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IDEALS has been featured by numerous mainstream media outlets, and members of the research team regularly blog about their experiences sharing IDEALS data with different audiences.  Below you will find links to the latest news stories and blog posts that are sparking conversations about interfaith diversity in higher education.

Press Related to IDEALS Research Across Four Years of College

College Students Lacking Interfaith Skills / Inside Higher Ed / Elizabeth Redden

Does Four Years of College Make Students More Liberal? / The Conversation / Matthew Mayhew, Alyssa Rockenbach

Study Suggests 'Moderate' Democrats Like Joe Biden May Be The Same as Republicans / The Independent / Kevin Singer, Alyssa Rockenbach

Hillel, Chabad Key to Comfort on Unwelcoming Campuses / Forward / David Ian Klein

Study: Colleges Must Help Students Close Religious Divides / University Business / Chris Burt

What Happens When Students Can’t Study Abroad / Heterodox Academy / Alyssa Rockenbach, Kevin Singer, Matthew Mayhew

Half of College Graduates May be Headed for Unemployment / The Hill /

Learning About Other Faiths, Evangelicals Don't Lose Theirs / Christianity Today / Ryan P. Burge

Conservative Professors May Have More Political Influence / The Washington Post / Alyssa N. Rockenbach, Matthew J. Mayhew, Kevin Singer and Laura S. Dahl

Press Related to IDEALS Research on Students’ First Year

Cancel Culture’s Flip Side: Gen Zers Befriend Political Foes / The Christian Science Monitor / Harry Bruinius

In US Colleges, Muslim Students Have Most Diverse Set of Friends / SI News / Study International Staff

Friendships Matter: The Role of Peer Relationships in Interfaith Learning and Development / Heterodox Academy / Kevin Singer

Varied Friendships Make Students More Tolerant / Inside Higher Ed / Elin Johnson

Study Finds College Students Build Friendships that Bridge Divides / Diverse Issues in Higher Education / Lois Elfman

Campus Friendships Can End a Civil War Before it Starts / Religious News Service / Paul Brandeis Raushenbush

Who’s Engaged in Diverse Friendships – and Who Isn’t? / Inside Higher Ed / Mary Ellen Giess

Most Evangelical College Students Appreciate LGBT People Even If Trustees Don’t / Religious News Service / Kevin Singer, Alyssa Rockenbach, Laura Dahl, & Matthew Mayhew

Safe Spaces, Brave Spaces, and Student Appreciation of Other Worldviews / Heterodox Academy Blog / Kevin Singer, Matthew Mayhew, & Alyssa Rockenbach

No, White Men Do Not Suffer When Universities Welcome Minorities / Times Higher Education / Kevin Singer, Laura Dahl, Matthew Mayhew, & Alyssa Rockenbach

17 Years After 9/11, Can Muslim Students Count on their Peers to Stand Up for Them? / Insight into Diversity / Kevin Singer, Laura Dahl, Matthew Mayhew, & Alyssa Rockenbach

Anti-Semitism After Charlottesville / Inside Higher Ed / Matthew J. Mayhew, Benjamin S. Selznick, Kevin Singer, & Alyssa N. Rockenbach

New Study Tracks the Effectiveness of Interfaith Engagement Strategies / Insight Into Diversity / Ginger O'Donnell

Liberal Indoctrination? Not So Much / Inside Higher Ed / Scott Jaschik

Does College Turn People into Liberals? / The Conversation / Matthew J. Mayhew, Alyssa N. Rockenbach, Benjamin S. Selznick, & Jay L. Zagorsky

How College May Actually Limit Students' Exposure to Different Religions / The Chronicle of Higher Education / Bianca Quilantan

Declining Exposure to Religious Diversity / Inside Higher Ed / Jeremy Bauer-Wolf

Press Related to IDEALS Research on Incoming Students

Your First-Year Student Orientation Needs an Interfaith Component / NASPA Spirituality and Religion in Higher Education / Kevin Singer

Current Research April 2017 / Religion Watch

Left Behind? Evangelical Christians and Campus Diversity / The ARDA / David Briggs

Religion in Search of a Place at the Campus Diversity Table / Real Clear Religion / Betsy VanDenBerghe

College Students Say They Care About Interfaith Cooperation — Are School Leaders Listening? / Desert News / Kelsey Dallas

Do College Students Believe in Religious Freedom? / Takepart / Liz Dwyer

Not Practicing What They Preach? / Inside Higher Ed / Jake New

Study Reveals Disconnect Between Students' Expectations, Attitudes on Religious Diversity / Alexandra Vollman / Alexandra Vollman

Want to Change Perceptions of Muslims? Support Students of All Beliefs / The Conversation and Huffington Post / Matthew J. Mayhew

Incoming NC State Freshmen Participate in Nationwide Study of Religious Views / The News & Observer / Rose Rimler

Study to Track Students' Changing Attitudes About Faith and Diversity / Insight Into Diversity / Alexandra Vollman

Major New Survey Effort Will Measure Higher Education's Effect on Students' Diversity Views / The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education

Long-term Survey to Follow College Students' Experiences with Faith, Diversity / Phys.org / Alyssa Rockenbach

N.C. State Research Will Track How Students' Worldviews Change / Triangle Business Journal / Jason deBruyn

Led By Matthew Mayhew, Longitudinal Survey Will Look at Students' Attitudes on Faith and Diversity / NYU At a Glance

Interfaith Interaction (or Lack Thereof) / Inside Higher Ed / Jake New

NetVue Conference Renews the Theological Exploration of Vocation, Builds Momentum across Diverse Campuses / The Council of Independent Colleges Independent