The campus reported early Friday morning that the suspect in the incident, which occurred outside a dormitory, was in custody.
The shooting comes after two similar incidents in recent weeks at or near the Houston campus, along with high-profile campus shootings elsewhere in the country.
A UCLA student had sued over a 2009 knife attack in a chemistry lab. Her accused assailant was found not guilty by reason of insanity.
The action comes after an investigative report on the for-profit's aggressive recruitment of military servicemembers and amid separate probes by federal and state agencies.
The influx is fueled not by care packages from Mom, but by a surge in online shopping — for textbooks, Halloween costumes, Valentine sweets, dormitory décor, even mini-fridges.
Students who do well in a series of free online courses will enhance their chances of being accepted into a supply-chain-management program on the campus.
A brief filed in the closely watched Fisher v. Texas case says universities are becoming "steadily less transparent" when faced with open-records requests. Many institutions beg to differ.
Even as it draws praise for shielding academic freedom, the skeptical stance taken by American University professors is also being denounced for potentially undermining students who are psychologically vulnerable.
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