/242508 2018-02-16T13:45:00-05:00 She’s an undocumented student fearing the death of DACA. He’s a Haitian citizen with a deadline to leave the United States. They’ve fallen in love. What do they do now? By Julia Schmalz The 7 Things Students Think About When Choosing a College http://www.chronicle.com/article/The-7-Things-Students-Think/242544 2018-02-13T17:19:38-05:00 Those who enroll in public institutions tend to think about affordability first, while those who opt for private colleges are more likely to rely on reputation, a study finds. By Julian Wyllie Bringing Back Adult Students Takes More Than a Catchy Campaign http://www.chronicle.com/article/Bringing-Back-Adult-Students/242526 2018-02-12T14:54:55-05:00 As many states and universities make efforts to help former students earn their degrees, the University of Memphis seems to have found a winning formula. By Goldie Blumenstyk Degrees and Certificates Rise in U.S., but Not Fast Enough http://www.chronicle.com/article/DegreesCertificates-Rise/242519 2018-02-11T15:00:00-05:00 The pace of the increase, according to new data from the Lumina Foundation, is not fast enough to meet the goal of having 60 percent of adults with a degree or credential of value by 2025. By Goldie Blumenstyk The Sex Study That Could Alter Our Understanding of Campus Assault http://www.chronicle.com/article/The-Sex-Study-That-Could-Alter/242484 2018-02-09T17:00:00-05:00 Can the college experience be re-engineered to reduce sexual violence? Researchers at Columbia University are observing undergraduates’ social lives to find out. By Marc Parry Over Time, Humanities Grads Close the Pay Gap With Professional Peers http://www.chronicle.com/article/Over-Time-Humanities-Grads/242461 2018-02-07T00:01:00-05:00 A new study suggests that opportunities abound for liberal-arts majors with flexible career aspirations. By Scott Carlson ‘I Didn’t Know How to Ask for Help’: Stories of Students With Anxiety http://www.chronicle.com/article/I-Didn-t-Know-How-to-Ask/242412 2018-02-04T19:00:00-05:00 You don’t have to look far to find them. Here’s what they want you to know. By Sara Lipka How a Notorious Party School Is Trying to Clean Up Its Act http://www.chronicle.com/article/How-a-Notorious-Party-School/242430 2018-02-04T18:30:00-05:00 A holistic wellness program at the University of Vermont takes on an entrenched campus party culture, with some signs of success. By Kelly Field The Adult Student: The Population Colleges — and the Nation — Can’t Afford to Ignore https://store.chronicle.com/products/the-adult-student-the-populations-colleges-and-the-nation-can-t-afford-to-ignore 2018-02-02T16:14:00-05:00 America’s adult students have long been an afterthought in higher education. But demographic changes and economic pressures will soon require institutions to expand their horizons. This Chronicle report explores the growing imperative for colleges to support the adult-student movement.