Higher Education
Volume 5 / Issue 5
November 30, 2016
In This Issue:
SPOTLIGHT: Marijuana Use on Campus
Learn more about marijuana use and how institutions of higher education are dealing with its legalization in several states by reading the resources, research, and news clips below.  



California Marijuana Law Will Not Impact Pomona College Policies
The Student Life , November 18, 2016

College Policy Unchanged by Marijuana Legalization
The Bowdoin Orient , November 18, 2016

Higher Ed Caught Between Federal and State Marijuana Laws
New England Public Radio , November 17, 2016

Cannabis and the Mission of Higher Education
Inside Higher Education , November 17, 2016

No Toking on Campus, Stanford Says
The Mercury News , November 16, 2016
SPOTLIGHT: Campus Violence
Given recent events, find some available resources related to supporting campus safety below. 



For more news clips, visit  Stay Connected on the NCSSLE website!

'Run, Hide, Fight': Ohio State Attack Advice Is New Mantra on Campuses
NBC News, November 28, 2016


Binge Ethanol Consumption Increases Inflammatory Pain Responses and Mechanical and Cold Sensitivity: Tigecycline Treatment Efficacy Shows Sex Differences
Bergeson, S. E., et al. (November 2016). Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental Research

Davis, H. A., et al. (November 2016). Journal of American College Health

Dillard, R. J. (November 2016). Journal of Continuing Higher Education

Fallin, A. (November 2016). Journal of American College Health

Murthy, V. H. (November 2016). New England Journal of Medicine

Socas, J. (November 2016).  Community College Journal of Research and Practice

Wednesday, November 30, 2016, 2-3 PM ET
National Center for Campus Public Safety (NCCPS)

Sexual Violence on Campus: Strategies for Prevention
Tuesday, December 6, 2016, 2-3:30 PM ET

Thursday, December 15, 2016, 2-3 PM ET


National Intercollegiate Athletics Safety and Security Summit
January 24-26, 2017, Hattiesburg, MS
National Center for Spectator Sports Safety and Security

2017 Conference of Addiction, Recovery, and Families
February 16-17, 2017, Lubbock, TX
Texas Tech University Institute for the Study of Addiction, Recovery & Family

New Business Models for Higher Education: A Focus on Prosperity in a Challenging Competitive Environment
February 20, 2017, Los Angeles, CA
Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges

National Conference for College Women Student Leaders
May 31-June 3, 2017, College Park, MD
American Association of University Women

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The National Center on Safe Supportive Learning Environments  Higher Education e-Digest addresses campus and community engagement, health, safety, and security. Regular contents include news from the U.S. Department of Education (ED) and other federal partner agencies and organizations, salient research summaries, examples of effective field practices, announcements submitted by IHEs and other subscribers, and relevant upcoming events. The  Higher Education e-Digest  also highlights NCSSLE resources and the availability of ongoing services, including technical assistance, products, and tools.

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