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UC Increases Vaccination Requirements for 2017

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Posted by    Thursday, February 12, 2015 at 8:00am

Probably not a bad idea, considering all the Measles case we’re hearing about lately.

Larry Gordon of the LA Times reports.

UC widens vaccination requirements for 2017

All UC students will have to be vaccinated against measles, meningitis, whooping cough and several other diseases or they will not be allowed to register for classes...

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Faculty At Private Universities Now Able To Unionize

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Posted by    Wednesday, February 11, 2015 at 6:30pm

What could possibly go wrong?

Alexandra Bradbury writes at Labor Notes:

At Last, Private Sector Faculty Get Green Light to Unionize

A new Labor Board ruling could finally unstick the unionization of professors in the private sector—a project that’s been stalled for 35 years.

“People for years have talked about when Obama’s NLRB finally gets...

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George Washington U. to Make Sexual Violence ‘Training’ Mandatory

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Posted by    Wednesday, February 11, 2015 at 5:00pm

It looks like George Washington University is taking a cue from Columbia.

Dave Huber of the College Fix reports.

Only one person showed up? Then let’s make sexual violence ‘training’ mandatory!

At George Washington University, here’s...

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Teach for America Has Trouble Recruiting College Students

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Posted by    Wednesday, February 11, 2015 at 3:30pm

Teach for America has a sudden decrease in interest after years of continuous growth. Max Ehrenfreund from the Washington Post reports.

Why Teach for America is suddenly having trouble recruiting college students

Teach for America, the well known program that recruits college kids for teaching gigs in disadvantaged schools around the country, said...

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Prager University – Does Science Argue for or against God?

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Posted by    Wednesday, February 11, 2015 at 2:00pm

In a new video from Prager University, author and lecturer, Eric Metaxas examines the existence of God through the lens of science.

This is fascinating stuff. Watch it all below.

Here’s more information.

Course Description

Why are we here? Liter...

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Michigan Students Getting High School Dimploma And Associates Degree In Five Years

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Posted by    Wednesday, February 11, 2015 at 12:30pm

Is Dearborn, Michigan creating a template for the rest of the country?

Brian Stone writes the Huffington Post:

How Dearborn Schools Became a Model for America

I woke up this morning to find out I’m the happiest gay Buddhist under Sharia Law, sipped my “America is doomed” latte (which tastes a lot like peppermint...

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Bryn Mawr College to Accept Transwomen

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Posted by    Wednesday, February 11, 2015 at 11:00am

The all women’s college will now accept people who were born male but identify as female.

Elizabeth Harrington of the Washington Free Beacon reported.

Bryn Mawr Changes Admission Guidelines To Accept Transwomen

Bryn Mawr College, an all-women’s liberal arts school in Pennsylvania, clarified its admission policy on Monday to accept transwomen and individuals who...

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Cornell University Charges Health Fee for Administration Bailout

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Posted by    Wednesday, February 11, 2015 at 9:30am

Where is the money going? Cornell University’s health fee is not just for health services. Casey Breznick from the Cornell Review reports.

Student Health Fee is Administrative Bailout, Only Half of Fee Goes to Health Services

During the occupation of Day Hall, University President David Skorton confronted protesting students and fielded questions and...

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Stanford Review Exposes Falsehoods Promoted by Campus BDS Activists

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Posted by    Wednesday, February 11, 2015 at 8:00am

SOOP or Stanford Out of Occupied Palestine has targeted some companies for divestment but Elliot Kaufman of the Stanford Review has reported that Stanford is invested in none of them.

The Hidden Agenda Behind SOOP’s False Divestment Claims

Stanford Out of Occupied Palestine (SOOP) regularly denies it wants Stanford to delegitimize or divest...

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University of Utah Sex Week to Raffle off a Year’s Supply of Birth Control

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Posted by    Tuesday, February 10, 2015 at 6:30pm

Not surprising, considering that Planned Parenthood is an event partner.

Jennifer Kabbany of the College Fix reported.

SEX WEEK: Public university to raffle off a year’s supply of birth control

The inaugural “Sex Week” observance at the University of Utah launches today and includes a raffle for one year of free birth control and a...

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Senator Marco Rubio Moonlighting as Poli-Sci Prof at Florida International University

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Posted by    Tuesday, February 10, 2015 at 5:00pm

A recent article by Marc Caputo of Politico provides a glimpse inside Rubio’s classroom.

Professor Marco Rubio

Without notes and seemingly without taking a breath, Marco Rubio tears through a data-heavy speech about the “fault lines” in America’s politics and what he calls “the middle-class trap.”

But this isn’t a typical campaign speech for...

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Are Recent Reforms Destroying Higher Education For Future Students?

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Posted by    Tuesday, February 10, 2015 at 3:30pm

Reactionary higher education reforms might seem appealing in the here and now, but how will they affect future generations?

John Warner explores the lasting impact of current reforms at Inside Higher Education:

We’re Destroying Higher Education for Future Generations

I read the news last week…oh boy…
On Wednesday, the New York Times asked, “Is Your...

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Proposal Introduced to Rename University of the District of Columbia After Marion Barry

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Posted by    Tuesday, February 10, 2015 at 2:00pm

I won’t speak ill of the dead but I’m not sure this is such a great idea.

Aaron C. Davis of the Washington Post reported.

Marion Barry University — and free tuition? D.C. lawmaker proposes overhaul of UDC

D.C. Council member Vincent B. Orange on Tuesday proposed turning the University of the District of...

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Homeschooling In Virginia? You’ll Want To Watch These State Bills

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Posted by    Tuesday, February 10, 2015 at 12:30pm

Virginia’s General Assembly is considering a handful of Homeschool-friendly legislation.

The Home School Legal Defense Association writes:

Good Bills Moving Forward

Three bills to improve the Virginia home instruction laws are making excellent progress in the General Assembly. HSLDA and HEAV have worked hand in hand to draft, introduce, and promote these bills...

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Man Arrested After Pretending to be Professor at Louisiana College

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Posted by    Tuesday, February 10, 2015 at 11:00am

This is what happens when someone pretends to be a professor. Leigh Guidry from The Town Talk reports.

Man posing as professor arrested at Louisiana College

A Pineville man was arrested Wednesday while “trying to teach a class” at Louisiana College.

The man, later identified...

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Texas Tech College Republicans Petition to Remove Angela Davis as Speaker

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Posted by    Tuesday, February 10, 2015 at 9:30am

If the Texas Tech College Republicans followed the left’s playbook, they’d just show up at Davis’ speech and shout her down.

Christopher Adams of FOX 34 reports.

Petition to remove Angela Davis from Tech speaker lineup

A lecture series, part of African-American History Month begins Thursday with a speech by author and broadcaster Tavis...

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Cornell University Students Protesting Health Fee Occupy President’s Office

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Posted by    Tuesday, February 10, 2015 at 8:00am

Students at the Ithaca, New York Ivy League university took over Cornell President David Skorton’s office to protest the student health fee.

Casey Breznick from the Cornell Review reports.

Cornell Students Occupy Day Hall, President’s Office to Protest Student Health Fee

Around 150 students took over Cornell’s main administrative building, Day Hall, and University...

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The Department of Education Has A Plan To Improve Education Opportunity And Affordability

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Posted by    Monday, February 9, 2015 at 6:30pm

And you’ll want to see what’s in it…

A statement from the Department of Education outlines their plans to make higher education more affordable.

The 2016 Budget: Improving Opportunity and Affordability in Higher Education

Over the past six years, thanks to the hard work and determination of our country’s workers and businesses, our economy...

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Auburn University Student to Eat Bugs for 30 Days

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Posted by    Monday, February 9, 2015 at 5:00pm

This stunt is supposed to inspire other people to eat bugs for some reason.

Rachel Feltman of the Washington Post reports.

This college student is eating bugs for 30 days so you will too

If Cam Brantley-Rios can eat bugs for every meal, the Auburn University senior figures,...

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‘Border Patrol’ Party Lands University Of Texas Frat In Hot Water

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Posted by    Monday, February 9, 2015 at 3:30pm

You’d think the Greek world would’ve learned to avoid controversially themed parties by now, alas…

Joshua Fechter of My San Antonio reports:

University of Texas fraternity under fire for ‘border patrol’ party

A fraternity at the University of Texas at Austin is taking heat for hosting an alleged “border patrol” party at its house...

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Incoming Freshmen Have Poor Emotional Health

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Posted by    Monday, February 9, 2015 at 2:00pm

Perhaps this is partly due to anxiety about taking on so much debt with poor job prospects.

Jake New of Inside Higher Ed reports.

Fragile Mental Health

The emotional health of incoming freshmen is at its lowest point in at least three decades, a new survey shows, with students reporting that they’re spending more...

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Dartmouth Offering #BlackLivesMatter Course

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Posted by    Monday, February 9, 2015 at 12:30pm

First Dartmouth banned hard alcohol. Now they’re offering a new class on Black Lives Matter which will be taught by fifteen professors from ten departments.

Kaitlyn Schallhorn of Campus Reform reports.

Ivy League college offers Black Lives Matter course

Dartmouth College is now offering a #BlackLivesMatter course for its students in...

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