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Alcohol awareness goes online for students

By Dennis Carter, Assistant Editor
October 2nd, 2009

More than 1,700 college students reportedly die every year from alcohol-related injuries, and higher-education officials are hoping to trim that number with online alcohol awareness courses that inform and test students on the adverse effects of excess drinking.


The University of Kansas is one of the latest schools to require its students to complete a web-based, interactive lesson on alcohol's effects on the body. The requirement--designed for students 22 and younger--was announced in August, five months after two alcohol-related student deaths at the Lawrence, Kansas, campus.


The university also changed its reporting policy--now telling parents when a student commits a second alcohol...

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Alcohol awareness goes online for students

By Dennis Carter, Assistant Editor
October 2nd, 2009

More than 1,700 college students reportedly die every year from alcohol-related injuries, and higher-education officials are hoping to trim that number with online alcohol awareness courses that inform and test students on the adverse effects of excess drinking.


The University of Kansas is one of the latest schools to require its students to complete a web-based, interactive lesson on alcohol's effects on the body. The requirement--designed for students 22 and younger--was announced in August, five months after two alcohol-related student deaths at the Lawrence, Kansas, campus.


The university also changed its reporting policy--now telling parents when a student commits a second alcohol...

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Alcohol awareness goes online for students

By Dennis Carter, Assistant Editor
October 2nd, 2009

More than 1,700 college students reportedly die every year from alcohol-related injuries, and higher-education officials are hoping to trim that number with online alcohol awareness courses that inform and test students on the adverse effects of excess drinking.


The University of Kansas is one of the latest schools to require its students to complete a web-based, interactive lesson on alcohol's effects on the body. The requirement--designed for students 22 and younger--was announced in August, five months after two alcohol-related student deaths at the Lawrence, Kansas, campus.


The university also changed its reporting policy--now telling parents when a student commits a second alcohol...

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Alcohol awareness goes online for students

By Dennis Carter, Assistant Editor
October 2nd, 2009

Higher-education officials are hoping to reduce alcohol-related deaths and injuries with online alcohol awareness courses that inform and test students on the adverse effects of excessive drinking.


The initiatives at colleges from coast to coast coincide with research indicating the scope of alcohol-related problems. According to a study conducted by the National Institute of Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, more than 1,700 college students between the ages of 18 and 24 die each year in alcohol-related incidents (including motor vehicle accidents), and about 600,000 students are "unintentionally injured under the influence of alcohol."


Nearly 700,000 students on college campuses are assaulted by other...

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Alcohol awareness goes online for students

By Dennis Carter, Assistant Editor
October 2nd, 2009

More than 1,700 college students reportedly die every year from alcohol-related injuries, and higher-education officials are hoping to trim that number with online alcohol awareness courses that inform and test students on the adverse effects of excess drinking.


The University of Kansas is one of the latest schools to require its students to complete a web-based, interactive lesson on alcohol's effects on the body. The requirement--designed for students 22 and younger--was announced in August, five months after two alcohol-related student deaths at the Lawrence, Kansas, campus.


The university also changed its reporting policy--now telling parents when a student commits a second alcohol...

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Alcohol awareness goes online for students

By Dennis Carter, Assistant Editor
October 2nd, 2009

Higher-education officials are hoping to reduce alcohol-related deaths and injuries with online alcohol awareness courses that inform and test students on the adverse effects of excessive drinking.


The initiatives at colleges from coast to coast coincide with research indicating the scope of alcohol-related problems. According to a study conducted by the National Institute of Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, more than 1,700 college students between the ages of 18 and 24 die each year in alcohol-related incidents (including motor vehicle accidents), and about 600,000 students are "unintentionally injured under the influence of alcohol."


Nearly 700,000 students on college campuses are assaulted by other...

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Alcohol awareness goes online for students

By Dennis Carter, Assistant Editor
October 1st, 2009

More than 1,700 college students reportedly die every year from alcohol-related injuries, and higher-education officials are hoping to trim that number with online alcohol awareness courses that inform and test students on the adverse effects of excess drinking.


The University of Kansas is one of the latest schools to require its students to complete a web-based, interactive lesson on alcohol's effects on the body. The requirement--designed for students 22 and younger--was announced in August, five months after two alcohol-related student deaths at the Lawrence, Kansas, campus.


The university also changed its reporting policy--now telling parents when a student commits a second alcohol...

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