Higher Education
Volume 5 / Issue 4
November 16, 2016
In This Issue:
SPOTLIGHT: Tobacco Use in Young Adults
Tobacco use remains the single largest preventable cause of death and disease in the United States. Find resources, news, and what colleges and universities are doing to mitigate student risk.  

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

American Cancer Society

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

University of California San Francisco

Americans for Nonsmokers' Rights

University of California San Francisco Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center

College Students' Perceptions of Risk and Addictiveness of e-Cigarettes and Cigarettes
Cooper, M., et al. (November 2016).  Journal of American College Health



Trends and Facts About How Low-Income Students Thrive in Four-Year Traditional Colleges

Sexual Violence Prevention: An Athletics Tool Kit for a Healthy and Safe Culture
National Center for Campus Public Safety (NCCPS)

A National Conversation on Police and Community Interactions on HBCU Campuses
Historically Black Colleges and Universities Law Enforcement Executives and Administrators and NCCPS

Improving Connections to Student Aid: Helping Low-Income Students Benefit from National Investments in Workforce Training
Center for Postsecondary and Economic Success at CLASP

A View from the States: A Preliminary Report from the 2016 National Survey of Access and Finance Issues
The University of Alabama Education Policy Center

Building Student Success Through Dual Enrollment
Community College Daily

College Consumption Habits
Project Know

Proceedings from the Campus Compact Civic Action Planning Institutes
Campus Compact

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University Offers Students A Variety of Mental Health Resources Beyond Counseling and Psychological Services
The Michigan Daily , November 7, 2016

How A Culture Of Innovation On Campus Can Solve The College Graduation Gap
Forbes , November 7, 2016

Inside Higher Ed , November 7, 2016

Veterans Help Other Veterans Navigate College
Community College Daily , November 7, 2016

University of California Doubling Outreach to Underrepresented Communities
Southern California Public Radio , November 7, 2016

CDC Finds Sharp Growth in STDs for College Age Population
Inside Higher Ed , November 3, 2016

U.S. Department of Education Levies Historic Fine Against Penn State Over Handling of Sexual Misconduct Incidents
U.S. Department of Education , November 3, 2016

How College Friendships May Affect Student Success
National Public Radio , November 2, 2016

University of North Carolina Tracks Prescription Drug Use to Try to Keep Students Safe Amid Rising National Abuse Rates
Daily Tar Heel , November 2, 2016

Joyner, K. J., et al. (November 2016). Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental Research

Alcohol Marketing on Social Media: Young Adults Engage with Alcohol Marketing on Facebook
Niland, P., et al. (November 2016). Addiction Research & Theory

An Examination of the Relationship Between Consequence-Specific Normative Belief Patterns and Alcohol-Related Consequences Among College Students
Reavy, R., et al. (November 2016). Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental Research

Do Military Veteran and Civilian Students Function Differently in College?
Smith, J. G., Vilhauer, R. P., & Chafos, V. (October 2016). Journal of American College Health

Behavioral Regulations and Dispositional Flow in Exercise Among American College Students Relative to Stages of Change and Gender
Ersöz, G. (September 2016). Journal of American College Health

Tracking Weight Change, Insulin Resistance, Stress, and Aerobic Fitness Over Four Years of College
Hopper, M. K., & Moninger, S. L. (September 2016).  Journal of American College Health

Where We Are and Moving Forward Together
Thursday, November 17, 2016, 2-3 PM ET

Innovative Strategies for International Student Enrollment and Success
Tuesday, December 13, 2016, 2-3 PM ET
American Council on Education


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