Student Life posted by Kristen Cole

What to Expect When You’re Expecting Your College Student for Thanksgiving

Are the "old rules" now outdated? Students returning home for the first time since going away to college want to continue to be “totally free,” and parents understandably feel some need to try to impose restrictions and expectations, says Randolph M. Lee ’66, Counseling and Wellness Center director.

Academics posted by Kristen Cole

Play the Long Game in Intercepting Teenage Substance Use, Study Says

Without obvious cues to indicate adolescent use of e-cigarettes, cannabis, and prescription opioids, healthcare providers’ consistent use of screening tools may be the most effective strategy, according to researchers at Trinity College, University of Rhode Island, and University of Missouri.

Academics posted by Kate Whitman ’23

Kate Whitman ’23 on the ‘Gratifying Experience’ of Being a Teaching Assistant

“I get to work with students who—like my first-year self—enjoy the freedom and diversity of creative writing,” Kate Whitman ’23 says of her role as a teaching assistant. “This opportunity allows me to pay back the guidance and help that was given to me by a TA when I was in the course.”