Alcohol and drugs

University student codes of conduct include fines for violations

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More colleges want to be able to fine students who violate conduct codes. But how they go about it, and the impact of the policies, varies.

Struggling with low attendance at games, colleges turn to beer sales

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For decades, beer sales at college football games were nearly unheard-of. Now many programs are turning to alcohol to help boost attendance and revenue.

11 Wesleyan students hospitalized in apparent reaction to club drug Molly

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One sophomore is in critical condition.

Can you put an end to a legendary college party?

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Killing a risky student tradition is no easy feat, as Iowa State is sure to learn. But other universities can offer some lessons.

Late-night cookouts keep drinkers on campus

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A late-night residential program designed for freshmen and sophomores wound up reducing alcohol incidents among upperclassmen.

Book details campus and community consequences of party school culture

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New book details campus and community hazards of thriving party school culture, and complacency of administrators who fail to address it.

Judge bars technical college from requiring drug testing of all students

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Federal judge bars Missouri college from requiring drug tests for all students.

Idaho will expel low-performing students as part of alcohol prevention plan

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University of Idaho ups the stakes -- to expulsion -- for students with exceptionally low grades.

Increasing number of universities are creating international health, safety and security-related positions

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As universities increase the numbers of students they send abroad and the diversity of program locales, a growing number of institutions are creating full-time international health, safety and security-related positions.

Student health officials share successful strategies in alcohol prevention: collaboration and timeliness

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A successful alcohol risk reduction campaign, student health officials say, involves coordination across the university and the city -- and no dawdling. Getting it right can reduce incidents by the hundreds.

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