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A Top Medical School Revamps Requirements To Lure English Majors

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Amid Rising Concern About Addiction, Universities Focus On Recovery

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Deford: NCAA Fans Continue To Drink Deeply Of The (Sports) Spirits

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The University of Oregon is under fire from students and some employees for turning a student's mental-health records over to its lawyers. Rick Obst/Flickr hide caption

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College Rape Case Shows A Key Limit To Medical Privacy Law

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Two teams face off over the motion, "Liberals Are Stifling Intellectual Diversity On Campus," at the latest Intelligence Squared U.S. debate. Chris Zarconi/Intelligence Squared U.S. hide caption

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Debate: Do Liberals Stifle Intellectual Diversity On The College Campus?

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A Crossroads At The End Of College: Introducing 'The Howard Project'

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To Tackle Sexual Assault Cases, Colleges Enlist Investigators-For-Hire

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Harvard Law Professors Say New Sexual Assault Policy Is One-Sided

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Students at Broward College in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., attend a debt management workshop. Broward is one of 29 colleges that no longer accepts unsubsidized student loans. The effort is part of an experiment to cut down on student loan debt and defaults. John O'Connor/WLRN hide caption

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To Cut Student Debt, Florida College Cuts Off Some Student Borrowing

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Campus Sexual Assault Law Now Includes Language On Same-Sex Violence

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HBCUs Move To Address Campus Sexual Assaults, But Is It Enough?

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President Obama and Vice President Biden on Friday debuted the "It's On Us" campaign to help colleges and universities prevent and respond to sexual assault on campus. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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The Start Of School Is Not The Only Risky Time For Campus Rape

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Dana Bolger, who says she was raped in 2011 while a student at Amherst College, co-founded a group that seeks to educate students about their rights under Title IX. Jennifer Ludden/NPR hide caption

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Student Activists Keep Pressure On Campus Sexual Assault

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The Power Of The Peer Group In Preventing Campus Rape

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How Campus Sexual Assaults Came To Command New Attention

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Nick Marino feeds and waters the livestock at Deep Springs College, an exclusive, all-male institution in a remote valley in California. Brian L. Frank/Redux hide caption

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On Calif. Cattle Ranch, Students Wrangle With Meaning Of Manhood

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