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UIC Rocks the Vote

Results from the Tufts University’s National Study of Learning, Voting, and Engagement show that UIC’s voter rate jumped 13.9 points to 55 percent in 2016, up from 41.1 percent in 2012.

NSLVE Reports Student Voting Rates at Northeastern

Northeastern Illinois University’s student body voted at a rate of 60 percent—9.6 percent higher than the 50.4 percent voting rate for all institutions—in 2016, according to the results of a recent study released by NSLVE.

MSU Joins Big 10 Voting Challenge

Michigan State is joining its Big 10 Conference partners in a friendly competition to increase voter registration and turnout on their campuses.

Voting, Learning, and Engagement

At Harcum, the 2016 election was the focus of a comprehensive effort by Student Life to get out the vote. As a result, Harcum students voted significantly above the national average and voting levels increased from the 2012 election.

A New Era of Student Unrest?

IDHE Director Nancy Thomas and Program Administrator Adam Gismondi coauthor this piece on recent activism on college campuses.

Student Turnout, By Major

Voting rates in the 2012 presidential election, according to an analysis of 7.4 million student records by the National Study of Learning, Voting and Engagement at Tufts University.