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    April 2014

    Engaging Men to Prevent Sexual Violence

    Men are an integral part of moving campus culture away from tolerance of sexual violence. While most men do not commit acts of violence, males perpetrate the majority of sexual assaults on women and other men. An institution’s sexual violence prevention program should focus not only on reducing women’s risk of becoming victims, but also on encouraging men to stand up against sexual violence.
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    April 2014

    Releases and Assumption of Risk Forms in Concussion Management

    A recent, informal poll of UE higher education members suggests that many institutions overlook a critical tool for managing the risks of intercollegiate athletic head injuries: a signed agreement acknowledging the danger of concussions and traumatic brain injuries (TBI) and, where appropriate, releasing the athlete’s right to sue. A well-written assumption of risk form or a release can highlight the potential dangers of athletic participation, particularly in contact sports, and deter lawsuits.
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