Colleges

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City Council Member Wants Local Universities To Adopt ‘Yes Means Yes’ Policy

A Philadelphia City Council member wants to coax local universities into adopting stricter standards on what constitutes a sexual assault.

12/14/2014

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Councilwoman: ‘Yes Means Yes’ For Philly Colleges

A Philadelphia councilwoman wants the city’s colleges to adopt a “yes means yes” policy on sexual consent.

12/11/2014

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Richard Stockton College Buying Former Showboat Casino

The Richard Stockton College is buying the former Showboat casino and plans to use it as a satellite campus.

11/12/2014

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Penn Students Party Hard — At Least According To Playboy

It’s the first time an Ivy League school has ever made the magazine’s list, let alone snagged the top spot.

09/15/2014

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College Campus Of The Future Focuses On Technology And Flexibility

Think of a college campus – classrooms, libraries, faculty offices. No more! A college of the future being built now in New York is intended to change with the technological times.

08/26/2014

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Students’ Legal Obligation To A College Acceptance

We know that colleges have the upper hand when choosing to accept students. But what legal obligation does a student have to a college once he accepts an offer?

05/14/2014

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9 Pa. Colleges Target Of Gender Complaint

A women’s legal organization has filed discrimination complaints against nine universities in the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education.

04/17/2014

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Moravian College Announces New Dog-friendly Policy

While students are still not permitted to bring their own dogs (with the exception of service animals), many are probably looking forward to seeing some furry and friendly — albeit slobbery — faces around campus.

02/28/2014

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Bryn Mawr College Names New President

Kimberly Wright Cassidy becomes the suburban Philadelphia college’s ninth president, effective immediately.

02/12/2014

Clayton’s Hunting and Fishing in Horsham. (credit: Michelle Durham)

Pa. Universities Say New Weapons Policy Needs Work

A proposed policy to allow weapons in limited areas of the 14-campus Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education needs more work and won’t go before the system’s board later this month, officials said Thursday.

01/10/2014

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Are Students Finishing College?

There are many reasons why students stop, drop out and transfer, it’s important to consider data when selecting a school.

01/08/2014

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Tailoring Your College Application

For those applying for admission to college, it’s important to keep in mind what the people at the other end of the process consider when they review applications.

12/18/2013

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Drexel Drops Donor’s Name From Law School

Officials said in a statement Monday that the Earle Mack School of Law will now be known as the Drexel University School of Law.

12/16/2013

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Survey Reveals Two Pa. Colleges Tops In Different Categories

The 60 categories include “Best-Run College” (Claremont McKenna College), “Best Athletic Facilities” (Kenyon College) and “Best College Library” (Columbia University).

08/07/2013

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Attempts To Steer Poor Kids To College

College Board has specifically targeted smart but poor high school students with a mailing meant to help them apply to any of 8 schools. The response was tremendous.

07/22/2013

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