Security

Salt Lake Community College Offering Degree in Homeland security

Homeland security isn’t just a color-coded risk chart at a press conference in Washington, D.C. It's now a new associate’s degree program in Homeland Security/Emergency Management. Set to begin in the fall, it’s the only program of its kind in the Intermountain West aside from a graduate degree offered in Las Vegas.

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Jackson CC (Mich.) Conducting Voluntary Lockdown Drills

Jackson Community College isn’t required to do drills designed to protect its students and employees from campus threats, but that’s not stopping college officials from doing them. That includes instituting a critical incident team that incorporates everyone from safety personnel to college employees to JCC President Dan Phelan, Allen said. The team will cover policies and procedures for everything from active shooters on campus to bomb threats to chemical spills in labs and power outages, she said.

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Harvard Searched E-Mails for Source of Media Leaks

Harvard secretly searched the e-mail accounts of several of its staff members last fall, looking for the source of news media leaks about its recent cheating scandal, but did not tell them about the searches for several months.

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Preventing Fraud At U Of Central Arkansas

A new fraud policy, a hotline for employees to report fraud and the independent Office of Internal Audit will prevent fraud and ferret out future wrongdoing at the University of Central Arkansas, President Tom Courtway said during the Board of Trustees meeting Friday.

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Making College Campuses Safe in a Violent Era

In Connecticut, not far from the national horror that occurred in Newtown, we view the issue of gun control through a different lens.

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Arkansas Lawmakers Approve Guns On Campus Bill

Arkansas lawmakers have given final approval to a bill that would allow college campuses to decide whether to allow faculty and staff to carry concealed handguns.

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Oklahoma State University's Response To Sexual Assault Reports Was 'Misguided'

The response by officials at Oklahoma State University to a series of sexual assault reports on campus was “misguided,” according to a report from OSU's governing board.

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Evacuations Ordered At Northwestern State University After Bomb Threat

Several buildings were evacuated at Northwestern State University and classes were canceled Monday after a high school housed on the campus received a bomb threat.

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Wrestlers Who Were Allegedly Videotaped at Muskegon CC (Mich.) Praised for Quick Response

Muskegon Community College officials praised the response from the school's wrestlers, who police say were secretly videotaped while showering.

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