Higher Education
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Multiple people died and others remained trapped Thursday afternoon when a pedestrian bridge collapsed at Florida International University. The 950-ton structure just opened for use Saturday at the Miami campus. Florida Highway Patrol Lt. Alejandro Camacho told CBS News there were multiple fatalities and five to six vehicles crushed. There is still an unknown number of people trapped underneath the bridge.

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No coddling allowed

Q&A | Promoting higher education that celebrates what is true, not comfortable
by Sophia Lee
Posted 2/09/18, 12:22 am

Everett Piper, president of Oklahoma Wesleyan University, has been watching the growing demand for “safe spaces”—places where students won’t be challenged by ideas that aren’t liberal or radical—on college campuses. In 2015 he criticized this phenomenon in an online article (“This is Not a Day Care. It’s a University!”) that quickly went viral and drew the attention of mainstream media. His new book on the same issue, Not a Day Care: The Devastating Consequences of Abandoning Truth, came out in August 2017. Here are edited excerpts of our interview in Los Angeles.

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Seeking common ground in higher education

Higher Education | Big issues confront Christian colleges and universities as leaders converge this week in Dallas
by J.C. Derrick & Tom Pfingsten
Posted 1/29/18, 01:10 pm

Last July, Brigham Young University convened its Annual Religious Freedom Review featuring attorneys, advocates, and marquee names like Sen. Jeff Flake, the Republican from Arizona.

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