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The days of late-night campus shuttles taking students home along fixed routes may now be as quaint as using a pay phone to request those rides. Campus leaders are teaming up with ride-sharing companies to boost safety and make routes more efficient.
UB guest columnist Michael Bernstein addresses how higher ed institutions can align the work of faculty and students with the needs, goals and interests of their communities. They are in a position to take the lead on the pressing issue of water quality by leveraging cutting-edge research and tech, says Bernstein, who is interim president of Stony Brook U.
One of the best places to outline campus safety information may be on a type of document that’s in the hands of every student, whether they spend most of their time on campus, commute to class or study remotely.
The problem of food insecurity on college campuses has caught the attention of Congress, where new pending legislation would make it easier to collect data on food and housing insecurity and connect hungry college students with resources to help solve the issue.
A headline on an August post from The Daily Tar Heel asks: “Have campus blue light call boxes outlived their usefulness?” Well, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill still maintains about 300 of the boxes that connect users directly to police.
Today’s students expect their campus experience to be mobile-enabled. To meet these student expectations, institutions are offering a mobile credential option for campus ID and access cards, enabling students to […]
Severe weather events can threaten any campus anytime. Does your campus have plans for shelter, messaging, operations and continued education?
Drones will help campus security officers with situational awareness, which will aid in searching for missing people, assessing traffic accidents, photographing crime scenes and mapping evacuation routes.
Hazardous waste management and prevention involves training, emergency preparation and knowledge of the substances being used. Campus officials must have answers to these four questions to lower their hazmat risk.
Several protections for college students with disabilities are provided by the Americans with Disabilities Act and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act.
Here are four fraud protection strategies to prevent and detect embezzlement or other financial misdoings.
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