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Tag: Sexual Assault
‘I’ve Never Told Anyone’: Study Examines Why Sexual Assault Victims Remain Silent
Throughout the years, Dr. Sandra Caron and Deborah Mitchell began to notice a certain trend each time they spoke to classes about sexual assault. Directly after the discussion, or perhaps days later, a student would come forward and disclose their experience of being assaulted. More often than not, Caron and Mitchell noted, these students would use the following phrase: “I’ve never told anyone this but…”
July 8, 2021
Student Activists Protest Against Sexual Assault on Campuses
College students across the U.S. staged socially distanced protests this week against sexual assault on campuses, such as Boston University and Minnesota State University, CBS News reported.
February 10, 2021
Female Student Sues Lycoming College For Tolerating Sexual Misconduct
Lycoming College is being sued for creating a climate tolerant and encouraging of sexual misconduct of female students, Penn Live reported. The plaintiff – a female student identified just as Jane Doe and has since transferred schools – claims she “was sexually assaulted by a men’s basketball player in his dorm room two years ago,” […]
November 10, 2020
Ten Former U of Michigan Athletes Allege Sexual Abuse by Late Team Doctor
Ten former University of Michigan athletes filed a lawsuit against the school’s Board of Regents on Sunday, alleging they were sexually assaulted while receiving medical care from the late Dr. Robert E. Anderson, reports The Detroit News. Anderson, who died in 2008, was the former head of University Health Service and the UM Athletic Department’s […]
August 17, 2020
Online Drag Shows and Shoe Box Parade Floats: Campus Communities Virtually Celebrate Pride in Style
Online drag shows, miniature floats made out of shoe boxes, virtual panel discussions and dance parties – these are just a few of the ways LGBTQ students and alumni are marking Pride month. Even with parades shut down and campuses closed, college communities are gathering online to celebrate.
June 9, 2020
Summit Discusses Mental Health and Equity on College Campuses
On the second day of the virtual Campus Prevention Network Summit, hosted by EVERFI, conversations focused on diversity, equity and inclusion on campuses as well as the mental health of Black women students.
June 4, 2020
Faculty & Staff
Summit Discusses Health and Safety Issues on College Campuses
College students’ mental health and well being in a time of pandemic and their safety when new rules on sexual assault investigations kick in Aug. 14, were the main issues discussed on Wednesday at the annual EVERFI Campus Prevention Network Summit.
June 3, 2020
New Department of Education Sexual Assault Investigation Rules Spark Controversy
The Department of Education on Wednesday issued much-awaited final regulations on how campuses must investigate sexual assault allegations, a development that generated criticism for its timing and content.
May 6, 2020
Yale Doctor Promoted After Sexual Misconduct Allegations Made Against Him, Lawsuit Says
Even though six women had filed complaints that a Yale University doctor sexually harassed them, the university appointed the doctor to lead diversity and inclusion efforts in a medical school department last summer, states a federal lawsuit filed Thursday, as reported by NBC News. The doctor, Manuel Lopes Fontes is a high-ranking professor who was […]
March 13, 2020
Akron U Diving Coach Resigns Amid Allegations of Secretly Taping Female Students
Amid allegations that he had videotaped female students without their knowledge or consent, diving coach Chris Medvedeff has resigned from his long-time post at Ohio’s Akron University, reported Fox 8. His resignation comes a day after the school had suspended him. Hired in 1998, Medvedeff had been the only head coach in the history of […]
March 12, 2020
After Year of Unpaid Leave, Accused University of Illinois Professor Won’t Return
After admitting that sexual harassment allegations filed against him were true in the fall of 2018, University of Illinois law professor Dr. Jay Kesan took a voluntary year of unpaid leave, expecting to return this month. However, as reported by The Associated Press, Kesan will not return and, instead, is on “university sanctioned leave.” In […]
January 2, 2020
Founder of “Me Too” Movement to be Honored with Gleitsman Award
Tarana Burke, founder of the “Me Too” movement and civil rights activist, will be presented with the Harvard Kennedy School of Law’s Center for Public Leadership Gleitsman Award on Dec. 6 for her role in advocating for sexual assault survivors. In 2006, she created the “Me Too” movement, which launched into the public eye online […]
October 12, 2019
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