Assigning roommates in college doesn’t lead students to have more diverse circles of friends.
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Colleges should let students of color choose their own roommates to make a more supportive environment, says a researcher who looked at student housing policies.
A group of millennials are working to bring Catholic religious practice to American college campuses.
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Many young Catholics are moving away from their faith and joining the growing number of the religiously unaffiliated. The missionary group FOCUS is evangelizing on campuses, though there are concerns.
Brotherhood is produced by men with a sense of licence and tradition, and is sustained through particular rites of passage and rituals of abuse.
Addressing male cultures of tribalism and violence needs to be central to the response to reports of hazing and violence in Austrslia’s university colleges.
A smartphone could help people fight depression.
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Using sensors on smartphones and smartwatches can shed light on patients’ symptoms of depression, even identifying ones they didn’t notice or share with counselors.
Using medicines to stay awake?
College students who take stimulants such as Adderall to get an academic edge might be setting themselves up unknowingly to a vicious cycle of substance abuse and addiction.
Who is the audience for the commencement address?
American Presidents tend to use the commencement address to address the audience outside than within the graduation hall. This changes though if they go on to a second term.