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New Public Policy Resource List for Dec 2012

by on December 10, 2012

Adult Learners and Students with Children

Where Older Students are Going to College

http://www.higheredmorning.com/where-older-students-are-going-to-college

 

Alcohol and Other Drugs

Ecstasy to Treat PTSD

http://www.cnn.com/2012/12/02/health/ecstasy-ptsd-2/index.html

Smoking While Drinking May Increase Chance of Getting a Hangover

http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-204_162-57557314/smoking-while-drinking-may-increase-chances-of-getting-a-hangover/

 

African- American Concerns

Study Compares Representation and Performance of Black Men Athletes

http://www.insidehighered.com/news/2012/12/03/study-compares-representation-and-performance-black-men-athletes-and-not

Who’s Afraid of Black Sexuality

http://chronicle.com/article/Whos-Afraid-of-Black/135960/

Stay Ruling Invalidating Michigan Vote on Affirmative Action

http://www.detroitnews.com/article/20121201/POLITICS02/212010352/Lower-court-stay-leaves-Michigan-affirmative-action-law-play?odyssey=mod|newswell|text|FRONTPAGE|s

http://www.insidehighered.com/quicktakes/2012/12/04/stay-ruling-invalidating-michigan-vote-affirmative-action

MSNBC Host Says America is No Country For Young Black Men

http://bossip.com/690370/msnbc-host-melissa-harris-perry-says-the-united-states-is-no-country-for-young-black-men-do-you-agree/#vwgtQhyexJ8RWP1p.01

Time for a Black Agenda in the White House

http://www.npr.org/2012/12/04/166485463/time-for-a-black-agenda-in-the-white-house?ft=1&f=1001&sc=tw&utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=twitter

Disturbing Racial Inequities in College Sports

http://chronicle.com/blogs/players/report-finds-disturbing-racial-inequities-in-6-biggest-sports-conferences/32021

White College Student Starts First White Student Union at Townsend

http://bossip.com/690905/race-matters-white-college-student-starts-first-white-student-union-at-towson-university-white-culture-is-dying/#tLtHxASkjlhu4cJi.01

 

Asian American Issues

Petition at Perdue for Asian and Asian American Resource Cultural Center

https://www.change.org/petitions/purdue-university-est-the-asian-and-asian-american-resource-cultural-center-2

 

Campus Safety

Ali to Step down from OCR

http://chronicle.com/article/Leader-of-Departments-Office/136099/?cid=at&utm_source=at&utm_medium=en

More Changes at OCR

http://www.insidehighered.com/quicktakes/2012/12/04/more-departures-education-department

College Rapes: The New rules (THESE ARE NOT NEW RULES!!!!)

http://cnnradio.cnn.com/2012/12/04/college-rapes-the-new-rules/?hpt=hp_c2

U CO Releases Documents in Shooting Case

http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-201_162-57557372/univ-of-colo-releases-thousands-of-documents-in-shooting-case/

 

Financial Issues in Higher Education

Simplifying College Pricing Information, Easier said than Done

http://www.insidehighered.com/quicktakes/2012/12/03/simplifying-college-pricing-information-easier-said-done

University Pledges to Stop Using Academic Funds for Athletics

http://blogs.hbr.org/cs/2012/09/stand_out_in_your_interview.html?cm_mmc=SocialHub-_-3271-_–_-6839785329864560670utm_source=socialhub&utm_medium=3271&utm_content=6839785329864560670&utm_campaign=

The Looming Crisis of Student Loan Debt

http://www.cnn.com/2012/12/06/opinion/bennett-student-debt/index.html?iref=allsearch

Starting Date for Pay as You Earn

http://chronicle.com/article/Starting-Date-Is-Set-for/136157/

 

GLBT

College Cases Highlight Complexity of Same Sex Victim Sexual Assaults

http://www.insidehighered.com/news/2012/12/03/college-cases-highlight-complexity-same-sex-male-victim-sexual-assaults

ND Approves Gay/Straight Alliance

http://www.insidehighered.com/quicktakes/2012/12/06/notre-dame-approves-gay-straight-alliance

http://newsinfo.nd.edu/news/36057-glbtq/

Brief Threat to Sue Gay Blog at Patrick Henry College

http://www.insidehighered.com/quicktakes/2012/12/04/brief-threat-sue-gay-blog-patrick-henry-college

VCU Coach Alleges He Was Fired Because He is Gay

http://espn.go.com/college-sports/story/_/id/8695613/vcu-rams-volleyball-coach-james-finley-says-was-fired-gay

School Encourages Homophobic Humiliation Student Punishment

http://www.takepart.com/article/2012/12/02/school-encourages-homophobic-humiliation-student-punishment?cmpid=tp-fb

Good News for GLBT Students At Notre Dame

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/12/05/notre-dame-gay-student-organization_n_2245695.html?utm_hp_ref=college&ir=College

Gay People Earn More, Owe Less

http://money.cnn.com/2012/12/06/pf/gay-money/index.html

 

 

Health in Higher Ed

What 85 Donated Brains Reveal About Sports Concussions

http://hereandnow.wbur.org/2012/12/03/head-injury-repercussions

Q-Tip Danger (yup, I break this rule everyday…)

http://commonhealth.wbur.org/2012/11/q-tips-ears-danger

The Link Between Sleep and Disease

http://www.washingtonpost.com/national/health-science/disease-and-sleep-recent-studies-find-new-links/2012/12/03/003ef1ba-3d9e-11e2-bca3-aadc9b7e29c5_graphic.html?Post+generic=%3Ftid%3Dsm_twitter_washingtonpost

Local News Show Dedicated an Episode to College Stress

http://www.wcvb.com/chronicle/Thursday-December-6-Campus-Stress/-/12523032/17615020/-/1bulxz/-/index.html

New Drug Could Offer Depression Break Through

http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-18563_162-57557687/new-class-of-drugs-could-offer-depression-breakthrough/

 

Latina/o Issues and Trends

Penn State Sorority Apologizes for Offensive Photo

http://entertainment.verizon.com/news/read.php?rip_id=%3CDA2VM15G2%40news.ap.org%3E&ps=931

http://pittsburgh.cbslocal.com/2012/12/04/penn-state-sorority-investigated-for-racially-insensitive-photo/#at_pco=cfd-1.0

Ensuring America’s College Completion Future – Using Latino College Completion

http://www.edexcelencia.org/EAF/Sectors

From Capacity to Success:  HSIs and Latino Student Success Through Title V

http://www.edexcelencia.org/sites/default/files/hsi_capacity2success2012_pdf.pdf

 

Miscellaneous

Wellesley and MOOCs

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/h-kim-bottomly/wellesley-online-classes_b_2232527.html?ncid=edlinkusaolp00000003

http://www.insidehighered.com/news/2012/12/06/wellesley-and-wesleyan-hope-moocs-will-inform-campus-based-teaching

Online Courses Forcing Colleges to Change Higher Education

http://www.npr.org/2012/12/04/166470215/online-courses-force-changes-to-higher-education

Class Rank Loses Appeal for Colleges

http://chronicle.com/article/Class-Rank-Slippery-Metric/136071/?key=SW9zd1FnYy4TYHpjZGkWbWoGPHVpMU96NnBGPn4lbllQGQ%3D%3D

U Tulsa Fires AD Amidst Gambling Investigation

http://chronicle.com/blogs/ticker/jp/u-of-tulsa-fires-athletic-director-amid-gambling-investigation

Blame Goes Around Regarding Unemployment (great read)

http://chronicle.com/article/Educators-Employers-and/136119/?key=HDh1cFBuYyBNNHpnZT5BZmxRaSFoYR8gMncbanhzbl5SFg%3D%3D

How Leaders can Build or Rebuild Trust

http://wihe.com/displayNews.jsp?id=39577

Anti-Semitic Incidents at Two Boston Area Schools

http://www.boston.com/news/local/massachusetts/2012/12/01/anti-semitic-incidents-shock-northeastern-harvard/kxWg7eC7HvpnIrdcGO8d3I/story.html

 

New Professionals

How to Stand Out in a Job Interview

http://blogs.hbr.org/cs/2012/09/stand_out_in_your_interview.html?cm_mmc=SocialHub-_-3271-_–_-6839785329864560670utm_source=socialhub&utm_medium=3271&utm_content=6839785329864560670&utm_campaign=

 

Politics

New Book Says Campus Environment Plays a Role in Students Political Identities

http://www.insidehighered.com/news/2012/12/04/new-book-says-campus-environment-plays-role-students-political-identities

Higher Ed Officials Look to Washington for Guidance on Affordable Care Act

http://www.insidehighered.com/news/2012/12/05/higher-education-officials-look-washington-guidance-adjuncts-and-affordable-care-act

 

Student Affairs/Academic Affairs

What Professors Can Learn from Preschool Teachers

http://www.insidehighered.com/views/2012/12/03/essay-what-professors-can-learn-preschool-teachers

 

Sustainability

Colleges Should Divest from Fossil Fuels

http://cognoscenti.wbur.org/2012/12/03/divestment-jamie-henn#.ULyhZvKCLmM.twitter

 

Veterans

Scrambling to Understand Veterans

http://www.insidehighered.com/news/2012/12/04/colleges-fail-track-performance-student-veterans-survey-finds#.UL3Sw9_VddM.facebook

 

Women in Student Affairs

Top 10 Best Paying College Majors for Women

http://www.forbes.com/sites/jennagoudreau/2012/11/28/the-10-best-paying-college-majors-for-women/

Bristol University Stops Women from Teaching

http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2012/dec/04/bristol-university-christian-union-women

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