Modifying the types of food available to young adults can impact on their dietary behaviour.
Students gain up to 4kg in their first year at university and all the junk food on campus doesn't help. Universities have a responsibility to make healthier foods available to students.
As many as half of America’s college students face campus hunger.
A new federal report on food insecurity on college campuses does a good job of laying out the scope of the problem but falls short when it comes to solutions.
Students like to join a number of societies, but does that encourage them to mix between different cultures?
University students don't always mix outside their own area of study or cultural cliques. But that can change with a little encouragement, and food helps.
College move-in day at New York University in August 2017.
Duke University recently decided to assign random roommates for incoming students. Is this silly social engineering or smart policy?
In the recent wave of sexual assault allegations, men tend to only appear as active perpetrators. But the landscape of sex in American culture is more nuanced.
Even though they weren't particularly interested in having sex, fear of ridicule and insecurities tugged at many of the young men the author spoke with.
It's estimated that 20 percent of first year students are put on academic probation. That's not a small number. Universities are beginning to tackle the problem head on.
Whether you have a physical disability, mental illness or learning challenge, there are strategies to help you earn your degree.
For many disabled students, college is the first time that they're put to the test of making their own way. The experience can be challenging, but there are strategies to help ease the way.
The campus community can have different cyber priorities.
John Hogg / World Bank
Cyber threats are universal. But the appropriate response may be quite different in academia from what works in the corporate world.
A student tries to stem her bleeding during clashes at the University of the Witwatersrand.
Protest movements become radicalised by two factors: escalating policing and competitive escalation between political adversaries and other protesting groups.
The apartheid government built universities for black students far from major cities or safe routes.
The system of apartheid is long gone. But its legacy of poor funding for historically black universities - and of planning that banished black universities to cities' margins - remains.
Students are moving into their dorms. How best can they learn?
Students heading back to school face a wide variety of choices in housing. Multiple studies have shown how on-campus living can enhance learning.
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