Higher Education
Volume 5 / Issue 8
January 25, 2017
In This Issue:
SPOTLIGHT: National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month
January is National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month. Sex and labor trafficking impacts individuals of all ages. The Polaris Project estimates hundreds of thousands of adults and children are trafficked in the United States. Find resources below that can help institutions of higher education and their students prevent and intervene in human trafficking. 

U.S. Department of Homeland Security


U.S. Department of Education

National Institutes of Health

Readiness and Emergency Management for Schools Technical Assistance Center

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration 

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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Which Students are Most Likely to Experience College Success?
GoodCall , January 17, 2017

The National Law Review , January 17, 2017

Inside Higher Ed, January 17, 2017

Inside Higher Ed , January 16, 2017

Marketplace , January 16, 2017

Voices of America, January 14, 2017

Deseret News , January 13, 2017

Teen Vogue , January 9, 2017

Reducing Sexual Risk Behaviors: Secondary Analyses from a Randomized Controlled Trial of a Brief Web-Based Alcohol Intervention for Underage, Heavy Episodic Drinking College Women
Bountress, K. E., Metzger, I. W., Maples-Keller, J. L., & Gilmore, A. K. (January 2017). Addiction Research & Theory

Association between Sensation Seeking and E-cigarette Use in Texas Young Adults: A Cross-Sectional Study
Case, K., et al. (January 2017). Journal of American College Health

Promoting Healthy Transition to College through Mindfulness Training with 1st year College Students: Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial
Dvořáková, K., et al. (January 2017). Journal of American College Health

Hootman, K. C., Guertin, K. A., & Cassano, P. A. (January 2017). Journal of American College Health

Erasing the Scarlet Letter: How Positive Media Messages About Sex Can Lead to Better Sexual Health Among College Men and Women
Johnson, E. K. (January 2017). American Journal of Sexuality Education

Understanding College-Student Roles: Perspectives of Participants in a High School/Community College Dual-Enrollment Program
Lile, J. R., Ottusch, T. M., Jones, T., & Richards, L. N. (January 2017). Community College Journal of Research and Practice

Multilevel Analysis Exploring the Links Between Stress, Depression, and Sleep Problems Among Two-Year College Students
Wallace, D. D., Boynton, M. H., & Lytle, L. A. (December 2016). Journal of American College Health

Using the Theory of Planned Behavior to Predict HPV Vaccination Intentions of College Men
Catalano, H. P., et al. (December 2016).  Journal of American College Health


Back to Basics and Moving Beyond: A Prevention Approach to Sexual and Domestic Violence
Wednesday, January 25, 2017, 2-3:30 PM ET
PreventConnect and California Coalition Against Sexual Assault

Thursday, January 26, 2017, 2-3 PM ET
Campus Safety   Magazine

Monday, January 30, 2-3:30 PM ET
U.S. Department of Justice

February through March 2017
Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education


Association of American Colleges & Universities (AACU) Network for Academic Renewal Conferences
Various Dates and Locations

Art and Science of Health Promotion
March 27-31, 2017, Colorado Springs, CO
Art & Science of Health Promotion Institute

Responsible Retailing Forum National Conference
April 24-25, 2017, San Francisco, CA

International Town & Gown Association Annual Conference
May 30-June 2, 2017, Eugene, OR

National Consortium On College Men Of Color (NCCMC) Working Group Meeting
June 7-9, 2017, San Diego, CA

Novak Institute for Hazing Prevention
June 7-10, 2017, Atlanta, GA

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