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TB suspected at GWU

Update, 6:45 p.m.: University officials won't say whether the TB patient is male or female, student or employee, or give any other clues to his or her identity, "to protect his or her privacy and confidentiality." A suspected case of...

By Daniel de Vise  | February 16, 2011; 12:14 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
Categories:  Administration, Public safety, Students  | Tags:  GW tuberculosis, GWU tuberculosis, TB at George Washington University  
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12 notable higher education stories of 2010

In chronological order: Jan. 11: The University of Virginia picks its first female president. Her first six months will not be easy. April 16: Regents end a four-year tuition freeze in Maryland's state university system. Maryland's state schools were more...

By Daniel de Vise  | December 28, 2010; 12:43 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  Attainment, Community Colleges, Crime, For-profit colleges, Public policy, Public safety, Publics, Research, Students  | Tags:  top college stories of 2010, top higher education stories of 2010  
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Dept. of Education finds Va. Tech at fault in 2007 massacre

The U.S. Department of Education issued a final report Thursday faulting leaders of Virginia Tech for failing to issue a "timely warning" to the university community for two hours after they became aware a gunman was on the loose in...

By Daniel de Vise  | December 9, 2010; 5:08 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (14)
Categories:  Administration, Crime, Public safety  | Tags:  Cho massacre, Cho shooting, VT massacre, Va Tech shooting, Virginia Tech massacre  
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Gangs, drugs allegedly spotted at Pr. George's Community College

Three former staff members of Prince George's Community College allege in a letter to the school's president that college administrators are trying to cover up complaints of drug deals, gang activities and a "violent" work environment, particularly at the student center on the school's Largo campus. College leaders say the allegations are untrue. Faculty leaders seem to concur that the claims of gangs and drugs and violence are exaggerated, if not entirely false.

By Daniel de Vise  | November 5, 2010; 4:20 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (4)
Categories:  Administration, Community Colleges, Crime, Public safety, Students  | Tags:  PGCC, Prince George's Community College, gangs drugs community college  
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Officials: MS-13 gang will NOT invade Catholic U

Rumors of an impending assault on female students at the Catholic University of America by the violent street gang MS-13 reached such a pitch that university officials responded Thursday with a campus-wide e-mail. "I am writing to inform the Catholic...

By Daniel de Vise  | October 29, 2010; 3:54 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Public safety, Students  | Tags:  CUA MS-13, CUA gang attack, Catholic MS-13 gang rumor, Catholic University rumor  
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Update: All clear at University of Texas; gunman acted alone

A gunman who fired shots from an automatic weapon on the University of Texas campus this morning and then apparently shot himself acted alone, the Austin American Statesman reports this afternoon. Police now say the gunman "appears to have been...

By Daniel de Vise  | September 28, 2010; 3:36 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Administration, Crime, Public safety  | Tags:  University Texas Austin, University Texas shooting, ut Austin, ut Austin shooting, ut gunman  
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