Staff Pick of the Week

College students committed to civic engagement - October 17, 2016


This Atlantic article from last February highlights a recent UCLA survey that indicates that first-time, full-time college students in 2015 were significantly more likely to engage in student protests and demonstrations than students in previous years.  The article explores differences in participation across racial groups and connects survey findings to the upcoming presidential elections.  The findings presented in this article suggest that civic engagement may play a large role in the experiences that many of our students will have in college.


View the article here.





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