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Not All Crimes Make it into the U’s Annual Clery Report

Not All Crimes Make it into the U’s Annual Clery Report

By Justin Prather

August 21, 2019

  No time to read? Check out this story’s episode of the Floodlights podcast. In 1990, then-President George H.W. Bush signed the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act into law. Commonly known as the Clery Act, the legislation’s creation was the result of efforts by Constance and Howard Clery after their daughter, Jeanne, was sexually assaulted and murdered in her Lehigh University dorm room by another...

Rush: The Unholy Alliance Between the Navient Corporation and the Department of Education

Rush: The Unholy Alliance Between the Navient Corporation and the Department of Education

By Nicholas Rush

June 11, 2019

  It seems as if the for-profit corporations endowed with servicing student loans are asleep at the helm as those in the D.C. crow’s nest rest in a similar slumber. Students with loans are captives on this boat, as the student loan balances of 44 million people soar to $1.5 trillion. On February 14, the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of the Inspec...

U Reviews Title IX

U Reviews Title IX

By Amy Loret

January 15, 2019

  On Nov. 16, the U.S. Department of Education (DOE), led by Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos, proposed several regulations to Title IX that would drastically alter how universities investigate sexual misconduct allegations. Title IX is a federal law that prohibits gender discrimination and...

Big Bucks for FLAS: Foreign Language and Area Studies at the U and BYU Get $6.8 Million

Big Bucks for FLAS: Foreign Language and Area Studies at the U and BYU Get $6.8 Million

By Aila Amer

November 22, 2018

  The University of Utah and Brigham Young University have both been awarded $6.8 million from the U.S. Department of Education. This grant has been given in support of language study and international education for the next four years. The goal of this grant is to provide funding for the Latin Ameri...

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