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It's a perennial issue on college campuses nationwide, one with heavy effects on the health and saefty of students: Binge drinking.
A doctoral candidate from psychology has published findings that suggest patterns of binge drinking establish the environment for dangerous situations.
The study, recently published in the journal Violence and Victims, found that first-year female college students who drank four or more alcoholic drinks in one day at the start...
The jewelry and metals area within the Lamar Dodd School of Art moved into newly renovated studio spaces earlier this year in the Thomas Street complex adjacent to North campus. A dynamic area of the art school with many hardworking (and some celebrated) students, J/M has long been a cornerstone of the art program. It's great that students and faculty can now work in these specifically tailored spaces, which you can get a feel for in the video tour below.
Spring 2012 graduates, their friends and familes have all been blessed with beautiful weather the past few days as anticipation grows for tonight's graduation ceremony at the stadium. The campus is teeming with visitors being given imprompu tours of favored haunts by excited grads-to-be - the orderly line at the arch for photos is a testament to patience and a gentle nature that many will hopefully be able to remember in later, more, trying times.
Maybe this is too easy. For NPR. But another week and more reportage on National Public Radio about the value of a college education and whether it's worth it. Maybe it's just that I drive once a week and only catch these then; maybe they run similar pieces like this morning's interview everyday. But this is a very important to topic to everyone, and one that is on everyone's mind especially at this time of year. I attended a wonderful commencement ceremony for Lamar Dodd School of Art...