Student Wellness

Colleges Go To The Dogs For Stress Busters

Just down the hall from the reference desk at Emory University’s law library in a room housing antique legal texts is Stanley the golden retriever puppy, barking his head off.

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Food Banks Confront Hunger At Community Colleges

Seeing need, food banks target campuses like Bunker Hill Community College in Massachusetts

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Graduates Pause To Give Thanks During Commencement

University of Central Arkansas graduates had to complete one last assignment before receiving their degrees during commencement Saturday in the Farris Center.

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Michigan State U Class Tackles Cyberbullying

Students interview dozens in published book on impact of social media on 'age-old issue'

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An Inside Look at Programs for Students with Learning Disabilities

Strategic Learning Alternative Techniques (SALT) Center at the University of Arizona:

A dozen strategic learning specialists are assigned to individual students, whom they meet with weekly and coach on everything from time management to self-advocacy. SALT students get help figuring out how and to whom to disclose their learning disability, and how to approach professors and talk to them. Research has shown that students with learning disabilities need to develop self-determination skills. Students begin work on self-advocacy right away.

UW-Madison Dean Of Students Says 'Don't Go' To Mifflin Party; UW Pulls Video

The response to a video from UW-Madison Dean of Students Lori Berquam emphatically urging students to avoid the Mifflin Street Block Party was not exactly what she hoped when it was posted online Monday. In fact, she described it as a "disaster."

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Virginia College Students Discuss Alcohol, Drug Use

Drinking and drug use on or near college campuses affect the safety of the students who partake of alcohol and drugs as well as those with whom they interact.

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