The new policy will be in effect for all Fall 2016 applicants.
The decision closely follows the release of a Rolling Stone article detailing a pattern of rape and sexual assault occurring at UVA fraternities, which has caused student and faculty protests and sparked national outrage.
A student-run feminist group at Columbia University is facing up to $1,500 in charges after a protest of campus rape and sexual assault.
While Colorado and North Dakota Rejected Personhood on Election Day, Tennessee’s Anti-Abortion Measure Passed
Voters in North Dakota and Colorado handily defeated two state constitutional personhood amendments yesterday. In Tennessee, however, a state constitutional amendment that gives state legislators more power to restrict abortion access and birth control passed.
Students in North Dakota and Tennessee are getting out the vote against anti-abortion and anti-birth control ballot measures being decided today at the polls.
The founder of Ave Maria University, Tom Monaghan - who also founded Domino's Pizza - governs the town of Ave Maria. The town only has one OB/GYN and prohibits the distribution of contraception completely.
Medical students at the University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences warned voters that Measure 1 is dangerous for women and could fuel a physician shortage in the state.
One in six women at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have experienced some form of sexual assault, but only 5 percent have reported it.
Students at Fordham University are engaged in a battle against the New York City Catholic school’s anti-birth control policy.
North Carolina will begin state-wide early voting on Thursday, and unlike the 2012 presidential election, many students across the state will have no polling place on-campus, making it more difficult for students to exercise their right to vote.
In Tennessee, North Dakota, and Colorado - three states deciding ballot measures aimed at restricting birth control access and outlawing abortion in the upcoming election - student activists are mobilizing.
Although a spokesperson for the Department of Health and Human Services' Office for Civil Rights says the new complaint from the Catholic conference is under review, Rouillard has reiterated that the agency considers abortion a basic health care service.
Georgetown University has formally apologized to students and alumni following a university police response to an off-campus H*yas for Choice protest last week that sparked outrage.
Over 200 Georgetown Alumni want the University to do better by H*yas for Choice.
The United States Department of Education has completed its investigation into The Ohio State University's compliance with anti-sex discrimination law Title IX, and OSU has agreed to take steps to strengthen its policies on sexual assault and harassment.
Three new organizers will join Edwith on the ground across the country, and one travelling do-it-all media maven is on board to help them tweet about it.
A lack of racial diversity is not the only factor that can feed police brutality against people of color; a lack of gender diversity can also create police forces in which officers aren't treating the communities they serve with the proper procedure and respect.
Senator Barbara Boxer urged California universities to create independent sexual assault victim's advocates on their campuses in a letter sent out on Tuesday.
In 2014, young voters will do more than just turn out - they will ShowOUT!
The state of California had previously allowed insurance companies on two campuses to deny abortion coverage. On Friday, Governor Jerry Brown's Department of Managed Health Care reversed that decision.