Universities

Wavemaker, Security Brief

Podcast Hosts Discuss Recent Controversies Surrounding Hazing, Greek Life On Campus

This week’s standout podcasts include an episode of the Security Brief that examines the issue of college hazing and an installment of the Wavemaker Conversations that takes a lot hazing within the Greek system.

04/10/2015

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Calif. Schools Bid For $50M Prize To Shorten Degree Path For Students

A $50 million competition was underway Monday among dozens of California universities and community colleges to come up with new approaches to help student earn degrees in less time.

03/09/2015

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California Approves ‘Yes Means Yes’ Law

Gov. Jerry Brown announced Sunday that he has signed a bill that makes California the first in the nation to define when “yes means yes” and adopt requirements for colleges to follow when investigating sexual assault reports.

09/29/2014

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California Debates ‘Yes Means Yes’ Sex Assault Law

Lawmakers in California are considering a first-in-the-nation measure that would require universities that receive public funds for student financial assistance to set a standard defining consensual sex.

08/10/2014

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Democrats Scrap Affirmative Action Amendment

Bowing to pressure from within their party, Democrats in the Legislature on Monday abandoned an attempt to repeal the voter-approved ban on affirmative action in the state’s higher education system.

03/17/2014

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Private Colleges Boom As Calif. Universities Falter

California’s public higher education crisis has a flip side: swelling enrollment, expanding faculty, and state-of-the-art construction at the state’s private colleges and universities.

10/20/2012

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California Universities Rank Highly In New Report

Loyola Marymount University was deemed the fourth-best regional university in the western United State on the U.S. News & World Report’s ranking of colleges and universities released Tuesday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/13/2011

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Forbes’ List Of America’s Top Colleges Snubs Most Local Schools

Forbes has released its annual list of America’s Top Colleges and Southland schools – except for one – aren’t at the top of the list.

CBS Los Angeles–08/03/2011