Risk Management

U.Va. Tells Students To Stay Off Rotunda Scaffolding

University of Virginia President Teresa A. Sullivan says the school has many recreational activities for students. But climbing scaffolding around the Rotunda isn't one of them.

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Isaac Damage Repair Forces Delgado Community College To Delay Class Resumption Until Wednesday

Delgado Community College has delayed for a day the resumption of classes after Hurricane Isaac because it needs to finish storm-related repairs to its air-conditioning, computer, telephone and electrical systems, spokesman Tony Cook said.

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Hopkins Students Get Walking 101

Johns Hopkins University students are brainy about many things. University officials are the first to admit that walking isn't one of them.

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After Isaac, LSU Baton Rouge Campus Reopening Friday

Officials of the Louisiana State University system have decided to reopen its Baton Rouge campus for classes Friday after being closed for Isaac's sweep through south Louisiana. Meg Casper, the chief spokeswoman for the Board of Regents, said the decision to hold classes was made after a Friday morning meeting of campus officials.

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Classes Resume Thursday At Alabama Area Colleges And Universities

Students whose families live in areas directly affected by Hurricane Isaac and who will not be able to return to campus for classes on Thursday should notify the college of their plans.

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Suspended Ohio Fraternity Sues University For $10M

A fraternity at Miami University in southern Ohio has sued the school for $10 million, arguing that university officials acted with "malice, hatred and ill will" by suspending the organization for having a fireworks battle with another fraternity house, which led police to find marijuana.

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UW-Madison Plans New Restrictions On Students' Moped Use

In the minutes between classes at UW-Madison, hundreds of students hop on mopeds and scooters to drive from building to building, creating a chaotic scene along with pedestrians and bicyclists.

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U. of Iowa Fires Tenured Professor Over Outbursts

The University of Iowa took the rare step Thursday of firing a tenured professor who has been barred from campus since January 2011, saying he subjected a wide range of colleagues to repeated personal attacks, harassment and threats that disrupted the workplace.

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