Research + News | Topic: Identity

KU Library Workers Push Inclusion Wearing Preferred Gender Pronoun Buttons

As part of a campaign promoting inclusion at the University of Kansas, school library workers are donning buttons announcing their preferred gender pronouns.

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Connecting With College Students Over Break

Parents all over the country are anticipating their young adult kids coming home for the holiday break. For some, it’s the first time they’ve been home since they sent them off and set them up for the college school year. Home will feel like home again.

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Five Actions That Form a Healthy Identity

Tim Elmore blogs about the shift he’s seen during his lifetime reflecting the growing emphasis on personal self-esteem.

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Split Image

ESPN takes a look at the life of Madison Holleran, a college student who, according to her Instagram account, seemed to have it all together. The truth was much different as she committed suicide in 2014.

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Elizabethtown College Introduces Gender-Inclusive Housing

Elizabethtown College will introduce its first gender-inclusive or gender-neutral housing option for students. Read the article here.

What College Freshmen Need to Hear from their Youth Pastors

Fuller Youth Institute’s Sticky Faith Research reveals what students thought might have helped them the most transitioning from high school to college. Two of the most consistent responses: (1) students wished someone from their high school youth group would have contacted them after they had entered college and (2) students would have liked more practical training describing the college context and relevant issues they might face.

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