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The top 10 blog posts of 2014

Once again, as we head towards the end of the year, we look back to see which blog posts were the most popular. In 2014, the hot topic was the appropriations act and its related notices, which included the implementation of biennial inspections and new flat rent requirements. 102 more words

Program News And Notices

House and Senate Repeal Alaska Exception (Section 910) of VAWA

Now it’s off to the President for his signature or veto:

Senator Lisa Murkowski and Congressman Don Young today teamed up to make sure that Section 910 of the Violence Against Women Act was repealed.

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Announcements

Taking Action & Speaking Out

Most new college students are worried about making new friends, passing challenging classes, or paying for school, right? Well, those were some of the things that crossed my mind when I went away to college. 328 more words

Healthy Sexuality

Safety for Native Women: VAWA and American Indian Tribes

The National Indigenous Women’s Resource Center (NIWRC) has published a new book that traces the history of violence against Native women, legal barriers to protecting Native women, and a breakdown of VAWA provisions that impact tribes. 48 more words

Announcements

EID Housing Help Session 12/19

Scheduled for Friday, December 19: the third in our ongoing series of webinars focusing on the biggest problem areas agencies face when calculating rent.

Host Annie Stevenson, author of the daily… 177 more words

Program News And Notices

The VAWA Regulations -- Interesting Nuggets (Part 3 -- Prevention Programs and Statistics)

According to the comments to the VAWA regulations, colleges and universities are tasked with designing dating violence, domestic violence, and sex assault prevention programs for their students which “focus on changing the social norms and stereotypes that create conditions in which sexual violence occurs.” Underscoring the magnitude of the challenge facing colleges and universities, the Department of Education acknowledges that “[t]here is a relative lack of research showing what makes programs designed to prevent dating violence, domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking effective.” 611 more words

The VAWA Regulations -- Interesting Nuggets (Part 2 -- Dating Violence)

One of the more interesting extended conversations in the comments to the regulations  involves defining “dating violence” for Clery Act purposes.  It is clear that determining whether dating violence exists will undoubtedly prove to be one of the trickier compliance challenges for universities. 444 more words