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University of Michigan Welcome Week data indicates drop in alcohol-related incidents-9/5/16 “Said they believe the shorter Welcome Week contributed to a decline in alcohol-related emergencies on campus, though it is worth noting that in both 2013 and 2014 a home football game took place during Welcome Weekend. In 2015, one did not.”
University of Michigan Welcome Week data indicates drop in alcohol-related incidents-9/5/16 “Said they believe the shorter Welcome Week contributed to a decline in alcohol-related emergencies on campus, though it is worth noting that in both 2013 and 2014 a home football game took place during Welcome Weekend. In 2015, one did not.”
University of Michigan Alcohol is No. 1 problem for U-M fraternities, sororities, dean of students says-4/26/15 During the trip, several members of the fraternity urinated on the carpet, dismantled furniture, put baseball bats through walls, ripped down ceiling tiles, broke fixtures off the walls and damaged other property. The toll: about $430,000 in damages.”
University of Michigan University officials discuss sexual misconduct, alcohol use-4/21/15 According to a report submitted to the U.S. Department of Justice in 2007, 89 percent of sexual assault survivors reported drinking alcohol and 82 percent said they were drunk at the time of the incident.”
University of Michigan Shorter Welcome Week leads to decreased alcohol use-11/18/14 “The first home game against Appalachian State University was not only first-year sa President Mark Schlissel’s first exposure to Michigan football, but to the University’s culture of alcohol consumption on campus. And after seeing students drinking on rooftops and struggling to stand up, Schlissel said he was terrified.”
Universtiy of Michigan University Police urges safety during Halloween, Homecoming-10/30/14 “He said students often have the tendency to ignore dangerous situations, and encouraged students to avoid taking drinks from a common container and to never leave a drink unattended.”
Universtiy of Michigan Protest calls on the University to improve approach to sexual assault-10/29/14 “Furthermore, the list demands that athletes be held to the same sexual conduct standards as non-athletes. This demand appears to be related to the University’s handling of sexual assault allegations on campus following student and legal scrutiny surrounding the “permanent separation” of Brendan Gibbons, the Michigan football team’s former starting kicker.”
Universtiy of Michigan Common sense policies-10/28/14 Student view—“The prevailing culture at the University, especially on football Saturdays, places an inordinately high value on alcohol to fuel partying.”
University of Michigan Learning to stay in the blue-10/21/14 “A high proportion of alcohol abuse occurs within Greek Life. According to the study, students who reside in a sorority or a fraternity house were found to be more likely to drink alcohol.”
University of Michigan Drugs, alcohol combination proves dangerous practice-9/9/14 “The problem is that the University does not know how many of its students are using stimulants like Adderall simultaneously with alcohol or other drugs.”
University of Michigan Increased volume of alcohol, drug offenses among reasons U-M shortened move-in period for students-8/7/14 “According to university spokesman Rick Fitzgerald, the high volume of alcohol-related calls was one of the leading factors in restructuring the schedule.“
University of Michigan SACUA addresses alcohol consumption on campus-4/7/14 ““I’m Shmacked’” is a video series that glamorizes partying and alcohol consumption at campuses across the nation. There are at least three “I’m Shmacked” productions featuring the University.”
University of Michigan A Bridge to Recovery on Campus-1/20/12 “New this fall, students at the University of Michigan could choose a recovery room from the residential life drop-down menu to live with a like-minded roommate.”
University of Michigan U-M rolls out slew of events tied to first-ever night football game-9/6/11 “Officials expect fans to celebrate with alcohol but 350 students and community "ambassadors" have been meeting students on and off campus, and encouraging those who are legally old enough to drink responsibly, pace themselves, eat and stay safe. “
University of Michigan And so it begins: Police prepare as back-to-campus party scene starts in Ann Arbor-9/2/11 “With the start of classes just a few days away,…. the crime logs from the U-M Department of Public Safety seem to show that the usual college celebrations are in full gear.”
University of Michigan College Parties, Minus the Beer Binges-2/16/11 Various campus have regular alcohol-free events as an alternative to unavoidable exposure to drinking.  “Michigan's biweekly "UMix" parties draw as many as 1,000 students for roller skating, film screenings or trivia or karaoke contests, but the university doesn't promote them as alcohol-free. That would suggest that "the main event is at a bar or a frat party and the secondary event is here.”
Michigan universities Michigan underage drinkers who seek alcohol poisoning help can get medical amnesty under new law-5/8/12 Michigan joins many other states with a medical amnesty when Michigan’s governor signed a bill which “provides medical amnesty for minors who seek treatment for alcohol poisoning either for themselves or another person.”
 
 

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